April 8, 2014
Unidentified gunmen kidnapped and later killed the priest in the besieged city of Homs.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is concerned that Israel will deny tax revenues to Palestine as peace talks falter.
Tehran's appointment, Hamid Abutalebi, is accused of taking part in the occupation of the US embassy in November 1979.
Palestinian leadership is planning to seek more UN recognition from additional agencies and treaties, according to sources Tuesday.
Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Monday phoned a Hamas representative in Lebanon to check in on refugees in Mieh Mieh camp, a day after clashes between Palestinians killed nine.
At least 12 civilians died in attacks throughout Iraq and Baghdad killed 25 militants in the capital Tuesday.
Some areas of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province will not have ballot stations for the upcoming parliamentary elections due to "security concerns."
Four Yemeni soldiers have been killed in a militant attack on a special forces’ checkpoint in southeastern part of the country, a security official says.
The upcoming Syrian elections that seem likely to put President Bashar al-Assad back in office for a third term will not be delayed, regardless of the ongoing war, the government said Tuesday.
The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting requested by acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the failure of the so-called peace talks with Israel.
An Israeli naval squadron on Tuesday fired at Palestinian boats in Gaza waters, after six military vehicles entered the besieged Palestinian area.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and the P5+1 group have not drafted the text of a final agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program yet.
Renewed clashes between Algeria's Arabs and Berbers in the country's south left at least 35 people wounded Monday.
Israeli security forces descended on Yitzhar, just south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, and destroyed four buildings which authorities determined were built without a permit. Clashes between the IDF and right-wing settlers broke out.
Syrian opposition groups have claimed gains in the city of Aleppo and Qunaitra area, which borders Israel, while regime troops launched a deadly offensive in the outskirts of Damascus, killing dozens of rebels.