October 7, 2014
A car bomb has killed at least 17 people and injured 13 others in Iraq's Saladin Province.
IS militants have entered the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani after weeks of intense fighting.
October 6, 2014
The French Ministry of Defense says Paris is going to step up its military presence in Iraq.
October 5, 2014
IS militants are closing in on the Syrian border town known to the Kurds as Kobani.
The Sunday Times reported that the Islamic State is calling on its members to brace for war with Iran in order to take over its nuclear secrets.
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned of the fragile recovery of the global economy and the effects of the turmoil in the Middle East, especially the war against ISIS and the instability of Iraq and Syria, which could trigger higher global oil prices.
Peter Kassig, 26, was kidnapped by IS in 2013 while he was in Syria as a medical worker.
October 3, 2014
Australia is due to send fighter jets to bomb Islamic State targets in northern Iraq within days after the country's government approved military action alongside the U.S.-led coalition.
October 2, 2014
Turkey's parliament passed a motion Thursday approving a military response to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
A former Marine has traveled to Syria and is now fighting alongside Kurdish forces to defeat IS.
Turkey's parliament has begun discussing a motion that would authorize the government to launch a military strategy against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
Islamic State militants launched attacks in the towns of Ramadi and Heet Thursday.
More than 1,119 Iraqis were killed including 854 civilians during the month of September according to a report by the UN Wednesday.
Civilian deaths are on the rise in Iraq since IS intensified car bomb and mortar attacks across the country, despite U.S. air strikes.
The Islamic State intends on seizing parts of northern Lebanon, according to Western diplomatic sources.