September 4, 2014
The family of Steven Sotloff, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants, called their son "a hero."
Iraq's Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari denied reports that Iranian forces are fighting Islamic State militants in the country.
Two British human rights workers investigating the plight of migrant workers in Qatar have disappeared.
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has once again demanded the immediate and unconditional release of 45 abducted UN peacekeepers by anti-Damascus militants.
Lebanon bid farewell Wednesday to a slain soldier who was beheaded by militants in a massive, emotional funeral brimming with anguish over his killing.
Chief PLO negotiator presents John Kerry with plan for establishing an independent Palestinian state within a specific timeline
Bilateral US-Iran talks to resume Thursday in Geneva; Steinitz says options under discussion qualify as ‘bad deal.’
British Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed that the ISIL terrorist group will "be squeezed out of existence," as the militants threaten to kill a British hostage.
Kerry says killers of journalists James Foley and Steve Sotloff will be held accountable ‘no matter how long it takes.’
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has threatened to take firm action against Houthi anti-government protesters.
A number of Jordanian lawmakers have called on the government to stay out of any war against ISIL Takfiri militants, who have taken parts of neighboring Iraq and Syria.
A Fatah representative announced Wednesday the group invited Hamas to a meeting aimed at a national reconciliation agreement, but have yet to receive a response.
September 3, 2014
Palestinian sources said Wednesday night marked the beginning of U.S.-Palestinian negotiations as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Palestinian negotiation delegation at 10 p.m. local time.
Amid ongoing negotiations between Kurdish forces and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti, Italy could be arming Kurdish peshmerga troops by Sept. 10.
IS militants released a video via Al-Arabiya TV channel Wednesday threatening action against Vladimir Putin for Russia's close diplomatic ties with Syria's Bashar al-Assad.