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.
August 16, 2014
Lebanese PM Tammam Salam reassured relatives of kidnapped soldiers and police officers Saturday that the state was exerting all efforts possible to secure the release of their loved ones.