September 16, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testified Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee concerning the military strategy to combat the Islamic State.
A top Iraqi official met with Syrian President Bashar Assad Tuesday to discuss terrorism in the region.
The United Nations mission in Libya has warned that a rapidly deteriorating security and deepening political divisions have brought Libya to the brink of chaos.
Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Abadi's nominees for defense minister and interior minister Tuesday.
United Nations investigators released a new report Tuesday with more details of atrocities in Syria.
Twenty-two people were killed in Yemen after clashes erupted between Houthi rebels and local Sunni tribesmen backed by the government.
Six Egyptian policemen were killed and two injured in the North Sinai after an explosion struck an armoured vehicle.
Up to a thousand Turks have joined Islamic State militants inside Iraq and Syria, according to government officials and media reports.
Lebanon's army clashed with Nusra Front fighters overnight on the country's border with Syria, killing dozens of militants.
A mere 10 percent of Gazans would vote for Mahmoud Abbas if elections were held, according to a recent poll Tuesday.
Lebanon will need up to $1 billion to cope with the mass influx of Syrian refugees in the country, according to a government official.
Mohammad Javad Zarif left for New York Tuesday to participate in a fresh round of negotiations with the world's six powers over Tehran's nuclear program.
Lebanon will increase security along the border with Syria as part of a global contribution against Islamic State militants, according to an analyst.
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.