September 15, 2014
British security services have reportedly identified the Islamic State militant "Jihadi John", who beheaded James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines.
Lebanese authorities have rejected suggestions to collaborate with the Syrian regime to combat Islamic State militants.
Arab media reported that the Doha-based Mashaal was considering relocating to Tunisia, Turkey or Malaysia after Muslim Brotherhood leaders expelled from emirate.
France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance flights over Iraq in support of the US campaign against the Takfiri ISIL group.
President Mahmoud Abbas is due to ask France to officially recognise Palestine an independent state in an upcoming meeting this week.
US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace.
The Jordanian government has confirmed that it issues temporary passports for Arab-Israeli passport holders to perform the Haj.
Senior figures from a US-led coalition formed to battle Islamic State (IS) militants will meet in Paris Monday to discuss how to defeat the extremist group that has seized vast areas of Iraq and Syria since launching a June offensive.
Concern is mounting for the safety of a second British hostage being held by the same Islamic State militants who beheaded aid worker, David Haines.
The UNHCR's coordinator Valerie Amos warned that up to one million people fleeing Islamic State violence lacked proper shelter as the humanitarian situation in Iraq worsens.
September 14, 2014
An Egyptian police offensive in Suez governorate resulted in the death of seven members of Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group.
British Prime Minister David Cameron released a statement condemning the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, as an “act of pure evil”.
Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat called on Interpol to arrest fleeing members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who are living in Qatar or Turkey.
Hezbollah called for unifying Lebanese politics as one to stand against terrorism.
Up to 930 French citizens are believed to have ties to the Islamic State according to the French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve.