U.S. training for Syrian rebels moving slower than expected: Pentagon IDF soldiers shot two Arab terrorists taking part in attacks against Jewish visitors to Joseph's Tomb at Shechem (Nablus) in SamariaPentagon: Kurdish, anti-ISIS efforts to capture TalAbyad "largely complete with ISIL having lost"Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Russia Ukrainian cyclist Anna Solovey got kicked off team "Astana" due to refusal to take civil of KazakhstanCoalition blasts ISIS weapons convoy in KhazirFinal U.N. shelter in Gaza closes, many remain homelessAfghanistan to launch online marketplace to boostU.N. extends Geneva peace talks on YemenEU condemns jailing of Bahraini oppositionFourth suspect in Iowa-Lebanon gun case pleads not guilty1,600 buses to transport 25 million worshipers in MakkahISIS claims responsibility for attacks that killed at least 31 people in Yemen's rebel-held capital WednesdayJabhat al Nusra storming Al-Mushayrifah and Tal Sheikh Khattab last nightDruz in Israel on Tuesday, blocked the crossing where Israel received armed Syria-n Rebels 4 treatment in Hospital Netanyahu moves to shut down "Palestine 48," a new PA-funded TV channel operating inside Israel: Syrian rebels try to storm Tel Awar SyriaSyrian rebels took the remaining ruins of Aleppo's Jazira districtSuicide bomb at Baghdad police checkpoint kills 7, including civilians ISIS in Sanaa officially claim credit for targeting 2 Houthi -aff mosques, 1 office, & 1 residence w/ 4 VBIEDs Yemen Raqqa. ISIS fighter was executed when he try to Escape Egypt to free 165 jailed protesters Egypt reopens Tahrir Square metro station after two-year closureIdentity documents of IS fighters killed by Kurds at battle for Tell Abyad indicate Turkey as major entry port9.4m children in Yemen in need of urgent assistance - basic health services are breaking downRebels shell the #Assad-occupied @UN OGG Position 56 near JabahPalestinian cabinet has officially resigned, with Palestinian Leader Abbas asking PM Rami Hamdallah to form a new government ISIS executes 5 men in Al- Hasakah and Hama, while the warplanes attack areas in both provincesPalestinian Government Is Expected to Resign FBI claims New York City student plotted ISIS-inspired attack

Map. History of Middle East conflict

18 June 2015
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Russia
U.N. extends Geneva peace talks on Yemen
EU condemns jailing of Bahraini opposition
ISIS claims responsibility for attacks that killed at least 31 people in Yemen's rebel-held capital Wednesday
Jabhat al Nusra storming Al-Mushayrifah and Tal Sheikh Khattab last night
Druz in Israel on Tuesday, blocked the crossing where Israel received armed Syria-n Rebels 4 treatment in Hospital
Syrian rebels try to storm Tel Awar Syria
Syrian rebels took the remaining ruins of Aleppo's Jazira district
ISIS in Sanaa officially claim credit for targeting 2 Houthi -aff mosques, 1 office, & 1 residence w/ 4 VBIEDs Yemen
Raqqa. ISIS fighter was executed when he try to Escape
Identity documents of IS fighters killed by Kurds at battle for Tell Abyad indicate Turkey as major entry port
Rebels shell the #Assad-occupied @UN OGG Position 56 near Jabah
FBI claims New York City student plotted ISIS-inspired attack