November 17, 2014
France confirms likelihood of a French citizen appearing in Sunday's ISIS' beheading video, hours after British citizen identifies son in same video.
Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani's chief of staff said Sunday international numbers drastically underestimate the number of ISIL fighters in Syria and Iraq, which he believes has reached 200,000.
A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.
ISIL extremists beheaded 18 Syrian hostages along with American aid worker Peter Kassig in a propaganda video Sunday.
President Barack Obama on Sunday confirmed the death of American hostage Peter Kassig, saying the aid worker was killed "in an act of pure evil" by Islamic State militants.
November 16, 2014
Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office.
A new rumor has it that George Wassouf and Nada Zeidan are still married!
Kassig, who had converted to Islam, is thought to be the fifth Western hostage murdered in ISIL's brutal media campaign.
November 14, 2014
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.
According the AP sources in Syria, al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Nusra Front and ISIL have agreed to stop fighting one another after a meeting of each groups' top leaders near Aleppo last week.
November 13, 2014
The Turkish government is preparing to grant temporary IDs and work permits, among other privileges, to around 1.7 million Syrian refugees.
In further signs of the military chaos in Syria, new videos on social media sites show intense fighting across the country.
Two international aid agencies have criticized the US and EU for not accepting enough Syrian refugees fleeing conflict.
America's military will hold a planning conference with 30 other nations Thursday to discuss defeating ISIL militants.
Kurdish forces cut off a key route used by ISIL militants to resupply their ranks in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani, according to a local official.