Syrian residents still waiting for aidThe US and Russian arranged ceasefire in Syria is holding, but aid still isn't forthcoming.
Key rebel supporter Saudi Arabia welcomes Syria truceAmid concerns that Syrian rebel forces will not accept truce, key rebel backer Saudi Arabia welcomes it, but warns that regime must comply.
'Plague of blood' on Islamic holiday in BangladeshRivers of blood in city of Dhaka after rain, drainage problems, cause blood from sacrifices in honor of Eid al-Adha to flow into streets.
UN envoy lauds significant drop in Syria violenceUN's Syria envoy applauds a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of ceasefire, but says aid convoys have not yet deployed.
Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of HormuzU.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.
Death toll in Syrian war passes 300,000More than 300,000 people have been killed in Syria since March 2011, according to latest toll by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Fatah: Munich murders were a 'heroic operation'According to Fatah, both the Tel Aviv stabber and the Munich Olympic murderers were 'heroic martyrs.'
Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near MosulPentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.
Turkey: We hope Syria ceasefire will be permanentTurkey expresses hopes for peace, in light of the recent Syria ceasefire.
'Democracy in the Middle East? Doesn't work'Security expert says that war against ISIS is going well 'generally speaking', and warns against attempts to impose western norms on Arabs.
Israel, PA to sign deal resolving electricity debtIsrael and the PA expected to sign agreement resolving the PA’s enormous debts to the Israel Electric Corporation.
'Last chance' ceasefire in Syria takes effectU.S.- and Russia-brokered ceasefire takes effect amid skepticism over how long it will hold.
Pentagon: ISIS spokesman was killed in American airstrikePentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.
Dichter: Religious terror has replaced nationalist terrorSecurity and Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Avi Dichter explained the connection between Iranian extremism and Palestinian incitement.
Opposition seeks 'guarantees' before signing on to Syria truceJust hours before new ceasefire negotiated between US and Russian Federation is to start, rebel parties demand clarification.
Ceasefire in Syria due to begin at sundown, opposition waversCeasefire due to commence at sundown on Monday, but excludes ISIS and other jihadist groups. Breakdown of forces involved in truce inside.
Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next roundDr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.
'The solution is polygamy'Polygamy and divorce are on the rise in war-torn Syria.
Trump adviser sides with Netanyahu on PA ethnic cleansingRepublican nominee's adviser on Israel: Netanyahu was right with his remarks on the PA's desire for its state to be "judenrein".
Hardline Syrian rebel group rejects truceIslamist Ahrar al-Sham rejects truce in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia.
Abbas: Israel is the one that performs ethnic cleansingPA chairman fires back at Netanyahu's video, says the remarks are “toxic wind gusts”.
For US and Russia, war in Syria is mainly in the airThe 2 superpowers and former foes have found themselves on opposing sides of the Syrian civil war but have avoided direct clashes.
Death still raining from the air as Syria truce lagsAt least 58 dead, including 13 children, from airstrikes on Idlib, in which busy marketplace was hit. Truce only come into effect tomorrow.
World Vision cuts jobs and halts projects in GazaWorld Vision cancels the contracts of 120 Gaza employees after Israel charged the group's Gaza director of diverting money to Hamas.
Key points in US-Russia truce deal on SyriaHere are the main points of the plan devised by the US and Russia to try to end the fighting in the Syrian civil war.
Iran building second nuclear power plantA year after the nuclear deal, Iran begins construction on new nuclear power plant that it promises will only be used for peaceful purposes.
Will Syrian civil war finally end?Can the war in Syria be nearing an end? President Assad accepts US-Russian joint plan of pathway to end the conflict, but opposition unsure.
State Department on Netanyahu's video: 'Inappropriate'United States unhappy with Netanyahu's use of the term "ethnic cleansing" in video on the PA's desire to have no Jews in its future state.
Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander in SyriaAn air strike near Syria's battleground city Aleppo killed the military leader of the largest rebel alliance.
US pushes Russia for 'true' Syria deal ahead of talksAhead of peace talks on Syria between the US and Russia, Washington is warning its patience is wearing thin.
Dichter: Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptableMK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.
Syrian regime denies using chlorine, blames 'terrorists'Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.
IAEA: Iran is honoring the nuclear dealUN nuclear agency's latest report says Iran has kept to the nuclear deal it signed with world powers.
CIA chief: ISIS will remain a threat for quite a whileCIA Director John Brennan predicts that that ISIS will remain a threat in Syria and Iraq for quite some time.
Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrikeLeader of Fateh al-Sham, formerly Al-Nusra Front, killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders.
Syrian aid groups suspend ties with UNMore than 70 Syrian aid groups are suspending cooperation with the UN, accusing it of being manipulated by the Syrian regime.
Syria regime retakes key Aleppo district from rebelsAssad forces retake strategic area as 'largest urban battle since World War 2' rages on, causing continued civilian suffering and privation.
Palestinian Authority postpones local electionsPalestinian Authority High Court issues provisional order postponing local elections.
Russia: Netanyahu, Abbas agree to meetIsraeli Prime Minister prepared to meet with Palestinian Authority President with no preconditions.
Chemical watchdog concerned over chlorine attack in AleppoOrganization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it is "disturbed" by the alleged use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo.
PA rejects report that Abbas was KGB agentSenior PA official says Channel 1 report that Mahmoud Abbas was a KGB agent is part of an "Israeli campaign".
Washington aware of Russia's Israel-PA peace effortsState Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.
Britain, Syrian opposition lay out plan for post-Assad SyriaBritish Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to meet Syrian opposition leaders to plan for gradual transition to democracy in Syria, sans Assad.
Saudi Grand Mufti: Iranians aren't MuslimsAs tensions between the Muslim states rise, Saudi and Iranian religious leaders trade accusations and insults.
U.S. kills 13 Al-Qaeda operatives in YemenUnited States kills 13 terrorists from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in three strikes in Yemen.
Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine gas in AleppoDozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.
Netanyahu and Abbas willing to meet, but blame each otherBoth Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA chairman say they are willing to meet to relaunch peace talks, while trading blame for stalled talks.
'War crimes are a hallmark of this bloody conflict'UN urges all parties involved in war in Syria to restore the collapsed cease-fire, accusing all sides in the conflict of war crimes.
Iranian vessel sails dangerously close to US ship in GulfUS officials say that an Iranian ship sailed directly in front of a US Navy vessel in a way that was "unsafe and unprofessional."
Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same valuesPM Netanyahu discussed his meeting with the Dutch premier, a possible meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, and the Supreme Court's decision.
Five years later: Iran and Britain appoint new ambassadorsIran and Britain appoint new ambassadors to each other's countries for the first time since a mob ransacked the British embassy in Tehran.
Erdogan proposes Syria 'no-fly zone'Turkish President says he proposed to both the United States and Russia the setting up of a no-fly zone in northern Syria.
Hamas mind games: Oron Shaul cried watching his father's funeralHamas continues psychological war against fallen soldiers' families, claims Oron Shaul is alive and watched his father's funeral.
Report: Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet NetanyahuPA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.
Wanted: A new spokesman for ISISJust days after ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed, the jihadist group is looking for a replacement.
Terrorist massacre of Pakistani Christian village thwartedPakistani security forces were praised for beginning to take action to protect Christians.
Israel, Iran join together to uncover fate of Ron AradDespite military ambitions against Jewish state, Hezbollah and Iran aid effort to solve 30-year old mystery of Israeli pilot's fate.