Berlin, July 25 : German authorities have said they arrested a Syrian asylum-seeker for killing a woman with a machete in south-western part of the European nation on Sunday, media reports said.
Ansbach, July 25 : A Syrian migrant set off a bomb near an open-air music festival in the German city of Ansbach on Sunday, killing himself and leaving 12 others injured.
Munich, July 25 : A failed asylum seeker from Syria killed himself and injured 12 others after setting off a bomb near an open-air music festival in the German city of Ansbach, officials said early Monday.
Damascus, July 24 : The Syrian government is ready to continue peace talks without pre-conditions in a bid to achieve a political solution to the country's ongoing crisis, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday.
Washington, July 22 : Issuing a fresh warning to its citizens travelling to Saudi Arabia, especially Jeddah, the United States has advised them on the potential security issues, urging them to be vigilant as they travel.
Washington, July 22 : Syrian news service, the Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office, has circulated images showing children apparently in war zones holding printouts of Pokemon characters, in a bid to turn the attention of the world to their plight in the war-torn country.
New York, July 22 : An American volunteer fighting alongside Kurdish troops in Syria has been killed fighting the ISIS militant group.
New York, July 22 : The United Nations humanitarian chief on Thursday expressed grave alarm over developments in the eastern part of Aleppo city in Syria, where civilian, humanitarian and commercial movements have been effectively cut off following the closure of the last remaining access route in and out of the area.
New York, July 22 : In a week marked by the brutal on-camera murder of a 12-year-old boy in Aleppo and the killing of more than 20 children killed during air strikes in Manbij, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for an immediate end to all forms of violence against children in Syria and urged all parties to the conflict there to make every effort to avoid the loss of civilian lives.
New York, July 21 : The United Nations official coordinating the peace process toward resolving the longstanding conflict between Israel and Palestine on Wednesday expressed concern about reports of yet another arson attack targeting a Palestinian family in Duma in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
New York, July 20 : Several Human rights groups have said that a U.S- led coalition in Syria has killed more than 100 civilians and wounded dozens more in airstrikes in and around the ISIS-controlled city of Manbij, since June.
New York, July 20 : As humanitarian convoys gain access to hard-to-reach areas in Syria, some United Nations agencies are speaking out about fresh dangers to aid workers.
New York, July 20 :The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday expressed concern about the so-called "NGO Transparency law" in Israel, saying it would disproportionately affect non-governmental organizations working on human rights and contribute to their de-legitimization.
Damascus, July 19 : At least 56 civilians were killed on Tuesday morning in US-led airstrikes in Manbej town of Syria, a monitor group said.
London, July 19 : In a first, an international team of researchers has successfully sequenced the genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains retrieved from Yoram Cave in Israel's Judean Desert which was used only for a short time by pre-historic humans probably as an ephemeral refuge.
New York, July 19 : High donor commitments continued to help Lebanon in mitigating the impact of the Syrian crisis by bolstering food assistance, education, water and sanitation, according to a United Nations mid-year update on donor support to the country.
Paris, July 18 : French troops on Monday bombed new Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq and Syria as a response to the July 14 Nice attacks that killed 84 people, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
Abu Dhabi, July 18 : The UAE Space Agency celebrated its second anniversary, reflecting on its remarkable achievement since its establishment, said a top official.
New York, July 18 : Pointing out at the recent terrorist attacks across the world, United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said the attacks reflect that ISIS is "on the run" in Iraq and Syria.
London, July 18 : An international team of palaeogeneticists has found that populations in the ancient Fertile Crescent -- a region between southeastern Anatolia, Iran, Iraq and Syria -- are the ancestors of modern day south Asians but not of Europeans.
Jerusalem, July 17 : Israeli police on Sunday arrested a Palestinian man carrying explosives in his backpack as he was about to board a tram in the centre of Jerusalem, police said.
New York, July 17 : The United Nations-supported Yemeni peace talks continued in Kuwait on Saturday after several weeks of daily sessions and two weeks of intensive consultations with regional and political leaders, the UN envoy for the country has said.
Kuwait City, July 17 : A second round of the UN-facilitated peace talks between Yemen's warring parties resumed in Kuwait after a two-week break, government officials said.
Cairo, July 17 : The word "fire" was heard on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, the Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee reported on Saturday after data analysis.
Damascus, July 16 : At least 24 persons were killed on Saturday in bombings and an explosion in Syria.
New York, July 16 : The United Nations human rights chief on Friday urged the forces advancing on Aleppo and two other cities in Syria to not harm the hundreds of thousands of civilians surrounded by fighting between the Government forces and the opposition.
Baghdad, July 15 : Thousands of Iraqis rallied in Baghdad on Friday in response to a call by popular cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to protest against corruption and sectarianism.
Dubai, July 15 : The inflation rate of Dubai has risen to 1.75 per cent in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to a Dubai Statistics Centre report.
Washington, July 15 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and held discussions about boosting military and intelligence cooperation against Islamic State (ISIS) and al Qaeda in Syria.
New York, July 15 : The head of the United Nations cultural agency on Thursday deplored the recent shelling at the National Museum of Aleppo, located on the edge of the war-torn ancient city in northern Syria, calling once again for the destruction of cultural property to stop.
Baghdad, July 15 : Iraqi security forces on Thursday were preparing to free two towns from the Islamic State (IS) militants in south of the IS stronghold in Mosul, while a senior IS leader and two of his aides were killed in airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in south of Mosul, security sources said.
Damascus, July 14 : The Islamic State (IS) group downed a Syrian war jet in the country's Deir al-Zour province on Thursday, capturing and crucifying the pilot, a monitor group reported.
New York, July 13 : Deploring the spread of hostilities throughout the Syrian city of Aleppo, senior United Nations officials on Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict to end indiscriminate attacks on civilians and fully respect international humanitarian law.
Beirut, July 14 : At least 13 people were killed on Thursday in bombings and shelling in the Syrian city of Aleppo and the town of Manbech, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Cairo, July 14 : Solar Impulse 2, the world's largest solar powered plane, landed in Cairo, Egypt, after departing from Seville in Spain, on the penultimate leg of its round-the-world flight.
London, July 14 (ANI): The ISIS has confirmed that its senior leader Abu Omar al-Shishani known as 'Omar the Chechen' is dead, months after the Pentagon and a British-based monitoring group said that he was killed in Syria.
Jerusalem, July 14 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel is undergoing a "revolution" in its relations with Arab states in the region.
Baghdad, July 13 : At least three people were killed and 14 others were injured on Wednesday in a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.
New York, July 12 : The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned on Wednesday that the lives of thousands of civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are at risk following spread of hostilities and reports of continued aerial bombardment and shelling on civilian locations in both western and eastern parts of the city.
New York, July 12 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to immediately begin discussions on implementing the recommendations made in a recent report published by the diplomatic partners mediating the peace process as efforts continue to restore hope for a lasting political solution.
Geneva, July 12 : A UN spokesperson on Tuesday expressed concern over the upsurge in violence in Syria's Aleppo and said it has blocked the only road providing access to some 300,000 civilians living in eastern parts of the war-torn city.
Sydney, July 12 : An Australian man was found guilty on Tuesday of recruiting seven jihadis in 2013 to fight for the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria.
Damascus, July 12 : The Syrian army extended an ongoing ceasefire in the country for an additional 72 hours, officials said.
New York, July 11 : The first United Nations World Food Programme-chartered flight carrying relief aid reached Al Hassakeh Governorate in Syria's northeast over the weekend, an area cut off from food and humanitarian supplies for more than six months.
Jerusalem, July 11 : An Israeli court on Monday sentenced a Palestinian man to life in prison over a bus attack in Jerusalem last October that killed three Israelis.
Brussels (Belgium), July 11 : In a scathing editorial written by the European Parliament's Vice President Ryszard Czarneck titled 'Wake up call to Anti-terrorism Ayatollahs', Pakistani links to the recent Ramzan terror attacks in Saudi Arabia have signaled the arrival of the Lashkar-e-Toiba's "humanitarian" NGO Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) as being the source for terror attack on Medina.
Kabul, July 11 : The Taliban militant group is troubled with repeated attempts of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) loyalists trying to expand their foothold in Afghanistan, saying it is aware of the problems and consequences the country could face if the ISIS succeeds.
Jerusalem, July 11 : Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on Sunday that he had ordered to open an initial probe amid criminal allegations against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Damascus, July 10 : At least 29 militants were killed in battles with the Syrian government forces near a key route in Syria's Aleppo city, a Human Rights monitor group reported on Sunday.
Damascus, July 9 : The general command of the Syrian army announced on Saturday an extension of a recently declared truce for another 72 hours, state news agency SANA reported.
Riyadh, July 8 : Twelve Pakistanis and seven Saudis have been arrested for links to three bombings in Saudi Arabia, one of which killed four police officials, authorities said.
Baghdad, July 8 : Thirty-five people were killed when three suicide bombers on Friday exploded themselves at a crowded Shia shrine in Iraq's central Salahudin province, the media reported.
L0ondon, July 8 : A video was released by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group showed extremists smashing up ancient sculptures and driving a lorry over mummies in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
London, July 8 (ANI): Saudi Arabia officials have stated that 12 out of 19 people arrested over Monday's bomb attacks in the country are from Pakistan.
Riyadh, July 8 : Saudi officials gave arrested 19 people in connection with the Medina and Qatif suicide blasts this week.
Riyadh, July 8 : Saudi Arabian authorities have confirmed the arrest of 19 individuals, including seven Saudis and 12 Pakistanis, in connection to Medina and Qatif suicide blasts earlier this week.
Cairo, July 7 : Egypt said on Thursday it was considering retaliatory steps after Italy voted to stop the sale to Egypt of spare parts for F16 fighter jets, the first economic measures taken against the country since the killing of research student Giulio Regeni.
Sanaa, July 7 : Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday claimed responsibility for an assault on a military base near Yemen's port city of Aden that killed at least 10 soldiers, allegedly to avenge government attacks in the area.
Washington, July 7 : President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have confirmed their readiness to increase military cooperation in Syria and their commitment to defeating the ISIL and the Nusra Front, an al Qaeda's affiliate, there.
Washington, July 7 : The Syrian army declared it was observing a 72-hour long ceasefire across the country on the ocassion of Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.