June 17, 2014
that Turkey has officially evacuated its consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra Tuesday due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Kuwait will assist refugees and local host communities in Lebanon with aid, National Assembly Speaker Razouk al-Ghanim said during a visit to the country.
A Lebanese army soldier was shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday during a shooting attack in Tripoli, a security source said.
Over half of people in Turkey believe there is no press freedom in the country, according to a recent survey.
The British embassy is set to open in Tehran, in a move to rebuild a diplomatic relationship with the Shia republic amid growing violence in Iraq.
ISIS militants tried to woo the residents of Mosul with cheap gas and water along with other popular initiatives, despite reports that only Sunni Iraqis returned to the city.
Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council started a second day of negotiations to strike a deal over Tehran's nuclear program.
A Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged five Syrian men with belonging to an Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group.
Iraqi security forces successfully fended off ISIL militants who attacked Baquoba early Tuesday.
Clashes between ISIL militants and other rebel groups erupted in Syria as Bashar Assad's fighter jets raided the city of al-Raqqah.
Israeli forces arrested a further 50 Palestinians including Hamas leaders and activists in retaliation to three settlers being allegedly abducted in the occupied West Bank.
Five people were killed in a car bomb that detonated near an office belonging to al-Nusra Front in eastern Syria.
Egypt's new cabinet has been sworn in by President Sisi at a ceremony in Cairo.
The Israeli army has launched several attacks on the Gaza Strip.
Britain has proposed a ban on ISIL under the British Terrorism Act.