Syrian rebel mortar position near Houla, targeting regime positions in Qarmas14 civilians killed in a massive blast in a folk caffe in Za'faraniya area in Baghdad. IraqArab terrorist arrested near Jerusalem, after running towards Police officers with a knife in his handsFormer Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has died Kerry: "Given that the work here is incredibly technical, we will not rush." IranTalks.@foreignoffice tells all British holidaymakers to leave Tunisia - says further terrorist attack "highly likely." Germany charges 4 with supporting ISIS World Bank approves $350 million aid package for Iraq Boko Haram 'agree to release 216 kidnapped schoolgirls in exchange for prisoners' Iran nuclear deal may be signed in hours, - Russia's dep FM RyabkovKRG extending control over Kirkuk oil exports Obama misspeaks: "We’re speeding up training of ISIL forces, incl volunteers from Sunni tribes." Regime forces in Maryamin targeted Al ‎Hola‬ City with artillery shellsHong Kong education centre boss apologises for posing in mock ISIS hostage photo20 policemen wounded by a roadside bomb in Sinai, seperately a police captain killed in Cairo., Egypt Katibet El Khansa, group of female jihadi preparing attacks in EuropeLebanese Army says 7 soldiers wounded in scuffle with FPM protestersISIS In West Africa claims deadly suicide attacks in Chad YPG and Syrian forces retake Bozani from ISISHead of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in drone strikeIran nuclear talks face US deadlineSyrian regime bomb, rebel rockets kill 19 in AleppoSaudi center takes 22 blind men on Umrah tripOver 200 Americans have gone or tried to go to Syria to fight for Islamic militants, FBI says Kuwait Airways plane makes emergency landing in Dubai, all passengers safeSinai blast wounds 15 Egyptian policemenIran FM Deputy Ravanchi is leaving Vienna for Tehran today Sinai blast wounds 15 Egyptian policemen ISIS blows up ancient Mosul church killing fourRussia's Lavrov says wants arms embargo on Iran lifted after deal reached

Map. History of Middle East conflict

9 July 2015
Syrian rebel mortar position near Houla, targeting regime positions in Qarmas
Boko Haram 'agree to release 216 kidnapped schoolgirls in exchange for prisoners'
Obama misspeaks: "We’re speeding up training of ISIL forces, incl volunteers from Sunni tribes."
Hong Kong education centre boss apologises for posing in mock ISIS hostage photo
20 policemen wounded by a roadside bomb in Sinai, seperately a police captain killed in Cairo., Egypt
Katibet El Khansa, group of female jihadi preparing attacks in Europe
ISIS In West Africa claims deadly suicide attacks in Chad
Saudi center takes 22 blind men on Umrah trip
ISIS blows up ancient Mosul church killing four