July 3, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said all necessary measures were being taken against "terrorist threats" on Thursday while 30,000 soldiers were deployed to the borders with Iraq.
A woman in the US state of Colorado faces federal charges of trying to aid terrorist militants from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
The Pentagon confirmed the full transfer of Syria's chemical weapons to an American vessel off the Italian coast.
Russia remained optimistic about meeting the July 20 deadline with Iran over a nuclear deal with other UN Security Council members.
Rebels in the north and east of Syria have vowed to lay down their arms if they don’t receive help to fight Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, as an offensive by a leading Islamist faction targets the militants in the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus.
Leader and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, was arrested in Cairo after Egyptian forces raided his home.
Women hold a banner reading "Swept away by Cancer"
At least 170 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army following the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old boy in East Jerusalem, Wednesday.
Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday evening.
July 2, 2014
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki extended amnesty to Sunni tribes that battled government forces over the last months during a parliamentary session Wednesday.
At least four Tunisian soldiers were killed from land mines Wednesday in their offensive on jihadists in the country's northwest region.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki has rejected Kurdish leadership's plan to hold an independence referendum, saying that such a vote would be "unconstitutional."
At least four members of the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Maqdis were arrested by Egyptian authorities Wednesday over this week's palace bombings.However, another militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility for the attacks on Tuesday.
Israeli forces demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli police officer in April. Several were injured in clashes that erupted in response to the demolition.
Top leaders among Jordan's jihadist movement denounced the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's declaration of a caliphate earlier this week.
At least 374 Yemeni security force personnel have died this year in Sanaa's offensives, including attacks on Al Qaeda, this year.
Syrian rebels will lay down their arms within the next week if they do not receive support from the exiled opposition to fight against the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
It's unforgivable what happened to the three Israeli teenagers killed by Palestinians. But acting in the name of revenge to a Palestinian teenager this morning is equally deplorable.
Dozens of ISIL militants were killed in an air raid over the northern city of Mosul, according to the Iraqi army.
Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in East Jerusalem following the kidnap and killing of a 16-year-old boy.
In the public statement the Prime Minister called on all sides not to take the law into their own hands and noted that Israel is a nation of laws and everyone must act according to the law.
Military spokesman says demolition of West Bank house belonging to Ziad Awad, who was released in Schalit deal, was intended to serve as deterrent to terrorists.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait released 152 Egyptian prisoners as a goodwill gesture for Ramadan.
President of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday that a Kurdish referendum will take place "in a matter of months."
Russia called on the UN Security Council to bar crude oil sales by terrorist groups including the the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.
The UN children’s agency and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls abducted by Takfiri militants in Syria late May.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Israeli police found the body of a teenager in the Jerusalem area on Wednesday after it was reported that a Palestinian youth had been kidnapped in the city’s east, sparking speculation of a revenge attack for the murder of three Israeli teens
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
Palestinians held the funeral of a 20-year-old man who was shot dead during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The sixth round of nuclear talks between Tehran and the so-called P5+1 are set to resume Wednesday.
July 1, 2014
Israel's Prime Minister confirmed Tuesday that Tel Aviv is planning to target Hamas in Gaza in response to the recent kidnapping and deaths of the three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
The American MV Cape Ray arrived in Italy's Gioia Tauro port Tuesday to aid in the destruction of at least 1,300 tons of chemical weapons from Syria.
An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for Monday's bombings at the Ittihadiya palace.
Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tuesday that Tehran is ready to supply weapons to Baghdad if Iraqi leadership asks for help, while ISIS front man calls for more jihad during the holy month of Ramadan.
Three top Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders were arrested in Egypt Tuesday ahead of the anniversary of former president Mohammed Morsi's oust last year.
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
At least six security force officers were killed from a roadside bomb that exploded in Tunisia's Kef region Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia pledged $500 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday.
More than 2,400 were killed in Iraq in June in what has developed into the deadliest month in the country this year. Baghdad also failed to elect a new parliament to handle the growing crisis Tuesday over lack of quorum.
ISIS captured a strategic Syrian border town from rebels, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has named Prime Minister Erdogan as its candidate.
Iraqi Kurds will vote on an independent Kurdish state within months.
The United Nations hailed Lebanon's army for its efforts in controlling the country's security situation after a wave of terrorist attacks.
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc on Monday said Ankara does not favor a divided Iraq.
An alarming number of extremists are leaving their Western countries to fight alongside ISIL.
President Barack Obama announced deploying an additional 300 U.S. troops to Iraq, bringing the total number of American personnel in the country to 750.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on Egyptians to stage mass demonstrations on July 3 to protest President Sisi.
Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.
Israeli soldiers shot dead an 18-year-old Palestinian during a raid in Jenin, early Tuesday. The raid came hours after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found near Hebron.
Three men were killed and seven people injured during clashes at Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut.
Human rights group B'Tselem Monday called on the Israeli government to refrain from acts of vengeance after three bodies of missing Israeli teens were found in the West Bank.
A ball of fire is seen following an Israel airstrike in Rafah
A parliamentary session to begin forming a new government will begin Tuesday.
Hamas has warned against any Israeli attack on Palestinians in retaliation for the recent deaths of three Israeli teens.
Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.
June 30, 2014
Egyptian security forces successfully defused a fifth explosive device outside the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis Monday.
Israeli security forces found the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers who went missing earlier this month.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday that ISIL sells oil to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The Egyptian government has ordered Ramadan sermons to stick to topics of faith and morality and not discuss political issues.
Mortar shells hit Idlib Monday killing at least 14 people.
The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.
Palestinian detainee, Ayman Tbeish, ended his 122-day hunger strike in negotiations with the Israeli Prison Service, a lawyer said Monday.
Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.
The Obama administration reportedly received intelligence that militants inspired by ISIS could be preparing for frequent attacks in airports across the world.
Three explosions near the Presidential Palace have killed two policeman and left at least three people injured.
Security forces in Lebanon dismantled a number of terrorist cells over the past week after a wave of suicide attacks in across the country.
There hasn't been an Islamic caliphate since the Ottoman Empire. Radical militant group ISIS announced the "restoration of the caliphate", but what does this mean?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the creation of an independent Kurdish state, winning appraisal from lawmakers in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Two Tunisian embassy workers were freed in Libya Sunday after spending months in captivity, according to an embassy source.
A Cairo court gave 16 pro-Morsi supporters three-year prison sentences for allegedly rioting and protesting illegally without a permit.
Extremist militant group ISIS declared the formation of an Islamic "caliphate", citing the group's head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the "leader of Muslims everywhere".
One Palestinian was killed and three others injured in overnight air raids by Israeli forces across the southern Gaza Strip.
Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.
sraeli policemen and immigration officers arrest an African asylum seeker