June 11, 2014
Banks in the Gaza Strip are reopening following the stalemate over salaries for Hamas employees of the former Gaza government.
Iraqi forces backed by tribal residents retook parts of Kirkuk in a battle with militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's offensive in the oil-rich Deir al-Zor province killed at least 634 people and displaced over 130,000 others.
A Cairo court sentenced prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to 15 years in prison for protesting illegally.
U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford, urged for "moderate opposition fighters" in Syria to be armed accordingly, while he said America will not engage with Bashar al-Assad.
Palestinian prisoners who are hunger striking remain steadfast in their mission. A statement released by the hunger strikers says they will continue "until victory or martyrdom."
Hundreds of thousands flee Mosul after jihadist militants seize city.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed deep concern over the Bahraini government's crackdown on political dissidents.
The U.S. and Iran have finished their two-day nuclear talks in Geneva.
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has agreed to a truce during Libya's upcoming election.
Militants of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State have seized the Iraqi city of Mosul and parts of the northern province of Kirkuk.
Multiple sexual harassment cases have caused Egyptians to plan an anti-sexual harassment protest on Saturday.
June 10, 2014
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has asked Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim to combat the country's sexual assault crisis.
Two bombs exploded close to a funeral in the Iraqi city of Baquba, killing 20 and injuring several others, security officials say.
Nouri al-Maliki has asked Iraq's parliament to declare a state of emergency after militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levent took control of Nineveh province.