A London-based study reports that between 100 and 250 Australians have joined the Islamic State,much larger than the US.
Human Rights Watch report documents the indiscriminate killing of civilians by insurgents in Syria, violating the laws of the war.
Syrian insurgents captured several government airmen after their helicopter crashed in a rebel-held area.
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) control Hasakeh city, but IS militants have launched attacks on towns nearby.
Syrian activists and the opposition accused the government of a chlorine gas attack on a rebel-held town, killing 6 people.
US Predator drone went down in Syria, but it’s not clear whether it was shot down despite such claims from Syria.
After letting 3 British girls slip into Syria to join Islamic State, authorities prevent 3 more UK teens from doing the same.
‘The night images are very unbelievable. The Syrian people need help.’
Islamic State militants have launched an attack against a predominantly Kurdish town on the Turkish frontier, say officials.
The Assyrians are an indigenous Christian people who trace their roots back to ancient Mesopotamia.
The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians from the 220 people the militants took captive recently.
The fate of those kidnapped, almost all of them Assyrian Christians, remains unclear.
The expulsions will have a significant impact on the entire humanitarian operation for Syria, Amos wrote.
IS began abducting the Assyrians on Monday, when militants attacked a cluster of villages along the Khabur River.
Syrian Kurdish forces advanced against Islamic State fighters in two separate attacks in northeastern Syria near the Iraqi border.
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