Conflict in Syria
September 16, 2014
A top Iraqi official met with Syrian President Bashar Assad Tuesday to discuss terrorism in the region.
United Nations investigators released a new report Tuesday with more details of atrocities in Syria.
Up to a thousand Turks have joined Islamic State militants inside Iraq and Syria, according to government officials and media reports.
Lebanon's army clashed with Nusra Front fighters overnight on the country's border with Syria, killing dozens of militants.
Lebanon will need up to $1 billion to cope with the mass influx of Syrian refugees in the country, according to a government official.
Lebanon will increase security along the border with Syria as part of a global contribution against Islamic State militants, according to an analyst.
Al-Qaeda allegedly appealed for Islamic State militants to release British aid worker Alan Henning because "he was an innocent aid worker," it has been revealed.
The UNHCR has urged the international community to recognize the rights of millions of undocumented and stateless people.
September 15, 2014
British security services have reportedly identified the Islamic State militant "Jihadi John", who beheaded James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines.
Lebanese authorities have rejected suggestions to collaborate with the Syrian regime to combat Islamic State militants.
US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace.
Concern is mounting for the safety of a second British hostage being held by the same Islamic State militants who beheaded aid worker, David Haines.
September 14, 2014
Up to 930 French citizens are believed to have ties to the Islamic State according to the French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said the international coalition needs to combat all terrorist groups, not only IS, during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
The "un-Islamic State"? British Muslims call on leaders to stop legitimising IS by using its preferred name
Leading groups have called on David Cameron to rename the Islamic State in order to halt the radicalisation of British Muslims. Does the "un-Islamic State" sound better?