A new report released by Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center shows that the majority of the Islamic State’s military activities in Syria have focused on non-governmental opposition groups, while only a small percentage have targeted the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Jihadists killed 5,042 people in November, showing Islamist extremism is “stronger than ever,” AFP reports.
JERUSALEM—Israeli jets reportedly attacked two locations in Syria over the weekend in its ongoing effort to prevent advanced weapons systems from reaching Hezbollah’s arsenals in Lebanon.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday called for closer monitoring of the long-delayed destruction of a dozen chemical weapons production facilities in Syria, which is several months behind schedule.
Islamic State militants released a new propaganda video Sunday in which the terrorist group claimed to have raided and established control over the Mursitpinar border crossing between Turkey and Syria near the town of Kobani.
The CIA was spying on arms shipments from Libya to Syrian rebels at the time of the 2012 attack on its Benghazi facility, according to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
GENEVA (Reuters) – Islamic State commanders are liable for war crimes on a “massive scale” in northeast Syria where they spread terror by beheading, stoning and shooting civilians and captured fighters, U.N. investigators said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-led forces conducted 16 air strikes in Syria, most of them around Kobani near the Turkish border, and seven in Iraq since Monday, the U.S. Central Command said.