August 11, 2014
The U.S. has decided to directly provide weapons to Kurdish forces in Iraq.
Lebanese authorities Monday said they would consider closing the border with Syria to reduce the number of refugees entering the country.
Palestinian representatives told mediators in Cairo that the coming three days will be the last chance for reaching a truce agreement with Israel, an official said Sunday.
Forty-five Egyptians accused of supporting former President Mohamed Morsi were acquitted Sunday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says he will file a legal complaint against the newly elected president for committing "a clear constitutional violation."
IDF soldiers shot and killed a 24-year-old Fatah activist during a raid in the West Bank city of Nablus, local officials and witnesses confirmed.
Families of soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon's border town Arsal staged a protest Sunday demanding their release as negotiations between the government and militants continue.
Clashes between rival militias in Libya's capital continued on Sunday while the UN attempted to broker a ceasefire between both sides.
Hospitals in Gaza are lacking supplies and struggling to cope with the high number of Palestinian casualties injured by Israeli air strikes, according to Press TV.
The U.S. State Department has relocated some of its staff members from the Kurdish city of Irbil and Baghdad.
A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt went into effect at midnight Monday, hours after Israeli bombings killed four Palestinians and armed groups fired rockets toward Israel.
Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will witness “a new era” during his tenure as the new president of the country.
August 10, 2014
Militants in north-western Iraq have buried women and children alive during their offensive against the Yazidi ethnic minority, according to Iraq’s minister for human rights.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire on Sunday, according to AFP.
Kurdish forces aided thousands of Yazidis in fleeing Mount Sinjar Sunday.