December 5, 2014
Jordan is currently host to more than 1.4 million Syrian nationals, of whom 646,700 are registered refugees.
December 4, 2014
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be waged by aerial bombing alone during a speech to representatives of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition on Wednesday.
ISIL launched an attack on a government military airbase in the eastern province of Deir al-Zor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said air strikes by the US-led coalition of up to 60 nations were "ineffective" against ISIL militants.
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Lebanon's army declared an open-ended war against jihadi militants on the border with Syria following the deaths of seven soldiers during attacks this week.
Turkey's foreign minister said his country was close to establishing a no-fly zone in northern Syria while a White House spokesman had ruled out the action, earlier this week.
Human Rights Watch urged Turkey to clear a dangerous minefield close to its border with Syria, where up to 2,000 refugees remain stranded.
As for reports that Iran – not a coalition member – had bombarded ISIL targets in Iraq, John Kerry said if such action was restricted to the extremists and had an impact, then that was “positive”
December 3, 2014
The Pentagon earlier acknowledged Iran has conducted airstrikes of its own.
Senior Syrian opposition figure Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib said the opposition wanted to sit down for direct talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to begin a peace process to end the country's more-than-three year civil war.
A fresh batch of Iraqi Peshmerga troops has entered the Syrian town of Kobani through Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province, official sources said.
Up to 140 Norwegian nationals left the country to join ISIL in Syria, according to police officials.
December 2, 2014
At least seven Lebanese soldiers have been killed in clashes with militants near the border with Syria.
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