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9 civilians dead in Syria regime raid on IS stronghold: Monitor

Nine civilians, including a woman, were killed in a Syrian government air raid on Wednesday on the city of Raqa.

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Iraq forces break jihadist siege of main oil refinery

A US-led coalition is carrying out air strikes against IS jihadists in both Iraq and Syria.

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Islamic State, al-Qaeda reach accord in Syria

Two Syrian opposition figures say the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda’s branch met last week and agreed to stop fighting each other and work together against their opponents. The deal could be a heavy blow to Washington’s strategy against the Islamic State group, relying on arming moderate rebel factions to push back extremists in Syria. […]


Syrians fleeing civil war face ‘new level of hopelessness’: report

France has said it will resettle just 500 refugees and Britain a few hundred, the report adds.

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US-led airstrikes kill at least 860 militants in Syria, say activists

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the vast majority those killed — 746 people — have been Islamic State militants.


Jihadis on cruise ships to join extremists in Syria and Iraq

Top Interpol officials said that would-be jihadi fighters are booking tickets on cruise ships to join extremists.

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US strike hits Syrian rebel compound, say activists

At least one strike hit a compound belonging to Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Babsalqa in the northwestern province of Idlib.

Mideast Islamic State Kurdish Jihadis

Demolition of remaining Syria chemical arms sites to begin soon

The demolition of a dozen remaining chemical weapons production facilities in Syria is scheduled to begin later this month while work will continue on the verification of the government’s declarations, Australia’s UN envoy said on Wednesday. “There are seven hangars and five underground tunnels, which need to be destroyed,” Ambassador Gary Quinlan, president of the […]

Bashar Assad

Syria escalates barrel bomb attacks as world attention shifts to combat ISIS

“Barrel bombs kill those we love most, they destroy houses, dreams and memories,” said a Syrian civilian.

Mideast Syria Assad's Pivot

Over 1000 foreign fighters stream into Syria every month: US officials

Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria at a rate of 1,000 a month, with no let-up in the flow despite efforts.


Syrian air strikes kill over 200 civilians in 10 days

Bombing runs by Syria over the past 10 days have killed at least 221 civilians, a third of them children.


Syria’s Kobane will not fall in the hands of ISIS: US-led coalition chief

US-led coalition chief said he didn’t think Kobane was about to fall in the hands of ISIS.

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Firefight on Jordan-Syria border kills one, injures three

A firefight between militants in Syria and Jordanian border guards killed one gunman and wounded two.

Girls accused of trying to join jihadis confused about her possible role

One girl who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants was confused about what her role would be.

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Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops.

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