January 5, 2015
Four policemen were injured Monday after a bomb was detonated outside an apartment block in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.
Further clashes erupted in Bahrain after key opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman continued to be held by police.
Two Saudi guards were killed and a third injured Monday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives during clashes on the border with Iraq.
Syrian refugees across Lebanon struggled to live in tent settlements as temperatures continue to drop and heavy rainfall persists.
Iraq's army clashed with Daesh in the Anbar province, close to the border with Saudi. Two militants were killed during the clashes according to reports.
Formal charges have been filed against Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, according to the Shia resistance figure's lawyer.
Fierce clashes in 2014 killed over 7,700 Yemenis, according to a recent study from a Yemeni NGO.
January 4, 2015
During a surprise visit to Baghdad Sunday, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was asked to provide more assistance to war-torn Iraq in the fight against Daesh.
Saudi and French defense ministers discussed the delivery of military aid to Lebanon during a meeting in Riyadh Sunday.
Egypt planned for the evacuation and destruction of at least 1,200 Gaza homes Sunday in preparation for an expanded, kilometer-long buffer zone with the war-torn territory.
Iraqi security forces in western Iraq's Anbar governorate claim to have staved off Daesh militants from several districts after the group staged fierce attacks in the last days.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defended the pursuit of a nuclear deal with Washington Sunday during an economic conference in Tehran following his capital's dismissal of reports that an agreement had been reached Saturday.
Israeli security forces say they arrested three Palestinian men with links to militant group Daesh, reportedly planning an attack from the West Bank territory of Hebron.
Daesh also shot dead 15 civilians in public in the Karma district of the city of Fallujah.
Riyadh has also announced plans to set up a consulate in Erbil.