September 21, 2014
Fierce shelling continued in Sanaa on Sunday as Houthi rebels moved in on a key army base.
State TV reported Sunday a bomb attack occurred outside the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo, killing two police officers.
A Egyptian military aircraft crashed south of Cairo Sunday, killing six military personnel and injuring another.
Egypt-brokered Indirect talks are expected to resume Tuesday between Israel and the Palestinian factions,
According to a report in Al-Hayat newspaper, Qatari officials told the Lebanese government the Nusra Front planned to begin executing soldiers "one after another" if prisoner release demands were not met.
Diplomats, soldiers, children taken in Iraq are now in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa.
The UN Refugee Agency says around 70,000 Syrian Kurds have been forced from their homes by the ISIL Takfiri threat and they have moved into Turkey in only 24 hours.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi heads to the US for the first time as leader to attend the 69th session of the UN General Assembly
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.
According to a recent interview, Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior Iranian officials told Reuters.
Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in Cairo next week in attempt to iron out issues that have prevented the full implementation of a unity deal agreed upon in April, a senior Fatah official said Saturday.
The Nusra Front claimed responsibility late Saturday for an attack that targeted a Hezbollah checkpoint in northeast Lebanon. The militant group said the attack destroyed one 57 millimeter cannon but did not elaborate.
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi left Cairo for New York Sunday to attend UN General Assembly meetings, his first international appearance since taking office in June.
September 20, 2014
Renewed clashes broke out in Yemen's capital Saturday, killing five.
The Nusra Front released a video Saturday depicting the execution of a Lebanese soldier captive and threatening the life of another policeman if Hezbollah continued what the group deems as attacks on the Sunni community.