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Nine people suspected of intending to join Islamist militants fighting the government in Syria have been arrested in Austria, Vienna prosecutors say.
France’s foreign minister presses “all countries in the region,” as well as Iran to join Western nations in the fight against ISIS.
British counter-terrorism police says they launched an investigation into an ISIS video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist, featuring the voice of a man with a British accent.
Bulgaria may extend the fence at its border with Turkey to stop more refugees from Syria and Iraq entering illegally, a top interior ministry official says.
SANAA, Aug 20, 2014 (AFP) – Thousands of armed Shiite rebels in Yemen strengthened their positions in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday as they pressed their campaign to force the government to…
A humanitarian airlift to northern Iraq begins, kicking off a 10-day operation to provide tents and other aid to half a million displaced people who are struggling for survival.
Israeli airstrike kills 2 Gaza boys: medics
A Cairo court sentences an Israeli tried in absentia to life imprisonment and a Jordanian telecoms engineer to 10 years in jail for espionage on behalf of Israel.
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi accuses Israel of “blocking” all attempts to end the Gaza conflict, a day after the collapse of a cease-fire in the Palestinian territory.
Hamas says its military commander Mohammad Deif was alive and still calling the shots in the ongoing war with Israel in and around Gaza.
A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan reappeared on Reuters AIS Live tanker tracking unloaded on August 19 about 20 km off the coast of Israel.
Several thousand mourners join the funeral procession for the wife and baby son of Hamas’ military commander Mohamad Deif, angrily demanding revenge against Israel.
Top officials in Egypt promise to end the blackouts hitting the country in four months, blaming the outages on a fuel shortage, hot weather and poor maintenance of power plants.
The mother of American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by ISIS, pays tribute to her son who she says had died trying to expose the suffering of the Syrian people.
Germany is prepared to send arms to Kurdish security forces in northern Iraq fighting ISIS militants, Germany’s foreign and defense ministers says.
The decapitated bodies of four men found in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, security officials say, adding that they suspected jihadists killed the victims in the belief they were army supporters.
Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament votes to sack the science minister for wanting to recruit people accused of involvement in the 2009 protest movement.
Activists say ISIS launched an attack on an air base in northeastern Syria, aiming to seize the last position held by the Syrian government in an ISIS stronghold.
French President calls on Israel and the Palestinians to resume truce talks after a Gaza cease-fire collapse.