September 26, 2014
Militants from the extremist group, the Islamic State, have executed a prominent Iraqi women's rights activist in the city of Mosul.
Israel's security forces on Friday imposed restrictions on Palestinian worshipers praying in the Al Asqa mosque because of alleged reports of planned demonstrations.
The majority of the British public back air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria according to a YouGov poll.
U.S. officials said they had no information to support Prime Minister Abadi's claims, Reuters reported.
The U.S. military has released footage of air strikes carried out against Islamic State positions in Syria, where the extremist group had control of several oil refineries.
September 25, 2014
The two rival Palestinian factions have reached a unity government agreement for Gaza, according to wire service reports.
Several Iranian military personnel previously detained in Yemen’s national security headquarters have been released by Houthi rebels who are in control of most of the capital.
About 260 Boko Haram militants surrendered Thursday to Nigerian authorities, following the reported death of their leader.
Syrian refugees in Arsal reportedly raised the black flag of the extremist group the Islamic State in protest over the Lebanese army's crackdown on a nearby camp.
Iran's leader, Hassan Rouhani met British Prime Minister David Cameron at the UN in the first meeting between both nations since the Iranian revolution in 1979.
Palestinian worshipers were allowed access to the Al Aqsa mosque following intense clashes with Israeli forces after the holy site was forcibly closed for a Jewish holiday.
UK police say they have arrested nine men, reportedly including a Muslim preacher, in a London raid, accusing them of involvement in suspected terror acts.
Lebanon's army has detained about 450 suspected Islamist militants near its border with Syria, Lebanese security sources said on Thursday, as it steps up efforts to prevent them from using the frontier town of Arsal as a base.
Egypt cancels meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he brands El-Sisi a 'coup leader' during a UN speech; Turkey says no such meeting was planned
Kurds who fled the Syrian city of Kobani returned from Turkey to fight IS militants following the growing threat of the extremist group.