Colonel Mohamed Soliman spoke over the phone with Daily News Egypt from inside Sheikh Zuweid police station.
Turkey has tightened security along the border amid ongoing threats.
At least 18 civilians were killed and 70 injured Wednesday after Houthis shelled a neighborhood, witnesses said.
Syrian rebel group Jaysh al-Islam has released a video that mocked Daesh productions.
Gaza residents between certain ages must obtain a permit to enter Jerusalem to attend Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa mosque.
Egyptian security sources told Arabic news Wednesday more than 60 soldiers were killed.
A troubling week of attacks across the Middle East and France show terrorism is spreading like wild fire.
Militants attacked numerous military checkpoints in the Sinai in the latest wave of violence.
The United States will not support a buffer zone on the northern Syrian border due to the cost required to support it.
UK police carried out the country's biggest terror training exercise following the killing of British tourists by a gunman in Tunisia.
One of the four Israelis shot in the West Bank has died from sustained injuries Tuesday after being attacked by a gunman.
Secretary of state for security Rafik Chelli told media that gunman Seifeddine Rezgui was in Libya at the same time as the two men who orchestrated the March 2014 attacks on Tunisia's National Bardo Museum.
Reece Harding died while fighting with the Lions of Rojava in Syria when he stepped on a landmine.
June 30, 2015
As sides work to reach comprehensive deal, US president says that Iranian comments suggest Tehran may be straying from framework, and if so, he will walk away from negotiations.
Two explosive devices were detonated near a police station in Cairo's 6 October city.
The man attempted to run through Jerusalem's Kalandia checkpoint when he was shot by Israeli forces.
Iraqi soldiers have retaken full control of Jebbeh near the city of Hit in Anbar province.
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said a group of Daesh fighters had re-entered Tal Abyad and seized a district from Kurdish fighters.
Egypt's top prosecutor Hisham Barakat died after succumbing to injuries sustained when his motorcade was bombed.
Syrian army airstrikes kill at least 20, injure 80 others, according to humanitarian and local sources.
The Swedish Foreign Ministry responded the interception of the Gaza flotilla stating that Israel intervened in international waters.
France says investigators have uncovered links between the militant group Daesh and the recent attack on a gas plant.
Diplomats at the international nuclear talks in Vienna said the deadline for the agreement with Iran has been pushed back to July 9.
Tunisia’s ex-president among those deported; Knesset member Basel Ghattas to face possible parliamentary measures.
An Indonesia air force cargo plane carrying 12 crew members and 101 passengers crashed into a residential area in North Sumatra's provincial capital.
Local media reported 60 suspects were arrested for militant connections.
The kingdom denied rebel claims that a Scud missile had struck a military base.
The station was closed only two weeks after it was reopened.
Two women along with their husbands were reportedly beheaded in Syria's Deir al-Zor province for carrying acts of "sorcery", according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Malaysian Muslims arrive for prayers after breaking their fast at sunset during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur
Malaysian Muslims arrive for prayers after breaking their fast at sunset during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur. (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)
Lebanese security forces arrested eight Syrian men on suspicion of being affiliated with terrorist groups in the border towns of Labweh and Arsal.
Three Israeli settlers were injured in a shooting near the south of Nablus late Monday, the Israeli army confirmed.
While al-Qaeda claims to be fighting for the establishment of an Islamic State, Daesh purports to be one.
Tunisian security forces launched a manhunt for two "dangerous terrorists" believed to be connected to the recent beach massacre.
The Israeli prime minister said Monday that Israel is considering leaving the UN body after last week's UN Gaza report.
The bomb follows a string of attacks since the Taliban began its spring offensive.
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs.
Daesh claimed responsibility for targeting two Houthi leaders in Yemen's capital of Sanaa, leading to 28 people being killed.
A woman from the UAE was handed down a death sentence Monday for stabbing an American kindergarten teacher to death in a shopping mall.
World powers have "worked out a process that we believe will ensure that the IAEA has the access it needs" to all sites related to Iran's nuclear program.
At least 71 civilians have been killed and 90 injured since the beginning of Ramadan due to the repeated shelling of Fallujah city in Iraq’s western Anbar province
June 29, 2015
Jordan was said to be mulling the establishment of a humanitarian buffer zone in southern Syria to prevent the entrenchment of extremist militants along its border.
One day before the self-imposed deadline, US Secretary of State John Kerry says it is still too soon to tell if a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran is within reach.
An explosion targeted a truck in North Sinai on Monday, killing the director general for the North Sinai General Authority for Roads and Bridges and two other engineers, police sources said.
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.
A second shelling by Houthi rebels in three days of a oil refinery in Yemen's Aden raised concerns over the large reserves of diesel and petrol stored there.
An Egyptian court will deliver its verdict of two Al Jazeera journalists charged with broadcasting false news next month.
Egypt's Prosecutor General, Hisham Barakat, has died following a bomb attack on his vehicle early Monday.
David Cameron on Monday criticized the use of the term "Islamic State" by the BBC when referring to Daesh.
The interior ministry said Tunisian authorities have arrested suspects for the shooting in Sousse that killed 39 people Friday.
A man walks past a Star of David decorating the door of a home in the Jewish quarter of the Egyptian capital, Cairo
A man walks past a Star of David decorating the door of a home in the Jewish quarter of the Egyptian capital, Cairo. (AFP/ Khaled Desouki)
Clashes erupted in the eastern city of Darnah between the Tobruk-backed army and the Mujahideen Shura Council militiamen.
Egypt's General Prosecutor Hisham Barakat was injured when a bomb exploded behind a military academy in Heliopolis.
The fence running from the Gaza Strip to Eliat will be extended by 18 miles to the Jordanian border.
As for who is to blame for the excessive fatalities during this relentless heatwave, government workers are pointing fingers at one another.
Prime Minister David Cameron said Daesh militants were planning terrorist attacks in the UK, following the Tunisian massacre where some 15 British nationals were killed.
Syrian state news released a newsflash stating th army had "cleansed" militants from the southern district of Nashwa in the city.
An Israeli soldier is said to be in "moderate" condition after being stabbed in the neck by a Palestinian woman Monday at a military checkpoint in Bethlehem.
A US official said the Iran nuclear talks would miss their June 30 target, while the Islamic Republic's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif headed home.
An audio recording has emerged purporting to be the voice of the Daesh militant who carried out a deadly mosque bombing in Kuwait.
In a statement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referred to flotilla as "nothing but a display of hypocrisy."
Khader Adnan ended his hunger strike after 55 days upon reaching a deal with Israel for his release. According to his lawyer, he will be a free man in two weeks.
There's no point in watering down what caused the horrific massacre in the Imam Al Sadeq mosque on Friday. Sectarianism tensions in Kuwait have paved way for radicalism and a bigger gap between Shia and Sunni Muslims.
A group of envoys and ambassadors from the EU, Turkey, the US and UK urged warring Libyan factions to back a UN peace deal.
Israel's navy reportedly captured a peace flotilla en route from Sweden to Gaza, organizers said Monday.
The reported arrest of 25 individuals for eating in public during Ramadan fasting hours has rekindled the argument in Egypt about Ramadan fasting laws.
June 28, 2015
A group of 12 medical students with Western passports are feared to have left their school in Sudan to join the ranks of Daesh fighting in Syria.
Nine-year-old Ahmad Jasim al-Shweiki was detained by Israeli forces on Sunday. No immediate information on his detention has been given.
Authorities told demonstrators on Sunday they wouldn't be allowed to march.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented 3,027 executions by Daesh in the year since establishing their 'caliphate.'
North Oil Company COO Saad al-Kabalaie was killed after attackers forced him to stop his vehicle.
A nuclear deal with Iran is still possible by the deadline if both sides demonstrate “strong political will,” European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, says.
Canoes are seen stationed on dry, cracked earth in the Chibayish marshes near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. Marsh areas in southern Iraq have been affected since the Islamic State group started closing the gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in
Canoes are seen stationed on dry, cracked earth in the Chibayish marshes near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. Marsh areas in southern Iraq have been affected since the Islamic State group started closing the gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in the central city of Ramadi. (AFP/Haidar Hamadani)
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
A 23-year-old student killed 39 people on a touristic beach in western Tunisia on Friday; however, despite media claims, none of the victims were Tunisian citizens.
A Daesh militant from Australia could still be alive following reports last week of him being killed by a US-led drone strike in Syria.
Security forces raided the towns of Rafah of Sheikh Zuweid on Saturday, killing eleven militants and seizing their military assets.
Protesters chanted anti-terrorism slogans and paid their respects to those killed in the attack on a beach in the touristic city of Sousse.
The suicide bomber who attacked a Shia mosque in Kuwait City was a Saudi national, Kuwait's national news agency KUNA said.
A Saudi soldier was killed by rocket fire from Yemen, according to a statement from the kingdom's interior ministry.
The driver of a vehicle which took a bomber affiliated with Daesh to a Shia mosque was arrested by Kuwaiti security forces Saturday.
Security forces in France quizzed a suspect involved in the decapitation of a man in Grenoble as reports emerged of the attacker allegedly taking a selfie with the head.
While holiday makers come to terms with the Sousse attack, mystery surrounds the gunman who carried out the deadly rampage, which left some 39 people dead. Previously unknown to authorities, who was Seifeddine Rezgui?
A 14-year-old Palestinian boy was shot in the thigh by Israeli forces in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum.
Friday's Sousse attack was condemned by a number of Arab countries who expressed their solidarity with Tunisia.
Khader Adnan, who has been on a long hunger strike to protest conditions of his imprisonment, is near death, his lawyer said.
June 27, 2015
At least 80 Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by Iraqi air forces Saturday.
An earthquake which hit most of Egypt's north on Saturday registered 5.1 on the Richter scale.
A fresh wave of explosions targeting public places in the Iraqi capital killed 12 and injured 34 on Saturday.
Egypt has lashed out at a U.S. report criticizing its human rights record, saying that the report included “misinformation and exaggerations.”
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
The foreign minister said Saturday a nuclear deal was possible if Western powers "accepted the realities."
The YPG victory comes only two days after Daesh had re-entered the border town.
The militants beheaded 12 men accused of fighting against them in Syria.
The closings are part of a countermeasure for extremist attacks following Friday's deadly shooting at a beach resort.
A US State Department report on global human rights said torture and abuse were widely practiced by Lebanese forces.
Supporters of the former Egyptian president staged protests on Friday to call for his reinstatement.
June 26, 2015
The women were sold for between $500 and $2,000 in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Iraqi pilot Rasid Mohammad Sadiq was killed during a routine aerial refueling maneuver in the United States.
It's been two years since the Vatican recognized Palestine as a state.