Intense fighting broke out between between the Syrian military and Islamist rebels Monday in the Golan Heights.
Saudi Arabia announced it has stopped issuing visas to workers from three countries at the center of the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
Pro-democracy protests erupted in Hong Kong Monday over China's decision not to allow a fully democratic election there in 2017.
Germany will deliver military equipment, including anti-tank missiles, to the Kurds in three stages by the end of September.
Russia and China launched construction of an almost-2,500-mile natural-gas pipeline between themselves Monday.
Three people were killed and nearly 500 were wounded Sunday when protesters attempted to storm the prime minister’s official residence.
Nearly 110 million acres of U.S. land have been designated as "wilderness" areas since national Wilderness Act took effect in 1964.