Syria's parliament on Tuesday voted to approve a deal with Iran for a line of credit worth $1 billion.
July 7, 2015
A "Daesh bag" incident earlier this week made one thing clear — most people have no clue what symbols the extremists are using.
The number of recruits being trained in the US anti-Daesh program is disappointing to say the least.
A WikiLeaks document appears to show Saudi concerns of Syrian "revenge" for the kingdom's attempt to take the regime down.
The US special envoy for the coalition against Daesh was in Ankara Tuesday to meet with officials following speculation Turkey was considering a military intervention inside Syria
About 80 Daesh fighters have been killed by Kurdish fighters and intensified coalition airstrikes since Sunday morning, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The new 1,000-pound note in Syria left people wondering why the image was changed from former president Hafez al-Assad.
The Nusra Front claimed the suicide attack in western Aleppo. Immediately following the attack, opposition forces claimed to have stormed the district and seized control of a number of buildings.
Syrian child Majd Ismail has been revealed as one of the kids auditioning for The Voice Kids Arabia.
Police said they arrested the suspects in connection with an attack last month on military ambulances transporting wounded Syrians.
The attack by a Nusra Front member killed at least 25 regime soldiers and allies.
"The security situation is under control," Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said in reports Tuesday.
Child abductions have totaled 1,420 since Daesh took control of the city over a year ago, an official said Tuesday.
Groups claimed one of the perpetrators killed during clashes in Kobani carried an official identification card issued by Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority.
July 6, 2015
There have been no more reports of Daesh finding the activists so far.
Funny or insensitive? You can be the judge.
Daesh fighters launched a large-scale attack on the northern Syrian town of Ayn Issa, near the group's de facto capital Raqqa, on Monday morning. Kurdish sources say clashes are still ongoing.
A Daesh video released on a Facebook account shows the killing of two Syrian activists in Raqqa, allegedly for spying on the groups activities
Hezbollah and the Syrian army are advancing on militants from all sides to retake control of Zabadani, the last rebel controlled town in Qalamoun.
Coalition forces hit the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa with at least 16 airstrikes, killing ten people, according to the extremist group.
Hundreds of Kurds marched in Beirut Sunday to demonstrate against Turkey's accusations against fighters in Kobani.
July 5, 2015
The extremist group published the first issue of its online English-language magazine this month.
"Savages" made the list of acceptable terms to use.
Hezbollah fighters allied with the Syrian regime entered the Syrian town of Zabadani, eight kilometers from the border with Lebanon, in a bid to seize the town from opposition forces.
Security forces prevented a second attack, after suicide bombers detonated a vehicle near the plant.
A quick view of the Southern Front offensive and the key places of attack.
Assala and her daughter Sham take some time off on a mother-daughter holiday. (Facebook)
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabour highlighted that few families return to their homes because of the "the conditions imposed upon them by some entities that attribute themselves to al-Hashd al-Shaabi and the armed forces.”
July 4, 2015
Daesh released a video Saturday showing a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra.
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, says the families' lawyer.
A rebel alliance on Saturday has seized a strategic Syrian military barracks in government-held western Aleppo as battles rage for full control of the city.
In an ongoing push for control along the Lebanese-Syrian border region, Hezbollah and Syrian army forces launched renewed attacks on the strategic border town Zabadani.
Watchdog group says at least 31 al-Nusra front members were killed in an explosion while gathering for an iftar meal.
July 3, 2015
A new Islamist rebel alliance, including Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, was locked in a fierce battle Friday to seize government-held areas of Aleppo, the divided former economic capital.
A UN report released Thursday urged the international community to address the growing problem of Syrian refugee child laborers, many of whom are exploited to support their families.
Amidst recruitment issues, US military is to send first round of "moderate" trainees into Syria in upcoming weeks.
Syrian government airstrikes bombarded Aleppo late Thursday and into Friday as Islamist rebel groups launched a major offensive to seize full control of the city.
Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.
The Syrian Ambassador on Thursday rejected a UN report condemning Syria's use of barrel bombs in the conflict.
July 2, 2015
UNESCO head Irina Bokova met with experts in London to discuss the extent of looting of ancient sites by the Daesh group.
War in the Middle East is being blamed for a seven percent rise in the number of journalists killed in the first six months of this year.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes in Daraa on Wednesday killed at least 18 people.
The Lebanese army intercepted the militants trying to set up a rocket launcher in Arsal.
A cursory Google image search says otherwise.
Dozens of trainees quit the program to be with their families during the holy month of Ramadan.
Hezbollah fighters moved into the outskirts of the Syrian border town of Zabadani Wednesday.
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag.
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations.
The World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon.
July 1, 2015
If anything bad should happen to Syrian singer Wissam Hilal, then he wants all his money to go to his little - and only - bro Basel.
Fifteen people were killed and at least 25 injured on Wednesday by barrel-bomb attacks carried out by the Syrian regime.
The Nazareth District Court sentenced an Israeli Arab to three years in prison on Wednesday, for joining Daesh in Syria.
The Central Bank of Syria put the redesigned currency into circulation Tuesday, but media reports fail to mention the reason behind the image change.
Turkey has tightened security along the border amid ongoing threats.
Syrian rebel group Jaysh al-Islam has released a video that mocked Daesh productions.
Egyptian security sources told Arabic news Wednesday at least 70 soldiers were killed.
A troubling week of attacks across the Middle East and France show terrorism is spreading like wild fire.
The United States will not support a buffer zone on the northern Syrian border due to the cost required to support it.
Following her visit to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey nine days ago, the Oscar-winning star joins UK and African Union authorities to help tackle sexual violence in conflict zones.
Reece Harding died while fighting with the Lions of Rojava in Syria when he stepped on a landmine.
June 30, 2015
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said a group of Daesh fighters had re-entered Tal Abyad and seized a district from Kurdish fighters.
Syrian army airstrikes kill at least 20, injure 80 others, according to humanitarian and local sources.
Local media reported 60 suspects were arrested for militant connections.
Walmart may want to look into some cultural sensitivity training.
Two women along with their husbands were reportedly beheaded in Syria's Deir al-Zor province for carrying acts of "sorcery", according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Lebanese security forces arrested eight Syrian men on suspicion of being affiliated with terrorist groups in the border towns of Labweh and Arsal.
While al-Qaeda claims to be fighting for the establishment of an Islamic State, Daesh purports to be one.
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs.
The Syrian actor was 'kidnapped' from a cruise by 'Israeli forces' and interrogated at gunpoint, in the latest hoax stunt on Egyptian TV.
June 29, 2015
Jordan was said to be mulling the establishment of a humanitarian buffer zone in southern Syria to prevent the entrenchment of extremist militants along its border.
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.
UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Tunisian actress Hend Sabry had one of her Ramadan Iftars with a Syrian refugee family in Jordan.
Syrian state news released a newsflash stating th army had "cleansed" militants from the southern district of Nashwa in the city.
One map shows the extent of the government's concerns.
June 28, 2015
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented 3,027 executions by Daesh in the year since establishing their 'caliphate.'
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
A Daesh militant from Australia could still be alive following reports last week of him being killed by a US-led drone strike in Syria.
Recent Daesh attacks may leave non-Muslims perceiving the religion in an unfair light.
Here's what experts said about Daesh before the holy month began.
June 27, 2015
At least 80 Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by Iraqi air forces Saturday.
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
The YPG victory comes only two days after Daesh had re-entered the border town.
The militants beheaded 12 men accused of fighting against them in Syria.
June 26, 2015
The women were sold for between $500 and $2,000 in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Daesh re-entered the Syrian border town on Thursday and has already killed more than 140 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal.
The offensive follows a Daesh attack on another provincial capital, Hasakah, that sent more suicide bombers into a Kurdish border town.
June 25, 2015
Turkish security forces said Daesh 'sleeper cells' lying in wait in Kobani were responsible for Thursday's early morning car bomb attack
Clashes in the northeastern city of al-Hasakah on Thursday have killed 50, including 20 Daesh members, the SNHR said.
Three shells from Syria struck Ramtha, killing a 23-year-old man and injuring three others, including two young girls.
Approximately 150,000 Palestinians are living on the front lines of the Syrian crisis.
A total of nine suspects have been detained following the attack on an IDF ambulance carrying a wounded Syrian.
Daesh militants re-entered the Syrian town of Kobani, five months after being pushed out by Kurds and the US-led coalition.
Washington couldn't solve the 2006 sectarian war in Iraq, so what makes America think this time will be different?
Over 19 Daesh militants were killed by Syria's army in the country's central province of Homs, the SOHR reported.
June 24, 2015
Haifa Wehbe thanks Assala for complimenting her on her acting skills with a cold tweet.
Bombs were detonated outside a mosque in Damascus, at the headquarters of the Kurdish fighters at Sinalco Square, as well as near a pediatric hospital in Hasakah.
The UN denounced Daesh, armed rebels and the Syrian government for deliberately targeting civilians in the war.
$800 million of aid last year reflected by growth of 1.3 percent in the Lebanese GDP, according to a UN report.
Daesh militants blew up two mausoleums in the UNESCO world heritage city of Palmyra days after laying mines around ancient sites.