June 20, 2014
At least two people were killed in a bomb explosion in Lebanon Friday at a checkpoint in the eastern Bekaa valley, security sources reported.
A car bomb killed at least 34 people and injured 50 others in the Syrian province of Hama early on Friday.
Germany's foreign minister pushed for talks over the Iranian nuclear program to be reached by the July 20 deadline.
Iraq's army in Baiji, north of Tikrit, reportedly killed Abu Khabib al-Jazaeeri, a Saudi national and top commander of ISIL.
An Egypt court sentenced six supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to eight years in jail on charges of rioting.
Israeli forces shot and killed a 13-year-old boy during clashes in Dura, close to Hebron.
At least six people were killed in a car bomb attack and nine others injured in the Syrian city of Homs.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is expected in Egypt today for the first time since the 2011 uprising that ousted former dictator Hosni Mubarak.
June 19, 2014
The British government officially banned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Thursday.
Syrian government warplanes attacked a town southeast of the capital in its attempt to recapture the strategic rebel-held area.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Thursday that Washington was ready to take "targeted" and "precise" military action in Iraq.
Iraq's government said it regained control of the Baiji oil refinery while ISIS militants maintained they were in charge of the complex.
An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top leadership to death Thursday, according to judicial sources.
Five members of Hamas' armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, were killed in a tunnel explosion in Gaza City, Thursday.
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas on Thursday alerted the UN of the country's decision to quell Syrian refugees entering Lebanon.