Obama Warns of Jihadist Cancer in Iraq As US Weighs Sending There More Troops

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of "jihadist" extremism in Iraq, after militants murdered an American reporter
 

Syrian Army Targets Terrorists on Qalamoun Barrens

The Syrian warplanes targeted the militants' gatherings on  the barrens of Arsal and Ras al-Maara in Qalamoun in Damascus countryside
 

Iraqi Army Kills Dozens of ISIL Terrorists, Advances in Tikrit, Ramadih

The Iraqi warplanes targeted ISIL strongholds in Nineveh, killing dozens of militants
 

Hamas Fires Israeli Natural Gas Reception Station, Escalates Encounter

The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas announced on Wednesday that it fired two missiles at an Israeli natural gas reception station in Ashdod, a city along the coast about halfway between Tel Aviv and northern Gaza
 

UN calls for resumption of Gaza talks

The United Nations Security Council has called on Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations to reach a deal on a long-term truce.
 

WHO urges Ebola exit screenings

Ebola-hit countries should conduct exit screening of all people departing international airports, seaports and ground crossings, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
 

Orient Patriarchs Voice Solidarity with Iraq Christians

Catholic and Orthodox Patriarchs of the East voiced absolute solidarity with the Christians of Iraq and called for the protection of minorities and the combat of terrorist organizations
 

Ferguson 'day of rage' at White House

Protesters are expected to gather Thursday evening at the White House as part of a national “Day of Rage” over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Missouri.
 

France Urges Iran, Other Countries to Join Fight against ISIL

France's foreign minister on Wednesday pressed "all countries in the region" as well as Iran to join Western nations in the fight against ISIL fighters rampaging through Iraq and Syria
 

Israel Fails Again to Kill Hamas Commander: Mohammed Deif Still Alive

The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas said on Wednesday its military commander was alive and still calling the shots in the ongoing encounter of the Zionist aggression on `Gaza.
 

Zionist Strikes Claim 22 Palestinian Martyrs since Israel Violated Truce

Renewed Israeli attacks on Gaza have claimed 22 Palestinian martyrs since a temporary ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday as the Zionist entity violated it, launching numerous air raids on Gaza Strip
 

Germany Says Ready to Provide Iraqi Kurds with Weapons

Germany is ready to send weapons to support Iraqi Kurds in their battle against the "barbaric" "jihadist" militants of ISIL, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Wednesday
 

Arabi Seeks Permanent Truce in Gaza, Accuses Israel of Blocking Solution

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi accused 'Israel' on Wednesday of blocking all attempts to end the Gaza 'conflict', a day after the collapse of a ceasefire in the Palestinian territory
 

Zionist Entity Convinced Talks Are Only Solution for Gaza Deadlock

The Zionist enmity knows very well that there is no solution for current deadlock in Gaza but through talks with Palestinians, expert in Israeli affairs at al-Manar, Hasan Hijazi said.
 

Ansarullah Rejects G10 Message: Do Not Support Corrupt

Yemeni Ansarullah group rejected on Wednesday the message delivered by the Group 10 ambassadors sponsoring the Gulf initiative to finalize the political transitional phase in the country.
 

German Minister: Qatar Funds ISIL in Iraq

German Development Minister Gerd Muller has stressed that Qatar is funding the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and Levant' (ISIL) terrorist organization in Iraq, Syria Times website reported.
 

Abbas Due in Doha to Meet Emir, Hamas Leader

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to meet the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Doha on Wednesday to discuss the war on Gaza Gaza and more aid for Palestinians, diplomatic sources told Reuters.
 

Liberia Fights Ebola, Imposes Night Curfew in Capital

Liberia battles to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down ocean-side capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200.
 

Dozens of US F-16D Fighter Jets Removed from Duty

The US Air Force has removed 82 F-16D fighter jets from flight status after detecting structural cracks between the front and rear pilot seats, according to the military news website DefenceTalk.
 

Turkeys Gul Says Davutoglu Likely to Be New PM

Outgoing Turkish president Abdullah Gul said on Tuesday that Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was likely to take over as chairman of the ruling AK Party, and thus become the next prime minister.