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November 10, 2014

The incident came amid increased tensions following recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
11:41 GMT

An approximately twenty-year-old man was stabbed and critically injured in Tel Aviv near Hahagana train station on Monday in what police believe was a nationalistically motivated attack.

Four of the nuclear engineers were Syrian while one was Iranian, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (AFP/File)
10:59 GMT

Five nuclear engineers were reportedly assassinated by unknown gunmen close to a research center in northern Damascus.

Israeli forces fired on Palestinian fishermen after they allegedly entered Egyptian territorial waters. (AFP/File)
10:23 GMT

Three Palestinian fishermen were injured off the Gaza coast by Israeli gunboats late Sunday, local witnesses said.

Ansar Beit al Maqdis has claimed responsibility for multiple high-profile attacks across Egypt. (AFP/File)
10:17 GMT

Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis purportedly swore allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group and called on Egyptians to take up arms against the government.

Israeli soldiers walk through the Al Aqsa compound following days of intense clashes, November 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:33 GMT

Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur called ongoing tensions in Jerusalem a "stab wound" on the country's relationship with Israel.

Oman is hosting two-day talks in an effort to hammer out a nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT

Oman voiced hope that talks between Iran, the US, and the EU regarding Iran's nuclear program will reach a final agreement soon.

Lebanese soldiers have been carrying out raids across Syrian refugee camps since outbreaks of clashes in Arsal in August, 2014. (File/AFP)
07:32 GMT

Lebanon's army raided a gathering in a Syrian refugee camp Sunday following a nationwide crackdown on militancy in the country.

The proposed bill will apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank (File/AFP)
05:43 GMT

A proposed Knesset bill to apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank was condemned by Palestinian official, Nabil Shaath Sunday.

Ahmet Davutoglu's comments came after clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces resumed (File/AFP)
05:31 GMT

Ahmet Davutoglu called for the protection of Al Aqsa Mosque a "divine duty" following reports of right-wing Israeli settlers storming the holy complex last week.

November 9, 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas  arrives for the opening of a museum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 9, 2014. [AFP]
23:38 GMT

President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday the shrine of late President Yasser Arafat will be moved to Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine, at the earliest possible opportunity.

Arab Israeli protesters shouts slogans during a rally in the northern Israeli town of Umm al-Faham on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
23:31 GMT

Israeli forces have raised the alert level across the occupied territories as Palestinians continue protests over the killing of a young man.

A Lebanese army soldier mans a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal town in the Bekaa valley.
20:34 GMT

The Lebanese Army Sunday arrested a Syrian rebel commander and his chauffeur near the northeastern border town of Arsal

ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.
18:46 GMT

ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.

Israeli security forces detain an Arab-Israeli youth during clashes in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
18:10 GMT

A general strike paralyzed the majority of Arab cities and towns in the Negev on Sunday in protest against the Israeli police shooting dead an Arab young man in the Galilee a day earlier.

Abu Bakr al Baghdadi declared himself the leader of ISIL in June. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Iraqi officials say an investigation is being carried out to determine whether ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in recent airstrikes by the US-led coalition.