For the first time since it was reported last week, Isis has confirmed that it has been driven out of the Syrian town of Kobani — but said it will return to attack.
January 31, 2015
Daesh militants have beheaded Japanese journalist Kenji Goto in a new video Saturday, according to unverified reports from the SITE monitoring group.
An EU delegation announced Saturday that it has pledged 37 million euros ($42 million) in emergency winter aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Fighting between the al-Nusra Front ad the Western-backed rebels spread from Aleppo into Idlib on Friday.
January 30, 2015
Jordan's government on Friday threatened to hang Sajida al-Rishawi and other Daesh prisoners if the captured pilot is killed by the militant group.
Syria peace talks ended in Moscow with little result. The parties agreed to reconvene for another round of talks, but did not set a date.
January 29, 2015
The New York Times is reporting that negotiations between Jordan and Isis appeared to have collapsed, citing a source in contact with Jordanian officials.
The Hashemite Kingdom reacts as a new sunset deadline for Sajida Rishawi's release, and both hostages' lives, looms within hours.
Amin Ahmed Salah Snobar, age 24, traveled to Syria to train with two al-Qaeda affiliates before returning to Israel.
20,730 foreign fighters, including about 11,000 people from the Middle East, went to Iraq and Syria.
Daesh militants set a new deadline to exchange Sajida al-Rishawi for captured Jordanian pilot Mu'ath Kasasbeh by sunset in a new audio recording released Thursday.
A Pakistani militant affiliated with Daesh allegedly received funding from the US to sent recruits to Syria, according to a leading newspaper.
As a 24-hour deadline for the release of Iraqi prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi closes without a swap deal, tensions run high in Jordan over fate of captive pilot Muath Kasasbeh, and Daesh releases a new audio recording promising "immediate" execution for both captives if new swap deadline is not met.
January 28, 2015
After a Hezbollah strikes on an Israeli military convoy in south Lebanon Wednesday, the Lebanese militant group receives mixed reactions from the international community.
Hamas praised Hezbollah for their attack on Israeli soldiers earlier today.