June 29, 2014
Forty-six Indian nurses remained stranded in Iraq's northern city of Tikrit where ISIL militants continue to battle government forces.
The family of a radical preacher asked that he be allowed back into the UK, around ten years after he left for Lebanon, where he claims to have been tortured.
African immigrants are camped out near the Egyptian border to protest Israel's policies on refugee detention.
American drones equipped with Hellfire missiles patroled Baghdad's air space as U.S. advisers assisted Iraqi authorities with co-ordinating a major offensive to recapture Tikrit from ISIS militants.
King Abdullah said Saudi Arabia would fight extremists and that terrorists "are not related to Islam," during a Ramadan speech in the Kingdom.
Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.
Two soldiers and four Al-Qaeda fighters died Saturday after clashes between the militant group and Yemen's army, a military official confirmed.
At least two people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bomb attack in Douma.
Four rockets fired from Gaza landed in southern Israel Saturday evening, one of them hitting a factory and causing a fire, Israeli media and the Israeli army said.
Four Egyptian police officers were shot and killed by armed assailants in the Sinai Peninsula.
Human Rights Organizations and news reports recently have blasted Gulf countries over the mistreatment and exploitation of low-wage expat workers
June 28, 2014
HRW has strongly slammed Saudi Arabian authorizes for hacking into the mobile phones of dissidents to obtain data on anti-regime protests.
The Lebanese Army discovered a cave in north Lebanon used by militants to make explosives and confiscated books that include lessons on how to make bombs, the military said Saturday.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey says he has prepared an “option” for President Barack Obama to consider the use of US military assets against “high-value individuals” in ISIL leadership.
Israel's army launched airstrikes on southern and central Gaza early Saturday after projectiles fired from the coastal enclave landed in the Negev desert, Palestinians and security officials said.