September 12, 2014
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai said Thursday U.S. President Barack Obama would help shield Lebanon from regional turmoil.
U.S. allies like Britain and Germany have expressed opposition to join America's planned military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria.
September 11, 2014
Islamic State militants have kidnapped 20 people from a town in Kirkuk.
The Turkish government said Thursday that it will not allow a U.S.-led coalition to use its air bases to launch attacks on Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Militants have killed five soldiers in Benghazi as fighting continues across multiple Libyan cities.
The French government announced Wednesday that it is prepared to join a U.S.-led coalition to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
At least four Hezbollah fighters were killed overnight Wednesday during clashes with jihadists on the outskirts of a Lebanese border village in the Bekaa Valley, security sources told The Daily Star Thursday.
Yemen’s revolutionaries reject as baseless a government claim that the two sides have reached an agreement to end the political crisis in the country.
U.S. President Barack Obarma is not determined to crush ISIS terrorists, Hezbollah deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem said.
The Nusra Front previously released a video appearing to show the 45 Fijian troops in good condition, at points smiling; Al Jazeera reports they have been released.
Australia considers joining US-led airstrikes in Iraq to prevent the advance of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists, according to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Israel violated the laws of war in the Gaza Strip during its recent offensive against the Palestinian enclave.
The US secretary of state John Kerry, who is in Baghdad, on Thursday endorsed US president Barack Obama's plan to tackle ISIS terror. Read more at: http://news.oneindia.in/international/kerry-endorses-obama-s-speech-against-isis-baghdad-1519374.html
US to provide immediate military aid to Iraq
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem says fighting terrorism should be an international priority.