May 5, 2014
The head of the United Nations said Sunday that “bureaucratic resistance” by Bashar Assad’s government was preventing aid getting to millions of Syrians in need due to the 3-year-old conflict.
Libyan Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq has taken oath of office after being elected as the North African country’s new prime minister.
Qatar has donated $5 million to the Gaza government to support Palestinian reconciliation, an official said Sunday.
May 4, 2014
Shelling in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, held by al-Qaeda-affiliated militants, has claimed 11 lives in less than 24 hours, as the Arab country continues to grapple with violence.
A senior Iranian military official described south Lebanon as Iran’s first line of defense, an Iranian News Agency reported over the weekend.
One Lebanese man was wounded and two others kidnapped in clashes between residents of the east Lebanon border village of Arsal and Syrian armed rebels.
A mob of roughly 100 settlers attacked a group of Israeli police officers while they attempted to investigate an Israeli couple thought to be connected to a recent "price tag" attack.
Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front announced Sunday its conditions to end fighting in Syria with its rival extremist group.
A retired Egyptian colonel was shot dead on Sunday in the northern Sinai Peninsula, army sources said.
Yemen's armed forces killed at least 37 Al Qaeda suspects on Sunday alone as part of Sanaa's campaign to oust the global terrorist network from the country's southern regions.
At least ten Shia pilgrims have been killed and several others wounded in terrorist attacks in northern Iraq.
An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings that killed three people and wounded eight on Friday in the southern Sinai Peninsula.
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has officially joined five United Nations treaties amidst the collapse of the so-called peace talks with Israel, Press TV reports.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has urged government bodies who are tasked with providing aid and humanitarian relief in Syria to increase their “cooperation” with international and local organizations, Syrian state TV reported.
Ongoing clashes between al Nusra Front and ISIL have caused 60,000 to flee Deir Ezzor province in Syria.