September 15, 2014
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.
Amid comments by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Iran's support of the Assad regime made its involvement in the anti-IS alliance inappropriate, Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said a global alliance against the group must work with all countries, including Iran.
September 12, 2014
During a meeting with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Thursday in Jeddah, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry found support among more than 10 Arab nations for the U.S.-led campaign against the IS.
September 11, 2014
The Turkish government said Thursday that it will not allow a U.S.-led coalition to use its air bases to launch attacks on Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Militants have killed five soldiers in Benghazi as fighting continues across multiple Libyan cities.
Yemen’s revolutionaries reject as baseless a government claim that the two sides have reached an agreement to end the political crisis in the country.
September 10, 2014
At least 14 women and children were killed and 13 others injured by an American air strike in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Kunar.
Libya's army, lead by rogue General Haftar, called on Islamist militias to disarm, ahead of a renewed assault on the eastern city of Benghazi.
Anti-government protests in Yemen continued Wednesday across the country a day after security forces opened fire on demonstrators.