December 18, 2014
Some 1,000 people are believed to have been killed by ISIL militants in the Syrian village of al-Kashkiya, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Yemen's Prime Minister Khaled Bahah said his government could resign following continued Houthi rebel raids on state institutions and public offices in the country's capital, Sanaa.
The Palestinian Authority submitted a finalized version of a UN resolution presented by Jordan, to end Israeli occupation by 2017.
Israeli police detained a 17-year-old student and an 11-year-old boy in Jerusalem Wednesday to be interrogated.
US air strikes pounded ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria over the past three days, according to a statement.
Over 120,000 pro-Assad fighters have been killed in Syria since the start of the country's civil war, according to an activist group.
The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would impose new sanctions "on those supporting the Syrian regime’s procurement of specialty fuels and base oil used in its military campaign against the Syrian people."
The US State Department welcomed new conditions passed by the congress granting the secretary of state more flexibility to approve aid to Egypt, while expressing worry about the human rights situation in the country.
December 17, 2014
Protests, public demonstrations, and panel discussions around Turkey have marked the one-year anniversary of the largest corruption and bribery investigation in the history of the country, which went public last December.
A mass grave with over 230 bodies was discovered in Syria's Deir al Zor Province.
Iraq’s Kurdish fighters have retaken three villages near the militant-held Kurdish town of Sinjar in the northern Iraqi Nineveh Province.
Cairo prosecution referred on Wednesday 21 suspects to court on "debauchery" charges.
Syrian air force raids killed 11 people while ISIL and Nusra Front clashed on the border with Lebanon, putting security forces on high alert Wednesday.
Members of the European Union’s Parliament revamped the proposalregarding the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Hamas should no longer be included on an influential list of international terrorist organisations, an EU court has ruled.