September 17, 2014
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.
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.
September 16, 2014
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.
Twenty-two people were killed in Yemen after clashes erupted between Houthi rebels and local Sunni tribesmen backed by the government.
The UNHCR has urged the international community to recognize the rights of millions of undocumented and stateless people.
September 15, 2014
Yemen's Houthis have suspended their ongoing negotiations with the government over alleged interference from foreign parties.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Paris Monday.
The Libyan Prime Minister has threatened to cut ties with Qatar for interfering in Libya's internal affairs.
The Jordanian government has confirmed that it issues temporary passports for Arab-Israeli passport holders to perform the Haj.
September 14, 2014
An Egyptian police offensive in Suez governorate resulted in the death of seven members of Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group.
Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat called on Interpol to arrest fleeing members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who are living in Qatar or Turkey.
Several opposition groups in Jordan have warned the government against participating in a US-led international coalition aimed at defeating the ISIL Takfiri militants.
Top US diplomat stresses that Egypt is a key partner in fighting Islamist militancy in the region.
The Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) have strengthened their presence along the Iraqi border on Sunday as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) reportedly inched towards Jordanian territory.
September 13, 2014
Several Egyptian journalists launched a hunger strike Saturday in protest of the country's new protest law, which bans protests from occurring without prior police authorization.