November 25, 2014
Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was forced to resign two years ago in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings, described the latter as a "tool" aimed at weakening Arab economies and armies.
Yemeni security forces rescued seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation against al Qaeda extremists.
Most victims were swept away by swollen rivers which also submerged cars, buildings and roads.
Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 77 people in connection with a terrorist attack that killed eight Shia Muslims earlier this month, stating that the attack is believed to have been ordered by the ISIL groups.
Troops loyal to Libya’s globally-recognized government have taken control of the strategic western town of Kekla after over 40 days of clashes with militias there.
US Senator Rand Paul called for the American Congress' formal declaration of war against ISIL.
November 24, 2014
A former British soldier claims to have joined Kurdish Peshmerga forces in fighting against Islamic State militants.
Amid mounting criticism, increasing international volatility and a lame-duck Democratic majority in the Senate, the White House is set to announce the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Kenya says its troops also destroyed the camp from which the attack was planned.
Yemen’s pro-independence Southern Movement says it is going ahead with a plan to form its own government by next month.
After counting nearly two-thirds of votes in Tunisia's presidential election, front-runners Beji Caid el-Sebsi and Moncef Marzouki were seen heading to a run-off.
A senior Al Qaeda cleric in Yemen denounced ISIL in a video released Friday. Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari rebuked claims by ISIL for proclaiming Yemen belonged to the "Islamic State".
November 23, 2014
Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.
Egyptian military forces have killed 10 militants during an operation in the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee from Saudi Arabia was released and sent back to the kingdom Saturday after being held for 12 years in the facility.