June 17, 2014
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.
The U.S. is deploying several hundred troops in and around Iraq.
An Egyptian police officer died after an exchange of gunfire in south Cairo.
England's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Monday that the U.K. will not stand in the way if the U.S. decides to take military action in Iraq.
June 16, 2014
Egypt's new cabinet will not include the controversial Ministry of Information.
Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah el-Shamy was granted release on Monday by Egypt's general prosecutor.
Turkey's two main opposition parties have picked a joint candidate for the upcoming presidential election.
The prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived in Tehran for talks about the Iraq crisis.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview that the U.S. is considering air strikes in Iraq.
Egyptian political groups who oppose Egypt's controversial protest law have called on their supporters to gather at Egypt's State Council on Tuesday.