December 10, 2014
Seventy prisoners held in Israeli jails on Tuesday launched hunger strike action in protest against Israel's policy of solitary confinement, a prisoners' group said.
An ISIS commander whose wife was recently arrested by the Lebanese Army has called on jihadi militants to fight Hezbollah inside Lebanon, accusing the Lebanese government of being an accomplice to the powerful movement.
The Muslim Association of Britain has urged the Qatari government not to extradite well-known Muslim Brotherhood supporter Yusuf al-Qaradawi to Egypt following an arrest warrant for the elderly cleric and several other Brotherhood supporters by Interpol Friday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the next round of talks between Tehran and the P5+1 group will be held at the deputy level.
Lebanon has announced the formal arrest of ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi over terrorism-related charges, after conflicting reports of the release of 25 Lebanese hostages being held by militants.
Pakistan says its military has launched airstrikes against pro-Taliban militants in the country’s northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border, killing 11 militants.
The UN refugee agency said Tuesday countries have vowed to double the number of Syrian refugees they originally agreed to resettle after a high-level pledging conference in Geneva.
Foreign ministers from Iraq, Iran and Syria met Tuesday in Tehran on the sidelines of the World Against Violence and Extremism conference.
An American, Adam Everett Livix, was indicted in Tel Aviv on Tuesday for charges that include obtaining plastic explosives from Israeli soldiers with the apparent intention of harming Muslim holy sites.
December 9, 2014
A Senate Intelligence Committee report, released Tuesday, called the CIA's interrogation of terrorism suspects after Sept. 11, 2001, more brutal than it acknowledged to the White House or to the public.
A branch of al-Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for twin car bombings which left seven soldiers dead in southeast of the country.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry says a policeman who lost his life in a blast southwest of the capital Manama was a Jordanian officer who was present in the kingdom under a security exchange program.
An Egyptian court sentenced leading political activist and blogger Ahmed Douma to three years in prison for "insulting court judges."
The United Nation's food agency has said it is resuming food assistance to Syrian refugees after having suspended aid to 1.7 million displaced people last week due to a lack of funds.
With the recent success of the anti-ISIL campaign, Iraq presses the US to increase support and escalate their attacks.