Monday August 24, 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he is appalled by reports that self-styled Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra.
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.
Sunday August 16, 2015
Iraq's prime minister has approved the decision of an investigative council to refer military commanders to a court martial for abandoning their positions in the battle against so-called Islamic State militants in Ramadi.
Thursday August 13, 2015
At least 60 people have died and 200 were injured in an bomb attack in Iraq's capital, Baghdad.
Tuesday July 07, 2015
There are fears that a Franciscan priest who went missing at the weekend in Syria may have been abducted by allies of Al Qaeda.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
More than 23,000 refugees fleeing fighting in northern Syria crossed into Turkey from 3-15 June, the United Nations refugee agency has said.
Friday May 22, 2015
D'admhaigh Rialtas na Stát Aontaithe inniu go bhfuil bainte siar as chomh maith is atá ag éirí le mílistigh an Stáit Ioslamaigh ISIS seilbh a ghlacadh ar áiteanna sa tSiria agus san Iaráic le roinnt laethanta.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Syrian pro-government fighters have withdrawn from the Syrian city of Palmyra after militants from the self-styled Islamic State group entered its neighbourhoods in large numbers, Syrian state television has said.
Monday May 18, 2015
The US-led coalition against the self-styled Islamic State has conducted 19 air strikes in the vicinity of the Iraqi city of Ramadi over the past 72 hours.