October 12, 2014
After defecting from the Lebanese Army and joining the al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front, a Lebanse man remains with the militant group as his family pleads for his return.
Several Muslim Brotherhood figures were given sentences of up to 15 years on charges of torturing an opponent protester.
October 11, 2014
Media reports said that the blasts occurred within minutes of one another.
Outgunned by the more heavily armed IS attackers, Kurdish defenders were facing IS advances from two directions.
Increased violence among rival groups in Libya has resulted in the displacement of an estimated 287,000 people.
On Tuesday, Scotland Yard arrested five people during an investigation into a suspected terror plot targeting London.
Armed militias have increased their presence across Iraq as part of local and national attempts to combat advancing ISIS fighters.
Police have arrested several students in different governorates over the past few days, including 14 of the "Students Against the Coup" movement.
The Palestinian government plans to request a total of $4 billion in pledges from donor countries and organizations at the conference in Cairo.
Military posts were attacked by unidentified gunmen for the second day running.
Iraq's army killed nine militants from the Islamic State and destroyed an IS base in the northern Saladin province, according to security officials.
October 10, 2014
A British-Iranian woman who was jailed in Tehran for watching a men's volleyball game has went on hunger strike after three months in prison.
Hundreds of civilians trapped in Kobani could be executed by the Islamic State if the extremist group gains complete control of the border town, the UN warned.
Two bombs hit separate cities in the Nile Delta Friday, according to senior officials although no casualties were reported.
The U.S.-led coalition targeted Islamic State positions near Kobani overnight while the militant group still controls a third of the Kurdish town.