The United Nations food agency said Friday it had been forced to withdraw aid from nine Syrian refugee camps in Turkey due to a lack of funds, calling on donors to step up.
The EU Friday announced that it is has strengthened sanctions against the regime and its supporters in Damascus as the situation in Syria continues to deteriorate.
The Syrian National Coalition said on Thursday that that the overthrough of President Bashar al-Assad is no longer a precondition for the resumption of peace negotiations.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on Friday on a US-drafted resolution that threatens measures against the Syrian regime over its alleged use of chlorine bombs.
March 5, 2015
An explosion near the border of Turkey hit member of the al-Qaeda affiliated group Thursday.
A "safe haven" in the MidEast, more than half of Jordan's population are refugees coming from unstable neighboring countries.
Conflicting reports emerged Thursday about a Daesh or al-Nusra Front member who was treated, then arrested at a hospital in Bekaa Valley.
Almost a year after Obama said chemical weapon use was a "red line," the US is calling for action against the Syrian regime.
The Syrian regime attacked the city with a barrel bomb and killed at least 18 civilians, a monitor said Thursday.
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
Daesh militants in Raqqa were captured on film throwing a "gay" man from a building, then stoning the victim to death after he survived the fall.
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday.
March 4, 2015
Rebels attacked a government security building Wednesday, causing tens of casualties on both sides.
The Jordanian king called on his citizens Tuesday to be proud of the country's resilience against "enemies of Islam."
An Afghan Shia commander was killed during a battle with southern Syrian rebels for control of key positions between the capital Damascus and the southern city of Daraa, according to activists and Iranian media.
Syrian actor Omar Hajjo passed away on Wednesday morning after a long battle with illness.
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March 3, 2015
The aid to Iraq will be used in the country's fight against Daesh, Turkey's envoy said Tuesday.
As Daesh militants launched a fierce offensive in northeastern Syria, over a dozen Assyrian Christians have fled into Lebanon since Monday.
The Lebanese army has expanded its assault against Daesh along the Syrian border.
UNHCR figures indicate that 53 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are below 18 years old.
A report stated Israel will respond to any attack by Hezbollah in the disputed territory of Syria's Golan Heights, including Shebaa Farms.
March 2, 2015
The ten detainees are believed to be Turkish citizens, AP reported Monday.
A spokesman for the Revolutionary Forces in Aleppo said Monday the envoy has been "implementing the regime agenda."
Four Syrian refugees died in a fire on Monday in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.
Lebanon's army continued to clash with Syrian militants in the border town of Arsal Sunday after troops raided properties where jihadists were believed to be hiding.
"This is our war," King Abdullah said in an exclusive interview on CNN Sunday.
Iraqi forces have started a military operation against Daesh Takfiri militants Sunday to liberate the northern province.
March 1, 2015
The monitor said hundreds of Christian hostages are still in the hands of Daesh.
The Hazm movement, a Syrian rebel group, has announced it is dissolving itself and joining a larger Islamist alliance.
Opposition figures and militants in Syria have turned down a UN proposal to suspend fighting in the city of Aleppo.
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The number of Syrians currently residing in Mafraq has reached 288,105, which is 88 percent higher the province's total population.
The Syrian army has made advances in the southern part of the country, while al-Nusra Front has pushed US-backed militias out of a strategic northern military base.
Footage has emerged of the three British teens who went missing from London, on CCTV from a Turkish bus station in Istanbul hours after they'd fled the UK.
Jihadi John, who was recently revealed to be Mohammed Emwazi of the UK, is described by his former teacher as a "lovely" boy who struggled with anger management issues.
Two Syrian nationals were detained in Lebanon for reportedly joining Daesh, security officials said.
Daesh militants will reportedly release 29 out of 220 Assyrians abducted from northeastern Syria in February, according to a London-based monitoring group.
February 28, 2015
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
According to a French lawmaker who met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Assad no longer wants to "remain isolated in the face of the terrorist threat,"
February 27, 2015
Kurdish fighters seized the eastern and southern outskirts Friday of a key Islamic State (ISIS) stronghold in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province,
Turkish officials announce the program will begin March 1.
UN says 3.8 million Syrian refugees are registered in surrounding countries - 1.6 million of whom are in Turkey.
After a Lebanese armed forces offensive along Syrian border, Hezbollah officials warn of potential jihadist attack in Lebanese territory.
US-led coalition strikes Daesh in Syria, where the jihadist militant organization abducted 220 Assyrian Christians.
Destruction of cultural heritage is a threat to security in Iraq, says UNESCO
US intelligence chief: combating Daesh is not Turkey's top priority.
February 26, 2015
A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a former Syrian rebel to five years in prison for war crimes.
A younger cohort of women are seeking to either join their fighter husbands or find partners in Daesh, an official said Thursday.
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday.
A short-list of the heavy-weight groups fighting on the ground in Syria.
The real identity of the Daesh militant famous for executing hostages in the terrorist group's propaganda videos has been revealed. Daesh's Jihadi John is really Mohammed Emwazi from west London.
A number of senior Daesh commanders were killed Thursday by US-led coalition airstrikes in the Iraqi town of al-Qaim, near the Syrian border.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh has kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians from villages in the northeastern province of Hasaka.
An Australian national was killed fighting alongside Kurdish troops against Daesh militants in the Syrian province of Hasaka.
Overnight the Lebanese army hammered Daesh with artillery in a brief attack at the Lebanese-Syrian border.
Residents of Aleppo struggle to maintain normalcy as war ravages their homes, businesses, and lives. This story goes behind the news to look at how Syrians living in Aleppo deal with death on a daily basis.
A Syrian court granted bail Wednesday, more than three months after the opposition fighter was detained.
"Time is running out," a foreign minister told AFP Tuesday.
February 25, 2015
Nearly 1,000 Assyrian families have run for their lives this week in the wake of kidnappings by Daesh.
The three men of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will face federal courts Wednesday.
The office's opening came as part of the government's efforts to curtail the inflow of refugees.
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Kurdish militias back by US-led airstrikes have killed at least 132 Daesh militants since Saturday in an ongoing battle in northeastern Syria.
Although a bold and robust response is needed when it comes to fighting Daesh - namely now in Libya, Arab armies will not help.
The human rights organization Amnesty International urged the global community to halt weapon sales and shipments to countries accused of committing mass atrocities, such as Iraq, Syria, and Israel.
The World Health Organization warns water borne diseases are on the rise in Syria.
February 24, 2015
Iraq is less than thrilled after US officials have told media approximate dates for the Mosul campaign, sources said Tuesday.
Spain is only one of several European countries cracking down on Daesh recruits as a wave of foreign fighters continues.
Turkey accused Britain Tuesday of a "reprehensible" delay in informing authorities of three British girls who left for Syria.
Egyptian airstrikes have killed several civilians, Amnesty International said Tuesday, along with the Daesh militants they targeted.
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Fierce clashes near the Iraqi border between Kurdish troops and Daesh militants left some 90 Christian civlians in the hands of the extremist group.
At least 90 Christians have been abducted by Daesh militants in northeastern Syria, activists told Reuters.
Turkish forces managed to safely relocate the remains of a sacred tomb inside Syria but how did they do it? With the help of Kurds, of course.
Daesh militants are reportedly planning wide-scale military operations in Lebanon, according to a report by The Daily Star.
February 23, 2015
An official said Monday Turkey was in contact with Daesh to avoid clashes, after the country denied communication during the tomb operation.
Iraqi forces plan to retake the town of al-Baghdadi from Daesh militants, a key location for training local forces.
The Syrian government does not expect to import wheat this year because domestic grain supplies will be boosted by heavy rainfall and wider control over farmland, a minister said.
Turkey said it did not coordinate with or contact terrorist organizations in its efforts to retrieve tomb remains Sunday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday most of those killed were Daesh and al-Nusra Front fighters.
February 22, 2015
Daesh has reportedly said it will deliver the bodies of dead Kurdish fighters in return for payment, according to a German newspaper.
Turkish forces are evacuating their soldiers Sunday after a ground mission to relocate a tomb in Syria.
The number of Daesh (ISIS) fighters from Europe is drying up since European states have introduced tighter restrictions on would-be fighters traveling to Iraq and Syria, Reuters has reported.
Three schoolgirls from the UK who allegedly fled their homes to join Daesh have crossed into Syria, according to a report from the Telegraph.
Joakim Medin, a freelance journalist from Sweden, was released by Syrian forces after having been near the Turkish border.
Daesh released a new video which presumably shows 21 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in cages being paraded through packed streets in the embattled Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
The West has been trying to stop private donors from funding Daesh militants with little impact on the extremist group. Is there any other way the Kurds, Iraqi army and the US-led coalition can take them down?
Successful operation overnight with tanks and troops brings back the body of Suleyman Shah in Turkey's only exclave, Turkish prime minister and army confirm.
At least four people were killed and 20 injured in the Syrian city of Aleppo hours after another blast killed four in Qardahain.
February 21, 2015
Four people were killed in in President Assad's town of Qardaha on Saturday, a monitoring group has said.
More journalists have been targeted and killed than ever before. The deadliest region? The Middle East.
Ten children were among at least 48 people killed in northern Syria this week as government forces executed the families of five five reported rebels, AFP reported.
A Swedish journalist who was planning to enter a Daesh-controlled area in Syria has been out-of-touch for four days.
A UN commission has drafted lists of those who have committed war crimes in Syria's civil war. The list is now ready to be published.