June 19, 2014
Iraq's armed forces are preparing to retake the city of Mosul.
A number of U.S. officials have openly stated that they think Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki should step down.
Israel raided 750 homes and arrested 300 people last week in the search for three missing Israeli teens.
Iran and the P5+1 have begun drafting a nuclear deal in the Austrian capital Vienna.
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi volunteers are signing up to fight with Baghdad against the jihadist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
June 18, 2014
Iraq has appealed to the United States to conduct air strikes on the Sunni militants' strongholds who are responsible for seizing the country's main oil refinery.
The UAE recalled its ambassador in Iraq Wednesday for consultations regarding what Abu Dhabi has described as "the continuation of the policy of exclusion, sectarianism and marginalization of basic components of the Iraqi people."
Residents in the border town of Tfeil fled the area during clashes between Hezbollah fighters and rebel forces from the Free Syria Army.
ISIL militants abducted at least 100 people, including 40 Indian citizens working at a Turkish construction company near Mosul.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said ISIS terrorism could touch UK soil if the extremist group continued to advance in Iraq and Syria.
Iraq's Kurds have finally formed a new government as of Wednesday following months of debate.
Human rights groups in Palestine called on Israel to respect the right to life, after the arrest of at least 200 people, many of them Hamas members.
Palestinian factions in the troubled Lebanon camp of Ain al-Hilweh, tightened security ahead of Ramadan in response to developments in Iraq.
At least 172 new settler homes were approved for construction in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank Wednesday by Israel.
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani said his country will spare no effort to protect holy shrines in Iraq, as ISIS militants advance towards Baghdad.