November 4, 2014
The internet is a major recruiting tool for terrorist organizations like ISIL. Should the West or online giants like Google and Twitter do more to stop their propaganda?
The US State Department announced late Monday that it held an Inaugural Plenary Meeting with 35 Washington-based ambassadors from partner countries to counter ISIL.
ISIL fighters in Syria report that they have captured a second gas field in Syria.
November 3, 2014
An Israeli court in Haifa jailed a 23-year-old man for 22 months after he joined ISIL in Syria, then came back to Israel after regretting his decision.
Severe clashes broke out in Kobani after Iraqi peshmerga forces joined the battle against ISIL, Reuters reported.
November 2, 2014
US military forces continued to bomb ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria on Saturday and Sunday.
Middle East deserts as you've never seen them before - from orbit
President of the Syrian National Coalition, Hadi al-Bahra, admitted moderate rebels "made a lot of mistakes" fighting Bashar al-Assad's forces and IS.
While international organizations use diplomatic language such as "sustainable political solutions", this tone won't help us defeat the Islamic State. Less words, more action?
November 1, 2014
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday that it has documented the killings of around 5,772 people in Syria during clashes between regime forces and the opposition last month.
Iraqi Kurdish forces who were delayed by Turkey finally arrived in Kobani.
October 31, 2014
Syrian Kurdish fighters said a group of ten peshmerga fighters trickled into Kobani after crossing the Turkish border Thursday to survey the area and prepare for the arrival of 150 additional fighters awaiting deployment to the besieged town,
Amid an ever-transforming conflict, villages of al-Silmiya, in Hama's eastern countryside, watch warily
October 30, 2014
At least one million Syrians live in Lebanon as refugees. Many refugees are happy to have escaped the brutal war raging in their home country, but some are also fearful of their wary hosts.
Thousands of Turkish Kurds flocked to the streets of Suruç as Iraqi peshmearga forces arrived to battle IS militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani.