September 2, 2014
Lebanese lawmakers Tuesday failed to elect a new president for an 11th time. Speaker Nabih Berri postponed the next voting session to September 23.
The Lebanese army deployed heavily in the northern city of Tripoli Tuesday morning in response to graffiti that threatened Lebanon's Christians.
Regime forces in Bahrain have once again attacked anti-regime protesters in Bahrain.
At least 10 soldiers have been killed in clashes between the army and the militias in Libya's Benghazi.
The Yemeni government has sent an envoy to the northern part of the country for talks with Houthis amid ongoing anti-government protests.
The country’s interim speaker of parliament, Faraj Bouhashem claimed that the formation of a new Libyan government is imminent.
Sectarian tensions in Lebanon soared over the weekend after an IS flag was burned in Ashrafieh and churches were graffitied in Tripoli, with local politicians divided over how to react.
September 1, 2014
Saudi Arabia and other GCC states have reportedly reached a major breakthrough toward ending their dispute with Qatar.
The Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS has issued a directive banning the unauthorized publication of “images of slaughter” conducted by the group’s “soldiers” on various fronts, according to a copy of the orders circulating on social media.
Iraqi security forces backed by Shi’ite militias entered the northern town of Amerli on Sunday and broke the Islamic State´s two-month siege of the town.
Iran has dismissed reports that Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif demanded that: “all the sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear activities should be lifted in return for its help in Iraq” in countering the Islamic State.
Jordan´s King Abdullah on Sunday underlined the need to intensify international efforts to resume peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
Libya's caretaker government has announced that most ministries and state-run institutions are now out of its control.
Islamic State militants have beheaded a Lebanese soldier in Arsal.
'Der Spiegel' reported that the US National Security Agency and Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency had carried out "wide-scale spying against Turkey."