A man who was injured in clashes in southern Algeria, site of off-and-on confrontations between Berber and Arab communities, has died of his wounds, the country`s national news agency said on Saturday.
Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.
The UN chief has nominated a new special envoy to Yemen, who will be tasked with guiding talks meant to end the violent chaos in the Arab world's poorest country, the Security Council president said on Thursday.
Arab youth have lost faith in democracy and the initial optimism originating from a chain of uprisings in the region about positive change has mutated into fear of violent Islamist extremism, according to a survey.
Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, killing seven soldiers, security sources said, defying one of the toughest security crackdowns in the country`s history.