October 4, 2014
Official campaigning began Saturday for the Tunisian parliamentary elections in a monumental first move toward democracy for the 'birthplace of the Arab Spring'
October 3, 2014
An explosion in northern Yemen killed at least two people and left 10 others injured, although there has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Afghanistan Friday, making him the first premier to meet the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani.
October 2, 2014
Turkey's parliament passed a motion Thursday approving a military response to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Seven Libyan soldiers have been killed and over 50 injured in car bomb attacks and clashes with militants near Benina Airport.
The United Nations is planning to hold talks with Libyan militias in an effort to end clashes.
At least three people have been killed in yet another bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, just days after the Afghan government and the US struck a security deal.
The ISIL terrorists have purportedly opened a consulate in Turkey and use it to issue visas for those who want to join the fight against the Syrian and Iraqi governments.
October 1, 2014
Iraqi tribesmen have found a depot of Jordan-made weapons belonging to ISIL Takfiri militants in northern part of the country.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu denied allegations that his country supported the Islamic State after 49 hostages were freed from the city of Mosul.
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.