November 27, 2014
Lebanese security forces arrested three Syrians for allegedly supporting ISIL in the northern region of Akkar Thursday.
US State Department spokeswoman Jean Psaki slammed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air strikes in Raqqa, which left dozens of civilians dead.
Bashar al-Assad's army reportedly made gains against ISIL militants in the northwestern province of Aleppo Wednesday.
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
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.
Over the past few days Peshmerga forces have captured a strategic road near Sinjar that ISIL used as a key supply route from Syria.
A captured Hezbollah fighter was released by the Free Syrian Army in exchange for two rebels held by the Shia group.
The plight of Syrian refugees in Greece illustrates just how serious a regional problem the conflicts in Syria and Iraq have become.
Air strikes carried out by Bashar al-Assad's army targeting ISIL in Raqqa killed 60 people, according to a London-based monitoring group.
November 25, 2014
Syrian actor Issam Aba Aji has sadly passed away this week.
ISIL militants received some $45 million in ransoms over the past year by kidnapping Western nationals, according to a UN expert.
A Syrian refugee was killed while several others were injured during clashes Monday between two groups linked to Fatah in Lebanon's Burj al-Barajneh camp.
Human Rights Watch criticized the Jordanian government for deporting vulnerable Syrian refugees back across the border.
November 24, 2014
Sophie conquers Qusai Khouli's world... but are they lovers?
Kurdish fighters continue to make advances against ISIL in Kobani.
The Greek tragedian composed “Antigone” has been reproduced by Syrian refugee women.
Syrian refugees in Athens protested over poor living conditions in the country Sunday, calling on the Greek government to grant them asylum.
November 23, 2014
Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.
US Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up his visit to Turkey on Sunday, after meeting with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a bid to gain more support from Ankara against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Refugee children bring color to grim situations with Paint Outside the Lines, a series of public spaces art projects aimed at bringing together communities of displaced people left without creative outlets. Armed with paintbrushes, these refugees are revising the aesthetics of the camp boundaries; reshaping the boundaries of camp life with public art projects.
Asala Nasri's brother Ayham Nasri has died of a sudden heart attack in Egypt.
John Cantlie, the British hostage being held by ISIL has appeared in a new nine-minute propaganda video reading a prepared script.
Christians have lived in the Middle East for centuries. When the Islamic State was announced however, persecution, forced conversions and mass murder resulted in thousands fleeing Iraq and Syria. Will this be the end of a holy minority in the region?
US Vice President Joe Biden announced up to $135 million in humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees during a trip to Turkey Saturday.
US-led airstrikes have killed 910 people since the start of the aerial campaign against ISIL.
November 21, 2014
The troops will help volunteers from Iraq’s Sunni tribes who have been joining training centers at army bases.
Local officials say attacks and mortar fire have been ongoing since the early morning hours.
At least 20 gunmen were killed near Baghdad.
Security checkpoints around the capital have been taking stricter measures to scrutinize identification papers of military-age men.
November 20, 2014
Human rights group Amnesty International warned of dire consequences if hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees did not get adequate shelter in Turkey.
Nusra Front militants in Syria executed two fighters from the rival opposition faction, the Syrian Revolutionary Front.
November 19, 2014
Clashes continued into the early hours of Wednesday in the Syrian town of Assal al-Ward, close to the Lebanese border.
Qusai Khouli's new iPhone 6 definitely won't bend, thanks to its 24K gold structure!
The UN warned that ISIL militants have enough weapons to continue fighting for up to two more years, calling it one of the best armed groups in the world.
US President Barack Obama ordered a review of the country's hostage negotiation policy following the beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig.
November 18, 2014
Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Tuesday issued a decision to release Free Syrian Army commander Abdullah al-Rifai after he had been detained for nine days for allegedly attempting to sneak into Lebanon’s outskirts, according to judicial sources.
Jamal Suleiman is not happy he's no longer a part of the Syrian Actors Syndicate, and here's what he has to say about it.
At least 20 people were killed and 65 injured in a helicopter attack by regime forces in Aleppo’s Al Bab province.
Syrian state media confirmed the brutal execution of 18 military personnel by ISIL jihadists following the release of a propaganda video by the group.
Terrorist attacks soared in 2013 across Middle East nations including Lebanon, Iraq and Syria, according to a new study by the UK-based Institute for Economics and Peace.
The Red Cross on Monday said displaced Syrians would be facing a harsh winter and were in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.
November 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State says claims and counter claims by Syria's president and ISIL have made each other stronger.
Syrian activists claim Peter Kassig died in bombing raid days before Jihadi John paraded his severed head
France confirms likelihood of a French citizen appearing in Sunday's ISIS' beheading video, hours after British citizen identifies son in same video.
Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani's chief of staff said Sunday international numbers drastically underestimate the number of ISIL fighters in Syria and Iraq, which he believes has reached 200,000.
A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.
ISIL extremists beheaded 18 Syrian hostages along with American aid worker Peter Kassig in a propaganda video Sunday.
President Barack Obama on Sunday confirmed the death of American hostage Peter Kassig, saying the aid worker was killed "in an act of pure evil" by Islamic State militants.
November 16, 2014
Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office.
A new rumor has it that George Wassouf and Nada Zeidan are still married!
Kassig, who had converted to Islam, is thought to be the fifth Western hostage murdered in ISIL's brutal media campaign.