One of the attackers has been named as Adel Kermiche (L), the second man is unidentified

Video shows church attackers pledge IS allegiance

27 Jul The so-called Islamic State jihadist group has released video footage it said showed two men who killed a priest in a French church pledging allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

The attack in Qamishli was the deadliest of its kind in the city for years

Truck bomb blast kills dozens in northeast Syria

27 Jul A large truck bomb blast claimed by so-called Islamic State killed nearly 50 people and wounded scores more in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border, a monitoring group and state television reported.

A member of the US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters walks past destroyed buildings as they advanced into Manbij in June

Call for protests over coalition strikes in Syria

21 Jul Syrian activists have called for widespread protests after dozens of civilians were reportedly killed in US-led coalition air strikes near a northern town held by the so-called Islamic State group.

A search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building in Aleppo following reported air strikes earlier this week

Call for anti-IS coalition to halt Syria strikes

20 Jul Syria's opposition has appealed to the US-led coalition fighting the so-called Islamic State group to halt its air strikes after dozens of civilians were killed in raids near an IS-held town.

Barack Obama vowed to destroy the so-called IS group

US stands with France after Nice attack - Obama

15 Jul Barack Obama has said the United States will stand with France after the attack in Nice that killed more than 80 people, and pledged to keep up the fight against the so-called Islamic State.