October 26, 2014
After a lively electoral campaign riddled with political money and fierce debate, the birthplace nation of the Arab Spring opened polling station doors Sunday for fresh parliamentary elections.
The first batch of Iraq's Peshmerga forces are due to leave for the Syrian border town of Kobani to battle Islamic State militants.
At least 14 people were killed during clashes between IS-inspired militants and Lebanese troops Saturday, according to security sources.
The US and Amnesty International slammed Tehran for the execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman who killed a man for sexually assaulting her.
The health minister warned Monday that Lebanon faces an “imminent danger” posed by Ebola due to the country’s expat community in West Africa.
October 25, 2014
Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in Tehran on Saturday.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Saturday that "foreign assistance" was behind a deadly bombing that killed several army troops in the Sinai Peninsula one day earlier.
Fresh clashes have erupted between the Lebanese army and militants in the northern city of Tripoli.
Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after some of the worst anti-state violence since President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.
Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region has decided to send reinforcement troops to the Syrian city of Kobani next week to aid Kurds fighting against the IS militants.
Travellers entering Jordan from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be monitored and undergo necessary checkups at the airport, according to the Ministry of Health.
October 24, 2014
At least 10 soldiers were killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday by a car bomb.
Four New York City Police Department officers were assaulted at a bus station in the Queens borough of New York City by a man with a hatchet.
Yemen’s presidential authority is “frustrated by the actions of the Houthis, due to their refusal to abide by the agreements that have been made in terms of their ongoing operations and occupation of various Yemeni provinces.”
Ottawa authorities have released CCTV footage and further information on the man suspected of being behind Wednesday’s shooting.