October 29, 2014
Shiite Houthi militants managed on Wednesday to seize control of the central Yemeni city of Radmah following fierce clashes with local armed tribesmen.
October 26, 2014
The US and Amnesty International slammed Tehran for the execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman who killed a man for sexually assaulting her.
October 25, 2014
Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region has decided to send reinforcement troops to the Syrian city of Kobani next week to aid Kurds fighting against the IS militants.
October 23, 2014
Billionaire Saudi businessman Alwaleed bin Talal has admitted to the kingdom’s support for the IS terrorists who fight against the Iraqi and Syrian governments.
October 21, 2014
Israeli and Hamas officials are due to resume indirect talks in Cairo next week following an invitation from Egypt to restart negotiations.
October 20, 2014
Turkey announced Monday that it is now helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border with Syria.
A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.
October 19, 2014
In a joint statement issued late Saturday by the governments of the US, UK, Germany, France and Italy, the group threatened sanctions against violent parties in Libya if a ceasefire and negotiation process is not implemented.
Professor Peter Neumann said that people returning from Syria broadly fell into one of three categories: the dangerous, the disturbed and the disillusioned.
By controlling Hīt, ISIS has effectively severed the main road linking Haditha to Ramadi. Supplies have been cut off completely from Haditha, with local officials warning foodstuffs could run out soon.
Sheikh Nimr, who has repeatedly criticized the lack of basic freedoms in Saudi Arabia, was sentenced to death last week.
October 18, 2014
Israeli authorities continued to restrict entry to the Al-Aqsa mosque, prompting anger from Hamas chief, Khaled Meshaal.
Kurdish protests across Ankara over Turkey's inaction against the Islamic State in the Syrian border town of Kobani has hit 40.