September 28, 2014
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.
Cairo Criminal Court said it needed more time to review 160,000 pages of evidence.
The New York Times reported that U.S. officials are considering a Turkish request for a no-fly zone over parts of Syria.
An investigative report says Israel and the UAE are paying millions to lobby U.S. journalists against Qatar.
Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt called on the government to stop dithering on the hostage crisis and endorse a swap deal with ISIS and Nusra Front militants.
British politicians have overwhelmingly voted to launch air strikes alongside the U.S. and France against the Islamic State in Iraq.
September 26, 2014
Nine Japanese citizens have reportedly joined the Islamic State according to an Israeli official, although the information has not yet been verified.