A Palestinian woman attempted to stab Israeli border police guards at a flashpoint West Bank shrine on Friday and was shot dead, Israeli police said.Full Story
Iranians are staging anti-Israel rallies across the country, with protesters condemning the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and chanting "death to Israel."
Tens of thousands of people are marching in the capital, Tehran, as part of the al-Quds day rallies held each year on the last Friday of Ramadan. Some protesters trampled the Israeli flag and also chanted "down with the USA."Full Story
Egypt's military said six soldiers were killed in clashes with armed smugglers near the country's western border with Libya on Thursday.Full Story
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday described as a "revolution" the protests that led to the army ousting his Islamist predecessor, in remarks on the third anniversary of the demonstrations.Full Story
A much-awaited report by the Middle East quartet demands that Israel take urgent steps to halt the expansion of settlements in Palestinian territories, the UN envoy said Thursday.Full Story
Nine Asian workers were killed and 12 others injured in a fire Thursday at an old building used to house expat laborers in Kuwait City, the health ministry said.Full Story
An Egyptian Coptic priest was shot dead Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula where authorities are battling a jihadist insurgency, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.Full Story
Vital relief is still failing to reach thousands of Iraqis displaced by the government's offensive to retake Fallujah from the Islamic State group, drawing severe criticism from some aid organizations.
Some groups said that the fact that families were stranded with no shelter and others crammed in camps with no latrines could have been avoided and was the result of a collective failure.Full Story
Iraqi commanders said Thursday that Islamic State group fighters fleeing their once emblematic bastion of Fallujah had taken a heavy toll from strikes by both Iraqi and US-led coalition aircraft.Full Story
A Palestinian attacker fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl in her home in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Thursday before being shot dead by security guards, the Israeli army said.
The army said the Palestinian killed the girl in her bed after breaking into her home in the Kiryat Arba settlement outside the city of Hebron.Full Story