September 17, 2014
Egyptian officials summoned EU ambassadors over a "negative" statement on human rights and terrorism in the country.
Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants north of the capital Baghdad, which has been under siege for over two months.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted Iran’s status in the Middle East, saying the Islamic Republic plays an important role in the establishment of regional peace.
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian troops in Iraq will not engage in combat operations in the crisis-hit country.
Rochester, New York, man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder US soldiers, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday.
The United Nations (UN) has reached an agreement with the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel to rehabilitate the infrastructure in the Gaza Strip destructed in the recent Israeli onslaught on the besieged area.
Lawyers from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) have confirmed evidence of torture after visiting prisoners in Israeli jails.
Egyptian authorities have arrested four "terrorist cells" formed by members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
September 16, 2014
Iraqi troops have launched a major offensive near the town of Jurf al-Sakhar to flush out Islamic State militants.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testified Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee concerning the military strategy to combat the Islamic State.
A top Iraqi official met with Syrian President Bashar Assad Tuesday to discuss terrorism in the region.
The United Nations mission in Libya has warned that a rapidly deteriorating security and deepening political divisions have brought Libya to the brink of chaos.
Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Abadi's nominees for defense minister and interior minister Tuesday.
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.