November 22, 2015
Houthi forces planted banned anti-personnel land mines in Taez to slow the advancement of pro-Hadi forces.
An American think tank released a report on Friday, claiming that the Israeli regime has stockpiled an arsenal of over 100 nuclear warheads along with weapons adjusted to be carried by warplanes.
The Belgian capital remains on high alert as authorities continue their search for two individuals with suspected ties to the November 13 Paris attacks.
Afghan police found a child kidnapped six years ago and trained to be a suicide bomber in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
The Kuwaiti consulate in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, is providing emergency relief for thousands of Christian families from Iraq.
In the final round of parliamentary elections, more than 2,800 candidates are competing for 222 seats in the 596-seat legislature.
After granting Russia permission to conduct airstrikes against Daesh convoys, Moscow will now be sending Iraq an arms shipment.
Al-Murabitoun gunmen stormed a hotel in Mali and killed 19 people on Friday.
Egyptian authorities detained nine protest organizers on the anniversary of the deadly Mohamed Mahmoud protest.
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.
Syrian opposition and Turkmen, Turkish, and US forces, launched an offensive to clear the Syrian-Turkish border of Daesh militants.
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Multiple bombings and armed attacks across Baghdad killed ten people in busy markets and various residential neighborhoods.
A woman allegedly drew a knife at the Hawara checkpoint in the West Bank before she was hit by a car and then shot by an IDF soldier.
UNHCR Jordan has started the first steps in resettling Syrian refugees in Canada.
A flight from New York City to Istanbul received a bomb threat and was grounded in Canada.
A funeral took place in Egypt for one of the victims of last week’s attacks in Paris. Saleh Al-Jabali was among the 130 people who lost their lives.
Russia has bombed ISIS (also known as Daesh) in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as its military maneuvers in the Mediterranean forced Lebanon to reroute flights.
November 21, 2015
The Saudi regime has sentenced a Palestinian poet and leading figure in the kingdom’s growing contemporary art to death over accusations of insulting and renouncing Islam, which he has categorically denied.
Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Daesh, in a setback to the extremist militia
A West Bank-based Palestinian radio station has been shut down for six months on charges of incitement by order of Israeli authorities.
Daesh claimed responsibility for attacks on the army in southeast Yemen Friday, after the military had blamed Al-Qaeda for the assaults that cost dozens of lives.
A court in Turkey has sentenced a lawmaker from the country’s left-wing and pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to more than six years in prison over alleged affiliation to the “terrorist” Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Turkish police have detained a Belgian man of Moroccan origin on suspicion of scouting the target sites for Islamic State in the Paris attacks a week ago, according to the Dogan news agency.
An Air Force investigation concluded Friday that was prompted by allegations that an anti-Daesh coalition airstrike in Iraq caused civilian deaths.
The 26-year-old woman thought to be behind the Paris suicide bombing during a police raid could have been caught in crossfire, according to reports.
Israeli settlers targeted and vandalized two Palestinian houses in the village of Mazara al-Qibliya near Ramallah.
November 20, 2015
The UN Security Council called on all member states to intensify military efforts against Daesh following last week's Paris attacks.
Ten people were killed and at least 28 others injured during a twin bomb attack in a Shia mosque after Friday prayers.
Dozens of Palestinians were shot and injured Friday by Israeli forces in a bloody day of violence across Gaza and the West Bank.
A militant group believed to be affiliated with al-Qaeda claimed responsibility Friday for the ongoing Mali hotel siege where some 130 hostages were being held.
The body of a 26-year-old woman believed to be a suicide bomber during a police raid in Paris has been formally identified.
The UN condemned the execution of two Chinese and Norwegian nationals by Daesh militants in Syria.
Hundreds of people were taken hostage by gunmen Friday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako, including French, Chinese and Turkish nationals.
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was freed from a US prison Friday after spending 30 years behind bars.
The mother and brother of Europe's first suicide bomber were detained by French security forces in Paris.
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Muslim nations to unite against terrorists in wake of the recent attacks in Beirut and Paris.
The Indonesian national is accused of actively promoting the Nusra cause on social media platforms.
Russia's deputy foreign minister reported 2,719 Russian citizens had left to fight for Daesh in Syria.
November 19, 2015
The Republican-introduced legislation passed the house with a wide margin.
“Any qualified person, including Bahsar al-Assad, is entitled to stand as candidate in any final political process, but it is the Syrian people who will decide," Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton distanced herself from President Obama's strategy in Syria by calling for a more aggressive approach to fighting the militant group.
Erdogan spoke at an energy summit in Istanbul on Thursday, where he accused Bashar al-Assad's government of supporting terrorism and of being the main culprit of 380,000 deaths of its people. He also claimed that "Assad is now taking Daesh oil and turning it into money."
Hollande spoke in Paris on Wednesday before a gathering of the countries mayors and affirmed that France will still accept over 30,000 refugees within the next two years.
President Xi Jinping condemned terrorism and claimed that China will fight against any violent attacks. His condemnation comes after Daesh claimed that it had killed Chinese national Fan Jinghui along with a Norwegian captive.
The two Syrian refugees were detained in Kos after authorities found photos of the Daesh flag on their phones.
Killings and kidnappings in the Ghazni province have prompted a widespread police operation to curtail violence.
A Palestinian suspect opened fire from a car in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc before being shot at the scene of the crime.
Two unidentified militants were killed and several others captured by Hezbollah forces in northeastern Lebanon.
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.
Iraq and Iran are coordinating on the security and legal requirements for Shia pilgrims crossing into Iraq for Arbaeen.
Two Israelis are dead and two others injured following a stabbing attack which took place inside of the Panorama building on Ben Tsavi street in the city.
A Yemeni official said the three had been detained by Houthi-run security forces.
The Palestinian Authority has excluded Hamas from discussion with Egypt on the reopening of the border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.
The body of Abdelhamid Abaaoud has been identified following the Wednesday night raid.
In response to the coordinated attacks in Paris, French lawmakers are proposing a bill that would extend the state of emergency to February.
Two people have died and schools are closing in a recent outbreak of swine flu in Kuwait.
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the remarks as he called for world powers to rally their forces around the fight against the militant group.
One person has been killed and two others injured in a stabbing attack at the Panorama building along Ben Tzvi Boulevard in southern Tel Aviv.
Italian authorities are searching for five Daesh militants who may be targeting national landmarks.
At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 35 others injured in several attacks across Baghdad and Diyala province.
After a checkpoint altercation, Israeli forces fired tear gas and skunk water into the nearby Palestinian neighborhood, preventing children from reaching school.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced in his address to extend France's state of emergency that there is a risk of Daesh using chemical or bacteriological weapons in attacks.
The Daesh militant group announced executing two Norwegian and Chinese nationals after graphic photos were released of the men.
The shooter killed himself with explosives following the attack in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, after killing two soldiers and injuring three others.
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins stated that authorities have not confirmed the death of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the late Friday attacks. More forensics will be required to identify those killed in the recent Saint-Denis raids.
The negotiations for a 15-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta have failed.
A plane traveling from Poland to Egypt was grounded in Bulgaria after a passenger told the crew about a potential bomb.
Daesh released a new sleek video of a would-be suicide bomber walking through Times Square as a warning that the city could be the militant group's next target.
Israeli forces raided over 20 houses and shot two men in the Duheisha refugee camp.
A draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia aimed at combining "joint efforts" to combat Daesh.
Daesh published photos in their magazine "Dabiq", purporting to show the method of exploding a Metrojet airline late last month in Egypt's Sinai region.
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US President Barack Obama will veto a bill suspending the entry of Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
Sweden raised their threat level to 'high' after intelligence of someone plotting a Daesh-affiliated attack in the country.
A truce was reportedly agreed upon by Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Iran's FM met with the UN special envoy to Yemen to discuss intervening in the ongoing conflict.
The border police officer who beat a Palestinian-American teenager in 2014 will receive community service because he "expressed regret."
Over 42,000 students in the Helmand province of Afghanistan have had to be relocated due to militant fighting near their schools
November 18, 2015
Three individuals claiming to be Daesh supporters stabbed a Jewish teacher in Marseille, French prosecutors said.
France is stepping up their involvement and pushing for unity in the US-led coalition against Daesh.
Lebanese forces discovered a warehouse full of explosives in Tripoli.
Germany officials are investigating after a violent threat from Daesh prompted them to evacuate a football stadium late Tuesday.
Omani hospitals are treating hundreds of Yemenis wounded in the ongoing conflict in Yemen.
The two world leaders will meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris to discuss Syria at the end of the month.
The family of the shooter in the deadly attack at an Amman training facility are launching a separate investigation, saying the initial findings are 'illogical.'
Daesh on Wednesday released a photo claiming to show the explosive device used to bring down the Russian A321 passenger jet that crashed in Sinai.
NPR reports of Yazidi retribution for injustice done while under Daesh control surface.
The presidents of Egypt and Russia had a phone call on Wednesday to discuss international cooperation against extremism.
According to Palestinian medical sources, 1,010 Palestinians were shot with live fire from Israeli forces in October.
The twin blasts reveal security lapses after 18 months of relative safety, experts say.
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi's trial has been adjourned until late December.
Egyptian security forces raided the home of another journalist for an independent newspaper.
A Syrian family ride a motorbike in the town of Saqba, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (AFP/AMER ALMOHIBANY)
Al-Nusra Front in Syria claims to have downed the first Russian aircrafts since the airstrikes began in September.
Sixty-five out of 200 recently arrived Syrian refugees are unable to leave the airport upon arrival. The rest have been granted temporary permits.
The hacker group also released a series of guides instructing users on how to identify and report Daesh-linked accounts.
The Lebanese army raided multiple illegal Syrian encampments on Wednesday and confiscated illicit vehicles.
Six Palestinians were arrested by Israel's intelligence agency Shin Beit for reportedly planning to join Daesh in Syria.