September 16, 2014
Al-Qaeda allegedly appealed for Islamic State militants to release British aid worker Alan Henning because "he was an innocent aid worker," it has been revealed.
The UNHCR has urged the international community to recognize the rights of millions of undocumented and stateless people.
World leaders from over 30 countries pledged to use "all means necessary" to defeat the Islamic State.
September 15, 2014
Iran's Supreme Leader said Monday that Iran will not join an international coalition led by the U.S. to counter Islamic State militants.
Yemen's Houthis have suspended their ongoing negotiations with the government over alleged interference from foreign parties.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Paris Monday.
A new report by Human Rights Watch says at least 31 Iraqi civilians were killed in an airstrike that hit a school in Tikrit earlier this month.
The Libyan Prime Minister has threatened to cut ties with Qatar for interfering in Libya's internal affairs.
Several Arab states have pledged military support, including air strikes, to assist in the international campaign against the Islamic State.
British security services have reportedly identified the Islamic State militant "Jihadi John", who beheaded James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines.
Lebanese authorities have rejected suggestions to collaborate with the Syrian regime to combat Islamic State militants.
Arab media reported that the Doha-based Mashaal was considering relocating to Tunisia, Turkey or Malaysia after Muslim Brotherhood leaders expelled from emirate.
France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance flights over Iraq in support of the US campaign against the Takfiri ISIL group.
President Mahmoud Abbas is due to ask France to officially recognise Palestine an independent state in an upcoming meeting this week.
US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace.