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Syria jihadists post video of kidnapped Lebanese police

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 16:19

The jihadist Al-Nusra Front has posted a video showing kidnapped Lebanese security personnel calling on the Hezbollah movement to withdraw its fighters from Syria.

Steven Sotloff, US journalist in sights of jihadists

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:50

Steven Sotloff, the 31-year-old American freelance journalist facing threat of execution by Islamic State militants, has covered conflict in Muslim countries for years with care and respect, colleagues said.

Morocco says it has arrested two IS jihadists

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 06:23

Rabat: Morocco said on Friday it had arrested two Islamic State jihadists who had been planning to leave for IS training camps in Syria and Iraq to prepare attacks at home.

Two French girls probed as would-be jihadis

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 06:08

Paris: Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering travelling to other countries to join jihads.

Islamic State jihadists demanded $132 mn ransom for James Foley`s release

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 00:07

Islamist militants earlier asked a ransom of over USD 132 million from US journalist James Foley`s family and employer.

Mother of US journalist Foley `never prouder` of son

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:54

Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his mother praising him for giving his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people.

Iraq forces hit militants as UN readies major aid effort

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 01:22

Iraqi forces battled Sunni militants along a string of fronts on Tuesday, including in Saddam Hussein`s hometown Tikrit, as the United Nations readied a massive aid operation for displaced Iraqis.

Iraq Kurds press anti-jihadist drive as US, UK turn up heat

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 02:11

Kurdish peshmerga fighters backed by federal forces and American warplanes pressed a counter-offensive on Monday against jihadists after retaking Iraq`s largest dam, as the US and Britain boosted their military involvement.

Kurds retake key Iraq dam, Sunnis hit jihadists

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 01:52

Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes retook the country`s largest dam from jihadists on Sunday, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants west of Baghdad.

Air raids kill 31 jihadists in Syria`s Raqa: NGO

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:53

At least 31 Islamic State militants were killed in Syrian air force raids today in the northern province of Raqa, a stronghold of the jihadist fighters, a monitoring group said.

Air raids kill 31 jihadists in Syria`s Raqa: NGO

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 19:07

At least 31 Islamic State militants were killed in Syrian air force raids Sunday in the northern province of Raqa, a stronghold of the jihadist fighters, a monitoring group said.

Displaced Iraq Yazidis left hungry and desperate

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:43

Scores of Yazidis, mainly children, who fled as jihadists overran their villages in northern Iraq are now sheltering in an abandoned construction site on the outskirts of Dohuk city.