September 29, 2014
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country should take a frontline role against Islamic State militants in Syria.
The al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front is threatening reprisals for U.S. air strikes in Syria.
The U.S. carried out air strikes in northern Syria, close to the border with Turkey.
September 28, 2014
For the first time since Britain's parliament authorized air strikes against Islamic State militants, two RAF jets flew combat missions over Iraq.
A group of Lebanese activists held a protest at the offices of al-Jazeera in Beirut over anti-army remarks made by an al-Jazeera journalist over the weekend.
A Lebanese MP announced that the Free Syrian Army has saved multiple Lebanese soldiers from their jihadist kidnappers.
Iraq's Foreign Minister once again rejected the idea of foreign troops in Iraq at the U.N. General Assembly.
Libya's new parliament held a swearing-in ceremony Sunday.
An al-Qaeda member expressed condolences for the death of senior operative Mohsin al-Fadhli.
Protesters in Cizre, near the Turkish border with Syria, threw petrol bombs and firecrackers at security forces.
PM's comments come after Abbas accuses Israel of "genocide"; Netanyahu's first scheduled engagement on the sidelines of the General Assembly will be with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam asked Qatar and Turkey to help secure the release of Lebanese hostages, saying Lebanon would support a negotiation deal.
Protesters in Oakland, California prevented a Zim cargo ship from unloading its goods at the city's port.
Forces with links to Iran and Hezbollah are supporting Houthi rebels to boost their control of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, intelligence sources say.
September 27, 2014
Air strikes continued against IS targets, Reuters reported.