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  • Australia Issues Arrest Warrants Over Syria Severed Head Photos

    Australia Issues Arrest Warrants Over Syria Severed Head Photos

    Australia has issued arrest warrants for a pair of Australian citizens believed to be fighting in Syria, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported on Tuesday, after images emerged of the two holding the severed heads of Syrian soldiers.

  • Islamic State Jihadists Open 'Marriage Bureau'

    Islamic State Jihadists Open 'Marriage Bureau'

    The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq.

  • Islamic State Militants Open Office for Potential Wives: Monitor

    Islamic State Militants Open Office for Potential Wives: Monitor

    Islamic State insurgents have opened an office in northern Syria where single women and widows can register to marry fighters from the radical al Qaeda offshoot, a monitoring group said on Monday.

  • 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...

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