October 9, 2014
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Militants have reportedly withdrawn from some areas in the Syrian border town of Kobani amid U.S.-led air attacks.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.
About 100 Kurds occupied part of the Dutch parliament building in protest over IS attacks. The protesters left peacefully after talking with lawmakers and police.
Turkey's main Kurdish party has urged all Kurds to hold protest rallies across the country against IS militants and their attacks on Kobani.
October 6, 2014
On Sunday, a Kurdish female suicide bomber was believed to have blown herself up among a gathering of Islamic State fighters in Kobane.
Islamic State militants intensified attacks across the Syrian border city of Kobani, forcing some 160,000 Kurds to flee into neighboring Turkey.