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Sirens ring out as air strikes hit ISIS's Syria stronghold

A US-led coalition and Russia have stepped up air strikes on the jihadists

27 Nov 2015 11:09 AM

‘Rebels kill one pilot, 2nd missing’

One Russian pilot of a warplane downed by Turkey over Syria on Tuesday was killed by rebels and the second is missing after they both parachuted, rebel and Opposition sources said.

24 Nov 2015 10:42 PM

One Russian pilot of downed jet dead; NATO calls for emergency meet

Videos circulating online show the dead pilot surrounded by rebels from different factions

24 Nov 2015 5:55 PM

Female suicide bomber in France one of many in history

Islamic militant groups have occasionally deployed women to carry out such attacks

19 Nov 2015 12:48 PM

French, Russian raids kill 33 of ISIS

French and Russian airstrikes in northern Syria have killed at least 33 jihadists with the Islamic State (ISIS) group in the last 72 hours, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.

19 Nov 2015 12:43 AM


Al-Qaeda in Syria claims downing two Russian drones

The group even posted a picture of wreckage in a large plain

18 Nov 2015 5:19 PM

Islamic State militants dig in, anticipating assault on Syria's Raqqa

Anti-IS forces have been advancing gradually toward Raqqa with backing from American-led

18 Nov 2015 12:41 PM

Lebanon arrests 9 over Beirut twin bombings

Lebanese security forces have arrested nine people, most of them Syrian nationals, over last week’s twin bombings in Beirut that killed 44 people, the interior minister said Sunday.

15 Nov 2015 11:49 PM

‘Next stage of ISIS revealed’

The Islamic State (ISIS) group’s ability to carry out the deadly Paris attacks that it has claimed reveals the growing sophistication and reach of the global jihadist network, analysts said Saturday.

14 Nov 2015 11:08 PM

Beirut mourns 44 killed in bomb attacks

Lebanon on Friday mourned 44 people killed in south Beirut in a twin bombing claimed by the ISIS group, the bloodiest such attack in years.

13 Nov 2015 11:17 PM


ISIS accused in Syria mustard gas attack

Activists accused the ISIS group Friday of being behind a deadly gas attack in northern Syria this past summer, which the global chemical weapons watchdog said was mustard gas.

07 Nov 2015 5:33 AM

Suicide bomber kills five on Lebanon border with Syria

The bomber entered the meeting of Syrian clerics and detonated an explosive belt

05 Nov 2015 5:43 PM

Syrian rebels capture town in West, rebels and monitor say

Its capture marks a significant blow to the Russian-backed campaign

05 Nov 2015 5:21 PM

Islamic State group claims killing of two activists in Turkey

Grim video shows Hamadi's body, with his throat slit, in a dark room

02 Nov 2015 3:37 PM

Islamic State video claims murders of Syrian activist, friend in Turkey

IS slaughtered activist Ibrahim Abdul Qader and his friend for their anti-IS activities

02 Nov 2015 10:19 AM


ISIS takes over town in Homs

ISIS fighters seized the Syrian town of Maheen in Homs province from government forces on Sunday, a monitoring group said, expanding their presence in Syria’s west despite a Russian-backed bombing cam

02 Nov 2015 5:37 AM

US-backed Syrian alliance declares 1st anti-ISIS attack

A US-backed Syrian rebel alliance on Saturday announced a fresh offensive against ISIS in the northeast province of Hasaka, a day after the United States said it would send special forces to advise in

01 Nov 2015 3:37 AM

40 dead as Syria government hits Damascus

Forty people were killed on Friday when rockets fired by Syrian government forces crashed into a market in a rebel-held area outside Damascus, a monitor said.

31 Oct 2015 6:19 AM

40 dead as Syria government rockets hit Damascus suburb: monitor

Douma, in Syria, has witnessed highest number of deaths since the beginning of war

30 Oct 2015 5:29 PM

Beheaded bodies of Syria anti-IS activist, friend found in Turkey

The anti-Islamic State group documents abuses in areas under its control in Syria

30 Oct 2015 4:32 PM