August 7, 2014
Thousands of minority Yazidi Iraqis marooned on Mount Sinjar face the choice of dying of thirst or surrendering to the Isis fighters.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.
Netanyahu says deaths in Gaza ‘justified’ as he offers to extend truce with Hamas militants.
The High Administrative Court announced that the verdict in the case regarding the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party will be issued on August 9.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman said nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 may resume before September.
August 6, 2014
Car bombs in Shiite neighborhoods killed 27 people Wednesday as fighting between government forces and Islamic State militants kills 50 people.
Palestinians, the United Nations, and Israelis are producing different numbers for the deaths of Palestinian civilians, making it difficult to keep track.
A Saudi Arabian national has died after returning from Sierra Leone and is being tested for the Ebola virus.
ISIL continues their assault on Christians in northern Iraq.
Egypt has launched the digging of a new canal which will run in parallel to the Suez Canal.
Kurdish forces continue to battle militants from the Islamic State in northern Iraq.
A ceasefire in the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its second day while Israeli and Palestinian delegations in the Egyptian capital of Cairo prepare for talks in a bid to extend the 72-hour truce.
Lebanese forces continued to battle ISIS jihadists in the bordering town of Arsal Wednesday despite a withdrawal of Nusra Front militants from the area.
At least 16 people, including two children, have been killed and dozens of others wounded in a shelling by foreign-backed militants targeting a number of areas in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, came under mounting pressure over his failure to act against Israeli actions in Gaza.