January 17, 2015
Troops from US Special Forces will be among some 400 military trainers traveling to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to train moderate Syrian rebels, the Pentagon said Friday.
During a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Washington Friday, US President Barack Obama said he will not allow a Republican-dominated US Congress to instate new sanctions on Iran until nuclear talks have played out.
January 16, 2015
International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda said Friday the court would launch a preliminary investigation into the "situation in Palestine," following war crimes claims lodged by Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas.
The US has announced plans to send 400 military trainers to hosting sites Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, a US Defense Department officer said Friday.
Iraqi security forces said Thursday scores of people have been kidnapped by Daesh in the restive Iraqi province of Anbar.
Hundreds of Muslims took the streets in northern and southern Lebanon Friday to protest the new cover of satirical French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, which depicts the Prophet Mohammad.
The Lebanese army says it has encountered new suicide bombing threats across the country as a militant cell in northeastern Lebanon was arrested Thursday with a dismantled car packed with explosives.
Rama Tahran, a 50-year-old Syrian refugee living in a makeshift cap in Lebanon's eastern city of Baalbek, passed away Thursday after winter temperatures dipped below freezing.
Bahrain's opposition party the Future Block condemned Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah's denouncement of the Bahraini government
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Israel to immediately resume the transfer of tax revenues to Palestine.
January 15, 2015
The Lebanese army arrested three suspects using fake identification for plotting a series of suicide attacks.
Fifty-year-old Rama Tahran died in a refugee camp in the eastern city of Baalbek on Thursday due to extremely cold temperatures.
A ten-day truce has been agreed upon between Syrian rebels and the government in Waar, an area of Homs.
The alleged Islamist militant researched the construction of pipe bombs to execute an attack on the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
The Combined Joint Task Force announced it launched 11 attacks in Syria and another 11 attacks in Iraq on Wednesday.