June 25, 2015
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)
According to the Pentagon, coalition trained rebels will be paid paid $250 - $400 per month.
The arrest was made in Yithar, a notoriously extreme settlement in the West Bank.
A US airstrike in northern Iraq reportedly killed a Daesh militant believed to have had a role in the 2012 Benghazi attack.
The announcement follows the release of a video showing Roumieh guards torturing inmates inside the notorious prison last April.
What has Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's war on terrorism accomplished, and how do Sinai residents feel about the seemingly endless assault?
On Monday Israeli Druze attacked an IDF ambulance carrying to Syrians in Goan Heights.
A close aide to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said the Iraq invasion of 2003 was a mistake. Lord Falconer regretted the war despite fully supporting it at the time.
Sixteen suspected militants were shot an killed outside a mosque in Sheikh Zuweid while the rest were killed while driving.
Two Australian nationals who joined Daesh were reportedly killed in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The Australian government has yet to confirm the deaths.
Israeli settlers on Monday chopped down more than 70 olive trees in the West Bank districts of Salfit and Nablus.
The Iranian parliament on Sunday passed a bill that bans access to it's military sites for international inspection.
June 22, 2015
Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour was been released from German custody, the Qatari network reported.
Families of the nine Lebanese soldiers being held captive by Daesh received messages via WhatsApp threatening to torture the prisoners in response to the videos leaked from Roumieh prison.
According to the report, both Palestinian and Israeli armed groups committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza war.
Europe's police agency announced the formation of a new team to track and remove accounts of Daesh members on Twitter.
Two Iraqi officers were killed and another injured Monday when gunmen opened fire on a vehicle transporting the officials.
The homes of two policemen were bombed by militants, injuring three officers and five civilians. It is suspected a dozen people were killed in the blast.
An attempted Daesh attack on Hezbollah posts in northern Qalamoun on Monday was thwarted by Hezbollah forces and the Syrian army.
All seven Taliban attackers were killed after detonating a bomb and storming the parliament compound.
Four Palestinians were injured in Jerusalem's Old City late Sunday after clashes with Israeli forces as worshipers left Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Lebanese "musaharati" Mohammed Fanas stands outside the Saint Nicholas cathedral as he wakes up observant Muslims for their overnight "suhur" meal before the day's fast in the old city of the southern port of Sidon
Lebanese "musaharati" Mohammed Fanas stands outside the Saint Nicholas cathedral as he wakes up observant Muslims for their overnight "suhur" meal before the day's fast in the old city of the southern port of Sido. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
According to a medical NGO operating in Syria, fuel shortages are inhibiting humanitarian aid from reaching civilians.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and ten Muslim Brotherhood officials are accused of spying and leaking classified documents to Qatar.
More than two weeks after elections, in which no single-party won the majority., Turkey has yet to form a government.
The family of five, includig a couple and their three children, first traveled to Turkey before crossing into Syria.
A number of Gadhafi-era figures are on trial in Tripoli whilst peace talks are at a standstill. Is accountability may be the first step to reconciliation in war-torn Libya?
Several explosions were heard outside the parliament Monday morning, and all law makers have been evacuated.
Five guards from Lebanon's notorious Roumieh prison were arrested after a video sufficed online showing inmates being tortured.
Some 14 people were killed by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, local activists said.
Egypt on Sunday appointed its first ambassador to Israel since 2012, signalling an improvement in relations between the two countries.
The World Health Organization released a report on Sunday saying more than 15 million Yemenis do no have access to healthcare.
June 21, 2015
An Egyptian judge on Sunday agreed to send 152 worker to a disciplinary committee
A female opposition rights activist was sentenced in absentia on Sunday to three years in prison for insulting Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Sabah.
Egyptian authorities plan to open its Rafah crossing to Gaza on Tuesday for three days.
A controversial cartoon mocking foreign press coverage of the events in Gaza in 2014 has been removed by the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
Morsi made an appearance in Egyptian court on Sunday to stand charges of spying for Qatar, his first since being sentenced to death last Tuesday.