July 22, 2014
Amid rising death toll on both sides, US president says efforts must be made to end fighting, "stop the deaths of innocent civilians."
Israeli artillery shelling and airstrikes across the Gaza Strip killed 23 Palestinians over only two hours late Monday, bringing the day's death toll to over 100.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has demanded that news network Al Jazeera apologize for publishing fabricated news that the UAE offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
July 21, 2014
The Egyptian government is considering a plan to build a new administrative capital city due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and rising population.
The al-Aqsa hospital in Deir al-Balah was shelled killing 4 people, wounding 60 people, half of whom were medical staff, and damaging the intensive care unit.
Hassan Fadlallah, a parliamentarian representing the Lebanese resistance movement, said on Sunday that Hezbollah would not be swayed in its fight against Takfiri militant groups operating in Syria.
Mecca authorities are only allowing Umrah pilgrims wearing "ihram" pilgrimage attire to enter the Grand Mosque.
Hamas announced today that it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier. Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosser denies this while the Israel Defense Forces says the kidnapping "still cannot be ruled out".
Candid remarks about Israel by Secretary of State John Kerry were caught on an open microphone before a television interview Sunday.
Two American-Israelis were killed during the Jewish state's ground offensive in Gaza, bringing the IDF death toll up to 18.
Concern is mounting in France after pro-Gaza demonstrations turned violent and Jewish owned businesses were burned and looted overnight.
Clashes between rival militias has killed 47 people in the past 24 hours.
A heavy barrage of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip set off sirens throughout Israel on Monday morning, including in the Tel Aviv and Jerusalem areas.
A new report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran has complied with the interim nuclear accord.
Militants from radical group ISIS have taken control of key facilities along the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Iraq, with the threat of cutting water supplies to the Shia population, south of the country.