December 18, 2014
Dozens of people have been killed or wounded after two car bombs targeting the positions of Shia Ansarullah fighters went off in the western Yemeni city of Hudaydah.
The Tunisian army plans to deploy 36,000 troops to secure a presidential runoff vote slated for Sunday, a Defense Ministry spokesman has said
The Yemeni parliament has given a vote of confidence to the government of Prime Minister Khaled Mahafoudh Bahah following months of severe political crisis.
Yemen's Prime Minister Khaled Bahah said his government could resign following continued Houthi rebel raids on state institutions and public offices in the country's capital, Sanaa.
December 17, 2014
Protests, public demonstrations, and panel discussions around Turkey have marked the one-year anniversary of the largest corruption and bribery investigation in the history of the country, which went public last December.
Barack Obama condemned the Peshawar school siege, which left 141 people, mostly children, dead on Tuesday.
Jordanian and Kuwaiti officials met in Kuwait to discuss a possible military cooperation.
December 16, 2014
At least 31 people, including 20 children, have been killed in a car bomb attack in central Yemen.
Libya Dawn militant group has carried out an aerial attack on an area near key oil terminals in the eastern part of the country.
Although there were fewer journalists killed in 2014 than in 2013, the watchdog organization found that the publicized beheadings of journalists by Islamist militants in the Middle East "highlights an evolution in the nature of violence against journalists."
At least 130 people have been killed, many of them children, by Taliban militants who stormed a military school in Peshawar Tuesday.
At lease 104 children Tuesday were killed by Taliban gunmen who attacked an army school in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
December 15, 2014
Yemeni security forces have reportedly killed a key leader of a southern separatist movement in the port city of Aden, inciting tensions in the major city amid continuing pro-independence protests.
Forces loyal to Libya’s former army general, Khalifa Haftar, have sealed off the Ras Ajdir border crossing with Tunisia.
Australian police have stormed the Sydney cafe where hostages were being held by Iranian refugee Man Haron Monis.