11/18/2013 1:56amKuwait is urging greater strategic and commercial links between the Arab world and sub-Saharan Africa, as top envoys from more than 65 countries gather to discuss security and economic concerns linking the two regions.
11/18/2013 2:23amEgyptian officials say the death toll from a train crash south of Cairo has risen to 26, after two of the injured died in hospital.
11/18/2013 3:29amJordan's foreign ministry says the kingdom has presented a request to the United Nations seeking candidacy for a Security Council seat that Saudi Arabia had turned down.
11/18/2013 4:08amIsraeli has confirmed that it has been detaining without trial a suspected al-Qaida operative for the past three years.
11/18/2013 7:02amIran unveiled a new aircraft Monday that it says is the biggest drone yet to be developed in the Islamic Republic, capable of staying aloft for up to 30 hours.
11/18/2013 7:04amTwitter users in two Gulf Arab countries received prison terms Monday, rights activist said, in the latest sign of widening crackdowns in the region on social media for posts considered offensive or against state security.
11/18/2013 7:23amIsrael's former chief rabbi has been arrested following a fraud probe, police said Monday.
11/18/2013 8:52amWhere tents once sprouted and giant crowds chanted against their rulers, Egypt's interim prime minister on Monday inaugurated a memorial to protesters killed in the country's revolutionary turmoil in Cairo's famed Tahrir Square.