Syrian rebels attack Aleppo intelligence HQInsurgents attacked a Syrian government security building in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, bombing it and then launching a ground assault, sources on both sides and a…
Video: IS group turning Yazidi boys into jihadistsThe Islamist State group's bloody war of expansion in Iraq and Syria includes forcing boys from the Yazidi religious minority to train as child soldiers.
Disintegration of Syria rebel group hampers fight against ISThe apparent disintegration of a key Syrian rebel group has dealt a major blow to US efforts to build up a force of moderate fighters to take on the Islamic State group.
Netanyahu says aloud what Sunni Arabs are whisperingWhen Benjamin Netanyahu stood before the US Congress on Tuesday and denounced President Barack Obama's efforts to broker a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme, the spectacle – on…
Australia to send 300 extra troops to IraqAustralia will send more troops to Iraq to help train local security forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday.
Islamic State group frees 19 ChristiansThe Islamic State group released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria on Sunday after processing them through a sharia court, a monitoring group which tracks the conflict said.
US-led coalition launches air strikes on IS groupA US-led coalition launched 11 air strikes in Iraq and nine in Syria since early Friday against Islamic State militants, the Combined Joint Task Force said.
Kurdish fighters rout IS group militants from town near IraqKurdish fighters Friday fought their way into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of…
Outcry as IS group destroys ancient Iraqi artefactsIslamic State militants released a video Thursday showing the destruction of priceless ancient artefacts in the Iraqi city of Mosul, an act that archeologists have described as…
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French lawmakers meet Assad on unofficial trip to SyriaFrench lawmakers travelling “in a personal capacity” held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday in Damascus, Le Monde reported, in a visit condemned by both…
Video: Yemen kidnappers ‘only wanted the French girl’Sherine Makkaoui, a Yemeni interpreter, was kidnapped alongside Frenchwoman Isabelle Prime in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Tuesday. FRANCE 24 spoke to Makkaoui’s family, who are…
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Search for Frenchwoman kidnapped in Yemen widensEfforts intensified Wednesday to find a Frenchwoman and her Yemeni interpreter kidnapped in crisis-hit Yemen, with relatives reaching out to tribal chiefs and the Shiite militia…
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