ISIS seizes Syrian border town near Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), now calling itself Islamic State, Tuesday captured an eastern Syrian town bordering Iraq after days of intense clashes with rival jihadist groups.

Explosion kills 43 at Syrian border with Turkey - monitoring group

At least 43 people were killed when a car bomb went off at a Syrian border post on the frontier with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

US `non-lethal` aid reaches Syria despite border problems

Turkey shut the border crossing near the Syrian border town of Azaz last month after al Qaeda-linked fighters took control of the town, booting out rival rebel groups.

Turkey arrests key suspect in deadly border blasts

A key suspect in twin car bombings that killed 52 people in a Turkish city near the Syrian border last month has been arrested while trying to flee to country.

Russia warns against NATO missiles on Syrian border

Russia cautioned Thursday against Turkey`s intention to deploy NATO Patriot missiles on its border with Syria.

`Turkey deploys heavy artillery near Syrian border`

Turkey`s military has deployed armored vehicles and heavy weaponry near the border with Syria after scores of its citizens were injured in cross firing between rebels and government forces.

Israel holds military exercise along Syrian border

The military stressed the routine nature of the exercise, noting that the move does not mean the army is "moving to a higher level of readiness" on the northern border.