December 9, 2014
With the recent success of the anti-ISIL campaign, Iraq presses the US to increase support and escalate their attacks.
The US will release a much-anticipated report on post-9/11 CIA torture and interrogation methods. Embassies are tightening security in preparation for backlash.
A Bahraini policeman was killed in an explosion southwest of the country's capital, Manama, on Monday night.
An Amnesty International report accused Israel of committing war crimes during its 51-day attack in the Gaza Strip.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made an unannounced trip to Baghdad Tuesday in order to discuss security and ISIL.
The United Nations postponed Libya's peace talks to next week in order to give the rival parties time to work out the details.
A mob of Israeli settlers stabbed a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in the Old City of Hebron Monday night, medical sources told Ma'an.
Six soldiers were killed and several others injured in southeastern Yemen after car bombs exploded outside military headquarters.
Jordan charges deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood with "souring ties with a foreign country".
Israeli air strikes in Damascus allegedly killed two Hezbollah fighters, according to Al Arabiya news Monday.
Palestine secured an observer status at the ICC Monday, allowing President Mahmoud Abbas to potentially sue Israel over war crimes.
The United Nations has appealed for a record USD 16.4 billion in humanitarian aid to help almost 60 million people across the globe next year.
Wealthier states have been urged by humanitarian groups to resettle five percent of Syrian refugees by the end of 2015 ahead of a donor conference Tuesday.
The number of internally displaced persons in Iraq has increased over the past ten days due to Iraqi military operations against ISIL, an Iraqi government official said on Monday.
December 8, 2014
Members of Israel’s 19th Knesset voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to dissolve the parliament, officially putting an end to the current government and paving the way for new elections in March.