September 19, 2014
Amid bloody clashes and a shaky ceasefire agreement, foreign airlines suspended flights to the Yemeni capital on Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday evidence showed Assad's government is using chlorine gas against civilians, which is a violation of a global chemical weapons treaty.
In a besieged enclave in northern Syria, half a million Kurds have been hit hard by an IS assault, prompting leaders to ask for help, airstrikes from the international community.
France agreed Thursday to support to the U.S.-led airstrike campaign in Iraq, but stopped short of Syria, saying they only agreed to activity in Iraq after requests from Baghdad. Meanwhile, the U.S. eyes operations to arm moderate Syrian rebels.
The Lebanese Army urged UNIFIL forces to look at Israeli wire tapping devices, installed along the Lebanese border, as a violation of Resolution 1701, the resolution that forged a peace agreement and ended the 2006 war between Lebanon and Israel.
A truce deal has been reached between Yemen's Houthi fighters and the army.
September 18, 2014
Syrian warplanes continued their week-long attack on rebel position near Damascus.
The Islamic State has released a new video featuring a captured British journalist.
IS militants have reportedly seized control of at least five more Kurdish villages in northern Syria.
The Libyan parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni.
French foreign minister said he would call the militant Islamic group the ‘Daesh cutthroats’
Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq on Wednesday told Ma'an that indirect ceasefire negotiations between Palestinians and Israel will restart within the next week.
Fifteen people were detained following dawn raids at a number of properties in Sydney, Brisbane and Logan last night after intelligence discovered an alleged plan by the Islamic State to publicly execute a random person
A UN administered measles vaccination program was halted following the confirmed death of 15 Syrian children, although the number is believed to be much higher.
Islamic State militants pose no threat to the Kurdish capital of Erbil, according to a Peshmerga official.