10 things to know about the Kurds, the PKK, and the struggle that's bigger than Kobani.
Noam Chomsky shares his thoughts on the rise of the Islamic State, the most recent Gaza offensive, and US policy in the region.
British drones have been moved from Afghanistan to hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria following 10 air strikes carried out by UK forces in the region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.
October 20, 2014
Around 18 civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Harisiyye district, while another bomb attack left seven soldiers dead in Zeydan
Turkey announced Monday that it is now helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border with Syria.
Iraq's illegal oil business is booming and allowing IS to flourish.
In a tactical shift, the United States has started dropping small arms and supplies to Kobani's besieged defenders.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Professor Peter Neumann said that people returning from Syria broadly fell into one of three categories: the dangerous, the disturbed and the disillusioned.
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Observers said seven civilians were killed at a Konoco gas factory in Der-Ezzor province, and three were killed in similar strikes on oil fields in the countryside around Shadadi.
By controlling Hīt, ISIS has effectively severed the main road linking Haditha to Ramadi. Supplies have been cut off completely from Haditha, with local officials warning foodstuffs could run out soon.