September 27, 2014
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.
Syrian refugees in the Lebanese border town of Arsal protested against the army following an ongoing crackdown on Islamist militants.
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met Barack Obama at the UN headquarters Thursday to discuss the Libya crisis and rising IS threat in the region.
The majority of the British public back air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria according to a YouGov poll.
U.S. officials said they had no information to support Prime Minister Abadi's claims, Reuters reported.
The U.S. military has released footage of air strikes carried out against Islamic State positions in Syria, where the extremist group had control of several oil refineries.
September 25, 2014
Syrian refugees in Arsal reportedly raised the black flag of the extremist group the Islamic State in protest over the Lebanese army's crackdown on a nearby camp.
Lebanon's army has detained about 450 suspected Islamist militants near its border with Syria, Lebanese security sources said on Thursday, as it steps up efforts to prevent them from using the frontier town of Arsal as a base.
Kurds who fled the Syrian city of Kobani returned from Turkey to fight IS militants following the growing threat of the extremist group.
Security Council passes legally binding resolution to tackle surge of foreign terrorist fighters.
David Cameron's speech to the UN General Assembly: British PM warns world leaders of Isis's 'murderous plans to expand its borders' and pledges to take action
America’s attacks on Isis may help Bashar al-Assad keep his regime alive
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday confirmed the death of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, who was held hostage by Algerian militants linked to Islamic State.