The UN Refugee Agency says around 70,000 Syrian Kurds have been forced from their homes by the ISIL Takfiri threat and they have moved into Turkey in only 24 hours.
September 19, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday evidence showed Assad's government is using chlorine gas against civilians, which is a violation of a global chemical weapons treaty.
In a besieged enclave in northern Syria, half a million Kurds have been hit hard by an IS assault, prompting leaders to ask for help, airstrikes from the international community.
September 18, 2014
Syrian warplanes continued their week-long attack on rebel position near Damascus.
IS militants have reportedly seized control of at least five more Kurdish villages in northern Syria.
A UN administered measles vaccination program was halted following the confirmed death of 15 Syrian children, although the number is believed to be much higher.
Another Lebanese soldier was kidnapped close to the border town of Arsal by unknown gunmen in two pickup trucks, according to reports.
September 17, 2014
At least 36 children have died after receiving tainted measles vaccines at U.N. clinics.
Government air strikes have killed roughly 48 people in Homs province.
Militants from Nusra Front have threatened to kill one of 22 kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, according to a statement on Facebook.
A bunch of intimate pix of Dima Bayaa and Taim Hassan surfacing the Internet arose suspicions that the two may be getting back together!
Islamic State militants are better resourced than any other terrorist group, according to intelligence officials.
September 16, 2014
A top Iraqi official met with Syrian President Bashar Assad Tuesday to discuss terrorism in the region.
United Nations investigators released a new report Tuesday with more details of atrocities in Syria.
Up to a thousand Turks have joined Islamic State militants inside Iraq and Syria, according to government officials and media reports.