August 4, 2014
Iran has shut down several foreign-based channels running religious programs in the country in an effort to quell sectarian divisions they say are encouraged.
Amid a sprawling death toll and several failed ceasefires, Israel sees intense, international backlash for Gaza strikes.
Calling themselves the 'white shrouds,' local tribesman in Syria's Deir al-Zor province are fighting ISIS back, conducting kidnappings and violent killings of militants trying to seize control.
The Egyptian ambassador to Gaza says the Rafah crossing will remain open and Cairo doctors will treat Gaza's injured for free.
Afghan national security forces backed by the army troops have killed 86 Taliban militants and injured 71 others during cleanup operations across the Asian country over the past 24 hours.
Hezbollah offers to support for the Lebanese army against militants in the north.
The Iraqi Prime Minister has requested the air force provide support to Iraq's Kurdish forces.
Israel was accused of breaching its own ceasefire after a few minutes of implementing it following an air strike in the Shati refugee camp, which killed an eight-year-old girl.
A 25-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor in an apparent Jerusalem 'terrorist' attack, according to Israeli police.
Militants from the extremist group the Islamic State have taken control of the Mosul Dam.
Egyptian troops killed 11 militants in the Sinai Peninsula Monday.
Four Yemeni soldiers were killed during an ambush in Hadramawt province.
An 11-year-old Palestinian boy was seriously injured after being caught in clashes between Israeli forces and protesters near Hebron.
Israel declared a 7-hour truce Monday to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza.
President Francois Hollande slammed Israel's deadly attack on a UN school, which killed 11 people.