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  • Six Children Among 15 Dead in Aleppo Bombing: Syria Monitor

    Six Children Among 15 Dead in Aleppo Bombing: Syria Monitor

    Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said earlier today.

  • China Says May Have Citizens Fighting in Iraq

    China Says May Have Citizens Fighting in Iraq

    Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China's special envoy for the Middle East said on Monday.

  • Video Shows Smiling American Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Video Shows Smiling American Suicide Bomber in Syria

    An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

  • Jihadists Take over Syria Army Base, Behead Soldiers: NGO

    Jihadists Take over Syria Army Base, Behead Soldiers: NGO

    Islamic State fighters have seized a Syrian army base in the northern province of Raqa, killing scores of troops and beheading some of them, a monitoring group said on Saturday.

  • Al Qaeda Releases Video of US Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Al Qaeda Releases Video of US Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate has released a video of a young US suicide bomber from Florida who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country.

  • Islamic State Could be Added to Syria War Crimes List: United Nations

    Islamic State Could be Added to Syria War Crimes List: United Nations

    Islamic State fighters accused of atrocities in Syria are expected to be added to a list being drawn by the United Nations of possible war crime indictees, the chief rights investigator said on Friday.

  • Jihadists Kill At Least 50 Syrian Troops in Ambush: Monitor

    Jihadists Kill At Least 50 Syrian Troops in Ambush: Monitor

    Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.

  • Jihadists Kill at Least 50 Syria Troops in Ambush: Monitor

    Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush today, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.

  • Jewish Museums in Norway Close After Terror Alert

    Jewish Museums in Norway Close After Terror Alert

    Jewish museums in Norway remained closed to the public on Friday, the day after Norway stepped up security as it announced a possible imminent terrorist attack by jihadists coming from Syria.

  • Jordan Shoots Down Unidentified Drone Near Syria Border

    Jordan Shoots Down Unidentified Drone Near Syria Border

    Jordan's air force shot down an unidentified drone near the north-eastern border with Syria on Friday, a government spokesman said, the first such event announced by authorities since Syria's crisis began in 2011.

  • UN Chief Says Arbitrary Denial of Aid a Tactic of War in Syria

    UN Chief Says Arbitrary Denial of Aid a Tactic of War in Syria

    Warring parties in Syria are arbitrarily denying the delivery of humanitarian aid to millions of people in need as a tactic of war, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the United Nations Security Council.

  • Iraq: 60 Dead in Attack on Prisoner Convoy

    Iraq: 60 Dead in Attack on Prisoner Convoy

    Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, officials said.

  • Canadian Charged With Joining Islamist Fighters in Syria

    Canadian Charged With Joining Islamist Fighters in Syria

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced terrorism charges on Wednesday against a 25-year-old Canadian for allegedly travelling to Syria to fight alongside Islamist fighters.

  • Lebanese Soldier Defects to Al Qaeda in Syria, Appears on YouTube

    Lebanese Soldier Defects to Al Qaeda in Syria, Appears on YouTube

    A Lebanese soldier has defected to an Al Qaeda group in neighbouring Syria, in the first such incident, in protest at what he said was the injustice against Sunni Muslims in his country.

  • Jihadists Organise Tours in Their Syria, Iraq 'Caliphate'

    Jihadists Organise Tours in Their Syria, Iraq 'Caliphate'

    Known for kidnapping, public stonings, lashings and executions, the Islamic State (IS) is now expanding into tourism, taking jihadists on honeymoon and civilians to visit other parts of its "caliphate".

  • Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    In hiding, targeted by drone strikes and unable to land a blow in the West, al Qaeda's ageing leaders are losing a power struggle with ultra-radical young militants in Iraq and Syria who see themselves as the true successors to Osama bin Laden.

  • In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Ga...

  • Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb Kills 23: Police

    Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb Kills 23: Police

    A suicide car bomb explosion ripped through a police checkpoint in Baghdad Tuesday, killing 23 people and wounding more than 40, police and medical sources said.

  • Head of Syria Opposition Government Sacked

    Head of Syria Opposition Government Sacked

    The Qatar-backed head of the Syrian opposition's interim government was sacked Tuesday, under pressure from Saudi Arabia, once again exposing the sharp divisions between the opposition's main backers.

  • UN in Syria Vaccination Drive Against Childhood Killer

    UN in Syria Vaccination Drive Against Childhood Killer

    The United Nations called for help on Tuesday to vaccinate 765,000 Syrian toddlers against polio, in a bid to prevent a resurgence of the childhood killer across the restive Middle East.

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