Head of UN team overseeing disarmament process says country likely to meet April 27 deadline if momentum is maintained.
Two police killed by gunmen while patrolling road between Cairo and Suez, in latest assault on security forces.
Israel dismisses Robert Serry's accusation of blocking him from ceremony in Jerusalem church as "micro-incident".
At least 25 people killed in wave of explosions across Iraq, including strikes on busy commercial districts in Baghdad.
Government forces accused of using chlorine gas in village near Hama, the third alleged gas attack in the past week.
Vice-president says world powers have accepted proposal to redesign heavy water plant at Arak.
Explosion in a car kills two and wounds a third in a mostly Shia village outside the capital, interior ministry says.
Four journalists found on the Turkish border with Syria after being kidnapped last June by al-Qaeda-linked group.
As Turkey works to minimise earthquake disaster risks, some fear the societal impact of urban renewal projects.
Newfound freedom has raised new questions about transparency, objectivity and the need for editorial independence.
As the two countries build economic ties, it has become increasingly easy for Libyans to be granted Schengen visas.
Drone strikes two cars in al-Bayda province, killing 13 suspected fighters and three civilians, say security sources.
Doctors in Jordan treating symptoms ranging from suicide attempts to selective mutism and speech impediments.
Egyptian police officer killed in bomb attack on traffic police kiosk in Cairo's busy Lebanon Square.
Foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton calls on Israel to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins with a landslide 81 percent of the vote, amid fraud claim by chief opponent.
Government committee says TV stations are often owned by armed groups and there is no way to prevent incitement.
Push by President Bashar al-Assad's troops in the central city comes as bomb explodes outside a mosque, killing 14.
Moncef Marzouki says the state has to be a model to deal with the country's deteriorating financial situation.
Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih reflects on the power of images to create dialogue about the Arab world.