June 13, 2014
ISIL militants took control of two towns in the Diyala Province late on Thursday, two days after capturing Nineveh.
Turkey's finance minister Mehmet Simsek on Thursday said the kidnapped nationals being held in Iraq by militants are a "top priority" for his government.
Hundreds of Iraqis have reportedly rushed to join the country's forces against ISIL militants who have advanced towards Baghdad.
June 12, 2014
A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.
President Hasan Rouhani said Thursday that Iran would not tolerate violent militant groups stemming in Iraq as over 500,000 people fled Nineveh Province.
Thousands of prisoners will allegedly be released in Bashar Assad's announcement of a prisoner amnesty, a pro-government newspaper reported.
Autopsy reports showed that Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Nakba Day, was killed by live ammunition.
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.
A car bomb in Homs has killed at least seven people Thursday.
Kurdish security forces have seized the city of Kirkuk as militants head towards Baghdad.
Egypt's new cabinet will meet Monday to discuss implementing President Sisi's initiatives.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to support the Iraqi government in its fight against militants.
Two army officials have been killed in a suicide attack at an army checkpoint.
Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey will retaliate if any Turkish national recently abducted by militants in Iraq are harmed.