Sweden is a country that offers blanket asylum to Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 21:30 GMT
A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a former Syrian rebel to five years in prison for war crimes.
Iraqi women held signs that read,
February 26, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
A younger cohort of women are seeking to either join their fighter husbands or find partners in Daesh, an official said Thursday.
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 26, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday.
Jihadi John executing US journalist  Steven Sotloff. (Image: Youtube)
February 26, 2015 - 11:25 GMT
The real identity of the Daesh militant famous for executing hostages in the terrorist group's propaganda videos has been revealed. Daesh's Jihadi John is really Mohammed Emwazi from west London.
Prominent Daesh commanders were killed, although the fate of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains unknown. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A number of senior Daesh commanders were killed Thursday by US-led coalition airstrikes in the Iraqi town of al-Qaim, near the Syrian border.
Assyrian Christians praying at a church. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh has kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians from villages in the northeastern province of Hasaka.
The Australian man was killed fighting alongside Kurds in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 08:55 GMT
An Australian national was killed fighting alongside Kurdish troops against Daesh militants in the Syrian province of Hasaka.
Lebanese troops are deployed in the border town of Arsal, on March 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Overnight the Lebanese army hammered Daesh with artillery in a brief attack at the Lebanese-Syrian border.
Syrian Civil Defence workers help free an 80-year-old woman from under the rubble of her home, where she spent several hours, following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the northern city of Aleppo on February 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
Residents of Aleppo struggle to maintain normalcy as war ravages their homes, businesses, and lives. This story goes behind the news to look at how Syrians living in Aleppo deal with death on a daily basis.
French lawmakers held a controversial meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the first time since 2012 on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A Syrian court granted bail Wednesday, more than three months after the opposition fighter was detained.
February 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
"Time is running out," a foreign minister told AFP Tuesday.