February 11, 2016
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev claims that if there is no peaceful negotiations on Syria, the only alternative is a world war.
Let’s just hope it doesn’t really happen.
US wants a Syrian cease-fire now, claiming waiting for a Russian March 1 deadline will damage opposition forces beyond repair.
Twitter is unveiling a new formula to push 'more important' tweets to the top, rather than display in chronological order.
As the American president prepares his exit from the White House, it is fair to ask whether he will let the complete destruction of Syria become a reality.
February 10, 2016
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan was enraged after a US delegation met with PYD fighters in Kobani.
The new pictures allegedly show one of the US sailors captured by Iran last month crying.
February 9, 2016
The United States has pledged an additional $133M for humanitarian assistance in Lebanon, while $290M will be used for education in Lebanon and Jordan.
A Kurdish Iraqi official has said that the KRG needs US assistance to cover salaries, logistics and transport in order to defeat Daesh.
King Abdullah and President Obama will tackle efforts to combat extremism across the Middle East.
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
Hacktivists announced via a pro-Palestinian Twitter account that it had dumped personal data for 10,000 Homeland Security staff and threatened the FBI was next.
What does it all mean for the Middle East?
February 8, 2016
Erdogan expressed anger at US support for Syrian Kurds and called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the PKK.
Hundreds of people showed up at a meeting to debate the issue.
The Denver Broncos stifled the high-scoring Carolina offense and capitalized on critical fumbles by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to win 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night.
February 7, 2016
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The San Francisco-based company steps up its efforts to stop terrorism from spreading through its network.
This week was full of omens that Syria in its already fractured and suffering condition should look forward to more misery.
A new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report suggests that OPEC will have to increase production considerably to keep up with lower outputs from non-cartel producers.
February 6, 2016
The fourth round of peace talks are scheduled to begin Feb. 23 in Kabul.
February 5, 2016
A US official claims the number of Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are falling, but rising in Libya.
February 4, 2016
@espnW: @IbtihajMuhammad set to become first American to compete in Olympics in a hijab. http://es.pn/1P48uiH
Secretary of State John Kerry demands halt to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
Is it too late now to say sorry? #TooLateObama trends on Twitter following the president’s mosque visit
The US president made his first presidential visit to a US mosque this week, and while many saw it as a gesture of solidarity, others dismissed it as being too late.
The US Senate committee for Homeland Security met Wednesday to address concerns over Canada's plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees.
“We have to be consistent in condemning hateful rhetoric and violence against everyone."
The arrival of the warplanes brings the total number of F-16s in Iraq's air force to six.
February 3, 2016
#MosqueVisit began trending on Twitter during Obama’s speech at a mosque in Baltimore, but not everyone was supporting the president's act of solidarity.
UN envoy Steffan de Mistura noted the talks had been adjourned, but not cancelled.
The Pentagon has announced that it is increasing funding for the war against Daesh by more than 50 percent.
Despite cheap oil prices damaging it's economy, Oman refuses to change its foreign exchange rate.
She took bronze in the Women’s Sabre World Cup last Saturday, earning her place in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Following the successful test of a prototype underwater data system, Microsoft is extending the size of the project.
February 2, 2016
Former Gouna player Amro Tarek becomes the first ever Egyptian player to join the Major League Soccer in the USA
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said the battle against the militant group in Syria would be much more complex.
January 31, 2016
The billionaires continue their battle on Twitter.
The women each received $130,000 after they claimed they were fired because Prince Abdul-Rahman bin Abdul-Aziz did not want female chauffeurs.
Saudi Arabia has arrested 33 people suspected of being involved with terrorist activity.
Cue all the haters calling him a Muslim.
January 30, 2016
The US military says it targeted Daesh positions near Raqqa and Mosul.
The US hopes to train up to 3,000 Iraqi soldiers for a special mission to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul.
January 29, 2016
The drone managed to capture a video during the surveillance mission over the US aircraft carrier.