August 20, 2014
The Israeli army has resumed air strikes in Gaza as attempts to create a permanent truce failed.
The number of ISIS militants fighting against the Syrian government amounts to more than 50,000, according to a UK-based NGO.
Missing American photojournalist James Foley, was allegedly beheaded by ISIS militants in a video clip released on YouTube.
August 19, 2014
Three Palestinians including a toddler were killed and many others injured by Israeli air strikes in Gaza, medical officials said.
Humanitarian aid workers are being attacked and killed at record rates.
Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh has strongly condemned ISIS in recent statements.
Israel has launched air strikes against Gaza and recalled its negotiators from Cairo after three Palestinian rockets hit southern Israel.
Iraqi government forces have launched a major operation to retake Tikrit from ISIS militants.
Hundreds of Yazidis are in training with Kurdish forces to fight the Islamic State militants.
An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of former leader Mohamed Morsi along with some 130 Muslim Brotherhood members till August 23.
Egypt's security forces killed two militants and arrested seven others in the northern Sinai, the country's state news agency reported.
Forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar have claimed responsibility for recent air strikes in Tripoli.
A group of international scholars called for more protection of Iraqi Christians following the advance of ISIS militants in the country's north, causing thousands to flee.
A Kurdish protester was killed and two others injured Tuesday during clashes with Turkey's security forces in Diyarbakir province.
Tony Blair has been urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for a year and is now facing the death penalty in a mass trial, which has been described as a “mockery of a court process”.