The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said.
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on.
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as "the blind judge."
The UN representative called for a "humanitarian ceasefire" to end the bloodshed in Syria.
About 50 people have so far been arrested on suspicions of involvement in the Bardo museum attack in March.
Two other men were given life sentences for a bomb that killed a Frenchman and his driver in 2008.
Babeen refugee camp in Wadi Hmeid was raided by two army patrols as they searched for Islamists.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hopes to restart the peace process between Israel and Palestine.
Michel Platini voiced his support of Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein's bid for FIFA Presidency.
Polish citizen Daria Magdalena Rozmarek was strangled to death last month in Nazareth.
The bodies come from four burial sites, the largest of which contained 400 bodies.
The Lebanese government will ask Saudi Arabia to provide files on Khalil Harb and Mohammad Qabalan, both Hezbollah officials, after they were designated as terrorists.
Daesh militants said they would only destroy statues in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra which violated the group's religious prohibition against polytheistic depictions, The Guardian reported.
Hundreds of people protested in Tel Aviv after Israel's government cut funding for Christian and ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools.
Undeterred by the shooting at a similar contest in Texas three weeks earlier, Islamophobes will convene again in Arizona.
Saudi-led airstrikes on the Yemeni capital of Sanaa have left at least 80 people dead, including numerous civilian casualties.
The YPJ Kurdish women’s militia takes on Daesh in the northern Syrian city of Ras al Ayn.
An anonymous group launched a website called the Canary Mission which publishes information about pro-Palestinian students in the US and urges companies not to hire them upon graduation.
Libya's recognized government Wednesday wanted they would retaliate with force following an assassination attempt on the country's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called for negotiations with Palestinians over settlements in the West Bank, following pressure from the US.
Hamas dismissed the Wednesday report as "unfair and unprofessional."
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday.
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A policeman was killed Wednesday when an explosive device went off in North Sinai's al-Arish city.
Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday.
Blair sent his letter of resignation to UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon.
Turkish authorities said Wednesday they will continue to keep their promises to Gaza after the World Bank said the country had not fulfilled its pledges.
Assyrian Christians can return home after Syrian Kurdish fighters reclaimed the city from Daesh.
Infamously racist far-right politician Geert Wilders requested a cartoon exhibition of Prophet Mohammad, leaving many Dutch Muslims angered.
A 20-year-old British national was found guilty on charges of terrorism after trying to join Daesh in Syria last year.
At least 30 people were killed and over 100 others injured after a series of Saudi airstrikes hit security headquarters in Sanaa Wednesday.
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
With the one-year anniversary of Daesh's so-called caliphate approaches, experts expect an increase in attacks around the world.
Khalid Abdul Aal has been sentenced to one year behind bars for making remarks against the Al Khalifa regime.
Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias retook control of two areas in southern Ramadi Wednesday, according to a government official.
Amnesty International accused Hamas of committing war crimes during Israel's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip last year.
According to an Iraqi spokesman, the multiple suicide bombing attacks occurred in the Daesh-held city of Fallujah.
Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.
The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.
Other Daesh targets were hit and vehicles destroyed during the clean up mission.
The UN warned about the deteriorating political and security situation in the Palestinian Territories, highlighting dire living conditions and poverty in a new report.
At least 26 people, including six members from the same family were killed in two separate attacks across Afghanistan.
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
The death toll includes three women and two children.
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Most of those arrested by the IDF were teenagers.
The Syrian government's antiquities chief made an announcement that, as of yet, Palmyra's magnificent ancient ruins remain unscathed despite Daesh's offensive.
Elif Dogan Turkmen was shot in the Adana district of Cukurova en route to a gathering for her campaign.
Egypt's social solidarity minister has shut down a total of 430 NGO's for having ties to the Brotherhood in the past year.
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the US-based newspaper, claiming the author of the article entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" made unsubstantiated remarks.
The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
A Gaza fisherman was shot at and injured by Egyptian naval forces late Monday night, just hours after two other fishermen were shot by Israeli forces.
The Egyptian army announced on Tuesday that it has arrested over 6,000 people in the last seven months for attempting to "illegally migrate" within Egyptian borders.
Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials.
Iraqi security forces announced a large military operation to drive out Daesh from Anbar and Salahuddin provinces.
Libyan tribal leaders began talks in Cairo during a four-day conference on preventing the spread of terrorism across the Middle East.
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported.
Two-third of the population have been left without access to clean drinking water, a relief agency said Tuesday.
Vladimir Putin and David Cameron backed calls for the resumption of peace talks in Syria, in an attempt to end the four-year conflict.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday attended the official national celebration marking Independence Day.
The shooter in Tunisia on Monday killed seven soldiers before he was killed.
Obama's foreign policy "seems to be hinged more on reimagining old and tired foes than on addressing complex challenges."
A rocket attack near the Iranian embassy violated international obligations for diplomatic immunity of embassy staff.
Algerian Minister Mohamed Issa warned against some 46,000 potential jihadi websites promoting Daesh militancy across the Middle East.
The officers were killed in an attack north of Garissa, Kenyan media reported Tuesday.
A Taliban militant killed five people and injured at least 70 others after driving an explosive-laden truck into a government building in southern Afghanistan.
Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Abdul Aziz Duwaik, was handed down a 12-month prison sentence by an Israeli court for making a pro-Palestine speech.
In a video Syrian rebels showed a tunnel packed with explosives for a major attack against Syrian government positions nearby.
The Jordanian National Commission for Women on Sunday called for canceling a law that pardons rapists if they marry their victim.
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The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days.
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom.
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism.
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday.
An explosion Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold - source of explosion unclear.
The Egyptian army has destroyed 521 tunnel openings along the Gaza border in the last six months, said an army spokesman.
Fighting erupted Monday on the outskirts of Arsal between Daesh and al-Nusra extremist groups.
Shiites in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province set up a mass funeral for the victims of the Daesh-claimed mosque attack - thousands are expected to attend.
Leading Brotherhood member Mohamed al-Falahgi died in prison Monday just one day before a scheduled retrial.
Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara and the US had agreed to provide air support to Syrian opposition forces Monday.
Six teenagers and two elderly Palestinians were among dozens arrested by Israeli forces outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem for protesting against right-wing settlers who toured the area.
A Gaza fisherman was shot and injured by Israeli forces off the coast of Beit Lahiya Monday, a Palestinian union said.
The soldier reportedly killed seven soldiers before he was shot dead Monday.
On Friday, dramatic clashes took place between Syrian troops and rebels in the town of Jisr al-Shughur's National Hospital. Rumors began to circulate of victories and fails, but what really happened?
Monitor says Syrian air force conducted at least 15 airstrikes targeting Daesh positions in and around Palmyra Monday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed to retake control of Ramadi from Daesh militants after the city was overrun by the terrorist group.
Senior Yemeni politicians say UN-brokered peace talks set for the end of the month in Geneva have been postponed, no new date set.
Residents were evacuated after Saudi forces clashed with Houthi militias overnight Sunday on the Haradh border crossing.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was handed down an eight month prison sentence Monday after being convicted of fraud.
At least 135 children have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen since the kingdom launched action against Houthis in March, according to a UNICEF statement.
King Salman said all culprits behind the deadly Shia mosque bombing would be "severely punished" and brought to justice.
Israeli forces arrested four Palestinian boys Sunday in the West Bank town of Tulkarem. The boys had reportedly been passing a gate controlled by Israeli troops prior to being detained.
US Pentagon chief, Ashton Carter, has said that the Iraqi military lacked the will to defend themselves in the battle for the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Egypt, Algeria and Libya will hold talks on the situation in the region in a meeting in Cairo next month.