World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday he was ready to study a UN plan to "freeze" fighting in the northern city of Aleppo, a statement from his office said.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Four Syrian nuclear scientists were killed near Damascus after gunmen opened fire on their bus in an area where there was no fighting, suggesting they were the target of the attack, according to activists and a pro-government website.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 9, 2014
A third Australian has died in the past two weeks while fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, a report said on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
New Zealand will beef up steps to monitor and prevent its citizens from joining Islamic State (IS) fighting in Iraq and Syria, but has ruled out any military involvement in the conflict, Prime Minister John Key said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
The leader of Syria's al Qaeda rebel wing threatened attacks against the Shi'ite Muslim militant movement Hezbollah in Lebanon in coming days that he said would make it regret fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 4, 2014
The coalition fighting Islamic State must now save Syria's second city Aleppo as moderate rebels face destruction by attacks from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and jihadi militants, France's foreign minister said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014
Singapore said on Monday that it would provide military support to the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) group but would not take part in combat operations.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 27, 2014
An Australian charged with providing money to a US citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria has been refused bail.
World | Associated Press | Friday October 24, 2014
US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said on Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 19, 2014
Do you lock them up, or try to rehabilitate them? Britain has taken a hard line on citizens returning from fighting in Syria and Iraq, but anti-extremism groups and experts say more good might come from trying to help them.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
US-led aircraft will continue bombing near the Syrian town of Kobane and in western Iraq, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday after talks with military leaders from an international coalition fighting the Islamic State group.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 14, 2014
The sister of a British man held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants fighting in Iraq and Syria has urged his captors to resume contact, saying that all communication with those holding him had ceased.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Fighting between Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia in the key Syrian border town of Kobane has spread to new areas in the south and west, a monitor said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
NATO will stand by member state Turkey if it comes under attack as a result of the fighting in neighbouring Syria, alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
The Turkish security forces on Monday used tear gas to push dozens of reporters and Kurdish civilians away from the border zone close to intense fighting for the besieged Syrian town of Kobane.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 5, 2014
At least five people were wounded in a Turkish village on Sunday when a projectile from fighting in Syria slammed into a house close to the border, witnesses said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Fierce fighting between Kurdish militia and Islamic State jihadists for a strategic Syrian border town killed at least 10 people overnight, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 30, 2014
A man was arrested in counterterror raids in Australia on Tuesday, with police alleging he was sending money to a US national fighting with a "terrorist" group in Syria.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 26, 2014
Fresh air strikes by a US-led coalition fighting jihadists hit two provinces of Syria overnight, targeting oil facilities for a second day, a monitoring group said Friday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The United States said on Monday it will refuse any effort by Iran to gain its cooperation on fighting Islamic State forces by being more flexible about Tehran's nuclear program.