October 1, 2014
Algerian officials say they have identified suspects in the abduction and decapitation of French tourist Herve Gourdel.
A major militia group known as "Libya Dawn", rejected UN calls for an immediate ceasefire and demanded the disarmament of other rival groups instead.
September 30, 2014
International attention spotlighted the country after Iran's Supreme Court upheld a verdict to execute an Iranian woman charged with murder over killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her. Now, Reyhaheh Jabbari has been granted a last-minute stay, postponing her execution by ten days.
The U.S. carried out air strikes near Syria's border with Turkey overnight in an effort to halt an advance by Islamic State militants.
The Turkish government has announced its decision to submit motions to parliament requesting an extended mandate for military action in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State.
September 29, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the UN general assembly Monday.
A court in Bahrain has sentenced nine anti-government protesters to life in prison and has revoked their citizenship.
Egyptian officials condemned accusations from Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the premier's criticism of human rights violations in a back and forth spat between both countries.
Three children in Yemen were injured following a U.S. drone strike which killed three Al Qaeda militants in the northern province of Jawf.
Afghanistan's new president Ashraf Ghani was sworn in Monday after a longstanding dispute in the country's elections.
Jordan's government on Sunday said the security situation in the country was stable amid rumours of jihadi support growing in the towns of Zarqa and Maan.
Seven people were killed and dozens injured after a car exploded near a Houthi controlled hospital in Yemen's northeastern province of Mareb.
September 28, 2014
Libya's new parliament held a swearing-in ceremony Sunday.
Following anti-government protests in 2011, Bahrain's prison population has doubled, boasting at least 2,000 political prisoners and the Arab world's second highest prison population rate per 100,000 people. How did this happen?
September 26, 2014
A cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus rescued around 300 Syrian refugees from a fishing boat. The refugees had reportedly spent days at sea before being found on the faulty boat.