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Kiwi jihadi mistakenly broadcasts his location
Wellington, Dec 31 : A jihadi from New Zealand who has links with the Al Qaeda and has taken up arms in Syria, mistakenly broadcasted his exact location after forgetting to turn off a tracking function on his phone, media reported Wednesday.
IS militants claim capturing another pilot after downing fighter jet ...
Washington, Dec 31 : Islamic State (IS) militants have claimed to have shot down a fighter jet and captured its pilot in Iraq, days after it captured a Jordanian pilot in Syria.
Terrorists smuggling weapons through Turkey: UN
Ankara, Dec 31 : Turkey is being used as the main route for smuggling weapons to terrorist groups operating in Iraq and Syria, the UN has said.
Australian student flies to Syria, joins IS
Sydney, Dec 31 : An Australian student has reportedly fled to Syria and joined Islamic State (IS) soon after he received prize money from the Australian government here, a media report said Wednesday.
Turkey dismisses UN report on arms smuggling
Ankara, Dec 30 : Turkey Tuesday dismissed a UN report which claimed arms were reaching militants affiliated to the Al Qaeda in Syria via Turkey.
Turkish military captures Syrian with weapons
Ankara, Dec 30 : Turkish security forces captured a Syrian national trying to enter Turkey illegally and with weapons, according to media reports Tuesday.
Mass grave with 70 bodies found in Syria
Damascus, Dec 30 : A mass grave with the remains of 70 people, who had been killed by the Islamic State (IS) militants at an earlier time, was uncovered Monday in the country's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, the state news agency SANA reported.
Syrian troops kill 13 Al Qaeda fighters in Idlib
Damascus, Dec 30 : The Syrian troops carried out "qualitative" attacks against the positions of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and the like-minded Ahrar al-Sham groups in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing 13 of them Monday, the state news agency SANA reported.
Nine killed in Syria blast
Damascus, Dec 30 : At least nine people were killed Monday when a car bomb blast hit a gas factory in Syria's central province of Homs, a monitoring group said.
Over 1,000 French nationals in jihadi movement: Minister
Paris, Dec 29 : More than a thousand French nationals were linked one way or the other to jihadi groups fighting in Iraq and Syria, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Monday.
Syria to attend Moscow talks on resolving internal conflict
Damascus, Dec 27 : The Syrian government said Saturday that it is ready to be a part of the upcoming Russia-sponsored talks in Moscow to discuss ways to end the long-running conflict in the country.
Syrian troops kill 17 militants near Israel-occupied territory
Damascus, Dec 27 : At least 17 militants have been killed over the past two days in clashes with the Syrian military in the southern province of Al-Qunaitera, Xinhua said quoting an opposition monitoring group's report Saturday.
Barrel bombs kill 40 in IS territories in Syria
London, Dec 27 : Almost 40 people have died in the Islamic State (IS)-held areas in northeastern Syria as the country's planes and helicopters dropped barrel bombs, said activists.
US-led strikes kill 40 IS militants in Syria
Damascus, Dec 26 : At least 40 militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group were killed in air strikes by the US-led anti-terror coalition on Syria's northern province of al-Raqqa, the de facto capital of the IS, a monitoring group reported Friday.
Al Qaeda group pledges to continue jihad in Syria
Damascus, Dec 26 : The Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front Friday said that it will not halt the "jihad" in Syria.
Father of captured Jordanian pilot urges IS militants to treat his ...
London, Dec 26 : The father of a Jordanian pilot who has been captured by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria has urged the jihadists to treat his son "well".
Jordan army says, IS did not shoot down warplane
Amman, Dec 26 : Jordan Thursday said initial indicators showed that the Islamic State (IS) did not shoot down the Jordanian warplane over Al Raqqah in Syria, media reported.
Kurdish fighters kill 30 IS militants in Syria
Damascus, Dec 25 : Kurdish fighters killed around 30 Islamic State (IS) militants Thursday in Syria's northern city of al-Qamishli, a monitoring group reported.
US says Islamic State did not down Jordanian plane that crashed in ...
London, Dec 25 : The US says that the Islamic State (IS) did not shoot down the Jordanian plane that crashed in Syria.
IS captures Jordanian pilot of downed jet
Amman/Damascus, Dec 24 : The Jordanian army Wednesday said one of its pilots has been captured by the Islamic State (IS) after a war plane crashed near Syria's al-Raqqa province while participating in an anti-terror coalition air strike, media reports said.
Two arrested in Sydney counter-terrorism operation
Sydney, Dec 24 (EFE) As part of an ongoing counter-terrorism operation, the police have arrested two young men in Sydney, charging them with planning attacks in Australia and helping Australian jihadists to travel to Syria, local media reported Wednesday.
IS downs anti-terror coalition war jet over Syria
Damascus, Dec 24 : The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Wednesday said Islamic State (IS) militants have downed near Syria's al-Raqqa province in Syria a war jet that is believed to belong to the international anti-terror coalition.
Over 1,100 IS militants killed in U.S. led coalition airstrikes in ...
London, Dec 24 : U.S. led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 1,171 people in Syria in the last three months including 52 civilians and more than 1,100 Islamic State (IS) militants, said a UK based monitoring group.
12 killed in Syria bombings
Cairo, Dec 24 : At least 12 people were killed Tuesday and several others were wounded in air raids by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northwestern Syrian province of Al-Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.
1,171 killed in Syria since start of coalition strikes
Cairo, Dec 23 : At least 1,171 people have been killed in Syria in airstrikes of the US-led international coalition that began targeting the Islamic State (IS) Sep 23, a rights group announced Tuesday.
Syrian crisis can't be solved militarily: Iran speaker
Beirut, Dec 23 : Regime change in Syria cannot be achieved under military pressure, Speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani said Monday.
Syrian troops kill tens of jihadis
Damascus, Dec 23 : Syrian government forces killed tens of jihadis Monday in several cities of the country, according to media reports.
Western journalist says IS jihadist group "more dangerous" than any ...
London, Dec 22 : The first Western journalist who was allowed extensive access to the Islamic State territories in Iraq and Syria has revealed that the jihadist group is "much stronger and much more dangerous" than any other in the world.
Israeli drone downed over Syria province
Damascus, Dec 22 : Syrian forces downed an Israeli drone over the province of al-Qunaitera in the southern part of Syria Sunday, media reported.
IS executed 100 militants who tried to flee from Syrian headquarters
Johannesburg, Dec 21 : Islamic State (IS) in Syria has executed 100 of its own militants who have tried to flee from their headquarters in the country's Raqqa province.