August 27, 2014
ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under severe criticism by members of his coalition government, among others, after reaching a ceasefire deal with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
Iraqi fighter jets have targeted several hideouts of ISIS terrorists besieging the town of Amerli.
Syrian rebels seized control of the Syrian crossing with the Golan Heights Wednesday.
Syrian warplanes launched air strikes on Arsal, Lebanon Wednesday.
At least fifteen Australian citizens were killed fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.
There are more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon, according to a new report by Lebanese officials.
Anti-government protesters in Bahrain were met with aggression from police forces.
Palestinians across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip celebrated Tuesday night as the long-term truce went into effect, ending 50 days of violence.
Saudi and Iranian officials met for talks for first time since Hassan Rouhani was elected president in an effort to thaw relations between the two countries.
Militants with the Islamic State executed roughly 80 people in Fallujah.
Seven governments have pledged to provide weapons to Kurdish forces battling ISIS in Iraq.
August 26, 2014
The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay says ISIS has committed crimes against humanity by killing hundreds of Shia Iraqis.
A 26-year-old American woman is reportedly being held captive by Islamic State militants in Syria who are demanding $6.6 million random for her release.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions. It went into effect at 7pm Tuesday.