July 9, 2014
The Syrian National Coalition, Syria's main opposition group, elected Hadi al-Bahra as their new president.
ISIL militants have reportedly taken control of a former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad.
Rebels in Yemen's north seized control of the city of Amran near the country's capital.
July 8, 2014
At least 25 ex-military leaders of Saddam Hussein's banned Baath party have been kidnapped by ISIS militants in Iraq this week,.
At least 15 people have died thus far Tuesday from Israeli airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip in what Tel Aviv has called their "Operation Protective Edge."
A Rocket from Lebanon's border with Syria landed in the town of Al Fakiha in Bekaa Tuesday. No casualties were reported.
At least 10,000 families were forced to flee from their homes as fighting escalated between Yemeni government forces and rebels in the north.
The Arab League's top leadership urged the UN Security Council Tuesday to hold an urgent meeting on the recent round of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza that have left dozens wounded.
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.