August 7, 2014
Officials close to ceasefire talks in Egypt said Thursday that Israel is demanding that the Gaza Strip be demilitarized as uncertainty remains over whether a 72-hour truce will be extended.
Police in Lebanon's Arsal found at least 30 charred bodies in a Syrian refugee camp, a security source confirmed Thursday.
Israeli official says Israel will extend truce under current terms; Hamas says group will not extend cease-fire unless significant progress is made in negotiations.
Thousands of minority Yazidi Iraqis marooned on Mount Sinjar face the choice of dying of thirst or surrendering to the Isis fighters.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.
Netanyahu says deaths in Gaza ‘justified’ as he offers to extend truce with Hamas militants.
The High Administrative Court announced that the verdict in the case regarding the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party will be issued on August 9.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman said nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 may resume before September.
August 6, 2014
Car bombs in Shiite neighborhoods killed 27 people Wednesday as fighting between government forces and Islamic State militants kills 50 people.
Palestinians, the United Nations, and Israelis are producing different numbers for the deaths of Palestinian civilians, making it difficult to keep track.
A Saudi Arabian national has died after returning from Sierra Leone and is being tested for the Ebola virus.
ISIL continues their assault on Christians in northern Iraq.
Egypt has launched the digging of a new canal which will run in parallel to the Suez Canal.
Kurdish forces continue to battle militants from the Islamic State in northern Iraq.
A ceasefire in the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its second day while Israeli and Palestinian delegations in the Egyptian capital of Cairo prepare for talks in a bid to extend the 72-hour truce.