September 16, 2014
United Nations investigators released a new report Tuesday with more details of atrocities in Syria.
Twenty-two people were killed in Yemen after clashes erupted between Houthi rebels and local Sunni tribesmen backed by the government.
Six Egyptian policemen were killed and two injured in the North Sinai after an explosion struck an armoured vehicle.
Up to a thousand Turks have joined Islamic State militants inside Iraq and Syria, according to government officials and media reports.
Lebanon's army clashed with Nusra Front fighters overnight on the country's border with Syria, killing dozens of militants.
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.