July 2, 2014
The UN children’s agency and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls abducted by Takfiri militants in Syria late May.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Israeli police found the body of a teenager in the Jerusalem area on Wednesday after it was reported that a Palestinian youth had been kidnapped in the city’s east, sparking speculation of a revenge attack for the murder of three Israeli teens
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
Palestinians held the funeral of a 20-year-old man who was shot dead during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp Tuesday.
The sixth round of nuclear talks between Tehran and the so-called P5+1 are set to resume Wednesday.
July 1, 2014
Israel's Prime Minister confirmed Tuesday that Tel Aviv is planning to target Hamas in Gaza in response to the recent kidnapping and deaths of the three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
The American MV Cape Ray arrived in Italy's Gioia Tauro port Tuesday to aid in the destruction of at least 1,300 tons of chemical weapons from Syria.
An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for Monday's bombings at the Ittihadiya palace.
Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tuesday that Tehran is ready to supply weapons to Baghdad if Iraqi leadership asks for help, while ISIS front man calls for more jihad during the holy month of Ramadan.
Three top Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders were arrested in Egypt Tuesday ahead of the anniversary of former president Mohammed Morsi's oust last year.
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
At least six security force officers were killed from a roadside bomb that exploded in Tunisia's Kef region Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia pledged $500 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday.
More than 2,400 were killed in Iraq in June in what has developed into the deadliest month in the country this year. Baghdad also failed to elect a new parliament to handle the growing crisis Tuesday over lack of quorum.