US, British strikes seek to reverse jihadist advances

US warplanes launched multiple strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria Tuesday, seeking to turn up the heat, as Britain carried out its first air raids against the group.

Kurdish official denies ISIS presence near Turkish border

The militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group are not quite as near the Turkish border as some reports out of Ankara may claim, the Syrian-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (DUP) said Monday.

Syrian army crushes rebel push near Turkish border

Government forces flushed opposition fighters from their last redoubts in northwestern Syria near the Turkish frontier on Sunday, capturing two villages and restoring government control over the border crossing, activists and state media said.

Syria rebels try to end infighting near Turkish border

Several powerful Syrian rebel groups on Thursday demanded al Qaeda-linked militants and a rival rebel faction stop fighting and called on the hardline Islamists to withdraw their forces within 48 hours, a statement said.

Syria pulls back tanks from Turkish border: Turkey

A Turkish official says Syria has pulled tanks and other military equipment away from its border with Turkey following deadly cross-border shelling this week.

More Syria deaths as Army storms new towns

Syrian authorities on Wednesday declared that Army had withdrawn to their barracks from province.

Syria forces spread through border area; 19 killed

The action by Syrian troops appeared to be aimed at preventing residents from fleeing to Turkey.

Syrian troops near Turkey border as refugees flee

Sunni Turkey has become increasingly critical of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian Army attacks village near Turkish border

Syrian troops backed by tanks and firing heavy machine guns swept into a village.