June 29, 2015
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.
The attack on a popular beach resort killed at least 27 people in the North African country Friday, an interior ministry official said.
Daesh re-entered the Syrian border town on Thursday and has already killed more than 140 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The explosion caused a number of casualties.
The new heat wave is forecast to hit Egypt on Saturday during Ramadan.
A man was reportedly decapitated by Daesh supporters in a Grenoble factory Friday. Attackers waved a black Islamist flag following an explosion in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, according to local media.
At least 30 people were killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked the base in Somalia.
The flotilla that aims to break the naval blockade reportedly carrying 70 people, humanitarian supplies and solar panels.
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal.
The group of journalists and activists were banned from entering Israel for ten years.
The offensive follows a Daesh attack on another provincial capital, Hasakah, that sent more suicide bombers into a Kurdish border town.
The president of the Supreme Medical Committee in Aden says the number of people has reached 8,036, much higher than the figure given by the WHO.
The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday said Egyptian authorities are exploiting national security concerns to put restrictions on press freedoms.
June 25, 2015
An Iraqi pilot was flying an F-16 that crashed in Arizona on Thursday. The fate of the pilot is still unknown.
Over a thousand Palestinians entered Gaza from Egypt during the three days Rafah was opened.
Turkish security forces said Daesh 'sleeper cells' lying in wait in Kobani were responsible for Thursday's early morning car bomb attack
A nine-year-old boy was killed when a nearly decade-old Israeli cluster bomb exploded in South Lebanon Thursday.
Palestinian Authority foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki is scheduled to make the State of Palestine's first submission to the International Criminal Court in the Hague on Thursday in pursuit of war crime charges against Israel.
Clashes in the northeastern city of al-Hasakah on Thursday have killed 50, including 20 Daesh members, the SNHR said.
Three shells from Syria struck Ramtha, killing a 23-year-old man and injuring three others, including two young girls.
Authorities are encouraging those who are elderly and sick to skip fasting during the holy month of Ramadan after 1,011 people died in Sindh province due to a heat wave.
Approximately 150,000 Palestinians are living on the front lines of the Syrian crisis.
A total of nine suspects have been detained following the attack on an IDF ambulance carrying a wounded Syrian.
A child looks on as Iranian mourners attend the funeral of Mohammad Hamidi, Hasan Ghafari and Ali Amrai, all three members of the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards reportedly killed in Syria
A child looks on as Iranian mourners attend the funeral of Mohammad Hamidi, Hasan Ghafari and Ali Amrai, all three members of the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards reportedly killed in Syria. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Netanyahu to translate his promise of a two-state solution into action.
Daesh militants re-entered the Syrian town of Kobani, five months after being pushed out by Kurds and the US-led coalition.
Washington couldn't solve the 2006 sectarian war in Iraq, so what makes America think this time will be different?
After a number of American hostages were executed by terrorist groups, including Daesh, the United States has now changed its formerly very strict "no negotiation" policy to help families pay ransoms.
Over 19 Daesh militants were killed by Syria's army in the country's central province of Homs, the SOHR reported.
Fifty-four Egyptians on Wednesday were sentenced in absentia by a military tribunal to 15 years in prison.
A representative from the 'Freedom Flotilla' told reporters the people on the boats will demonstrate peaceful and nonviolent resistance if they are confronted by Israel.
June 24, 2015
Seven people were killed and ten other injured when a suicide attacker rammed his car into a UAE official's car in a convoy in central Mogadishu.
Beirut's investigative judge granted bail to a doctor in custody on charges of misdiagnosing an infant whose limbs had to be amputated.
Militants from Russia's four regions of the Caucasus have sworn allegiance to Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a voice recording released on YouTube.
A Pentagon spokesman on Tuesday confirmed rumors of Shia militia members on an Iraq base where US troops are stationed, saying the militia members serve in a 'liaison capacity.'
The Nordic Green Left group's petition has gathered over 100 signatures from parliamentarians.
Muslims from the Gaza Strip will be unable to pray at Al-Aqsa mosque after Israeli authorities banned them from entering Jerusalem following rocket fire.
A car bomb exploded near the house of a tribal elder in the al-Neda district east of the provincial capital, Baquba.
Journalist Ahmed Mansour, who was detained in Berlin and set free two days later, denounced the 'dictatorship regime in' while speaking at a press event.
Bombs were detonated outside a mosque in Damascus, at the headquarters of the Kurdish fighters at Sinalco Square, as well as near a pediatric hospital in Hasakah.
Rafah border-crossing opened Tuesday and will remain open until Thursday. Upon opening 458 crossed into Egypt, while 79 people headed for the besieged Gaza strip.
The UN denounced Daesh, armed rebels and the Syrian government for deliberately targeting civilians in the war.
Hundreds of people have died in the Pakistani city of Karachi from a heatwave that saw temperatures soar to 44 degrees.
Daesh militants blew up two mausoleums in the UNESCO world heritage city of Palmyra days after laying mines around ancient sites.
According to the author, torture is a violation of human dignity and it has no place in a civilized country.
State Department spokesman John Kirby told media that the US will not issue a rebuttal to the report due to its alleged "bias."
Israeli fighter jets pounded the northern Gaza Strip following reports of a rocket attack.
Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Ain Issa from Daesh, cutting off a key supply route to the Deash 'capital' of Raqqa.
The rapidly declining security situation in Yemen has caused a recent spike in gun purchases.
June 23, 2015
A Saudi memo released in the WikiLeaks documents claims that Iran sent nuclear equipment to the country of Sudan.
A new video released by Daesh shows the brutal murders of 16 prisoners in what is thought to be one of the group's cruelest videos to date.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured three new hills in Syria's northern Qalamoun region on Tuesday.
The five suspects charged for alleged involvement with the torture of inmates at Roumieh prison were referred to Lebanon's Military Tribunal.
The World Health Organization on Tuesday said Saudi-led airstrikes have contributed to the above-average spike in dengue cases in Yemen since March.
Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG) have made advances towards Raqqa, Daesh's self-proclaimed capital in Syria.
A displaced Iraqi child, who fled her home due to attacks by the Islamic State (IS) group, drinks water at the Harsham refugee camp
A displaced Iraqi child, who fled her home due to attacks by the Islamic State (IS) group, drinks water at the Harsham refugee camp. (AFP/Safin Hamed)