June 18, 2014
Iraq's political leaders called for national unity against ISIS extremists during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday.
Some 50 Palestinians who were originally released as part of a deal in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange were rearrested by Israeli forces on Wednesday.
Iran welcomed the British government's decision to reopen an embassy in Tehran in a move seen to improve ties between both countries.
The man who helped plan the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi will face at least three federal criminal charges.
ISIS militants attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji, reportedly capturing 75 percent of the plant and killing five soldiers.
An airstrike by a Syrian helicopter killed at least 12 people in a refugee camp near the Jordanian border Wednesday.
Israel will begin providing West Bank settlers with transportation in an effort to prevent future kidnappings.
ISIL militants kidnapped nearly 60 people, including a group of Turkish construction workers, near the town of Dor.
A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.
Over 40 countries vowed to help Lebanon combat terrorism during a conference in Rome.
Egypt was re-admitted to the African Union Tuesday.
June 17, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister fired the country's top security forces Tuesday as bombs and violence enveloped the country for another day.
Iraq's government blamed Saudi Arabia this week for the escalation of violence and bloodshed within its borders.
Yemen's air force attacked Shiite rebels in the country's northern region Tuesday in response to the collapse of the short-lived truce between the Houthi minority and Sanaa.
Washington announced Tuesday that the U.S. has captured the primary suspect of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi that left the ambassador and three others dead