October 20, 2014
Egyptian students have launched a week-long campaign to protest security forces on campuses.
In a tactical shift, the United States has started dropping small arms and supplies to Kobani's besieged defenders.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
IS casualties are piling up as the battle for Kobani rages on.
A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.
A car bomb in Damascus killed two men and injured a Syrian opposition commander Sunday night.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
The UN estimates that there are currently 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Security officials said on Sunday that the fighters from the Shia Houthi movement captured the town of Yarim, located about 106 miles south of Sana’a in the province of Ibb.
Hard-line Jordanian Salafists Omar Mahdi Zeidan and Saad Hneity have joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria.
In a joint statement issued late Saturday by the governments of the US, UK, Germany, France and Italy, the group threatened sanctions against violent parties in Libya if a ceasefire and negotiation process is not implemented.
Kurdish forces reportedly recaptured parts of Kobani, the strategically important Syrian border town, over the weekend.
Shiite Houthi fighters have taken control of a crossing along Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia.
Abbas' statement follows a recent spate of clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli police.