July 6, 2014
Syria's opposition group will meet this week in Istanbul to elect a new president.
At least 30,000 people were forced to leave their homes in eastern Syrian by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) Saturday.
The U.S. has voiced concern after a 15-year-old American-Palestinian was filmed being severely beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem. The teen has now been released from Israeli custody and is under house arrest.
Kurds in Iraq will press ahead with a referendum to have an independent state despite refusal from Nouri al-Maliki to accept any proposals.
Suspicions mounting that crime was carried out for nationalistic reasons, according to Israeli media reports; a gag order remains in place on the details of the investigation.
Yemen's air force raided Shia Houthi positions in Amran, 30 miles northwest of the country's capital Sana'a on Saturday, reportedly causing a number of casualties.
Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.
Graphic video footage of masked Israeli forces beating a Palestinian-American teenager, then detaining him in Jerusalem has emerged, causing widespread condemnation.
Premier held urgent security consultations Saturday that ended with only an anemic statement to the press.
Clashes in the Nile Delta province left five people including three policemen injured late on Saturday. Two of the victims were wounded during a demonstration for ousted president, Mohammad Morsi.
Leading spokesman for Egypt's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy was charged with a number of offences including obstructing the constitution and joining a banned organization.
Hardline Jewish settlers attacked a Christian cleric while he was traveling from Bethlehem to his church in the village of Aboud.
Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian man from Hebron in connection with the killing of three settlers - a charge his family denies.
ISIL militants executed at least ten people in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, activists say.
Violence throughout Syria left dozens more killed Saturday.