Friday August 21, 2015
The second-in-command of the Islamic State group has been killed in a drone strike in Iraq, according to the US government.
Wednesday August 19, 2015
The so-called Islamic State group has beheaded the 82-year-old former antiquities director for the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief and a monitor said.
Friday August 07, 2015
The so-called Islamic State jihadist group abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town known as a symbol of religious co-existence, a monitoring group has said.
Sunday June 21, 2015
Self-styled Islamic State group militants have laid landmines and explosives at the site of the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said.
Friday June 19, 2015
The City of Berkeley Building Safety Department is to release documentation in relation to the planning and construction of the apartment block where a balcony collapsed on Tuesday killing six Irish students.
Thursday June 18, 2015
Wood rot from exposure to excess moisture most likely weakened the horizontal beams supporting an apartment balcony that collapsed in Berkeley, California, and killied six people, several independent experts have concluded.
Saturday May 23, 2015
Fighters from the self-styled Islamic State group have entered the museum in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra, according to the country's antiquities director Mamoun Abdulkarim.
Friday May 22, 2015
The self-styled Islamic State militant group has seized the last border crossing between Syria and Iraq controlled by the Syrian government after security forces withdrew.
Monday November 03, 2014
Islamic State fighters in Syria have said they have taken control of a gas field in the central province of Homs, the second gas field seized in a week after battles with regime forces.
Sunday October 26, 2014
Syrian government air strikes on two rebel-held areas of the central province of Homs killed at least 25 civilians, 11 of them children, a monitoring group said today.