June 14, 2014
Israeli forces launched airstrikes over southern Gaza, hours after rockets hit Israel from the Strip.
Social media sites Facebook and Twitter have allegedly been blocked in Iraq by the communication ministry to try and prevent ISIS militants using them.
Hezbollah's deputy head Sheikh Naim Qassem, blamed the U.S. for chaotic unrest in the Middle East and rising terrorism in the region.
Washington on Friday dismissed media reports about the possibility of talks between the U.S. and Iran over the ongoing violence in Iraq.
The UN's top human rights official, Navi Pillay, warned of grave human rights abuses in Iraq, as ISIS militants advance towards Baghdad.
June 13, 2014
An Egyptian policeman was killed by an unknown assailant during a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo's Maadi district.
Eight Palestinians were detained and 28 others injured by Israeli forces during Friday clashes in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there would be no role of the 28-nation alliance in Iraq's detrimental violence.
A Syrian refugee was killed while two others were kidnapped in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley by militants from radical group, Al Nusra Front.
Israel's government is pushing ahead with plans to build 1,083 settler units in the occupied West Bank, according to the Jerusalem Post, Friday.
ISIL militants took control of two towns in the Diyala Province late on Thursday, two days after capturing Nineveh.
Turkey's finance minister Mehmet Simsek on Thursday said the kidnapped nationals being held in Iraq by militants are a "top priority" for his government.
Hundreds of Iraqis have reportedly rushed to join the country's forces against ISIL militants who have advanced towards Baghdad.
June 12, 2014
A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.
President Hasan Rouhani said Thursday that Iran would not tolerate violent militant groups stemming in Iraq as over 500,000 people fled Nineveh Province.