September 29, 2014
Jordan's government on Sunday said the security situation in the country was stable amid rumours of jihadi support growing in the towns of Zarqa and Maan.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country should take a frontline role against Islamic State militants in Syria.
It’s perfectly reasonable to negotiate with villains like Isis, so why don’t we do it and save some lives? Nobody criticises the Israeli government when it swaps prisoners with Hezbollah
The al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front is threatening reprisals for U.S. air strikes in Syria.
The U.S. carried out air strikes in northern Syria, close to the border with Turkey.
September 28, 2014
A Lebanese MP announced that the Free Syrian Army has saved multiple Lebanese soldiers from their jihadist kidnappers.
An al-Qaeda member expressed condolences for the death of senior operative Mohsin al-Fadhli.
Protesters in Cizre, near the Turkish border with Syria, threw petrol bombs and firecrackers at security forces.
An Iranian general says his forces may attack deep into Iraq if militants approach the country's western border.
September 27, 2014
Air strikes continued against IS targets, Reuters reported.
The New York Times reported that U.S. officials are considering a Turkish request for a no-fly zone over parts of Syria.
Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt called on the government to stop dithering on the hostage crisis and endorse a swap deal with ISIS and Nusra Front militants.
British politicians have overwhelmingly voted to launch air strikes alongside the U.S. and France against the Islamic State in Iraq.
September 26, 2014
Nine Japanese citizens have reportedly joined the Islamic State according to an Israeli official, although the information has not yet been verified.
A cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus rescued around 300 Syrian refugees from a fishing boat. The refugees had reportedly spent days at sea before being found on the faulty boat.