Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, U.N. and other officials say barely 2 percent of the money has been transferred.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli cabinet ministers differed over the likely fallout on the battered Middle East peace process from an intra-Palestinian reconciliation agreement.
Israel said it was halting peace talks with the Palestinians following their unity deal with Hamas
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
Syria's parliament said four more candidates, including one woman, have announced their candidacy in the June 3 presidential election widely expected to be won by President Bashar al-Assad.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
An air strike on a market on Thursday killed at least 25 people, including three children, in a village of the north Syrian province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
An Egyptian court sentenced 13 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Saturday to prison terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting, a judicial source said.
Israel's security cabinet was to meet on Thursday morning to weigh its response to a unity deal struck between the Palestinian leadership and the Hamas rulers of Gaza.
RIYADH - AP
Five more patients who contracted a SARS-like virus have died in Saudi Arabia. As Egypt also discovered an infection, the number of reported cases rises past 300, including a Turk
UNITED NATIONS - Agence France-Presse
Access for foreign aid for millions of Syrians desperately in need has not improved, violating a Security Council resolution passed two months ago, the UN chief said in a report
A UN report says rape has been a ‘persistent feature’ of the Syrian crisis. ‘The fear of rape has served as a driving motivation for families fleeing violence,’ the report says, listing another 21 countries
A Turkish convoy has carried “aid” inside Syria to a historic tomb and military post belonged to Turkey, Prime Minister Erdoğan confirmed on April 23
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