The wave of attacks started in Jerusalem weeks ago and is linked to tensions over a sensitive holy site in the Old City that is sacred to Jews and Muslims.
Under the new policy, the US would provide equipment packages and weapons to a select group of "vetted leaders and their units" in their fight against ISIL (also known as ISIS or IS), he said.
For the first time since the current violence began, clashes broke out along the Gaza border, six Palestinians were killed and a dozen were wounded.
Islamist faction Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, had declared Friday a day of rage against Israeli actions in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
Carter is speaking at a press conference in London with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.
A 14-year-old Israeli and a police officer were stabbed in separate assaults while four Arabs were stabbed by an Israeli in the southern city of Dimona, police said.
A state television report said that Gen. Hossein Hamedani was killed in the suburbs of Aleppo while "carrying out an advisory mission."
Now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans themselves to approve it.
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles landed in Iran yesterday, but did not provide details about where they might have landed or whether they caused any damage.
The official says Netanyahu imposed the ban because of concerns that any high profile visits there could spark further violence.
Soleimani and Putin reviewed maps and surveillance photos and shared intelligence, all suggesting the militant group would expand its reach to Russia's doorstep in the Caucuses if Moscow didn't act, the two officials said.
The strikes targeted the home of the tribal leader in Sanban yesterday, a region in Dhamar province 113 km southeast of the capital, Sanaa, the officials and witnesses said.
Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said four Russian navy ships in the Caspian launched 26 cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria.
The rebels say the airstrikes are meant to weaken the rebellion against President Bashar Assad, not just crush the Islamic State and other militants as Moscow contends.
A blast struck the front of the 239-room hotel along the Arabian Sea, west of the port city's downtown, sending thick black smoke rising over it for hours as sirens wailed.
The air forces of multiple countries are on the attack, often at cross purposes in Syria's civil war, sometimes without coordination. And now, it seems, they are at risk of unintended conflict.
The largest bombing took place in the Shiite-majority town of al-Khales in Iraq's eastern Diyala province. At least 32 people were killed in the attack and 58 were wounded.
Turkey, which has the second-largest army in NATO, scrambled two F-16 jets on Saturday after a Russian aircraft crossed into its airspace near its southern province of Hatay, the Turkish foreign ministry said.
A Palestinian man stabbed and killed two people in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday before police shot him dead, officers said, amid an uptick in violence in the city and occupied West Bank.
"Following a coordinated rescue operation at scene of multiple explosions in both Nyaya and Kuje, which are satellite towns of Federal Capital Territory Abuja, so far 15 persons lost their lives and 41 injured," NEMA said.
The Palestinians campaigned for a General Assembly resolution that was overwhelmingly approved on September 10 allowing the UN observer states to fly their flags alongside those of the 193 UN member states.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that not fulfilling their (Saudis) obligation to transfer holy bodies, will have Iran's tough and fierce reaction."
Iran's health minister arrived in Mecca today to head the effort to return the bodies, having tried to go earlier but his plane was refused permission to land.
The men were killed by heavy gunfire from the Yemen side of the border on Friday after their patrol vehicle was hit by a mine explosion, the ministry said.
Security and medical officials, who remain neutral in the conflict that has splintered Yemen, said Friday that Saudi airstrikes killed three children in downtown Taiz.
A city resident says the bombardment, which included dropping barrel bombs, continued for the third straight day on Thursday, without any let up as Muslims started marking the first day of the Eid Al-Adha holiday.
The IS affiliate's claim of responsibility came in a statement circulated on Twitter by the Sunni militant group's supporters.
Putin appears to see the rise of the IS as both a major potential threat to Russia and a common cause that could help restore ties with the West, ravaged by the Ukrainian crisis.
On occasion, the hajj and events surrounding it have been marred by accidents and tragedies, such as Thursday's stampede near Mecca that killed at least 310 people.
The hajj is a main pillar of Islam, required of all able-bodied Muslims to perform once in their lifetime.
The assault ships, which can each carry 16 helicopter gunships, 700 troops and up to 50 armored vehicles, were originally intended for Russia.
In recent days, Burkina Faso's army sent troops into the capital to pressure Diendere and his soldiers to cede power.
The deal was signed a day after troops entered Burkina's capital Ouagadougou, turning up the pressure on the elite presidential guards (RSP) who staged the coup.
Abbas sees Israel's actions at al-Aqsa as an attempt to change the long-standing status quo under which Jewish access is permitted but Jewish prayer banned.
There was a tense standoff in the capital Tuesday after Burkina Faso's coup leader, Gen. Gilbert Diendere, refused to heed a deadline for his men to lay down their arms even after troops opposing the takeover poured into the capital Ouagadougou.
Hadi's return Tuesday comes after he fled Yemen by sea in March as Shiite Houthi rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south.