July 8, 2014
Jordan officially launched a recruitment drive Tuesday in an effort to boost its ranks to combat the jihadist militant threat from neighboring Iraq.
At least eight people were killed north of Iraq's capital Tuesday as Baghdad officials attempt to counter the jihadist offensive sweeping the country.
Two Palestinian men were killed after an Israeli settler ran them over in what is believed to be another revenge attack.
The Iraqi military is building fortifications near Baghdad in preparation for an ISIL advance.
Muslim leaders in the UK called for unity and urged British citizens not to travel to Iraq and Syria and join terrorist groups such as ISIL.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi donated 500,000 Egyptian pounds to a bank account opened to receive donations for the ailing economy.
A number of shells landed in the Saudi Arabian region of Arar as the kingdom stepped up security along the border with Iraq.
Heavy clashes between Shia Houthi rebels and Sunni tribesmen backed by government forces erupted in northern Yemen.
The family murdered Palestinian teen, Muhammed Abu Khdeir, said on Monday they "refused to welcome" condolences from the former Israeli president, Shimon Peres, for their son.
Forty-five thousand Syrian refugees were removed from the UNHCR's registry and verification program in Lebanon because they "failed to keep in contact", according to a spokesperson.
Israel is calling up its reservist forces as tensions with Palestinians increase.
Israeli fighter jets are launching a series of new airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.
July 7, 2014
The Egyptian army will send buses to the streets to help transport civilians.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has defended cuts to Egyptian subsidies.
Iraq's new parliament delayed a key session scheduled for Tuesday.