September 15, 2014
British security services have reportedly identified the Islamic State militant "Jihadi John", who beheaded James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines.
Lebanese authorities have rejected suggestions to collaborate with the Syrian regime to combat Islamic State militants.
US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace.
Concern is mounting for the safety of a second British hostage being held by the same Islamic State militants who beheaded aid worker, David Haines.
September 14, 2014
Up to 930 French citizens are believed to have ties to the Islamic State according to the French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said the international coalition needs to combat all terrorist groups, not only IS, during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Leading groups have called on David Cameron to rename the Islamic State in order to halt the radicalisation of British Muslims. Does the "un-Islamic State" sound better?
Syrian-American artist Bassem Rashidi says his piece about violence in the war-torn country of Syria through his voice and video talents.
Islamic State militants destroyed dozens of Sufi shrines in Syria’s eastern province of Deir al-Zour, according to a British-based human rights group.
IS released a video showing the alleged beheading of captured aid worker David Haines. British Prime Minister David Cameron described the murder as "pure evil".
September 13, 2014
Days after U.S. President Obama unveiled a plan to battle IS that consisted of the U.S. arming moderate Syrian rebels, several groups of presumably moderate opposition groups have reportedly signed a non-aggression truce with militants from the Islamic State in a Damascus suburb.
Syrian troops captured the central town of Helfaya Friday after clashes. The Hama-province town is a key location for the regime because of large number of Christian and Alawite communities living in the area, many of whom have started to fear an insurgency from Sunni extremist fighters among the rebels.
September 12, 2014
U.S. allies like Britain and Germany have expressed opposition to join America's planned military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria.
September 11, 2014
The Nusra Front previously released a video appearing to show the 45 Fijian troops in good condition, at points smiling; Al Jazeera reports they have been released.
Australia considers joining US-led airstrikes in Iraq to prevent the advance of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists, according to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.