June 7, 2014
Over 59 people were killed in clashes between militants and Iraqi security forces Saturday.
Iraqi security forces attacked militants in a university after the gunmen stormed the campus, holding staff and students hostage.
Hasan Nasrallah said during a speech Friday that Lebanon shouldn't rely on Saudi-Iranian talks to solve the election of a new president.
The UN has voiced concern over 480,000 people, forced to leave their homes in Iraq's Anbar province where clashes between tribesmen and militants have displaced thousands.
An Egyptian criminal court handed down 10 death sentences to pro-Morsi supporters, accused of inciting violence.
Syrian opposition members believe over 7,500 women were raped in the continuing three-year conflict.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike for over a month in Israeli prisons.
The Syrian branch of militant group ISIS has reportedly made gains towards Iraq, where they could unite with their counterparts across the border in the troubled Anbar province.
June 6, 2014
Australia's government announced Thursday that it would not refer to Jerusalem as occupied, describing the word as "judgmental language." Palestinian officials criticized the move.
Interim President Adly Mansour signed a set of legislative measurers as he prepared to leave office Thursday.
Two bomb blasts killed at least seven people and injured 37 others in the northern Iraqi village of Tahrawa, police sources confirmed.
Israel's navy forces opened fire at fishing boats off the coast of Gaza, Friday.
An American delegation will attend Egypt's presidential ceremony for Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo, a U.S. diplomat confirmed.
Bashar al-Assad's army regained control of a town close to Damascus Friday, according to SANA news agency.
Saad Hariri on Thursday criticized Bashar al-Assad's victory in the Syrian elections as a "farce".