Turkey will not cooperate with Kurds to take Raqqa from Islamic State

Turkey will not cooperate with the main Kurdish militia in Syria to attack the Islamic State's de-facto capital, al-Raqqa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said Thursday.

Islamic State announces death of key leader in Iraqi fighting

The death of top commander Abu Omar al-Shishani, in a battle in Iraq, is being announced by vehicles plying the streets of the Islamic State-controlled Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a monitoring group...

Syrian Kurds launch campaign against Islamic State's de facto capital

 Powerful Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria on Tuesday announced a push towards the Islamic State extremist group's de facto Syrian capital of al-Raqqa.

Islamic State confirms death of executioner "Jihadi John"

The extremist militia Islamic State on Tuesday confirmed the death of one of its executioners, a Kuwaiti-born British national nicknamed Jihadi John by Western media.

US-backed alliance captures key Syrian dam from Islamic State

US-backed Syrian Kurdish and Arab forces capture a strategic dam from Islamic State in northern Syria and cut off a supply route for the terrorist militia. The Tishreen Dam is just 22 kilometres...