August 6, 2014
Iran's ambassador to Baghdad said on Tuesday the Persian state was prepared to help Iraqi Christians fleeing ISIS violence.
Five Egyptian police personnel and four militants died during Tuesday clashes in the country's tourist spot along the Mediterranean coast.
Israel is willing to agree to the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip in exchange for the disarmament of militant groups there, an official said Tuesday.
The UN criticized ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria and was "deeply concerned" following the latest offensive in Sinjar where 200,000 civilians from the Yazidi community are believed to have fled.
Widespread media reports that a dam in Mosul was captured by ISIS are now known to be false. Kurdish forces repelled the attack.
August 5, 2014
An commander for extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, allegedly responsible for rigging vehicles with explosives for attacks in Lebanon, was killed in ongoing clashes in Arsal
Michel Aoun declared on Tuesday that he had long warned against holding negotiations with terrorists fighting the army in the northeastern town of Arsal.
Hezbollah Tuesday denied its fighters intervened in the ongoing clashes between the Lebanese Army and militants from Syria in Arsal, and commended the government for its unified stance in support of the military.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki is pushing for a war crimes case at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel over the recent offensive in Gaza.
Hamas said Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to achieve his objectives from a deadly military onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
Iraqi authorities intend to track how ISIL militants receive foreign support, Justice Minister Hassan al-Shammari announced on Monday.
Saudi's King Abdullah pledged to speed up military assistance to the Lebanese army in a bid to tackle dangerous clashes with militants in Arsal.
The UK's most powerful Muslim politician, Sayeeda Warsi, resigned Tuesday in protest to the British government's failure to act over Gaza.
Spain's government announced an arms embargo on Israel due to the ongoing operations in Gaza and the increasing civilian death toll.
The IDF completed work to destroy 32 attack tunnels in Gaza overnight between Monday and Tuesday, a senior army source said. The source spoke shortly before the 8 a.m.cease-fire.