Fiji military officials said Saturday the 44 peacekeeper soldiers captured by al-Nusra militants earlier this week have been moved out of UN territory to an unknown location.
August 29, 2014
Israeli forces took up positions at Quneitra barely 400 meters from Nusra Front militants who attacked a UN base on the Syrian side of the border and seized the 43 Fijians.
Almost half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives, according to the UNHCR; Syria operation is largest in UNHCR's history, organization says.
US President Barack Obama says Washington does not have “a strategy yet” to tackle the ISIL group, which is operating in Iraq and Syria.
The ISIL group has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a Kurdish man in the city of Mosul.
August 28, 2014
The UN says 43 of its UNDOF peacekeepers were abducted Thursday by masked militants after brutal clashes between various Syrian opposition forces and government soldiers broke out.
The Lebanese Army clashed with Syrian rebels Thursday after the military shelled the militants' hideouts in the outskirts of the northeastern border region of Arsal.
Syria's starlet Amal Arafeh has disclosed her latest projects to her curious public.
George Wassouf was taken out of Tunisia airport on a wheelchair. Is everything alright?
Syria is willing to help Lebanon in its fight against Islamist militants, Syrian Ambassador Ali Abdul-Karim Ali said in remarks published Thursday.
Spokesman for rebel group operating in area, says at least six rebels killed in latest fighting near Golan Heights.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has formed a new government less than three months after being re-elected for a third term.
August 27, 2014
New pictures posted on social media show the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing several Syrian government soldiers in the country’s troubled northeast.
ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says.
Syrian rebels seized control of the Syrian crossing with the Golan Heights Wednesday.
Ramadan 2015 line up: Tayem has taken the place of famous Syrian actor Abid Fahed in the drama after the latter suddenly announced the breaking of his contract with the company 'Al Sabah' during a television interview.
Syrian artists Mohammad Kheir Al jarrah & Shadi Aswad feasting on Mansaf in Los angeles (Image: Facebook).
Syrian warplanes launched air strikes on Arsal, Lebanon Wednesday.
At least fifteen Australian citizens were killed fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.
The best way to stop the Islamic State is to put an end to policies in the Middle East that demean the Arab population and prevent them from achieving their full human potential.
August 26, 2014
A 26-year-old American woman is reportedly being held captive by Islamic State militants in Syria who are demanding $6.6 million random for her release.
U.S. officials said Tuesday that the American government has no plans to coordinate with the Assad regime over ISIS.
Rumor has it that Jumana Murad is quitting acting. Could her new hubby have anything to do with it?
While President Barack Obama mulls over extending the current Iraqi airstrike operation into Syria, U.S. officials confirm the launch of investigative air operations inside the country.
Syrian actors Qamar Khalaf & Mehiar Khodoor are now the proud parents of a baby girl - and it's their first child!
August 25, 2014
Islamic State of Syria and Iraq militants in Syria have taken a the government´s last stronghold in Raqqa province, the airbase in Taqba.
Jordanian border guards on Sunday killed two infiltrators who attempted to cross the border from Syria
The Syrian government said it is ready to cooperate with international efforts to fight Islamic State militants in the region.
Kidnapped journalist Peter Curtis was handed over to UN officials Sunday in Syria.
Where al-Qaeda asked you to hide amongst your enemies, IS asks you to come and join your friends.
August 24, 2014
Militants from the Islamic State have captured a major military base in Syria.
ISIS fighters have retreated from an area north of Homs in Syria.
A German who was kidnapped by Islamic State militants over a year ago has been freed Sunday, according to AFP.
Rockets from Syria and Lebanon landed in the Golan Heights along with the Galilee overnight Saturday in separate attacks.
With the likelihood of more Brits joining extremist groups, borders surrounding Iraq and Syria have to be watched closely by the international community. It's the only way to stop ISIS.
August 22, 2014
Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah has deplored as a “savage crime” the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an ISIL terrorist in a recently released video.
August 21, 2014
In a recent toll using data collected from sources on the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports more than 180,000 conflict-related deaths in Syria since March 2011.
American officials at the Pentagon have revealed information about a failed attempt to rescue U.S. hostages including James Foley, from IS terrorists in Syria.
Round-the-clock news coverage of ISIS brutality makes one thing clear; this extremist group needs to be stopped. With the beheading of a U.S. journalist to add to that list, will Obama notice?
August 20, 2014
Hezbollah has killed an ISIS commander allegedly responsible for preparing suicide bombers for attacks in Lebanon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
The number of ISIS militants fighting against the Syrian government amounts to more than 50,000, according to a UK-based NGO.
Missing American photojournalist James Foley, was allegedly beheaded by ISIS militants in a video clip released on YouTube.
August 19, 2014
The Pentagon says a specially-equipped US ship has completed the neutralization of all the 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components.
The United States has announced that Syrian airspace in not safe for American airlines due to the ongoing conflict in the country.
Australia's government has been taking steps to deport refugees fleeing Syrian violence, according to a letter and emails obtained by Britain's Guardian newspaper.
Japan's government is investigating a video posted online depicting a Japanese man apparently kidnapped by ISIS militants.
August 18, 2014
The Syrian air force carried out air strikes against ISIS militants in the province of Raqqa Monday.
Lebanese authorities tightened controls on Syrian refugees in Bsharri after a wave of violence between militants and the army across Arsal earlier this month.
Clashes between Druze and Bedouins in southern Syria killed 15 people.
Syria's air force continued to carry out dozens of strikes against ISIS militants in Raqqa Sunday, killing 31 extremists and eight civilians.
The combined net profits of six out of seven Lebanese banks operating in Syria dropped 54 percent in the first half of 2014.
August 17, 2014
The Syrian army's jet fighters have launched a series of fresh aerial strikes against the strongholds of Takfiri ISIL militants in northern Syria, killing nineteen ISIL militants and injuring tens of others.
ISIS extremists in Syria executed 700 members of the al-Sheitaat tribe, while 1,800 people remain missing, according to a British-based monitoring group.