November 5, 2014
Amnesty International condemned Israel's "callous indifference" for civilians during the summer war in Gaza after publishing a series of human rights reports.
Palestinian officials will submit a draft resolution to the UN in November, specifying an end date to Israeli occupation by 2016.
Speaking at a meeting to announce the formation of the committee, Wael Suleiman, executive director of Catholic relief organisation Caritas in Jordan, noted that around 100 to 150 new Iraqi refugees arrive in Jordan every day from Erbil after leaving their homes in Mosul and Nineveh.
The four men, whose ages range between 18 and 24, are said to be members of the hard-line Jihadi Salafist movement.
Police say 15 people involved have been arrested.
Human Rights Watch called on the UN to condemn violence under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ahead of a UNHRC panel's review of the country's violations.
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat said the recent announcement from Israel to build hundreds of illegal settlements in East Jerusalem was a “slap in face” for the US.
November 4, 2014
Four people were killed in the Saudi city of Riyadh during a security operation after the shootings of five Shia Ashura mourners in the country's east.
A British national, known as Abu Abdullah al-Britani has allegedly been killed close to the Syrian city of Deir ez-Sor in an air strike carried out by Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Saudi police arrested six suspects Tuesday in connection with killing five Shia mourners during a gathering to commemorate Ashura.
Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian houses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Tuesday, Ma'an News reports.
Double US drone strikes close to the town of Rada in Yemen killed at least 20 alleged Al Qaeda militants, according to tribal sources.
Saudi Arabia and France will equip the Lebanese army with $3 billion worth of military aid to battle the growing number of militants in the country.
ISIL militants abused and tortured Kurdish children close the the Syrian border town of Kobani, according to a Human Rights Watch report.
The government has requested former intelligence chief Mohammad Dahabi to pay JD20 million to the Treasury within 60 days.