July 28, 2014
The international community is calling for an immediate ceasefire in Libya amid growing violence between armed Islamist groups and soldiers loyal to the Libyan government.
The start of Eid al-Fitr has seen reduced fighting in the Gaza strip, following the United Nations Security Council´s call for an immediate ceasefire.
Several countries have advised their nationals in Libya to leave the country immediately amid clashes.
July 27, 2014
Egyptian troops in the border Sinai Peninsula have killed fourteen Islamist militants and arrested dozens of others on Sunday morning.
The United States has withdrawn its embassy staff from Libya following two weeks of increased violence in Tripoli.
An official Lebanese delegation headed on Sunday to Paris en rout to Mali to follow up the probe into the Air Algerie plane that crashed three-days ago and to carry out the necessary procedures to identify the bodies of the Lebanese victims.
Over fifty people have been killed in Libya in the past few days as militia rivalries intensify.
Twelve people were killed Sunday when al-Qaeda militants attacked three military posts.
At least two Tunisian soldiers have been killed and six others wounded in a gun battle with militants near the border with Algeria.
July 24, 2014
Two US-led forces are killed in southern Afghanistan, raising the death toll of foreign troops in Afghanistan to 3,460.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein supervised the dispatch of a humanitarian assistance convoy carrying food and medical supplies for Gaza on Wednesday.
The missing Air Algerie plane has crashed in Niger.
Algeria's national airline says it has lost contact with a passenger plane carrying 116 people.
Libya's General National Congress is ready to hand over legislative power to a newly-elected parliament in August.
July 23, 2014
The Nobel Peace Prize should be given to Israeli forces for their "unimaginable restraint" in their offensive against the blockaded Gaza Strip, says the Israeli envoy to the United States.