December 29, 2014
NATO and the US formally officially declared an end to the war in Afghanistan, but with a weak central government violence is likely to ensure as Taliban remains present and IEDs still pose a serious risk to civilians.
Following Assad's recent statement of being open to peace talks in Moscow, opposition leaders met in Cairo to discuss the future of Syria, proposing the end of the Baath party by forming a new transitional government as a way to end the crisis.
The movement of various stations for the Queen’s Guard was observed around the beginning of November, according to a news and blogging website which reports on the royal family.
December 28, 2014
The search operation for the plane, which is believed to have gone missing while flying over the Java sea, was halted as darkness fell and will resume in the morning at 6 a.m. local time.
The IDF indicted an American citizen planning to bomb Muslim holy sites in Israel three weeks ago and will continue to hold him in custody until the end of his trial.
An Iranian military general was killed in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Sunday while advising Iraqi troops in their fight against Daesh.
A 12-day security sweep led to the mass arrest of almost 500 Muslim Brotherhood members, and the seizure of numerous weapons and weapon-making workshops.
Egyptian authorities allegedly planned to destroy 1,200 homes to extend the depth of its security buffer zone on its border with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip after discovering more underground tunnels.
Head of the Future bloc MP Fouad Siniora defended his party’s decision to launch talks with Hezbollah Saturday, saying that the alternative to dialogue was “frightening.”
Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahhar condemned Abbas' UN draft resolution that would recognize Palestine as a state, refusing to consider the plan of Jerusalem as a shared capital for both Israel and Palestine.
Indonesian officials say an AirAsia passenger plane has lost contact with air traffic control after asking for an unusual route from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.
Clashes between militant groups, Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Huda-Par, in southeast Turkey have left two people dead.
Source at foreign ministry said Syria is looking for a way out of the conflict that has plagued the country for well over three years.
December 27, 2014
Bahrain’s main opposition bloc, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has reelected Sheikh Ali Salman as its leader.
A teenager recruited by Daesh surrendered himself and his explosive belt to Iraqi authorities after refusing to carry out his mission to bomb a Shia mosque.