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Barack Obama urges both Israel and Palestine to show restraint. But how is America trying to achieve peace in the increasingly volatile Middle East? We answer some key questions.
The US military says it has deployed armed manned and unmanned aircraft over Iraq to protect its soldiers, and may consider targeting "high value individuals".
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the US will not delay in helping Iraq defeat the Isis insurgency.
Sunni militants seize an Iraqi crossing on the border with Syria after a day-long battle in which they killed some 30 Iraqi troops, security officials claim.
Iraqi forces are gathering north of Baghdad, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital has prompted the United States to send military advisers to the country.
Barack Obama says he will send up to 300 military advisers, but not soldiers, to Iraq and will consider targeted military action in future - but calls on Iraq's leaders to "reach out" to all Iraqis.