October 10, 2014
Security forces in Turkey continue to clash with protesters who are voicing their anger over the Turkish government's inaction in Kobani.
October 9, 2014
Amid fresh US-led airstrikes, Kurdish forces look to be holding out in the strategic Syrian town for now.
Fighters from the Islamic State now reportedly control more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani, while Washington presses for Turkish military action to aid air strikes,
A Lebanese Army post in the northeastern border town of Arsal came under fire from a Syrian refugee camp Thursday.
The British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK will become more involved in the fight against IS, but ground troops won't be deployed to Iraq and Syria.
The Jordanian government insists its border remains open, but humanitarian agencies say it is now closed to Syrian refugees.
U.S. officials say Turkey's request for a no-fly buffer zone to protect the recent onslaught of refugees is still on the table, but the priority should be for Turkey to join the military coalition against the Islamic State.
US President Barack Obama says the “barbaric” ISIL terrorist organization poses a threat to the world and fighting against the group will be a “difficult mission.”
Isis in Kobani: Still no sign of Turkey reacting to threat on its border as John Kerry says preventing the fall of the town is 'not a strategic objective'
October 8, 2014
U.S. forces carried out air strikes against Islamic State positions in Kobani, causing the militant group to pull out of the town.
No more Curious George as Wassouf's lawyer confirms he's tied the knot to Qatari rally driver Nada Zeidan.
Iran's Foreign Ministry says Tehran is ready to take practical measures in dealing with the ongoing chaotic situation in the northern Syrian city of Kobani if it receives an official request from Damascus.
Militants have reportedly withdrawn from some areas in the Syrian border town of Kobani amid U.S.-led air attacks.
The U.S. welcomed Canada's announcement to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
October 7, 2014
The ground attacks in Kobani's streets are centered on the southern section of the city, and are regarded as less intense than Monday's effort to repel IS militants.