Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A firefight erupts between a group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Islamist militants.
DOHA - Reuters
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said terrorism would soon spread to Europe and the United States unless it is quickly dealt with in the Middle East.
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
Iraqi warplanes have begun targeting jihadists besieging the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli amid growing fears for the safety of thousands of residents short of food and water and facing a "massacre".
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
The United Nations confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release.
GAZA CITY - Agence France-Presse
The skies over the Gaza were calm Wednesday as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold
Vital humanitarian aid was arriving in Gaza Thursday as residents began rebuilding their lives following a devastating 50-day war between Israel and Hamas that experts say left no winners.
A car bomb ripped through a crowded Baghdad intersection during morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 10 people, Iraqi security officials said.
BEIRUT/PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Islamic State fighters have executed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers fleeing Tabqa military airport in the north, a monitor said
ARBIL – Reuters
Iran supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) President Masoud Barzani said
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Public executions, amputations, lashings and mock crucifixion are a regular fixture in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a UN probe charged
The Palestinians have reached agreement with Israel on a "permanent" ceasefire for the Gaza Strip, a senior official told AFP on Aug. 26.
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