The United Nations on Monday confirmed its withdrawal of non-essential international personnel from the conflict-ridden Syria due to growing dangers there.
A Hawk aircraft of Saudi Air Forces crashed during a training mission on Monday, but its pilot survived after using a parachute, Saudi News Agency reported.
The Syrian government on Monday sacked spokesman of the foreign ministry Jihad Makadissi, amid media reports that he has defected.
Men hold national flags as they ride horses during a parade celebrating the 41st National Day of the United Arab Emirates, in downtown Dubai Dec 2, 2012.
Israeli PM announced on Sunday that the Israeli govt rejects the upgrade of Palestinian National Authority to a non-member observer state in the United Nations.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said that achieving national reconciliation will be the first step he will take.
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely on Sunday, following protests against the court.
Protests by Islamists forced Egypt's highest court to postpone a session on Sunday set to examine the legality of the Islamist-dominated upper house of parliament and the body that drafted the new constitution, state media reported.
Egypt will hold a referendum on the newly-written draft constitution on December 15, President Mohamed Morsi announced on Saturday.
Multiple blasts rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday, leaving a number of people killed or injured amid incessant military showdown.
Kuwaitis voted on Saturday in a divisive parliamentary election held under new polling rules that triggered an opposition boycott of the ballot and mass protests.
The internet service in Syria has resumed Saturday after a two-day outage which the Syrian govt blamed the outage on the armed groups' sabotage acts against cellular broadcast centers