August 12, 2014
A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.
The British government completed a second air drop of aid to Iraqis Tuesday.
Egyptian authorities have barred the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another senior staff member from entering the country.
IDF warships opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the Rafah coast Tuesday, violating the 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah late Sunday where they reportedly tackled the restive situation in various countries in the Arab world.
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.
A nine-hour session of indirect negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli delegations in Cairo on Monday ended with a partial draft agreement on easing the blockade on Gaza, sources close to the talks told Ma'an.
Security forces in Egypt arrested two alleged members of a militant group in the tense Sinai Peninsula, the country's state news agency reported Tuesday.
Palestinian families continued to return home on the second day of a 72-hour ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas.
Peshmerga forces in Iraq made significant gains against terrorist group ISIS after several days of fighting, according to Press TV.
Outgoing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki rejected the naming of his successor as premier on Monday, charging that it amounted to a violation of Iraq's constitution.
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri donated $15 million to help reconstruct the besieged border town of Arsal following heavy clashes between the army and militants.
The UN Human Rights Council appointed a three-member panel, including George Clooney's fiancé Amal Alamuddin, to investigate allegations of war crimes committed by Israel in Gaza.
The two black boxes of an Iranian passenger plane that crashed in the country's capital, Tehran, have been found, according to Iranian officials.
A pro-Palestinian campaign group in Turkey plans to send aid in a flotilla of ships bound for Gaza, four years after its last attempt to break the Israeli blockade which resulted in 9 Turkish deaths.