October 9, 2014
U.S. officials say Turkey's request for a no-fly buffer zone to protect the recent onslaught of refugees is still on the table, but the priority should be for Turkey to join the military coalition against the Islamic State.
At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in a suicide attack apparently targeting a Houthi checkpoint in the center of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, witnesses including a Reuters reporter said.
US President Barack Obama says the “barbaric” ISIL terrorist organization poses a threat to the world and fighting against the group will be a “difficult mission.”
Yemen's newly elected premier, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, resigned from his post following mass protests from Houthi rebels.
French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday he would support Turkey's request for a no-fly safe haven for refugees slong the Syrian border.
Palestinians will be able to begin importing reconstruction material into the Gaza Strip through Israeli-controlled crossings starting next week, Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh said on Wednesday.
October 8, 2014
The UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has called on Prime Minister David Cameron’s government to pressure Brussels to suspend extensive cooperation with Tel Aviv under the EU-Israel Association Agreement.
U.S. forces carried out air strikes against Islamic State positions in Kobani, causing the militant group to pull out of the town.
NATO's new Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is due to visit Turkey on October 9 to discuss ongoing unrest in Iraq and Syria.
Kurds across Europe have staged protests against the Islamic State and what they see as a lag in military aid to Kurdish Forces battling the military group along the Turkish border. In Turkey, Kurdish protesters also clashed with Salafi Muslims in a fierce, armed confrontation.
Two policemen are under investigation for negligence after a bomb exploded inside a Cairo court.
Britain's ambassador to Lebanon announced plans to increase military aid and support to the country's army as clashes against extremists along the border with Syria are on the rise.
The FBI has appealed to the public for any information on individuals who may have traveled abroad to fight alongside Isis.
Iran and major powers are set to hold multilateral and bilateral nuclear talks in coming days in Vienna, Iran's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Militants have reportedly withdrawn from some areas in the Syrian border town of Kobani amid U.S.-led air attacks.