Some analysts warn of dire repercussions of Jordan's role in fighting ISIL.
US and Arab coalition attacks ISIL in northern Syria, as Washington conducts separate strikes on Al-Nusra Front ally.
Rebels held their position in the capital, celebrating their advance while continuing to raid their rivals' buildings.
Syrian military official accuses Israel of siding with rebels after one of its aircraft is downed over Golan Heights.
Israeli army says it has killed two men suspected of fatal abduction of three youths in the occupied West Bank in June.
Journalist John Cantlie seen criticising US-led strikes against ISIL targets in Syria in apparent propaganda footage.
The Palestinian president is expected to address the UN with a new proposal for the creation of a Palestinian state.
Armed group fighting ISIL forces had long-called for the US to begin airstrikes against fighters in Syria.
Jund al-Khilafa group threatens to kill Herve Gourdel if Paris continues air attacks on ISIL fighters in Iraq.
UN mission in Libya proposes talks as group of states including EU calls for immediate ceasefire and political solution.
The UN claims the number of Syrian refugees has now reached three million, with many fleeing through unofficial means.
Kurdish forces engage in clashes with ISIL fighters near city of Kobane, as more than 130,000 Kurds have fled to Turkey.
Activists say several people dead as warplanes target Syrian rebels holed up in mountains around flashpoint border town.
Human rights groups have decried Egypt's enforcement of 2002 law that gives the government control over NGOs.
UNRWA says plans to rehouse Palestinian Bedouins may be seen as forcible transfer, and could lead to more settlements.
As armed groups spread violence across Iraq, National Symphony and Baghdad's Youth Orchestra unite to keep the music on.
Authorities temporarily close border, blocking Kurds from returning to Syria and joining battles against ISIL.
Yemen's warring factions finally sign a deal, but will it hold?
Rebels take control of radio station and army base in Yemen's capital while PM tenders resignation in public statement.
One police officer killed in bombing in Cairo's Boulaq Abu Eila neighbourhood, interior ministry statement says.