December 29, 2014
According to counts by rights group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh has conducted 1,878 executions since their lighting offensive on northern Iraq in June, 120 of which were foreign Daesh fighters caught trying to return home.
In an article published on Christmas Eve in the militant group's magazine, Inspire, al-Qaeda encouraged 'lone wolf' operatives to attack Western airliners, giving instructions on breaching airport security and selecting targets.
Syrian officials report eight dead and twelve injured in two separate attacks on gas facilities in Homs.
Three people were injured in Arsal on Monday morning as the Army dispersed a protest over the decision to require special permits for anyone crossing into the northeastern border town's outskirts.
Villagers and members of al-Shaitaat tribes in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr have reportedly joined the army in its fight against Daesh.
Following Assad's recent statement of being open to peace talks in Moscow, opposition leaders met in Cairo to discuss the future of Syria, proposing the end of the Baath party by forming a new transitional government as a way to end the crisis.
December 28, 2014
Citizens of Kobani refusing to flee the fighting maintained high spirits in the ongoing battle to rid their land of Daesh.
Clashes between militant groups, Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Huda-Par, in southeast Turkey have left two people dead.
Source at foreign ministry said Syria is looking for a way out of the conflict that has plagued the country for well over three years.
December 27, 2014
A teenager recruited by Daesh surrendered himself and his explosive belt to Iraqi authorities after refusing to carry out his mission to bomb a Shia mosque.
The Syrian regime killed 32,507 individuals, 24,430 of whom were civilians, in 2014.
Airstrikes on Daesh-held towns resulted in at least 50 deaths, of whom the majority are suspected to be civilian.
December 26, 2014
Three militants including a member of Nusra Front were shot dead by Lebanon's army near the border with Syria overnight Thursday.
Around 2,500 Palestinian refugees have been killed in the Syrian conflict while an equal number are believed to be missing.
A Jordanian army general said an air force plane was not shot down by Daesh in northern Syria despite contrary reports.