Report states that IDF targeted brigades armed with long-range missiles.
Jabhat al Nusra and allies launch joint assault on strategic city in province of Idlib.
Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged all sides in Yemen's conflict to return to political dialogue to end to the ongoing violence in the country, Reuters has reported.
Saudi authorities have held the ISIL (Daesh) militant group responsible for the fatal shooting of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month.
April 24, 2015
Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL (Daesh) group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar.
Daesh militants have shot down an army aircraft near an important military airport in the south of Syria, according to AFP.
Ceremonies are being held around the world to remember the Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks in 1915.
Security forces killed at least 48 Daesh (ISIS) militants in Anbar and Ninawah provinces Friday, military officials said.
The talks, set for May 4, are the latest to attempt a resolution to the civil war.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in the Yemeni conflict since the launch of the Saudi-led airstrikes in the country, says UNICEF.
In the wake hundreds of migrant deaths off Libyan coast, EU officials pledge increased emergency funding for search-and-rescue operations.
The three British hobbyists, arrested on espionage charges, were released Thursday.
Israeli tanks strike northern Gaza Strip following Thursday rocket fire, no casualties reported.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
Presdident Joachim Gauck admits German responsibility in the 'genocide', using a term the Turkish government ardently disputes.
Officials from Iran and Iraq sign border security agreement, while Iraq officials pledge to beef up security along border with Syria.
Al-Jadeed news editor Karma Khayat arrived in Beirut on Thursday after a week of a trial for contempt at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
April 23, 2015
The death toll from clashes in Yemen rose to 1,080, including 48 children, the UN health agency said Thursday.
The president saluted the sacrifices and efforts of the armed forces Thursday, ahead of the commemoration of Sinai Liberation Day.
Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon nominated the current UN Ebola chief to the UN Security Council on Thursday.
Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidy said Thursday the parliamentary elections will not be held until after Ramadan for technical and security reasons.
The US returned dozens of Egyptian artifacts that were smuggled out of the Middle East.
A US raid against al-Qaeda in January killed two hostages being held by the extremist group, the White House said Thursday.
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday.
Coffins for the only bodies recovered from the Mediterranean's migrant disaster were carried from Malta's morgue to a funeral Thursday.
A shell from an unknown source hit a house in North Sinai, leaving one dead and four injured Thursday, the state news agency said.
The Iraqi army, assisted by popular mobilization units, has succeeded in retaking some areas from ISIL (Daesh) terrorists in the western province of Anbar.
At least 2,000 people, mostly Islamic State group (Daesh) terrorists, have been killed in Syria by a US-led air campaign in the past seven months, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday, according to AFP.
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
Militants blew up an ancient mosque in an ancient mosque in Libya's capital Tripoli, witnesses have said.
A car bomb has gone off near the Iraqi city of Balad, killing at least eight people and injuring 16 others, authorities say.
While ISIL (Daesh) may be making gains in Syria, the tides of battle are shifting against them in Iraq.
A new division of Daesh (ISIS) that calls itself the 'Green Brigade' has claimed a bombing in Yemen, AFP has reported.
A Libyan television journalist has been killed in Benghazi, AFP has reported. He was killed by a gunshot to the head.
Afghan women wait to get amulets from religious healer Juma Khan at his home in the Surkh Rood district, of Nangarhar province.
Afghan women wait to get amulets from religious healer Juma Khan at his home in the Surkh Rood district, of Nangarhar province. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
Saudi Arabia and its allies have launched a round of new airstrikes on Yemen, AFP reported on Thursday.
Daesh militants have reportedly used chlorine gas during attacks in Iraq's Anbar province, officials have said.
The UN Secretary-General has expressed concern over the renewal of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen.
Turkey recalled its ambassador to Austria hours after the Austrian Parliament described the Armenian massacre as "genocide" Wednesday.
A forensic report released Wednesday said Umarali Kuvatov was poisoned before he was shot dead in March.
April 22, 2015
Iran said Wednesday two of its warships had reached the Gulf of Aden a day after the Saudi-led coalition announced the end of its air campaign.
Another 446 rescued migrants docked in southeast Sicily on Wednesday, increasing the total refugees who have arrived in Italy this year to 22,000.
Violence marred a public memorial ceremony on Wednesday, showing tensions between the city's ultra-orthodox and Zionist communities.
Nile water is fit for human use, an official said after a barge carrying phosphate capsized in Upper Egypt on Tuesday.
Afghan Taliban announced their spring offensive will be launched Friday, the first year without NATO forces in the country.
A UN representative held a series of meetings with Lebanese officials Wednesday over issues facing women in conflict.
Activist group says 12 Daesh figthers dead in battle with Islamist rebels.
Indian authorities have taken Al Jazeera off the air for five days citing broadcasts of "wrong" maps of the Kashmir region.
Armenian leaders are told that the President will not use the term "genocide."
Yemen's defense minister has been freed after a month of captivity, sources said Wednesday.
The international human rights group has demanded the disclosure of the names, locations and dates of operations under the CIA program, and accused the Obama administration of granting 'de facto amnesty' to CIA personnel involved in the torture.
Security officials say a car bomb exploded in Baghdad's eastern district of Talibiyah Wednesday afternoon, killing seven people and wounding at least 14.
A bombing at a funeral in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk left at least five civilians dead and another 21 wounded Tuesday night, in another uptick in violence in Daesh-held areas of Iraq.
Family of Palestinian teen murdered by Jewish extremists asks Israeli government to remove name from terror memorial
Renewed strikes targeted new positions in Yemen's third largest city of Taez Wednesday, just hours after the announced end to their operation "Operation Decisive Storm."
French authorities arrested a 24-year-old computer science student Wednesday after finding an arsenal of heavy weapons and notes on potential targets in his Paris apartment.
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi thanked the Saudi-led coalition for their role in rebuffing the advancement of Shiite Houthi rebels attempting to oust his government in war-torn Yemen.
Wire taps from inside one of Libya's biggest people smuggling rings in Tripoli reveal human trafficking 'godfathers' boasting about overstuffed vessels and laughing off migrant deaths.
Russia's foreign minister has voiced support for an immediate lifting of international sanctions against Iran following a successful nuclear agreement, which is the timeline Iran hopes for instead of another suggested by world powers to slowly lift sanctions after inspections are completed.
A group of international foreign fighters pose for a photo in the outskirts of the north-western Syrian town of Tal Tamr, as they fight alongside People Protection Unit
A group of international foreign fighters pose for a photo in the outskirts of the north-western Syrian town of Tal Tamr, as they fight alongside People Protection Unit. (AFP/file)
Following Saudi's announcement of the end of airstrikes in Yemen Tuesday, the US pushes for further progress toward peace talks and warns Iran against escalating the conflict with weapons supplies for the Houthis.
More than 225,000 Syrians are besieged by Daesh forces in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, according to the most recent UN report, leaving civilians without access to foodstuffs and water supply.
The Pentagon has expressed doubt about the claims, saying there's no evidence to support that Baghdadi was wounded.
Syrian Army troops engaged militants in the mountainous Qalamoun region, thwarting opposition fighters infiltrating the country Tuesday.
April 21, 2015
The objectives of "Operation Decisive Storm" were achieved, a Saudi defense ministry statement said Tuesday.
Egypt's irrigation minister declared a state of emergency due to the spillage of 500 tons of phosphate Tuesday.
Saudi-led airstrikes conducted in Yemen's capital Monday killed 38 civilians and injured 532, medics said Tuesday.
King Salman has ordered the National Guard to be involved in Operation Decisive Storm, a minister announced Tuesday.
The Canadian government said it will be granting a new passport to an Al Jazeera journalist currently waiting for his retrial in Egypt.
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.
Daesh beheaded two opposition fighters accused of fighting against the group, a monitor said Tuesday.
Three people were killed and six injured after a car bomb detonated outside a restaurant in the Somali capital, police said Tuesday.
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been recuperating for weeks from serious injuries, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Three Eritrean asylum seekers who left Israel last summer were among a group of people killed by militants of Daesh in Libya, an NGO said Tuesday.
"Women's rights are not only about gender equality but also about abolishing the innate hegemonic undercurrents of power and control."
Separate military raids in North Sinai on Tuesday left eight suspected militants dead, military sources said.
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
The Tunisian captain was one of only 28 survivors after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya and left 800 dead.
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
In a television interview with France 2 television on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly denied reports that his forces have used chlorine gas and barrel bombs in combat.
The captain and a crewman of a migrant boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday has been arrested by Italian authorities. More than 700 are presumed dead.
In a much anticipated verdict, an Egyptian court sentenced ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison on violence-related charges.
Six men have been arrested in connection to a suicide bombing in the Afghan city of Jalalabad. Militants linked to Daesh have claimed responsibility for the attack that left 35 people dead and 125 others wounded last Saturday.
Houthis carry out suicide operations on the Saudi border as the Saudi-led coalition targets pro-rebel tribes.
Iran has rejected a call by US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for unlimited access of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to the Islamic Republic’s military sites.
The leader of the 37th brigade has his support for the government of President Hadi, as aid operations are obstructed in Yemen.
Iran and Australia have agreed to share intelligence on tracking foreign fighters working with Daesh, as part of Australia's first official visit to Iran in over a decade.
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
A general view shows a defaced Islamic State group flag in front of the main gate of palace of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein
A general view shows a defaced Islamic State group flag in front of the main gate of palace of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Tikrit. (AFP/ Mohammed Sawaf)
No casualties have been reported from an explosion outside the Spanish embassy, following a string of attacks against foreign nationals.
Lebanon rolls out the red carpet to receive the first shipment of French weapons, as part of a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia.
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.
Two US warships follow the arrival of Sunday's aircraft carrier and guided-missile cruiser, as the US beefs up their presence in Yemen.
April 20, 2015
The family, which includes four young children, was last seen April 7.
After shelling and clashes Monday, government forces cut off route used for weapons and fighter transport.
The journalist, detained since July 2014, faces charges of espionage and "collaboration with hostile governments," according to his attorney.
Sanaa residents say they say one of the largest explosions in three weeks of bombing after the Saudi-led coalition targeted a Scud missile base in the capital's Hadda district.
According to a survivor, as many as 950 passengers may have been aboard the boat, which capsized Sunday off the Libyan coast.
At least ten people were killed in a deadly blast at the UN office in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region in an attack claimed by the militant group, Al-Shabaab.
Yemen's FM rejected Iranian offers for peace negotiations in the ongoing Yemen crisis, citing Iran's role in supporting rebel militants.