September 7, 2014
US military planes carry out airstrikes againts Islamic State near Iraq's Haditha Dam.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has hinted that he is close to ending his reconciliation agreement with Hamas.
Saudi Arabia tightened security along the borders with Iraq by announcing plans to build a five-layer security fence, amid growing threats for the Islamic State.
David Cameron is preparing a diplomatic charm offensive to build widespread Arab support for Western military action against Islamic State (IS) in both Iraq and Syria.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have strengthened their hold on the town of Makhmour in northern Iraq as they manage to gain more ground in the battle against Takfiri ISIL militants, Press TV reports.
Indirect negotiations between Palestinian factions and Israel will continue in two weeks in Cairo, a leading member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine said Saturday.
Deadly clashes between Houthi rebels and government-backed tribesmen killed at least 40 people in Yemen Saturday.
September 6, 2014
Ousted leader Mohamed Morsi was accused on fresh charges of sharing state information with Qatar Saturday, along with nine others.
The aid agency David Haines was working for when abducted by Islamic State militants has called for his immediate release.
Leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, began a three-day visit in Egypt Saturday where he will meet President Sisi for talks.
Thousands of Shia Houthis took to the streets of Yemen's capital, Sana'a, to protest against the country's government, according to Press TV.
A Qatari delegation intervened in negotiations to help release Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held by Islamic State and Nusra Front militants.
Iraqi forces killed the Islamic State's second in command, Abu Hajar al-Souri, following an air strike in the city of Mosul Friday.
Canada's prime minister, Stephen Harper on Friday said that his country would send up to 100 military advisors to assist Iraqi troops, amid increasing threats from the Islamic State.
Clashes broke out in Lebanon's Tyre refugee camp Friday for reasons not immediately clear, leaving 30 Syrian refugees wounded.