Hamas praised Hezbollah for their attack on Israeli soldiers earlier today.
The Kurds have reclaimed Kobani, a symbolic and strategic blow against Daesh, who lost numerous fighters in the battle.
Jordan will release Iraqi prisoner Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi in exchange for the captured pilot, Mu'ath Kasasbeh, according to a government spokesperson.
Iraqi prisoner Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi is due to be released within hours following last attempts by Jordan and Japan to free the two hostages being held by Daesh.
Thousands of protesters along with family members of the captured Jordanian pilot gathered in Amman and Karak late Tuesday after Daesh militants announced they would execute the hostage within 24 hours.
Israeli forces overnight Wednesday hit Syrian army positions in the occupied Golan Heights, hours after rockets had been fired from the area.
The UN food agency has warned of a looming refugee crisis across the relatively peaceful southern regions of Iraq.
US State Department officials said it was too early to consider the "mission accomplished" in Kobani
January 27, 2015
Unconfirmed reports on Arabic media perport Daesh militants have threatened to kill both Jordanian pilot Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh and Japanese hostage Kenji Goto if Jordan fails to release Sajida al-Rishawi within 24 hours.
Syrian media has reported Israeli artillery fire at a Syrian military based in Golan Heights.
According to a report, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to accept the idea of a Kurdish-controlled northern Syria.
The head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Jordan's parliament said Tuesday that the country would "likely" accept a deal to release a prisoner on death row in exchange for a Japanese hostage if the swap also included Jordan's captured fighter pilot.
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As Iraqi troops hailed success in retaking eastern Iraq's Diyala Monday, Kurdish militia announced the complete drive-out of Daesh militants from the key Syrian border city of Kobane, whose bloody plight has been a focus point in the Kurdish struggle to stave off militants.
Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis, who recently pledged allegiance to Daesh and renamed itself "Sinai Province," released a video on Monday depicting what they said were images of Egyptian security forces mistreating Muslim female protesters, followed by footage of captured police captain Ayman El-Desouki's kidnapping and execution at the hands of the group.