The US Department of State has announced that it will continue to enforce an arms embargo against Iran.
Peace efforts in Libya are beginning to show some early results.
Israel and Hamas spent much of last month in a tit-for-tat cycle of violence that ended just as quickly as it started.
The devastating explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital on August 4 has taken the lives of over 170 people, with thousands injured and many still missing.
Iran and China are said to be close to finalizing a deal that would see the two countries enter a 25-year partnership plan.
Following the failure of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Turkey, and Turkish-backed militias to respond positively to the Cairo Declaration calling for a negotiated and peaceful resolution of the Libyan conflict, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah A
The announcement last week by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of a ceasefire initiative aimed at bringing the two sides of the conflict in Libya together has been seen by many as a positive step forward.
Reports of the capture by the Iraqi forces of the alleged leader of ISIS have come at a very important time for new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi. Mr. Al-Kadhimi has made the fight against the remnants of ISIS in Iraq one of his government’s main priorities.