"Until now, 17 people died, among them 14 foreign nationals, the majority from the Philippines," a spokesman said.
Syrian civilians are fleeing Aleppo province as the Syrian army and its allies continue their offensive in the region.
February 5, 2016
Former Muslims shared their responses to the US secretary of state calling Daesh apostates, and unsurprisingly they were not very happy being tarred with the same brush.
Hezbollah commander Haidar Fariz Merhi was killed alongside Syrian army
Fourteen-year-old Haitham Ismail al-Baw was shot and killed by Israeli forces after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb.
Merkel’s unexpected visit comes amid growing worries in Ankara over a new refugee influx from Syria.
The body of Italian national Giulio Regeni, discovered Thursday, showed signs of torture.
General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim made the comments in his monthly column.
The Jenin-district village of Qabatiya has been sealed by Israeli forces since late Wednesday.
Russian airstrikes in Syria are "undermining the efforts to find a political solution to the conflict," Stoltenberg said.
MENA economic growth was just 2.6 percent in 2015, due largely to armed conflict and cheap oil.
According to a German newspaper, some of the tips were dismissed as untruthful defamation.
Jens Stoltenberg said that Russian strikes are targeting mainly rebel groups and put NATO member Turkey at risk.
The plan outlines better access to European markets and job creation for Jordanians and Syrians.
All 80 people in the building, about half of them children, managed to escape unharmed.
Ahmet Davutoglu says tens of thousands are now headed to Turkey as a result of airstrikes on the city of Aleppo.
An Israeli court ruled to temporarily suspend his detention without trial, saying his sentence would continue once his health improved.
Palestine opens its first embassy in Western Hemisphere.
A US official claims the number of Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are falling, but rising in Libya.
February 4, 2016
Parents who reported girl missing told by Israeli authorities she was in Israeli custody.
If a US-led coalition is ready for a ground war in Syria, then Saudi Arabia says its willing to send troops in support of the alliance.
Both Italy and Egypt will investigate the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni who was found dead and tortured on the outskirts of Cairo.
Secretary of State John Kerry demands halt to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
All parties recognize a need to change the current constitution dating to a 1980 military coup, but only Pres. Erdogan's party seeks a change to a presidential model.
The ICRC has called for 'unconditional aid' access to besieged towns in Syria.
Iraq is currently constructing a wall around Baghdad in an effort to improve security.
Saudi continues a nationwide sweep of people suspected to be involved in "terrorism."
The Iranian soldiers, along with 23 other pro-government fighters, were killed in the advance which began on Monday.
Giulio Regina has been found dead in the Giza desert.
Two Israelis given maximum sentences for burning Mohammed Abu Khdeir alive
Several children were among those detained by Israeli forces in a raid on Qalandiya refugee camp.
For the first time, Moscow has admitted one of its officers died in a ground attack since beginning its military intervention in Syria.
The AQAP leader Jalal Baleedi was believed to be involved in several deadly attacks in Yemen.
Thirty-five Egyptian migrants, including women and children, will be allowed to leave Libya and return to Egypt.
Smugglers with illegal oil drilling tools tried to cross from Libya to Tunisia.
In addition to the injured, another ten Palestinians were detained in the West Bank district of Jenin's Qabatiya village.
Khaled Mohammad al-Salem had bee illegally admitted to a Lebanese hospital in Bekaa.
An interfaith conference featuring religious leaders from seven faiths is meeting in Dubai this week.
The latest pledge will take Britain's total for the region to more than $3.3 billion.
Daesh rockets struck residential areas in Daraa, Syria.
The Italian foreign ministry did not give any indication of how the student might have died or whether his body had been found.
The US Senate committee for Homeland Security met Wednesday to address concerns over Canada's plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees.
In an interview with Palestinian Ma’an news agency, Israel's Major General Yoav Mordechai refused to comment on whether Israel was responsible for recent tunnel collapses in Gaza.
“We have to be consistent in condemning hateful rhetoric and violence against everyone."
The arrival of the warplanes brings the total number of F-16s in Iraq's air force to six.
The funding is part of a refugee action plan agreed upon with Turkey at a summit on Nov. 29.
February 3, 2016
UN envoy Steffan de Mistura noted the talks had been adjourned, but not cancelled.
Captain Lauren Ott said mechanical failure may have caused the incident.
The gain comes one day after pro-government forces captured the neighboring village of Hardateen.
Akram Zuhra completed a 16-year jail sentence but was re-detained by Israel last month.
The 'physical inspection' law allows police to conduct a full-body inspection on anyone suspected of planning to carry out a violent act.
The operation Wednesday marks a small step towards the ultimate goal of recapturing Mosul.
Civilians remain trapped in other areas where round-the-clock curfews are still in effect.
An Israeli ski patrol member skies at the Mount Hermon ski resort, in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights
An Israeli ski patrol member skies at the Mount Hermon ski resort, in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.( AFP/File)
The Israeli officers have been transported to a hospital in critical condition.
Two pipe bombs were discovered by the Damascus Gate.
A raid on Islamists in Cairo's Maadi district has left two dead following clashes.
Syrian government troops have retaken a number of villages in recent days with the support of Russian airstrikes.
The referendum will raise tensions between Baghdad and the Kurdish autonomous region, both of which are suffering from plummeting oil prices.
Jordan called for international intervention against Daesh.
Israeli naval forces continue to detain Palestinian fishermen.
The Lebanese army conducted multiple raids in northern Lebanon on Wednesday.
The accused were initially sentenced in a series of mass trials as Egypt cracked down on Islamists.
With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
Heavy rain caused another Gaza tunnel to collapse with people still inside.
Slovenia is making moves against Daesh.
Over 2,000 people traveled from Libya to Tunisia to access healthcare this week.
Citing difficulties and frustrations, UN human rights investigator Makarim Wibisono resigns from his Israeli post.
More families left homeless as Israel continues demolitions in West Bank.
A visiting Cambridge student has been missing since January 25.
The UN added four more cities - including Madaya - to the list of places believed to be under siege in Syria.
February 2, 2016
The Syrian opposition cancelled their second meeting with Staffan de Mistura.
An airstrike hit a car near the Khaled al-Dhafari school.
Jaysh al-Islam denies the Russian media reports of its oil stash being destroyed in an airstrike.
Ehud Olmert plea bargains for less jail time by confessing he obstructed justice.
The Ministry of Health in Egypt says it's taking precautions to stop the spread of the Zika virus.
The corpses of Daesh militants in Ramadi are potentially contaminated with plague and other diseases.
Two car bombs and an IED exploded in Baghdad today.
Militants attacked a group of shepherds and were killed by the national guard.
Syrian refugees sit on the ground at the Azraq refugee camp in northern Jordan.
SOHR reports that women and children were kidnapped after this weekend's assault on the city.
Police and paramilitary forces used tear gas and water cannons on the demonstrators protesting the airlines' privatization plans. Two died in the clashes while several others were wounded.
The journalist, Mohammed Al-Qiq, has been on hunger strike for 70 days in protest of his administrative detention in Israeli jail without charge or trial.
Women refugees in Lebanon face exploitation and abuse according to a report by Amnesty International.
Fallujah residents are suffering from food shortages and insufficient medical supplies as a result of the siege. Civilians are also being used as human shields by Daesh militants.
With the cover of Russian airstrikes, the Syrian regime forces on the ground gained control of a strategic village near Aleppo and the Turkish border.
Every day we hear news of hardships and dire conditions suffered by tens of thousands of besieged Syrians.
The international charity released an analysis on Monday which revealed how many rich nations are giving much less than their fair share to the humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis.
Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes, claiming they were built without the appropriate permits. Both were built by families of seven and eight, who planned to move in on Tuesday.
After killing Ahmad Sukkari, father of four, the Israeli government has instructed the demolition of the deceased's family home.
Military commander commented on Saudi Arabia remaining stuck in a static war while the kingdom enforces a blockade on Yemen.
A denial was issued following a report by German media outlets that Ankara asked the EU for an additional 2 billion euros in aid.
The majority of cases are still under investigation, with no set prison sentences.
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said the battle against the militant group in Syria would be much more complex.
Egypt President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi made the comments following speculation that cartoonist Islam Gawish had been arrested for mocking the former army chief.
Ban Ki-moon urged Israeli authorities to stop "lashing out at every well-intentioned critic."
February 1, 2016
Ahmed Galal, a young Egyptian man, was found dead on Sunday after having been reported missing for two weeks.
The trip comes as opposing factions in Syria’s five-year conflict gather in Geneva for UN-brokered talks.
The UN official said starvation of people in besieged cities and towns in Syria should not also be ignored.
The popular cartoonist was released after being detained for a day.