December 7, 2014
The British military will set up a permanent base in Bahrain, angering human rights groups who condemned the UK's silence over attacks on protesters in the Arab kingdom.
Turkey banned around 7,200 foreign ISIL supporters from entering the country while over 1,000 terrorists were deported since 2011, according to the foreign ministry.
The US will keep over 10,000 soldiers in Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel announced during a trip to the country Saturday.
December 6, 2014
A US photojournalist, Luke Somers, was killed in Yemen during a failed rescue raid.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have cleared out as many as 3,000 bombs in the areas they liberated from ISIL.
Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is believed to have facilitated the takeover of the capital, Sanaa, and large parts of Yemen by militants loyal to Shia leader Abdul Malik Al-Houthi in September.
December 5, 2014
An Islamist group has claimed responsibility, saying it was revenge for “the oppression of Muslim women”.
December 4, 2014
Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have foiled a bomb attack targeting an American doctor in the capital, Abu Dhabi.
A gas pipe burst in the Israeli town of Eilat late Wednesday sending emissions across to Aqaba in Jordan, according to Petra news agency.
An anti-terrorist operation is underway in the Chechen capital Grozny after clashes between security forces and unknown gunmen left 13 dead.
Al Qaeda in Yemen threatened to kill a 33-year-old American photojournalist who was kidnapped over a year ago in the country's capital, Sanaa.
As for reports that Iran – not a coalition member – had bombarded ISIL targets in Iraq, John Kerry said if such action was restricted to the extremists and had an impact, then that was “positive”
December 3, 2014
Iran has summoned the Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran after a car bomb attack targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.
A Jordanian man has been put in prison for threatening to blow up the Australian embassy in Amman and kill tourists from Australia.
Three people were killed and several others injured following a car bomb attack outside the residency of Iran's ambassador to Yemen, in the country's capital, Sanaa.