December 23, 2014
Lebanese Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas says the almost four-year-long conflict in neighboring Syria has cost his country more than USD 20 billion.
December 22, 2014
Almost 200,000 people fled Daesh violence from the Syrian border town of Kobani to Turkey, according to an NGO.
The Syrian government imposed travel restrictions on military-age men, according to opposition media outlets.
December 21, 2014
Jürgen Todenhöfer spent ten days on-the-ground in Daesh territory and was the first Western journalist to get such close access.
Th US-led coalition hit targets north of the Syrian city of Aleppo in at least 12 strikes.
Nothing Arabia loves more than an awkward celebrity death rumor.
Daesh militants have reportedly executed as many as 17 people in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, according to an online newspaper.
December 20, 2014
Syrian actor Fahd Najjar has died under mysterious circumstances in Syria.
December 19, 2014
A top UN official said an Austrian teen who fled her middle class home in Vienna to join Daesh has "definitely died" in Syria.
The UN appealed for $8.4 billion in emergency aid for displaced Syrians as the conflict continues in the country.
It will take at least three years for the U.S.-led coalition to reach a turning point against ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria, the general in charge of the combined task force said Thursday.
December 18, 2014
Some 1,000 people are believed to have been killed by ISIL militants in the Syrian village of al-Kashkiya, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
US air strikes pounded ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria over the past three days, according to a statement.
Over 120,000 pro-Assad fighters have been killed in Syria since the start of the country's civil war, according to an activist group.
The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would impose new sanctions "on those supporting the Syrian regime’s procurement of specialty fuels and base oil used in its military campaign against the Syrian people."