- Hamas-Israel Ceasefire Imminent: Report
July 04 2014 6:52 AM
In a move that could bring a semblance of peace to the region, a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel is expected to be announced soon.
- Iraq Army Retakes Saddam Hussein's Village From Islamist Rebels
July 04 2014 6:27 AM
- Taliban Attack On Kabul Airport Burns Karzai's Chopper
July 04 2014 6:12 AM
On Wednesday, Taliban conducted suicide bombing in front of an air force bus near the Kabul University, killing eight people.
- Kurdish Leader Calls For Referendum, Says Independence Only Months Away
July 04 2014 3:23 AM
The embattled Iraqi government now faces a new challenge as demand for a referendum on Kurdish independence grows.
- Saudi Arabia Deploys 30,000 Troops To Its Border With Iraq
July 04 2014 1:58 AM
Saudi Arabian officials reportedly said that Iraqi troops have deserted the 497-mile-long border but Iraq has denied the claim.
- Militants Take 50 Indian Nurses From Tikrit Hospital
July 03 2014 11:53 PM
Some of the nurses in Iraq resisted returning to India because they had borrowed money to get overseas jobs.
- In This Swedish City, Half The Residents Are Syrian Or Iraqi Refugees
July 03 2014 6:41 PM
A refugee named Issa described Sodertalje: "The city is mostly Iraqi and Syrian immigrants, but some Swedes live here too.”
- Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Israeli Military's Twitter, Claims Nuke Leak
July 03 2014 5:51 PM
The hackers claimed an attack on Dimona, the home of Israel's presumed nuclear arsenal.
- Iran Concedes To Cut Nuclear Capacity, Western Diplomats Say
July 03 2014 3:45 PM
Iranian officials may settle for less nuclear capacity than they have previously demanded.
- ISIS Attacks Amount To Ethnic Cleansing, Experts Say
July 03 2014 2:03 PM
If ISIS is committing ethnic cleansing in Iraq, what can be done in legal terms to punish it? The answer is not much.
- Does Anyone Care That ISIS Kidnapped 130 Kids?
July 02 2014 4:28 PM
The most dangerous extremist group in the world has kidnapped scores of children in Syria. Why isn't the international community reacting?
- Palestinian Teen's Death May Be Revenge For Israeli Boys' Killing
July 02 2014 8:08 AM
The Israeli prime minister urged vigilantes on both sides not to take the law into their own hands.
- US Ship Gets Ready To Destroy Chemical Weapons From Syria
July 02 2014 6:46 AM
The Cape Ray will destroy half of the 1,300 metric tons of chemical weapons it receives.
- Iraq Calls For Immediate U.S. Military Assistance
July 01 2014 5:58 PM
The Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. said the government is running out of time and desperately needs military intervention.
- Russia To The Rescue As US Delays F-16 Delivery
July 01 2014 5:20 PM
Russia is providing Iraq with fighter jets to combat ISIS while U.S. F-16s won't be ready until the end of the year.
- Iraq's Parliament Takes Weeklong Break It Can't Afford
July 01 2014 3:28 PM
Iraq's leaders took a week off negotiations for a new government -- with ISIS fighters at the gates of Baghdad.
- Israeli Celebrities Mourn Slain Teenagers On Social Media
July 01 2014 11:50 AM
Israeli-born NBA player Omri Casspi called the deaths of the boys "an unspeakable tragedy."
- 'Islamic State In Jerusalem' Claims Killings Of Israeli Teenagers
July 01 2014 10:40 AM
The Palestinian jihadi group claimed responsibility for the abduction and killing of three Israeli students in Hebron.
- Human Rights Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban
July 01 2014 8:41 AM
The court found that the banning of burqas and niqabs in public is not discriminatory.
- Iraqi Parliament Session Ends Abruptly As Sunnis, Kurds Fail To Return
July 01 2014 7:53 AM
Sunni and Kurdish representatives did not return from a short recess following less than an hour of discussion.