August 7, 2014
The Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal Thursday morning, with a number of missing policemen turning up, after militants withdrew from the northeast border town.
A pipeline to Jordan was attacked and blown up by unknown assailants in the Sinai Peninsula Thursday, security sources reported.
Thousands of minority Yazidi Iraqis marooned on Mount Sinjar face the choice of dying of thirst or surrendering to the Isis fighters.
August 6, 2014
A Saudi Arabian national has died after returning from Sierra Leone and is being tested for the Ebola virus.
At least 16 people, including two children, have been killed and dozens of others wounded in a shelling by foreign-backed militants targeting a number of areas in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Jordan has submitted a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) calling for a permanent cessation of Israel’s atrocities in the besieged Gaza Strip.
A group of chemical weapons experts is due to travel to Syria to continue the destruction of the country’s chemical capabilities.
Five Egyptian police personnel and four militants died during Tuesday clashes in the country's tourist spot along the Mediterranean coast.
August 4, 2014
Afghan national security forces backed by the army troops have killed 86 Taliban militants and injured 71 others during cleanup operations across the Asian country over the past 24 hours.
Four Yemeni soldiers were killed during an ambush in Hadramawt province.
More than 20 people have been killed in fighting between two armed groups in Tripoli as they battle for control of the international airport.
August 3, 2014
The Dubai-based airline, Emirates, suspended all flights to Guinea in West Africa over concerns of the deadly Ebola virus, which killed 729 people.
August 1, 2014
Local source reports ISIS has ordered gendered classrooms in universities in Mosul, declaring morning and early afternoon hours for female students, and afternoon and evening hours for male.
In an attempt to prevent the possible spread of the rising Ebola virus into Lebanon, the country's Labor Ministry said work permits from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will be halted, and symptom examinations will be conducted at the Beirut airport upon passenger arrival.
Hard-line Islamist militias claimed to have taken control of Libya's second largest city.