August 11, 2014
Hospitals in Gaza are lacking supplies and struggling to cope with the high number of Palestinian casualties injured by Israeli air strikes, according to Press TV.
The U.S. State Department has relocated some of its staff members from the Kurdish city of Irbil and Baghdad.
A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt went into effect at midnight Monday, hours after Israeli bombings killed four Palestinians and armed groups fired rockets toward Israel.
Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will witness “a new era” during his tenure as the new president of the country.
August 10, 2014
Militants in north-western Iraq have buried women and children alive during their offensive against the Yazidi ethnic minority, according to Iraq’s minister for human rights.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire on Sunday, according to AFP.
Kurdish forces aided thousands of Yazidis in fleeing Mount Sinjar Sunday.
A 11-year-old Palestinian boy has died after being shot by Israeli forces while he played in front of his home in al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.
Operation Protective Edge will continue until quiet is returned, and Israel will not negotiate under fire, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in Tel Aviv.
Militants of the Islamic State have killed at least 500 Yazidis and buried them in mass graves.
Barack Obama said U.S. air strikes against ISIS in Iraq would be a "long-term project" following the aftermath of thousands of ethnic Yazidis fleeing violence in the north-western Sinjar mountain range.
An Iranian plane crashed Sunday near the country's capital, Tehran, killing at least 40 people including several children.
Refugees who spent two nights stranded in their trucks with minimal supplies were finally allowed back into Syria, the country's ambassador to Lebanon confirmed.
Three Palestinians were killed overnight including a 13-year-old girl following Israeli raids over Rafah and Khan Younis.
British Prime Minister David Cameron joined Barack Obama in calling for an end to ISIS violence in Iraq following the displacement of ethnic Yazidis.