November 25, 2014
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.
A Danish expat was shot and injured by an unknown assailant in the Saudi city of Riyadh, according to security sources.
US President Obama quietly signed a classified executive order this weekend authorizing the expansion of US military presence in Afghanistan.
November 22, 2014
Tunisia prepares for presidential elections scheduled for Sunday by announcing plans to mobilize security forces for polling stations and vital government buildings.
Polls opened in Bahrain on Saturday for the first time since 2011, amid a boycott by the opposition.
Al-Shabab militants hijacked a bus in northern Kenya and killed 28 passengers who were non-Muslim.