August 4, 2014
Over 44 people were killed in and around Damascus Sunday after clashes between government forces and rebels, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Lebanese army continues to battle militants in Arsal in spillover violence from the war in Syria.
The Gaza death toll continued to rise on the 28th day of Israel's offensive. Over 10,000 people have been injured while the death toll stands at 1,822.
More than 20 people have been killed in fighting between two armed groups in Tripoli as they battle for control of the international airport.
A Lebanese delegation sent to Mali to investigate the crash of the Air Algerie flight arrived back in Beirut Sunday, saying that efforts to transport the victim’s remains and test DNA samples were far from over.
August 3, 2014
Palestinian factions have agreed on a single list of demands to be discussed in Cairo during talks to end Israel's offensive on the Gaza Strip.
A senior official form the Palestinian resistance movement has called on the United Nations and other international bodies to break their silence on Israeli crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The Nusra Front denied Sunday involvement in the Arsal clashes in east Lebanon, and said detained battalion commander Imad Jomaa was not a member.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has captured two northern Iraqi towns, Zumar and Sinjar, and a nearby oil field after a battle with Kurdish forces
Gen. Jean Kahwagi Sunday said attacks on Arsal were premeditated, refuting claims that the militant attack was driven by the detention of Imad Jomaa.
Israeli forces hit another UN school in the Gaza Strip killing at least 11 people, according to a spokesman. The school had been sheltering thousands of Palestinian families fleeing Israeli attacks.
A recent report shows Israel spied on US Secretary of State John Kerry during failed talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
The Dubai-based airline, Emirates, suspended all flights to Guinea in West Africa over concerns of the deadly Ebola virus, which killed 729 people.
Eight soldiers from Lebanon's army were killed in overnight clashes with gunmen across the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border.
Egyptian authorities announced an increase of electricity supplies to Gaza after Israeli forces bombed the Strip's sole power plant earlier in the week.