July 28, 2014
In weekly address, Pope Francis makes a desperate call to end Middle East fighting, especially in Gaza and Israel
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon call for the release of Sunni militants held for fighting related to the Syrian war.
Sunnis and Shiites will celebrate Eid-al-Fitr one day apart this year.
The Observatory for Human Rights reported ISIS militants have advanced to and captured the city of Hassakeh from government forced on Sunday. According to UN human rights investigators, more Syrian rebel fighters are defecting and pledging allegiance to ISIS.
U.S. President Barack Obama called for an "immediate, unconditional" ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Several countries have advised their nationals in Libya to leave the country immediately amid clashes.
Amal MP Qassem Hashem said Sunday that rockets being launched from southern Lebanon into Israel were only benefiting the Jewish state and were in fact harming Lebanese border towns.
July 27, 2014
Israel rejected a proposed 24-hour humanitarian truce on Sunday, hours after Hamas said that all Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip had agreed to observe it.
Newly-released video footage shows the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing at least 50 Syrian government soldiers in the troubled northern Syria.
Al-Qassam Brigades, which is the military wing of Hamas, says Palestinian resistance fighters have killed at least 90 Israeli soldiers over the past 20 days.
Egyptian troops in the border Sinai Peninsula have killed fourteen Islamist militants and arrested dozens of others on Sunday morning.
The United States has withdrawn its embassy staff from Libya following two weeks of increased violence in Tripoli.
Egypt has demolished thirteen more tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.
An official Lebanese delegation headed on Sunday to Paris en rout to Mali to follow up the probe into the Air Algerie plane that crashed three-days ago and to carry out the necessary procedures to identify the bodies of the Lebanese victims.
Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in its conflict with Israel.