World News | Reuters | Thursday May 21, 2015
Islamic State insurgents stormed the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, fighting off pro-government forces who withdrew after evacuating most of the civilian population, state television said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Jihadists from the Islamic State group entered the northern city limits of ancient Palmyra Wednesday, seizing a state security building after intense fighting, a monitor said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 18, 2015
Nearly 300 people have been killed in several days of fighting since the Islamic State group launched an attack against Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor said Sunday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
Turkey on Wednesday arrested four prosecutors and a gendarme officer for trying to carry out a search of Syria-bound trucks belonging to the state intelligence agency that they suspected of illegally carrying arms for rebels fighting Syria's governme...
Hyderabad News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday May 5, 2015
An engineering student from Hyderabad, who had gone to join the Islamic State, has died in the fighting in Syria, intelligence sources have told NDTV.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 16, 2015
An Australian male model was killed while fighting with the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, a media report said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 13, 2015
The number of Europeans fighting with jihadist groups in Syria could exceed 6,000, a top EU official told a French newspaper today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
After enduring two years of famine and fighting, Ibrahim Abdel Fatah said he saw heads cut off by Islamic State group jihadists in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk in Damascus.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Indonesian militants believed to have returned from fighting with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria are suspected of being behind an attempted chlorine bomb attack in a shopping mall last month, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 14, 2015
Three New York residents accused of offering support to Islamic State jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges on Friday during a court appearance following their arrest last month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
The body of a young German woman killed in Syria fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (IS) group was today transferred to the Turkish side of the border ahead of burial in Germany, reports said.
World News | Agence France Press | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Forces fighting the Islamic State group have cut critical communication and supply lines used by the extremists between Syria and Iraq after a two-week operation, the US-led coalition said Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 9, 2015
A young German woman has been killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces against Islamic State group jihadists in northeast Syria, a monitoring group said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
A chemistry teacher was jailed for six years in Britain on Thursday for trying to join Islamic State jihadists fighting in Syria, against the wishes of his family who desperately tried to stop him.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Australia announced on Tuesday it will send another 300 troops to Iraq in a joint mission with New Zealand to help train local forces fighting to reclaim territory seized by the Islamic State group.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 1, 2015
A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital Saturday for talks with the regime to try to finalise a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 28, 2015
A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital today for talks with the regime to try to finalise a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 26, 2015
An Australian man who joined Syria Kurdish militants to fight against Islamic State jihadists has been killed, a group which tracks the conflict and a Kurdish source said on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Qatar is committed to defeating the Islamic State, its Emir assured US President Barack Obama on Tuesday in his first official visit to the White House.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
Any resolution to the fighting in Syria must involve President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations envoy to Syria has said in the first such acknowledgement by the UN.
World News | Reuters | Sunday February 8, 2015
Tunisia arrested 32 militant Islamists, some of them returning from fighting in Syria, who planned "spectacular" attacks, officials said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
The United Arab Emirates is likely to resume air missions as part of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in the coming days, a senior US official said on Friday after top American diplomat John Kerry met with Gulf ministers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
A British jihadist believed to have faked his own death while fighting in Syria in order to return home undetected was jailed for 12 years by a London court today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 4, 2015
The United States on Tuesday announced plans to increase annual aid to Jordan to $1 billion from $660 million to help it pay for the cost of housing refugees from Iraq and Syria and of fighting Islamic State militants.