The Syrian National Coalition has urged the international community, namely the US, to carry out airstrikes against the Islamic State radicals in Syria. According to Al Jazeera sources, Washington advised the Western-backed group to make such a plea.
President Barack Obama has been roundly criticized in recent years for a supposed lack of support for so-called moderate rebels fighting the Syrian government. What does he think of such critiques? "Horseshit," he recently told lawmakers.
As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group, that owes its ascendance to funding from US allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you.
Australia’s Federal Police have issued arrest warrants for two of the country’s citizens fighting as jihadists against government troops in Syria. The two were photographed holding decapitated heads of Syrian soldiers.
The Syrian Al-Nusra Front, a jihadist organization aligned with Al-Qaeda, has released a video of a US citizen who blew himself up in a suicide attack in Syria. He is believed to be the first US national to carry out a terror attack in the country.
Britain sold Syria chemicals which were used to manufacture sarin, the lethal nerve gas linked to some of the deadliest attacks to hit the country throughout the course of the three-year civil war, a leaked Foreign Office document revealed.
Hundreds of tons of the most hazardous Syrian chemical arsenal have been handed over to the US vessel which has special equipment to neutralize a dangerous stockpile. The chemicals have now left Italy to be destroyed at sea.