October 20, 2014
Turkey announced Monday that it is now helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border with Syria.
At least 20 Houthi fighters were killed in a bombardment by al-Qaeda militants in Rada'a.
Rivlin was speaking at the opening session of a conference entitled "From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other," on the escalation of tensions between Jews and Arabs.
Shortly after news of the controversial move was announced, President Reuven Rivlin criticized the development as surreptitious and potentially unsanctioned.
Egyptian students have launched a week-long campaign to protest security forces on campuses.
In a tactical shift, the United States has started dropping small arms and supplies to Kobani's besieged defenders.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
IS casualties are piling up as the battle for Kobani rages on.
A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.
A car bomb in Damascus killed two men and injured a Syrian opposition commander Sunday night.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
The UN estimates that there are currently 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Security officials said on Sunday that the fighters from the Shia Houthi movement captured the town of Yarim, located about 106 miles south of Sana’a in the province of Ibb.
Hard-line Jordanian Salafists Omar Mahdi Zeidan and Saad Hneity have joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria.