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November 18, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on September 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
The two world leaders will meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris to discuss Syria at the end of the month.

November 21, 2015

"This is an important development because it shows that Islamic State is losing ground in areas near the Syrian-Turkish border," said expert Rami Abdel-Rahman. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
14:15 GMT
Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Daesh, in a setback to the extremist militia

November 28, 2015

Most of the casualties in the latest wave of bombing on Raqqa occurred from strikes targeting the Daesh-controlled Heten School. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
08:39 GMT
A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa killed at least eight people, including five children.
According to a report, about 80 Syrian asylum seekers were forced to leave Turkey and return to Syria. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
09:20 GMT
Amnesty International has slammed Turkey for expelling dozens of Syrian refugees to their war-stricken country, saying the move is in violation of international law.

November 17, 2015

Slovenian soldiers build a razor wire fence on the Slovenian-Croatian border in Gibina, northeastern Slovenia, on November 11, 2015. (AFP/Jure Makovec)
19:19 GMT
Amnesty International said the practice of erecting border fences to deter migrants and refugees expands a range of human rights abuses.

November 30, 2015

US Republican Senator John McCain (L) and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (R). (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
09:00 GMT
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Obama to send 10,000 troops to both Iraq and Syria to fight Daesh.

November 29, 2015

We saw another rendition of 'ISIS chan' earlier this year, when a female Japanese manga character kept showing up in all of Daesh's propaganda materials, now they're back with rubber duckies. (Imgur)
15:05 GMT
Rubber duckies just might the secret to fighting Daesh's propaganda machine.
Protesters stand outside Downing Street in central London, carrying signs that say, "Don't Bomb Syria." (AFP/Leon Neal)
04:45 GMT
Thousands gathered across the UK on Saturday in rallies organized by the Stop The War coalition to stand against British Prime Minister David Cameron's proposal for airstrikes in Syria.

November 27, 2015

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu reads the government's program during a session of the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said discussions were necessary with Russia in a bid to ease tensions after a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M was shot down on the border with Syria.

November 26, 2015

Russia announced its intention to deploy its most hi-tech missile defense system in Latakia. (
17:00 GMT
A US official said the US military is concerned about the deployment of Russia S-400 missile defense system in the Syrian province of Latakia.

November 25, 2015

Austrian teens Samra Kesinovic (left), and her friend Sabina Selimovic married Daesh militants shortly after arriving in Syria. (Facebook)
08:02 GMT
Austrian teen Samra Kesinovic, who fled to Syria and married a Daesh fighter was reportedly beaten to death for attempting to flee the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa.

November 24, 2015

There's a fierce political battle brewing between Russia and Turkey over the fate of the Russian jet and how it got there. Twitter, meanwhile is bringing the debate online. (AFP/File)
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There's a fierce political battle brewing between Russia and Turkey over the fate of the Russian jet and how it got there. Twitter, meanwhile is bringing the debate online.

November 22, 2015

A file photo shows migrants unloading a boat in the Aegean Sea. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The man is shown repeatedly poking the inflatable boat with a lance.

November 20, 2015

British Prime Minister David Cameron said the UN support could push for the UK parliament to approve airstrikes against Daesh. (AFP/File)
23:26 GMT
The UN Security Council called on all member states to intensify military efforts against Daesh following last week's Paris attacks.
A French soldier of Operation Sentinelle patrols near the National Library of France (BNF) in Paris, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The body of a 26-year-old woman believed to be a suicide bomber during a police raid in Paris has been formally identified.