July 22, 2014
The UN has denounced ISIL's treatment of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and called on the country's government to do more against the militant group.
Left-wing justice minister says IDF operation in Gaza is "unavoidable"; Kerry meets Egyptian leaders in Cairo in attempt to forge resolution to conflict between Israel, Hamas.
An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the Israeli regime as saying on Tuesday, two days after the Islamist Hamas group announced they had captured a soldier during clashes.
Thousands have been displaced in Boko Haram raids across Nigeria, while the country's government tried to downplay the crisis.
Clashes between Libyan army troops and anti-government militia groups in the eastern city of Benghazi have left 16 people dead and 81 injured.
Syrian opposition fighters have expelled ISIS militants from various parts of Damascus after sustaining heavy losses in other parts of the country.
A video of an Israeli sniper shooting, injuring then killing a civilian in the Gaza Strip has went viral as the Palestinian death toll continues to rise.
Over a dozen Palestinians were killed overnight and early Tuesday as Israeli warplanes and artillery targeted Palestinian homes in Gaza, as the major offensive continued for a 15th day.
Afghan forces have killed at least 38 Taliban militants during operations in different parts of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.
Two IDF soldiers were killed on Monday in clashes with Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip, the IDF announced on Tuesday morning. The number of Israeli military fatalities since the start of the ground operation stands at 27.
The United Nations sent 115 metric tonnes of aid comprising mattresses, blankets and hygiene kits from Dubai to Amman on Monday for onward distribution to families in Gaza displaced by Israel's military offensive.
Amid rising death toll on both sides, US president says efforts must be made to end fighting, "stop the deaths of innocent civilians."
Israeli artillery shelling and airstrikes across the Gaza Strip killed 23 Palestinians over only two hours late Monday, bringing the day's death toll to over 100.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has demanded that news network Al Jazeera apologize for publishing fabricated news that the UAE offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
July 21, 2014
The Egyptian government is considering a plan to build a new administrative capital city due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and rising population.