Cross-border skirmishes have become common in recent months between the Syrian army and IDF. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
The IDF hit two Syrian army positions Tuesday after stray shells were fired by Bashar al-Assad's troops into the Golan Heights.
Forensics stand at the scene of an alleged stabbing attack carried out by a Palestinian in the Israeli city of Raanana, October 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 10:42 GMT
A total number of five people were killed in five separate attacks across Jerusalem and northern Israel within a two-hour period.
A Palestinian boy stands in Israel after a group of protesters broke the border fence in the Gaza Strip, October 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Protesters called for a "Day of Rage" Tuesday after Israeli forces continued to shoot Palestinians in 12 days of bloodshed.
Nusra Front militant Ibrahim Mutaweh was arrested in the Lebanese town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
A top Nusra Front militant was arrested by Lebanese security forces in the bordering town of Arsal.
Allegations emerged of Taliban militants raping a number of young women during the group's takeover of Kunduz. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Taliban militants in Afghanistan threatened two news channels over reports alleging the extremist group raped a number of women in Kunduz during the recent takeover.
Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) members drive a tank through the Syrian city of Hasakeh, August 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 08:52 GMT
Amnesty International accused the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of war crimes against Syrian Arab civilians.
Karl Andree, 74, served a two-month jail term after being caught with a bottle of wine. (Facebook)
October 13, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
A 74-year-old British man faces 379 lashes in Saudi Arabia for being in possession of illegal alcohol.
The legislation was approved by 161 lawmakers, with 59 no votes. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
Iran's parliament Tuesday approved legislation to pass the nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1.
Israeli security forces escort the body of a Palestinian who was shot dead after reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 07:47 GMT
Another Israeli man Tuesday was injured in an alleged stabbing attack by a Palestinian near Tel Aviv.
The Palestinian Authority said at least 650 people were detained in the past 13 days. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were detained overnight Sunday by Israeli forces across the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The British government initially offered to accept 20,000 Syrian refugees over five years. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Over 300 British lawyers urged the government to take in more Syrian refugees, calling the current quota "narrow".