October 9, 2014
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Kuwait Friday to discuss the ongoing struggle against Islamic State militants.
The death toll in Yemen has risen to over 40, following a suicide bomb attack in the country's capital, Sana'a. The bomber is believed to have attacked a Shia checkpoint prior to a rally.
The Jordanian government insists its border remains open, but humanitarian agencies say it is now closed to Syrian refugees.
As Hajj pilgrims return, malfunctions are found in equipment used to detect diseases like Ebola at Cairo's international airport. State news agency MENA reports defects in electronic temperature gauges and thermal surveying cameras, p
At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in a suicide attack apparently targeting a Houthi checkpoint in the center of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, witnesses including a Reuters reporter said.
Yemen's newly elected premier, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, resigned from his post following mass protests from Houthi rebels.
At least five people have been killed and nearly 20 others injured in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, an official says.
October 8, 2014
NATO's new Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is due to visit Turkey on October 9 to discuss ongoing unrest in Iraq and Syria.
Kurds across Europe have staged protests against the Islamic State and what they see as a lag in military aid to Kurdish Forces battling the military group along the Turkish border. In Turkey, Kurdish protesters also clashed with Salafi Muslims in a fierce, armed confrontation.
Houthi rebels rejected President Hadi's Prime Minister nomination Tuesday.
At least 12 people have been killed and dozens injured in pro-Kurdish protests across Turkey.
October 7, 2014
Turkey's main Kurdish party has urged all Kurds to hold protest rallies across the country against IS militants and their attacks on Kobani.
October 4, 2014
Official campaigning began Saturday for the Tunisian parliamentary elections in a monumental first move toward democracy for the 'birthplace of the Arab Spring'
October 3, 2014
An explosion in northern Yemen killed at least two people and left 10 others injured, although there has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Afghanistan Friday, making him the first premier to meet the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani.