Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called for economic sanctions on Turkey amid escalating tension between both countries.
November 26, 2015
Around 50 US special forces reportedly arrived at the Syrian border town of Kobane.
A senior Israeli official said his country will not take military action against Russian jets that cross into Israeli airspace.
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.
The aircraft will conduct the missions over Syria at the request of the French government.
Pro-Assad forces launched a massive attack on a Turkmen town in Northwest Syria.
The enigmatic Russian leader has said a lot of things. But not this.
Syrian legendary actress Samia al Jazaeri turns 69.
A Russian airstrike hit a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo on Wednesday.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) regime forces have been responsible for the deaths of nearly 19,000 women.
Reports indicate that Hezbollah killed a Beirut bombing suspect during an operation in Syria.
Daesh is a menace that won't go away easily. The US and its allies have laid out many strategies in recent months to stop the group, but what is the best way to put a stop to this militant network?
British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to set out a "comprehensive strategy" against Daesh Thursday amid increasing pressure from politicians to approve airstrikes in Syria.
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against people and businesses in Russia that actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The US Treasure Department has sanctioned the Syrian owners of HESCO Engineering and Construction Company and two Russians for its business associations with Daesh and the Assad regime.
November 25, 2015
The surviving Russian fighter pilot claims they were never in Turkish airspace and received no warnings.
Speculation about where exactly the Russian plane was when it was shot down by Turkish warplanes Tuesday is still a hot debate.
Alex Assali wanted to give back to the German people, so decided to help the most vulnerable.
This is the substance Russia and France are being accused of using in Daesh's de facto Syrian capital.
Especially after the downed Russian jet this week, all eyes are on the Kremlin leader.
In a statement, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he has "serious doubts" that the downing of a Russian jet was unintentional.
A civilian network of journalists stated that white phosphorous, a deadly incendiary chemical weapon, is being used in airstrikes in Raqqa.
Turkish President Erdogan and US President Obama discussed the Tuesday incident over a phone call and agreed that it was a violation of Turkey's airspace, justifying Turkey's actions.
Fighter jets shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M Fencer after it violated Turkish airspace on Tuesday. One of the two pilots was killed immediately, and the other has recently been rescued by the Syrian army.
Canada will be giving priority to full families, women, and members of the LGBT community.
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.
A Russian marine was reportedly killed by Syrian rebel fire in a helicopter crash during a rescue operation to retrieve two pilots aboard a Russian fighter jet, which had been previously shot down by Turkey.
November 24, 2015
Turkey currently hosts the highest number of Syrian refugees in the world.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was set to meet his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul.
Canada is set to announce details for its refugee intake plan, but some are worried that they will be too strict.
He has joined Bernie Sanders in suggesting that environmental issues have a role in conflicts and terrorism.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has accused Indiana Governor Mike Pence for violating constitutional and civil rights.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a Syrian rebel group shot a Russian helicopter, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Latakia.
Russian and French fighter jets are set to intensify attacks against Daesh positions in the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa.
After a Russian fighter jet went down along the Turkish-Syrian border Tuesday morning, unverified clips purport to show a pilot capture.
Three Russian journalists were injured when a missile landed near their car in Syria.
Turkey is meeting with the UN and NATO after multiple Russian warplanes have crossed into their airspace.
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.
The "Upcoming Syria" campaign aims to counter the perception that the Syrian war is between the Alawi and Sunni population.
The Russian Defence Ministry confirmed a fighter jet was shot down over the Turkey-Syria border but denied violating Turkey's airspace despite reported warnings.
Hezbollah condemned a sanctions bill passed by the US senate last week, which will restrict finances and the group's primary media organization.
Turkey sent an appeal to UN on behalf of the Turkmen villages in Syria facing airstrikes and high civilian casualties
A fighter jet reportedly crashed in Syria, according to a Turkish television network, while CNN said the warplane had been shot down for violating Turkish airspace.
French President Francois Hollande will hold talks Tuesday with Barack Obama in the White House to discuss strategies to fight Daesh.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball told parliament Tuesday a political solution was needed in Syria rather than boots on the ground.
Let's be clear, there are two current wars going on in Syria. One between Bashar al-Assad and opposition rebels, the second, between Daesh and everyone else. Dialogue is key with Assad, but military action is needed against Daesh.
November 23, 2015
Jordan is removing Saudi and Turkish funded militant groups from their official list of terrorist organizations.
Kuwaiti security forces uncovered a Daesh cell that was recruiting, funding, and managing arms deals for Daesh in Syria.
The US-led coalition continues targeting Daesh oil supplies, with major airstrikes over the weekend.
The issues that women and girls face in refugee camps extend past sexual abuse and violence.
British Prime Minister David Cameron offered France the use of RAF Akrotiri, a UK air base located on Cyprus, for carrying out anti-Daesh operations in Syria.
The Syrian regime army reclaimed the towns of Maheen and Hawareen, and are advancing through Homs province.
Thousands of people in the Turkmen minority group in Syria are fleeing to the Turkish border after regime-backed airstrikes.
The drowned Syrian girl stirred memories of the images of Aylan Kurdi, found dead on beach in September
Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan defended the country's decision to take 12,000 Syrian refugees.
President Barack Obama said the US would take back land from Daesh and cut off the militant group's finances.
November 22, 2015
Jordan's King Abdullah and Russian Vladimir Putin will meet this week to discuss counterterrorism and global events.
The UK may start airstrikes in the Daesh-capital of Raqqa within two weeks.
Deir Ezzor has become the newest site of US and Russian bombs, but Daesh isn't the only one losing out.
Judges and television viewers voted the Yaman Abou Jieb as the winner of the edutainment show, supported by the Qatar Foundation.
Young Syrian inventor wins first prize in the reality TV show "Stars of Science."
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.
A glorified gang: How extortion, sex slaves, drugs, and fear mongering gave birth to the un-Islamic State
Expert Michael Burleigh describes how Daesh used fear, isolation, and desperation to sink its deadly tentacles into the Middle East, while racking up millions in the sale of sex slaves and extortion.
UNHCR Jordan has started the first steps in resettling Syrian refugees in Canada.
The man is shown repeatedly poking the inflatable boat with a lance.
Russia has bombed ISIS (also known as Daesh) in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as its military maneuvers in the Mediterranean forced Lebanon to reroute flights.
November 21, 2015
US governors want to stop Syrian refugees from resettling in their states, but the last big round of MidEast war refugees proves there's not much logic in that.
Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Daesh, in a setback to the extremist militia
November 20, 2015
The UN Security Council called on all member states to intensify military efforts against Daesh following last week's Paris attacks.
The body of a 26-year-old woman believed to be a suicide bomber during a police raid in Paris has been formally identified.
The UN condemned the execution of two Chinese and Norwegian nationals by Daesh militants in Syria.
Russia's deputy foreign minister reported 2,719 Russian citizens had left to fight for Daesh in Syria.
November 19, 2015
The Republican-introduced legislation passed the house with a wide margin.
“Any qualified person, including Bahsar al-Assad, is entitled to stand as candidate in any final political process, but it is the Syrian people who will decide," Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton distanced herself from President Obama's strategy in Syria by calling for a more aggressive approach to fighting the militant group.
Erdogan spoke at an energy summit in Istanbul on Thursday, where he accused Bashar al-Assad's government of supporting terrorism and of being the main culprit of 380,000 deaths of its people. He also claimed that "Assad is now taking Daesh oil and turning it into money."
Hollande spoke in Paris on Wednesday before a gathering of the countries mayors and affirmed that France will still accept over 30,000 refugees within the next two years.
President Xi Jinping condemned terrorism and claimed that China will fight against any violent attacks. His condemnation comes after Daesh claimed that it had killed Chinese national Fan Jinghui along with a Norwegian captive.
The two Syrian refugees were detained in Kos after authorities found photos of the Daesh flag on their phones.
The academic accused Turkey directly this week, but it's not the first time Ankara's been implicated.
Two unidentified militants were killed and several others captured by Hezbollah forces in northeastern Lebanon.
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the remarks as he called for world powers to rally their forces around the fight against the militant group.
The Daesh militant group announced executing two Norwegian and Chinese nationals after graphic photos were released of the men.
The negotiations for a 15-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta have failed.
A draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia aimed at combining "joint efforts" to combat Daesh.
US President Barack Obama will veto a bill suspending the entry of Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
A truce was reportedly agreed upon by Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
November 18, 2015
France is stepping up their involvement and pushing for unity in the US-led coalition against Daesh.
The two world leaders will meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris to discuss Syria at the end of the month.
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi's trial has been adjourned until late December.
Al-Nusra Front in Syria claims to have downed the first Russian aircrafts since the airstrikes began in September.
Sixty-five out of 200 recently arrived Syrian refugees are unable to leave the airport upon arrival. The rest have been granted temporary permits.
The Lebanese army raided multiple illegal Syrian encampments on Wednesday and confiscated illicit vehicles.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with his Lebanese counterpart Wednesday to discuss Lebanon's security situation.
France struck the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa in Syria for the third consecutive day, reportedly hitting the group's infrastructure.
A live feed shows the police raid on a Saint Denis flat that's been underway since early Wednesday morning.
Russian warplanes fired cruise missiles on militant targets form southern Russia Tuesday, destroying 14 Daesh targets.
Syrian government forces reclaimed the town of al-Ays, which is strategically located in the middle of a highway that connects Aleppo to the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Lebanese security forces carried out a series of raids across the country, seizing weapons and explosives in a bid to crack down on terrorism.