July 31, 2015
Mourners gathered at a funeral for the Palestinian infant killed in an arson attack by Israeli settlers earlier Friday.
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi ordered the state of emergency on July 4th for an initial 30 days after a Tunisian student used an MK-47 assault rifle to kill tourists at a hotel near the city of Sousse.
The gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem were closed by Israeli forces in an effort to enhance security measures following the murder of a Palestinian infant by Israeli settlers.
A Israeli vehicle was shot at by a passing car in the Binyamin region of the West Bank. No causalities have been reported.
Villages in Syria's Idlib province remained under siege by Nusra Front militants while there was a shortage of medical supplies and a need for humanitarian assistance, according to a Press TV report.
Israeli authorities installed the Iron Dome Defense System near the border with Lebanon in wake of the Iran nuclear deal, an IDF commander said.
In less than 24 hours 79 Muslim Brotherhood supporters and members have been arrested across Egypt for various charges, including inciting violence against state institutions and public utilities.
The UN launched an aid distribution program to around 340,000 people in the Yemeni port city of Aden Thursday as the humanitarian situation worsens.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday strongly condemned an arson attack carried out by settlers on a Palestinian family where a toddler was killed.
Two officers and two suspects were killed during an assault on police headquarters in Turkey's Adana province. The Turkish government has blamed the PKK for the attack.
A Palestinian toddler was killed and four others injured after Israeli settlers set fire to a home near Nablus early Friday.
The Palestinian Authority announced reshuffling the cabinet in a move denounced by Hamas as a "coup".
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday courted Saudi Arabia, saying that both countries are the "two wings" of the Arab national security.
Syrian regime warplanes killed 27 civilians, including 10 children, on Wednesday night after launching airstrikes on the towns of Saraqub and Maaret al-Numan in northern Syria's Idlib province.
July 30, 2015
An assailant stabbed six people marching in the annual Jerusalem gay pride parade on Thursday.
An attack by Daesh militants on a town in northern Syria Thursday left at least 18 people dead.
The Palestinian Authority Prisoner's Affairs Committee condemned Thursday Israel's law to forcibly feed hunger striking prisoners.
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
Dozens of Lebanese nationals, Palestinians and Syrians were arrested across Lebanon by security forces during anti-terror raids.
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
Palestinian children were prevented from entering the Al-Aqsa compound Thursday while right-wing settlers visited the site.
The United States is delivering eight advanced fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday and Friday "as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region," the U.S. embassy in Cairo said on Thursday.
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a US-backed Syrian rebel group in the north of the country, dealing a blow to Washington’s struggling train-and-equip program to battle Daesh.
Four Lebanese activists have been charged for attacking Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas’ car during an anti-trash demonstration earlier this week.
Israeli announced its approval to build nearly 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building 300 more housing units in the same illegal settlement in which a court ruled the destruction of two buildings.
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo.
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
Palestinian group Fatah blocked the northwest entrance for its rival, Jund al-Sham, in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
The Israeli military is reacting to an alleged "threat of terrorism" from Egypt's Sinai region after the Daesh affiliate formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from Sinai into southern Israel earlier this month.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.
Clashes broke out after Israeli forces disguised as Arab citizens arrested and beat a group of Palestinian teens.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke in front of the Security Council on Wednesday, expressing his disappointment in the failure to implement previous peace resolutions in Syria.
Israel's parliament on Thursday legalized the ability to force-feed in times of hunger strikes.
The cell consists of five Kuwaitis who claim to have been trained and indoctrinated by Daesh.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.
Egypt's interim prosecutor general ordered the detainment of both the owner and manager of a Qalyubia factory Wednesday.
Israeli forces have been accused of carrying out war crimes during a day of “carnage” in the Gaza Strip that has been called Black Friday.
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.
The UN's special envoy for Syria submitted a new proposal to the Security Council on Wednesday for the next steps to ending the war.
July 29, 2015
An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
At least three people have been reportedly killed in a car bomb attack in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Jordanian authorities on Wednesday handed down jail sentences to seven Jordanians and one Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli embassy.
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.
At least 32 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Syrian regime forces attacked opposition-held towns and villages across the war-torn country.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the Al-Nashwa neighbourhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the Al-Nashwa neighbourhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reportedly killed in Afghanistan, the country's government officials confirmed to the BBC.
Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in northern Iraq overnight, a statement from the country's prime minister said.
Daesh militants executed six people who attempted to flee the group in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesda
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Iran for talks Wednesday to discuss trade deals with President Hassan Rouhani and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Saudi security forces arrested a further 44 terror suspects in the kingdom, bringing the total number to 4,350 from 42 nationalities.
At least 81 people were killed and thousands others displaced in Pakistan as heavy flooding continues across the country.
Syrian rebels pushed further into the Assad stronghold of Hama province bordering Latakia, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Germany's foreign ministry criticized Israel for approving further construction of illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank.
The UN and lawmakers from various human rights groups condemned a Libyan court for handing down a death sentence to Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam.
US Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal amid criticism Tuesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting.
A US man who said he was “ready for jihad” before buying a one-way ticket overseas to join Daesh militants was sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says nearly 4,000 people have been killed in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its airstrikes inside the country in late March.
July 28, 2015
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
Twelve Jordanians on Tuesday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 15 years for their involvement in recruiting members for the Hamas movement.
Turkey says an army sergeant has been killed in an attack near the country’s border with Iraq.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes resumed airstrikes on Yemen rebels on Tuesday, marking the complete failure of a unilaterally declared humanitarian truce.
A fire at a furniture factory in Egypt left 25 dead on Wednesday, the health ministry spokesman said.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered.
Syrian government forces and Kurdish fighters have pushed Daesh militants from the northeastern city of Hasakah, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
An Iraqi fighter from the Shiite Muslim Al-Abbas popular mobilisation unit looks out through the window of a plane during an air combat training session in the holy city of Karbala.
An Iraqi fighter from the Shiite Muslim Al-Abbas popular mobilisation unit looks out through the window of a plane during an air combat training session in the holy city of Karbala. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
The monitor called for a UN investigation into all parties' actions in Yemen.
Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said 15 Arab League envoys will hold a meeting in Cairo next month over Israeli aggression in the Al-Aqsa compound.
Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's slain former leader Colonel Gaddafi was sentenced to death in absentia for committing war crimes during the country's unrest.
Egyptian police killed two men suspected of involvement in violence, state news agency MENA said late Monday.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas condemned Israel Monday for killing an unarmed 18-year-old Palestinian teen.
Saudi's government announced increasing financial aid to the Palestinian Authority budget to $20 million.
A bomb in the Shiite village of Sitra killed two Bahraini police officers and injured six, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
An explosion hit a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, some 15 kilometres away from Iran.
The Kurdish population has been constantly overlooked throughout history. When Turkey announced targeting the PKK as well as Daesh this week with new airstrikes, it's not anything new.
Hundreds of Israeli police special forces early Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in a West Bank settlement.
UK chief Ban Ki-moon said he was "concerned" amid heightened tensions between Turkey and the PKK.
American and Turkish authorities said they were working on establishing a safe zone between Turkey and Syria in order to secure stability in the area.
Syrian troops and volunteer forces have liberated some key positions around the central Syrian city of Palmyra, killing scores of Daesh militants in the area.
Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan said he will propose a permanent solution to Lebanon’s waste management crisis at a meeting Monday night with the premier and other ministers.
July 27, 2015
Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria beheaded three villagers during a weekend raid in Cameroon.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes Monday accidentally targeted pro-government positions in southern Yemen, killing 12 people on the first day of a humanitarian truce.
US President Barack Obama on Monday condemned rhetoric about the Iran deal from leading members of the Republican party, including GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who has drawn criticism for comparing the accord to the Holocaust.
Security forces have rounded up 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, bringing the total number of group members to 119.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army tightened the screws on militants holed up in the center of the embattled border town of Zabadani over the weekend.
Syrian government troops and Kurdish forces advanced Sunday against Daesh fighters in the northeastern city of Hasakah.
Two IDF officers are under investigation for their roles in shelling a UN school in Gaza where some 20 Palestinians were killed during the war last year.
Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) accused Turkish forces of targeting their positions instead of Daesh in Syria.
Residents and Saudi media said Yemen's Houthi rebels have continued clashes in the north and south despite the ceasefire agreement.
Masoud Barzani called for peace between the Turkish government and the PKK, urging both sides to go back to the negotiating table.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the YPG took over Daesh-held Sarrin, a strategic town near Kobani.
A gunfight during a wedding ceremony in Afghanistan's Baghlan province left 21 people dead and ten others wounded.