June 21, 2014
At least 17 militants were killing in infighting in Iraq's Kirkuk province, and ISIS has captured a key Iraq-Syria border crossing.
Around one million Iraqis have been uprooted from their homes ever since ISIL militants launched attacks in the country, according to UNHCR.
Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, threw his weight behind the Iraqi government's fight against ISIL militants.
June 20, 2014
At least 30 Shiite militiamen were killed in clashes northeast of Baghdad Friday.
At least 34 Iraqi security forces were killed in the border town of Al Qaim Friday.
Tehran said Friday that U.S. President Barack Obama lacks a serious will to combat terrorism, and will inevitably as a result, heighten sectarian tensions in Iraq.
"We do not comment on the origin of crude oil being imported by the private refineries in Israel," an Israeli energy ministry spokeswoman said.
Iraq's army in Baiji, north of Tikrit, reportedly killed Abu Khabib al-Jazaeeri, a Saudi national and top commander of ISIL.
June 19, 2014
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.
Iraq's armed forces reportedly made fresh gains in the country's Nineveh Province and Abu Tayban region.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki refused to resign as his Shia-led government continues to battle ISIS militants in the country's largest oil refinery.
Washington is interested in sharing information with Iran over Sunni militants in Iraq, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Syria's biggest Kurdish group, the Democratic Union Party, was accused of employing child soldiers and committing other abuses, according to a Human Rights Watch report.
Saudi officials denied any involvement in ISIS activities across Iraq and that the kingdom didn't provide any "moral or financial support" to the terrorist network.