Syria

November 30, 2014

The Syrian city of Raqqa has seen airstrikes from both the US-led coalition and the Syrian government in recent weeks.  (AFP/File)
14:58 GMT

In one of the largest missions of the US-led campaign so far, a monitor reported at least 30 ISIL targets in Raqqa were hit by airstrikes late Saturday.

As a result of the violence, more than 200,000 Kobani residents have also fled across the border into Turkey. (AFP/File)
13:58 GMT

At least 50 ISIL terrorists have reportedly been killed in clashes, bombings, and US-led airstrikes in Syria’s flashpoint town of Kobani.

The U.S. is leading an international coalition, which includes France, Germany, and Saudi Arabia, and has carried out numero us airstrikes against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
11:29 GMT

The U.S.-led coalition forces conducted 30 airstrikes in Syria’s northern province of Raqqa, which is under the control of militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.

Turkish soldiers watch smoke bellow in the distance from the Syrian border town of Kobani. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
10:16 GMT

Kurdish troops in the Syrian border town of Kobani called on Ankara to investigate how an ISIL attack was launched from Turkish soil.

November 29, 2014

Fierce clashes have resumed between ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters in Kobani. (AFP/File)
12:31 GMT

Clashes resumed between ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters in the northern Syrian city of Kobani.

Separately, the U.S. military and its allies hit ISIL forces with 15 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria during a three-day period, the U.S. Central Command said. (AFP/File)
08:49 GMT

The Syrian government responded to US accusations that Syrian forces are targeting civilians with airstrikes.

November 27, 2014

The three Syrians were caught with ISIL related material on their mobile phones. (AFP/File)
12:07 GMT

Lebanese security forces arrested three Syrians for allegedly supporting ISIL in the northern region of Akkar Thursday.

The Syrian regime air strikes left at least 130 people dead in the city of Raqqa. (AFP/File)
09:08 GMT

US State Department spokeswoman Jean Psaki slammed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air strikes in Raqqa, which left dozens of civilians dead.

Syria's army clashed with ISIL militants across the country in the past week. (AFP/File)
06:35 GMT

Bashar al-Assad's army reportedly made gains against ISIL militants in the northwestern province of Aleppo Wednesday.

Both brothers were convicted of joining a militant group against the Assad regime. (AFP/File)
05:26 GMT

A British court handed down jail terms for two brothers who trained and joined a militant group against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria.

November 26, 2014

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and forced millions to flee. (AFP/File)
09:04 GMT

At least 130 people were killed in airstrikes on Syria`s Raqqa province which is currently under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

A Kurdish Peshmerga sniper's scope aims towards the horizon near Erbil in northern Iraq on Sept. 15. (AFP/JM Lopez)
08:41 GMT

Over the past few days Peshmerga forces have captured a strategic road near Sinjar that ISIL used as a key supply route from Syria.

Hezbollah and the FSA have been in a longstanding battle in Syria. (AFP/File)
08:17 GMT

A captured Hezbollah fighter was released by the Free Syrian Army in exchange for two rebels held by the Shia group.

At least 300 Syrians had been demonstrating for days in Athens. (Cherry Martinez photo)
07:00 GMT

The plight of Syrian refugees in Greece illustrates just how serious a regional problem the conflicts in Syria and Iraq have become.

The Syrian city of Raqqa has been an ISIL stronghold since it was seized in 2013. (AFP/File)
05:23 GMT

Air strikes carried out by Bashar al-Assad's army targeting ISIL in Raqqa killed 60 people, according to a London-based monitoring group.