August 26, 2014
Following the kidnapping of 70 Sunnis by suspected Shiite militants, Iraq´s premier-designate Haidar al-Abadi said there was not place for armed groups outside of state control.
August 25, 2014
Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects with plotting to attack U.S. soldiers and Israel's embassy in Jordan.
Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai will talk with Pope Francis on the Christian sufferings in the Middle East and the Lebanese presidential election stalemate on Wednesday.
Islamic State of Syria and Iraq militants in Syria have taken a the government´s last stronghold in Raqqa province, the airbase in Taqba.
Jordanian border guards on Sunday killed two infiltrators who attempted to cross the border from Syria
At least 12 people have been killed after a bomb attack targeted Shia worshippers in Iraq’s capital city, Baghdad.
The Syrian government said it is ready to cooperate with international efforts to fight Islamic State militants in the region.
Shi'ite Muslim Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia are enmeshed in a struggle for influence across the Middle East and back opposing sides in conflicts across the region.
Israeli military sources say Egypt could announce a one-month ceasefire agreement in Gaza on Monday after mediators made significant progress, Israeli news site Walla reported.
Hacktivists from the Anonymous group have attacked key Israeli websites in retaliation to Tel Aviv’s current offensive against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The Iraqi government has called for international support to fight ISIS militants in Iraq.
A recent opinion poll reveals that the majority of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip are against the disarmament of Palestinian resistance groups.
At least two Palestinians have been killed in fresh Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, as the regime’s army keeps pounding the besieged coastal strip.
Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday that they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli.