Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al Maliki, said on Monday that he will overhaul the country's security strategy, in light of the devastating wave of sectarian violence and bombs that has swept the country, causing 72 casualties in two days.
IDF soldiers came under fire from inside Syria late Monday evening and returned fire
The US Secretary of State is making his fourth regional visit in two months as he tries to set the terms for a peace settlement between Israel and Palestine
An Israeli man stormed into a bank in the Israeli city of Bersheeba on Monday and killed four people before turning the gun on himself.
Iran's Guardian Council has come forward to say those who are physically weak and only able to work "a few hours a day" will be rejected from the upcoming elections, which may affect the Rafsanjani, Iran's former president, who is aged 78.
After increasing violations on Islamic and Christian holy sites in East Jerusalem, UNESCO planned a trip to the holy city to investigate but Israel has barred the UN commission from entering the city over fears that Palestinians will "politicize the issue'.
British Foreign Minister William Hague said on Monday that if tyrant Syrian President Bashar Assad doesn't take the upcoming peace negotiations seriously, then "no option is off the table" with regards to foreign action in the war-torn state.
28 Hezbollah fighters have been killed in the vicious battle for the Syrian town of Qusair, whilst some 20 Syrian Army fighters were reported dead.
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The move could be a signal that the Morsi government is prepared to use force in a bid to return the captive soldiers
Two al-Qaeda suspects were killed in the bombing in central Yemen, which comes days after a similar strike was carried out in the south of the country, killing four
20 killed in attacks across the Iraqi capital, with 11 killed in the Southern city of Basra
Just one day after Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would "take all necessary measures to protect Israel's security from the Syrian conflict", Syrian gunfire hit the Israeli occupied Golan Heights over night.
After clashes between Salafist hardline Islamist group Ansar Al Sharia and Tunisian security forces across the country on Sunday, there has been one reported fatality, three injured protestors and 11 policemen wounded.
At least 10 policemen were shot dead by gunmen in Rawah, Anbar province
Around 20 Hezbollah fighters are reported to have been killed as opposition forces fought to defend the strategic town of Qusayr, near the Lebanese border and linking Damascus with the coast