Patient tested at Rafik Hariri hospital tested negative for Ebola, but the hospital conducted a drill causing confusion.
IS footage about the disturbing education of boys within their territories recently surfaced.
A patient showing multiple symptoms of Ebola is being tested at Beirut's Rafik Hariri University Hospital for the virus.
Militant group Anjad Misr claimed responsibility for a blast at Cairo University on Wednesday.
Tunisian police exchanged gunfire with a group of armed men near the capital Thursday.
Lebanon's army on Thursday vowed to tackle terrorists trying to use the country as a "safe haven" for launching attacks.
Clashes continued between Islamic State militants and Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani Thursday, bringing the total death toll up to 533 people since the US-led coalition launched air strikes in the region.
The UNHCR representative for Lebanon insisted the country's borders are still open to Syrian refugees days after officials announced a cap on those fleeing the Assad conflict.
Billionaire Saudi businessman Alwaleed bin Talal has admitted to the kingdom’s support for the IS terrorists who fight against the Iraqi and Syrian governments.
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Defense, Prince Salman, said the military would continue to protect Islam's holiest sites from potential attacks.
Canadian security forces continued to search for gunmen following an attack on the country's parliament in Ottawa, which killed one soldier.
A Palestinian suspect who rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday died early Thursday after being shot by Israeli police.
Renewed clashes in Benghazi have killed at least 11 people.
The sources also told the newspaper that the PA leadership is prepared to return to the negotiations with Israel but not according to "old mechanisms.
A Palestinian child died on Wednesday after he touched an unexploded Israeli ordnance left over from the most recent offensive over the summer, causing it to explode.
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau is a Canadian Muslim convert who fatally shot a soldier Thursday, but who is this privately educated man and why was he thirsty to kill?
Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobani against the ISIL say the militants have used chemical weapons.
A bomb outside Cairo University injured 10 people.
Ultra-orthodox Jewish mourners carry the body of three-month-old baby Chaya Zissel Braun during her funeral in Jerusalem on October 23, 2014 after she was killed in what Israeli police called
Four former employees of the US Blackwater security firm were found guilty of crimes related to the shootings of over 30 Iraqis in 2007 where 14 people were killed.
A group of right-wing Israeli Jews entered Al-Aqsa compound in East Jerusalem Wednesday under heavy security escort, spiking ongoing tensions.
October 22, 2014
A gunman shot and killed a Canadian soldier in Ottawa Wednesday, prompting a lockdown of the city's entire downtown area.
When his fans hail him as the new Ataturk, they're ignoring some key details about Egypt's al-Sisi
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he's 'already said' the Iraqi peshmerga would be allowed to enter Kobani through the Turkish border, but was still opposed to the U.S. plan to provide weapons to the PYD and PKK.
The ten electrical workers abducted by masked assailants in southeastern Turkey earlier Wednesday have reportedly been released.
The United Kingdom donated $16 million worth of military equipment to the Lebanese army to defend the country's eastern border from jihadist threat.
IDF spokesman Peter Lerner said in an Twitter statement Wednesday that two IDF soldiers, one male and one female, had been wounded by shots fired from Egypt.
The most recent attacks killed at least 18.
The UK's Metropolitan Police Service released shocking figures, which state five British citizens are leaving to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria every week.
The Palestinian Authority Department of Prisoner's Affairs on Wednesday said dozens of minors were assaulted or beaten while in Israeli custody.
Iraq's new Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi promised to retake Islamic State controlled areas of the country including the city of Mosul.
A Pentagon official Tuesday said the situation in the Syrian border town of Kobani remained "tenuous" despite US air strikes against IS.
The individuals had planned to attack U.S. military personnel in Qatar and Kuwait.
Libya’s internationally recognized government says its forces are getting ready to recapture the capital from militias.
Jordan's representative to the UN Security Council, Dina Kawar, said Israel is "determined" to provoke Palestinians by imposing restrictions on worshipers entering Islam's third most holiest site, Al Asqa Mosque.
Islamist party Ennahda is still projected to do well, but the other big contender this time around is Nidaa Tounes, a broad-based secularist party.
The Syrian air force carried out over 200 air strikes around the country in the past 36 hours.
A French Army pilot getting down a Rafale fighter jet, initially equiped with 4 laser guided bombs GBU-12
A French Army pilot getting down a Rafale fighter jet, initially equiped with 4 laser guided bombs GBU-12
Iraqi soldiers have pushed IS militants out of al-Sab, a strategic town near Baghdad.
Three US teenagers hoping to join the Islamic State were caught by FBI agents in Germany and sent back home to Denver where they were reunited with their families.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said there was no chance of long term stability without Israel properly addressing the occupied territories.
October 21, 2014
The Turkish Ministry of Health has stepped up its MERS screening process after being the latest country in which the MERS virus has been fatal.
Israeli officers evicted the residents of 3 houses in Jerusalem and demolished them leaving 23 Palestinians homeless.
An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to seven men found guilty of terrorism offenses Tuesday following a raid in March where two military officers were killed.
Egypt bolstered private security at universities due to increased anti-government protests at the start of the academic year.
Lebanon's Social Affair Minister said no more Syrian refugees would be allowed in the country following the mass influx of people fleeing the neighboring conflict.
The EU on Tuesday added a total of 16 Syrians including 12 ministers to a new sanctions list due to the continuing war by Assad's regime.
King Abdullah of Jordan said "there is no grey area" in battling terrorism and warned against IS militants creating a civil war in Islam.
Noam Chomsky shares his thoughts on the rise of the Islamic State, the most recent Gaza offensive, and US policy in the region.
Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that if the US vetoed the Palestinian UN resolution for a timetable to end the Israeli occupation, Palestine would apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.
British drones have been moved from Afghanistan to hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria following 10 air strikes carried out by UK forces in the region.
Libya's parliament has announced a formal alliance with former General Khalifa Haftar.
Israeli and Hamas officials are due to resume indirect talks in Cairo next week following an invitation from Egypt to restart negotiations.
A total of 67 Shia fighters have been killed in attacks by al Qaeda as violence rages on in the town of Radaa.
A visitor looks at artifacts on display during the official reopening of the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria
A visitor looks at artifacts on display during the official reopening of the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria on October 19, 2014.
Clashes between Kurdish fighters and the Islamic State continued in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani late Monday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.
October 20, 2014
Around 18 civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Harisiyye district, while another bomb attack left seven soldiers dead in Zeydan
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said Sunday his country will work with Sudan to support Libya’s military against Islamic militants.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has characterized the Kurdish solution process as "national, domestic and unique. As it is a product of the sons of this land, it must be protected against external influences."
The Houthi movement is pushing to secure the defense, interior and finance portfolios in Yemen’s new cabinet, reported on Sunday.
Turkey announced Monday that it is now helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border with Syria.
At least 20 Houthi fighters were killed in a bombardment by al-Qaeda militants in Rada'a.
Rivlin was speaking at the opening session of a conference entitled "From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other," on the escalation of tensions between Jews and Arabs.
Shortly after news of the controversial move was announced, President Reuven Rivlin criticized the development as surreptitious and potentially unsanctioned.
Egyptian students have launched a week-long campaign to protest security forces on campuses.
Iraq's illegal oil business is booming and allowing IS to flourish.
In a tactical shift, the United States has started dropping small arms and supplies to Kobani's besieged defenders.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
IS casualties are piling up as the battle for Kobani rages on.
A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.
A car bomb in Damascus killed two men and injured a Syrian opposition commander Sunday night.
A Palestinian girl walks on a street of destroyed buildings in al-Tufah, in the east of Gaza City on October 19, 2014.
A Palestinian girl walks on a street of destroyed buildings in al-Tufah, in the east of Gaza City on October 19, 2014. The Palestinian government has unveiled a 76-page reconstruction plan for Gaza,
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
The UN estimates that there are currently 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Security officials said on Sunday that the fighters from the Shia Houthi movement captured the town of Yarim, located about 106 miles south of Sana’a in the province of Ibb.
Hard-line Jordanian Salafists Omar Mahdi Zeidan and Saad Hneity have joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria.
In a joint statement issued late Saturday by the governments of the US, UK, Germany, France and Italy, the group threatened sanctions against violent parties in Libya if a ceasefire and negotiation process is not implemented.
Kurdish forces reportedly recaptured parts of Kobani, the strategically important Syrian border town, over the weekend.
Shiite Houthi fighters have taken control of a crossing along Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia.
Abbas' statement follows a recent spate of clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli police.
Hassan Farhan al-Maliki has called for putting an end to what he describes as discrimination against Shi'a Muslims in Saudi Arabia.
Professor Peter Neumann said that people returning from Syria broadly fell into one of three categories: the dangerous, the disturbed and the disillusioned.
Observers said seven civilians were killed at a Konoco gas factory in Der-Ezzor province, and three were killed in similar strikes on oil fields in the countryside around Shadadi.
Walid Attalah is suspected of orchestrating a recent RPG attack in North Sinai, which killed three policemen and injured seven others.
By controlling Hīt, ISIS has effectively severed the main road linking Haditha to Ramadi. Supplies have been cut off completely from Haditha, with local officials warning foodstuffs could run out soon.
Sheikh Nimr, who has repeatedly criticized the lack of basic freedoms in Saudi Arabia, was sentenced to death last week.
Iraqi lawmakers appointed a Sunni MP Khaled al-Obeidi as defence minister and Shi'ite MP Mohamed al-Ghabban as interior minister, ending a political stalemate in the Iraqi government.
Kurdish people watch the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab
The Spanish parliament will reportedly vote on recognizing Palestine as a sovereign state.
Shia Houthi rebels continued to advance in the south of Yemen after overrunning the strategic city of Rada on Friday.
October 18, 2014
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Lebanon has sharply cut the influx of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their homeland by refusing to let them in.
Ground fighting alone has killed more than 600 combatants since Islamic State group militants launched an offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Kobane a month ago, a monitoring group said Thursday.
The families of two British aid workers beheaded by the Islamic State have called for "unity" from people of all faiths against the militant group.
Syrian regime airstrikes on a suburb of Damascus Friday killed 15 people, activists and a monitoring group said, as fierce clashes raged on several fronts in the country.
French President Francois Hollande looks at a sculpture as he visits the exhibition
Israeli authorities continued to restrict entry to the Al-Aqsa mosque, prompting anger from Hamas chief, Khaled Meshaal.
Over 20 people have been killed in separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad as the army gained major advances against IS terrorists across the country.
Kurdish protests across Ankara over Turkey's inaction against the Islamic State in the Syrian border town of Kobani has hit 40.