September 16, 2014
A mere 10 percent of Gazans would vote for Mahmoud Abbas if elections were held, according to a recent poll Tuesday.
Lebanon will need up to $1 billion to cope with the mass influx of Syrian refugees in the country, according to a government official.
Mohammad Javad Zarif left for New York Tuesday to participate in a fresh round of negotiations with the world's six powers over Tehran's nuclear program.
Lebanon will increase security along the border with Syria as part of a global contribution against Islamic State militants, according to an analyst.
Al-Qaeda allegedly appealed for Islamic State militants to release British aid worker Alan Henning because "he was an innocent aid worker," it has been revealed.
The UNHCR has urged the international community to recognize the rights of millions of undocumented and stateless people.
World leaders from over 30 countries pledged to use "all means necessary" to defeat the Islamic State.
September 15, 2014
Iran's Supreme Leader said Monday that Iran will not join an international coalition led by the U.S. to counter Islamic State militants.
Yemen's Houthis have suspended their ongoing negotiations with the government over alleged interference from foreign parties.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Paris Monday.
A new report by Human Rights Watch says at least 31 Iraqi civilians were killed in an airstrike that hit a school in Tikrit earlier this month.
The Libyan Prime Minister has threatened to cut ties with Qatar for interfering in Libya's internal affairs.
Several Arab states have pledged military support, including air strikes, to assist in the international campaign against the Islamic State.
British security services have reportedly identified the Islamic State militant "Jihadi John", who beheaded James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines.
Lebanese authorities have rejected suggestions to collaborate with the Syrian regime to combat Islamic State militants.