World News | Reuters | Sunday July 26, 2015
An Australian nurse was charged with supporting the Islamic State militant group fighting in Syria during a brief court appearance today, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 25, 2015
An Australian nurse accused of giving medical assistance to the Islamic State militant group fighting in Syria appeared in a Sydney court on Saturday after surrendering to authorities in Turkey, police and media reports said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 25, 2015
An Australian nurse accused of giving medical assistance to the Islamic State militant group fighting in Syria has been arrested and will appear in a Sydney court on Saturday, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 24, 2015
Turkish fighter jets early today bombed positions of Islamic State jihadists inside Syria for the first time, in a dramatic escalation of fighting after the killing of a Turkish soldier in cross-border clashes, the prime minister's office said.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 24, 2015
An Australian nurse alleged to have given medical assistance to Islamic State militants fighting in Syria could face arrest for violating tough new security laws when he lands in Sydney on Friday, police and officials said.
World News | Eric Schmitt and Ben Hubbard, The New York Times | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Islamic State's reclusive leader has empowered his inner circle of deputies as well as regional commanders in Syria and Iraq with wide-ranging authority, a plan to ensure that if he or other top figures are killed, the organization will quickly adapt and continue fighting, U.S. and Iraqi intelligence officials say.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 11, 2015
UN experts said Friday that almost 5,500 Tunisians are fighting alongside jihadists abroad, urging Tunis to adopt a "national strategic plan" to curb the flow.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 5, 2015
Two alliances of Syrian rebels battled to advance in government-held western Aleppo on Saturday, seizing an army barracks in one district but losing ground in others, in some of the fiercest fighting in the city since the conflict began.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
A court in Azerbaijan on Wednesday sentenced 10 people to jail terms of between four to 15 years for joining Islamic State fighters, a spokesman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
Islamic State group jihadists beheaded 12 men from rival Syrian rebel movements accused of fighting against them, in a video released today.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Islamic State urged its followers on Tuesday to escalate attacks against Christians, Shi'ites and Sunni Muslims fighting with a US-led coalition against the ultra-radical group.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 22, 2015
Disruption of fuel supplies due to fighting between rebel groups in northern Syria is threatening the closure of hospitals and paralysing the work of ambulances and rescue services, an international medical charity said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 16, 2015
More than 23,000 refugees fleeing fighting in northern Syria have crossed into Turkey, the United Nations refugee agency said today, quoting Turkish authorities.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 16, 2015
British police said on Tuesday they were hunting for three sisters and their nine children whose family fear they may have travelled to Syria to join a relative believed to be involved in the fighting there.
World News | Agece France-Presse | Sunday June 14, 2015
Kurdish militia advanced today to the gates of a strategic jihadist-held town on Syria's northern border with Turkey amid fierce fighting with the Islamic State group, a local commander told AFP.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 14, 2015
Kurdish fighters advanced Saturday to the outskirts of a key Syrian border town held by the Islamic State group, as Turkish forces sought to prevent thousands fleeing the fighting from crossing the frontier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 12, 2015
A US citizen has been killed fighting for Kurdish forces against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the Kobane region of northern Syria, the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Syrian rebel forces seized a major army base in the southern province of Daraa today, after 24 hours of fighting, a rebel spokesman and a monitor told AFP.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 8, 2015
A couple and their five children were killed overnight in Syria's northern Aleppo province in strikes by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, a monitor said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 5, 2015
Some 4,000 Syrians have sought refuge in Turkey this week, fleeing fresh clashes pitting Kurdish fighters against the Islamic State (IS) group, a Turkish official said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
Islamic State group jihadists, emboldened by a string of battlefield victories, advanced today to the gates of the Syrian city of Hasakeh after intense fighting with regime troops.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
At least five former pupils, including two brothers, from a London-based school are believed to have been killed while fighting in Syria and Iraq with the dreaded Islamic State terrorists.
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.