The Look Ahead > June 28 - July 4

At a Glance

The Look Ahead > June 28 - July 4

27 Jun 2014

Sunday 29 June 2014

Ramadan begins: Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and Muslims are required to fast during this month.

Monday 30 June 2014

Syria: It is the deadline set by the United Nations for the complete destruction of all chemical agents in the country. It is widely reported that this deadline will be missed. 

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Iraq: The Iraq Parliament is due to meet to begin the process of forming a new government.

Wednesday 2 July 2014

Afghanistan: The preliminary result for the second round of the Afghan presidential election is due. This is taking place as supporters of presidential candidate Adullah Abdullah protest against alleged fraud.

Iran: World leaders are due to meet for the next round of talks on nuclear weapons.

Friday 4 July 2014

United States of America: The Fourth of July, or Independence Day is a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1776.