September 6, 2014
Canada's prime minister, Stephen Harper on Friday said that his country would send up to 100 military advisors to assist Iraqi troops, amid increasing threats from the Islamic State.
Clashes broke out in Lebanon's Tyre refugee camp Friday for reasons not immediately clear, leaving 30 Syrian refugees wounded.
September 5, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday key NATO allies had agreed to back and provide military support for U.S. operations in Iraq.
Amid a fresh wave of sectarian violence and while IS militants continued a bloody offensive in the north, two bombs exploded Friday around Baghdad, leaving 17 dead.
The Palestinian Authority is introducing a three-step plan to tackle the looming water crisis facing Gaza after Israeli airstrikes destroyed $34.5 million worth of the territory's water networks.
A Lebanese minister said Thursday all Syrian refugees should return to Syrian areas under regime control or in areas where they 'have faith in the Nusra Front.'
Gaza reconstruction is said to cost $7.8 billion
Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany will resume negotiations over a final deal on Tehran's nuclear energy program in New York on September 18.
September 4, 2014
The Islamic State executed a Lebanese man from Arsal Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for NATO action against the Islamic State militants at a NATO summit in Wales.
A UN reports says more than 100,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain homeless after Israel's recent Gaza offensive.
A mass grave containing at least two dozen people killed by IS militants was discovered in northern Iraq.
The family of Steven Sotloff, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants, called their son "a hero."
Iraq's Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari denied reports that Iranian forces are fighting Islamic State militants in the country.
Two British human rights workers investigating the plight of migrant workers in Qatar have disappeared.