An Israeli bus driver ran over two Palestinian at al-Jalama checkpoint in Jenin, killing one person and injuring another, Palestinian security sources said Tuesday.
Turkish parliament to debate a bill, proposed by far-right MP, which would define Israel as a 'terrorist state'.
Rescue workers and family members tried to free others trapped in the rubble after the building collapsed. Investigators suspect illegal construction as the cause.
Delay due to disagreements about wording, but despite Israeli efforts motion is expected to pass on December 18.
Norway is to go ahead with plans that allow its security forces to carry firearms at all times, not just in special situations, in response to an increased terror threat.
The European Union (EU) has extended a freeze on certain sanctions imposed against Iran over the country’s nuclear program after Tehran and six world powers agreed to continue talks for seven more months.
Twin bomb blasts have left at least 45 people dead in a crowded market in the city of Maiduguri in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno.
An official under Tunisia’s former hardline ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has come out on top in the country’s first free presidential election.
Supremem leader talks tough after extension, president hails ‘significant victory’ and says negotiations will lead to deal.
Leader of the centrist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been confirmed as the frontrunner in Tunisia's presidential elections.
Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was forced to resign two years ago in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings, described the latter as a "tool" aimed at weakening Arab economies and armies.
ISIL militants received some $45 million in ransoms over the past year by kidnapping Western nationals, according to a UN expert.
A Syrian refugee was killed while several others were injured during clashes Monday between two groups linked to Fatah in Lebanon's Burj al-Barajneh camp.
Yemeni security forces rescued seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation against al Qaeda extremists.
Most victims were swept away by swollen rivers which also submerged cars, buildings and roads.
Bedouins suffered greatly during Israeli occupation but now under the Jewish state's plans to displace them, life for these nomadic people is about to get worse.
Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 77 people in connection with a terrorist attack that killed eight Shia Muslims earlier this month, stating that the attack is believed to have been ordered by the ISIL groups.
A 45-year-old man was stabbed in Jerusalem by assailants believed to be Palestinian amid increasing tensions since a synagogue was attacked last week.
A Palestinian boy rides his bike past graffiti depicting (from L to R) late founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) George Habash, late Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin and late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Troops loyal to Libya’s globally-recognized government have taken control of the strategic western town of Kekla after over 40 days of clashes with militias there.
Human Rights Watch criticized the Jordanian government for deporting vulnerable Syrian refugees back across the border.
US Senator Rand Paul called for the American Congress' formal declaration of war against ISIL.
November 24, 2014
Syrian refugees staged their sixth day of a hunger strike in Athens, Greece over the observation of their rights as refugees.
Ten people have been killed, and 30 others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad.
A former British soldier claims to have joined Kurdish Peshmerga forces in fighting against Islamic State militants.
Israeli forces have arrested at least eleven Palestinians in overnight operations on a number of Palestinian houses across the West Bank.
Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has announced that a draft resolution calling for a United Nations Security vote on Palestinian statehood will be tabled.
Amid mounting criticism, increasing international volatility and a lame-duck Democratic majority in the Senate, the White House is set to announce the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Negotiators in the Iranian nuclear talks are working on an agreement to extend the talks an additional seven months, a Western diplomat reports.
Kenya says its troops also destroyed the camp from which the attack was planned.
Kurdish fighters continue to make advances against ISIL in Kobani.
A Palestinian man was injured after being attacked by three Israelis in East Jerusalem following weeks of violence in the city.
Nuclear talks in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations could be extended past the November 24 deadline if an agreement isn't reached.
The government's lack of seriousness in working with the opposition to implement reform, and the continued harassment of opposition groups and activists, paves nothing but a blurry path to democratic change.
Syrians receive food aid from a community kitchen, that caters for impoverished families in the neighbourhood in the Myassar district of the northern city of Aleppo on November 23, 2014.
An Israeli border policeman was charged with manslaughter for shooting and killing a Palestinian teen, which was captured on CCTV footage.
A Palestinian farmer was shot and killed by Israeli forces close to the border in northern Gaza Sunday, according to medics.
Yemen’s pro-independence Southern Movement says it is going ahead with a plan to form its own government by next month.
After counting nearly two-thirds of votes in Tunisia's presidential election, front-runners Beji Caid el-Sebsi and Moncef Marzouki were seen heading to a run-off.
Syrian refugees in Athens protested over poor living conditions in the country Sunday, calling on the Greek government to grant them asylum.
A senior Al Qaeda cleric in Yemen denounced ISIL in a video released Friday. Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari rebuked claims by ISIL for proclaiming Yemen belonged to the "Islamic State".
The US plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds.
November 23, 2014
Officials call November 24 deadline "impossible"; Iran Navy "monitoring" foreign maneuvers after Israel renews threat of military action.
The cabinet voted in favor of the controversial "Jewish state bill," with the preceding discussion descended into a shouting match between ministers on Sunday.
PM: France's parliament would be making a 'grave mistake' if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.
Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.
Egyptian military forces have killed 10 militants during an operation in the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.
Afghan officials say at least 50 people have been killed and 70 others wounded when a powerful bomb explosion ripped through a group of spectators watching a volleyball match in Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Paktika.
US Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up his visit to Turkey on Sunday, after meeting with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a bid to gain more support from Ankara against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Arab League to discuss violence in Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority bid for membership in UN agencies, in the presence of PA's Abbas.
Iraqi forces said on Sunday that they had retaken two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL) fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.
Deputy head Naim Qassem's remarks came after news emerged that Tehran has equipped Hezbollah with a new grade of medium-range missiles.
A US-led air strike killed 25 ISIL militants Saturday in the city of Heet along with five civilians including two children, Iraqi authorities have confirmed.
A car bomb killed seven and injured 16 people at an outdoor market close to Baghdad Sunday, police officials said.
As the deadline to reach an nuclear agreement with Iran looms in Vienna, Israel threatens to strike the Islamic republic if its nuclear ambitions are not halted by world powers.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee from Saudi Arabia was released and sent back to the kingdom Saturday after being held for 12 years in the facility.
Internally displaced Afghan children look on beside the wall of a mud house.
A Danish expat was shot and injured by an unknown assailant in the Saudi city of Riyadh, according to security sources.
John Cantlie, the British hostage being held by ISIL has appeared in a new nine-minute propaganda video reading a prepared script.
US President Obama quietly signed a classified executive order this weekend authorizing the expansion of US military presence in Afghanistan.
Israeli settlers torched and vandalized a Palestinian house close to the West Bank city of Ramallah Sunday.
Christians have lived in the Middle East for centuries. When the Islamic State was announced however, persecution, forced conversions and mass murder resulted in thousands fleeing Iraq and Syria. Will this be the end of a holy minority in the region?
Seven alleged militants were killed by the Egyptian army over the weekend while 67 were arrested in the Sinai Peninsula.
US Vice President Joe Biden announced up to $135 million in humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees during a trip to Turkey Saturday.
At least 25 Sunni tribesmen from Iraq's Anbar province were killed by ISIL militants. The bodies of the men were found by the country's army.
US-led airstrikes have killed 910 people since the start of the aerial campaign against ISIL.
November 22, 2014
Experts predict that Iran and the P5+1 will not reach a comprehensive agreement before the November 24th deadline.
" No borders in women's solidarity" as they protest against violence
The Human Rights Watch group claims that Israel's policy of destroying the homes of Palestinians suspected for carrying out attacks against Israelis.
Tunisia prepares for presidential elections scheduled for Sunday by announcing plans to mobilize security forces for polling stations and vital government buildings.
Polls opened in Bahrain on Saturday for the first time since 2011, amid a boycott by the opposition.
Al-Shabab militants hijacked a bus in northern Kenya and killed 28 passengers who were non-Muslim.
The Turkish Prime Minister announced Turkey's intention to help the Kurdish fighters in the growing fight against ISIL.
This is the first time that the Tunisian-Libyan border will be closed for this long since the toppling of the previous regime.
November 21, 2014
The troops will help volunteers from Iraq’s Sunni tribes who have been joining training centers at army bases.
Local officials say attacks and mortar fire have been ongoing since the early morning hours.
Prayers at al-Aqsa ended peacefully, with around 40,000 worshipers attending the weekly sermon.
Mohamed Ali Bishr is accused of "spying for foreign states."
Israeli women of the Ethiopian Jewish community pray during the Sigd holiday marking the desire for 'return to Jerusalem
Israeli women of the Ethiopian Jewish community pray during the Sigd holiday marking the desire for 'return to Jerusalem
The five journalists were convicted of threatening Egypt's national security by allegedly producing "fabricated" news stories and footage with a view to tarnishing Egypt's image abroad.
At least 20 gunmen were killed near Baghdad.
Jordan Muslim Brotherhood leader Zaki Bani Rushaid was detained late Thursday, Reuters reported.
Though the indictment was filed on Tuesday, no public announcement has been issued by the often close-mouthed IDF Military Courts.
The Iranian-Canadian blogger has been pardoned by Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
Security checkpoints around the capital have been taking stricter measures to scrutinize identification papers of military-age men.
The Saudi Ministry of Health raised the total number of MERS cases in the kingdom since September 2012 to 808.
The mayor of the Israeli city of Ashkelon, Itamar Shimoni, has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab-Israeli workers in his city.
November 20, 2014
A car bomb explosion hit the central Iraqi city of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar Province, killing an unknown amount of people.
The U.S. Department of State announced Thursday that Secretary John Kerry will travel to Vienna Thursday evening to join the ongoing Iranian nuclear negotiations.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office released a statement about how anti-Arab discrimination in Israeli society is wrong.
Senior ISIL leader, Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni, was killed in Mosul on Wednesday afternoon.
Three French members of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have appeared on a new militant propaganda video calling on Muslims to join them or 'bring terror to the streets of France.'
Human rights group Amnesty International warned of dire consequences if hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees did not get adequate shelter in Turkey.
Nusra Front militants in Syria executed two fighters from the rival opposition faction, the Syrian Revolutionary Front.
Egyptian security forces released human rights activist Maheinour El-Masry after she was detained for several hours.
Israeli troops stormed into the homes of two Palestinian men who were shot dead after attacking a synagogue in Jerusalem, killing five people.
The UN denounced Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which left five Israelis dead after two Palestinians attacked the site with a meat cleaver and gun.
Saudi officials on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to blacklist both Shia groups Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthis.
Fans of Saudi Arabia salute before the Gulf Cup Group A football match
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