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Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.(10/23/2014 4:01:37 PM)
US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria
US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane. The battle for Kobane has become crucial for both the Islamic State (IS) group and its opponents, with US officials saying Kurdish fighters defending the town look increasingly capable of withstanding the jihadist ...(10/23/2014 8:13:17 PM)
Syria says shoots down two of three Islamic State jets
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State militants in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran Zoabi said in remarks published on Syria's state news agency SANA late on Tuesday. A Syrian monitoring group said on Friday that Iraqi pilots trained under former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had joined Islamic State and were conducting ...(10/22/2014 8:26:42 AM)
Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.(10/25/2014 7:25:11 AM)
For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless
PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.(10/23/2014 1:33:34 PM)
Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in the key border town of Kobani, providing much-needed boots on the ground.(10/22/2014 3:06:49 PM)
Women on Front Lines in Syria, Iraq Against IS
Women fight on front lines of battle against Islamic State militants in Syria, Iraq(10/25/2014 4:45:44 AM)
American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack
JC Finley DERIK, Syria, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A former American soldier from Wisconsin told UPI Wednesday in an exclusive interview that civilians have been burned in an Islamic State attack, with injuries consistent with chemical weapons.(10/22/2014 3:48:31 PM)
Syrian army recaptures town in western Syria: state TV
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army has regained control of a town on the highway linking Hama and Aleppo cities in western Syria after months of battles with insurgents, state television and a monitoring group said on Friday. The recapture of Morek, 30km (19 miles) north of Hama, is part of the military's campaign to shore up territory in the west of the country stretching north from Damascus as ...(10/24/2014 11:30:24 AM)
Portsmouth private school jihadi killed in Syria
A fourth Portsmouth jihadi who travelled to Syria to fight with Islamic State has been killed(10/25/2014 1:37:53 PM)
Source: Yahoo