June 15, 2014
Iraqi military forces have reportedly killed roughly 300 militants in their effort to stop ISIL from taking over more territory in Iraq.
Lebanese authorities are increasing security in border regions and adopting preventive measures to avoid spillover violence from Iraq and Syria.
The U.S. has sent three warships to the Gulf in response to recent chaos in Iraq.
Iraq's army prepared for an offensive against ISIL militant as the terrorist group advanced towards the country's capital, Baghdad.
June 14, 2014
Social media sites Facebook and Twitter have allegedly been blocked in Iraq by the communication ministry to try and prevent ISIS militants using them.
Washington on Friday dismissed media reports about the possibility of talks between the U.S. and Iran over the ongoing violence in Iraq.
The UN's top human rights official, Navi Pillay, warned of grave human rights abuses in Iraq, as ISIS militants advance towards Baghdad.
June 13, 2014
Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there would be no role of the 28-nation alliance in Iraq's detrimental violence.
The Shia dominated government of Iraq looks like it's on its last legs. If ISIS overrun Baghdad, it's game over.
Hundreds of Iraqis have reportedly rushed to join the country's forces against ISIL militants who have advanced towards Baghdad.
June 12, 2014
President Hasan Rouhani said Thursday that Iran would not tolerate violent militant groups stemming in Iraq as over 500,000 people fled Nineveh Province.
The U.S. is preparing to send major arm shipments to Iraq because of recent instability in the country.
Iraq's parliament failed to reach a quorum needed to vote on a request for a state of emergency.
Kurdish security forces have seized the city of Kirkuk as militants head towards Baghdad.
The recent takeover of Mosul by ISIL raises many questions about Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and the future of Iraq.