July 11, 2014
At least 11 Iraqi police were killed in an offensive near the city of Ramadi Friday.
Israeli airstrikes left at least 12 more Palestinians in the Gaza Strip dead Friday as the death toll surpasses 100 under Tel Aviv's so-called Operation Protective Edge.
The United States moved Thursday to blacklist a group of companies it claimed covertly helped Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement acquire components for surveillance drones.
Beddawi, particularly the neighborhood of Mankoubine, has a reputation in the last three years for being a wellspring of Lebanese jihadists.
Mahdi Hamad, Suha’s father, said that “nobody called us to evacuate the house and there aren’t any resistance members around it.”
The United Arab Emirates pledged Thursday to send at least $25 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza as airstrikes from Israel continue.
July 10, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon confirmed Staffan de Mistura as the new UN Special Envoy to Syria.
Sunni militants seized a military base in Iraq's Diyala province Thursday after intense fighting with forces from Baghdad.
The UN will reduce its staff in Libya over "unspecified security concerns."
Bahrain's main opposition leader was arrested for meeting with Washington's top diplomat to the country who was expelled earlier this week.
The UN's top chief called for a ceasefire to the intensifying violence in Gaza Thursday, but Israel's Prime Minister said that a ceasefire is "not on the agenda."
At least 170,000 people have been killed in Syria's three-year civil war according to a new death toll released by an activist group Thursday.
Iraqi Kurds say they will withdraw their ministers from the cabinet and cease participation in the government of Prime Minister Maliki in protest over his remarks.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague states that significant differences remain in the sixth round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 over Iran's nuclear program.
Health officials in Gaza have confirmed that a pre-dawn air raid by Israeli forces killed five Palestinian children from the same family in Khan Younis.