December 17, 2014
The Palestinian Authority will press ahead with its bid for statehood at the UN Wednesday, despite warnings the US will veto the move.
At least 30 people were injured by Israeli forces at the funeral of a 21-year-old Palestinian man who was killed during a raid in Qalandiya refugee camp.
At least 50 people were killed in Idlib by Assad forces, when fighter jets targeted two hospitals after militants overran a military base.
Iran's government said it was awaiting a vote from Lebanese authorities on accepting military aid Tuesday.
Some 150 women in Anbar province were killed by ISIL for refusing to marry militants, according to Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called for a UN Security Council resolution with a timetable and framework to end the conflict between Israel and Palestinians.
Jordanian and Kuwaiti officials met in Kuwait to discuss a possible military cooperation.
December 16, 2014
At least 31 people, including 20 children, have been killed in a car bomb attack in central Yemen.
Libya Dawn militant group has carried out an aerial attack on an area near key oil terminals in the eastern part of the country.
Although there were fewer journalists killed in 2014 than in 2013, the watchdog organization found that the publicized beheadings of journalists by Islamist militants in the Middle East "highlights an evolution in the nature of violence against journalists."
A monitoring group says around 200 people have been killed in a fresh round of intense fighting between Syrian government troops and opposition forces in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.
At least 19 people, including 11 security personnel were killed in clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists Monday across Iraq.
The Indian government has introduced a ban on support for ISIL militants, days after security forces arrested a man on charges of running an influential Twitter account promoting the terrorists’ fight in Syria and Iraq.
The Palestinian Authority indicated it could delay its submission to the UN for statehood, instead adopting a softened down EU draft resolution Tuesday.
Dozens of civilians were killed in a deadly gun attack on a bus en route to the Syrian capital Damascus from Raqqa Tuesday.