August 3, 2014
The Dubai-based airline, Emirates, suspended all flights to Guinea in West Africa over concerns of the deadly Ebola virus, which killed 729 people.
Eight soldiers from Lebanon's army were killed in overnight clashes with gunmen across the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border.
Egyptian authorities announced an increase of electricity supplies to Gaza after Israeli forces bombed the Strip's sole power plant earlier in the week.
IDF prepares to destroy the last of Hamas's infiltration tunnels on Sunday; army source says "there is no decision to stop the operation," despite some ground forces moving back into staging areas in Israel.
Israeli airstrikes and shelling killed 37 people across the Gaza Strip on Sunday morning, as the 27-day assault on Gaza showed no signs of ceasing despite Israeli moves to redeploy outside of urban areas the day before.
Leader of the UK's Labour party, Ed Miliband, accused David Cameron of failing to take action and secure peace over Israel's onslaught in Gaza.
Iraqi army forces backed by thousands of volunteers have pushed ahead with their campaign against Takfiri ISIL militants in several areas of the country, inflicting losses on the terrorists.
British government’s Business Innovation and Skills Department (BIS) to review all UK export licenses for arms sales to the Jewish state.
The United States will provide Jordan an additional $84 million in aid for Syrian refugees, bringing the total U.S. humanitarian assistance to more than $388 million in Jordan, and more than $2.4 billion in total throughout Syria and the region.
The Syrian army reportedly made gains against militants close to the country's capital, Damascus. Government forces also discovered tunnels used by opposition rebels.
Several states in Sudan have been hit with floods and more than 3,000 houses have been destroyed as a result of the natural disaster.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the White House "not to ever second guess me again" by forcing on Israel a ceasefire with Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.
Family receives official notification of death from IDF; special board decided to declare his death based on medical, halachic considerations and evidence that he died in battle in Gaza.
August 2, 2014
Israeli media said on Saturday that the Israeli military was unilaterally withdrawing from Gazan urban centers and re-deploying near the border in a move that suggested a limited ground re-occupation of the Gaza Strip for the foreseeable future.
New photos from Gaza show bloodied bodies piled high in a walk-in vegetable fridge as a fresh wave of violence engulfs the region, where Israel and Hamas have traded furious accusations over who is to blame.