Saturday March 21, 2015
In Syria 45 people, including five children, have been killed by IS as they celebrated their new year.
Tuesday March 17, 2015
A group monitoring the Syrian civil war has said that government forces had carried out a poison gas attack that killed six people in the northwest, and medics posted videos of young children suffering what they said was suffocation.
Sunday March 15, 2015
More than 215,000 people have been killed in Syria in four years of conflict, a monitoring group said as the brutal civil war entered its fifth year.
Friday March 13, 2015
Nearly 13,000 Syrians, including 108 children, have been tortured to death in government prisons since the country's uprising began in March 2011, a monitoring group said this afternoon.
Sunday March 08, 2015
Thirty people are reported to have been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in Syria, which hit an oil refinery run by the Islamic State militant group.
Thursday February 26, 2015
Media reports have identified the militant who appeared in various Islamic State beheading videos as British man Mohammed Emwazi.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Fears are growing for dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in Syria who recently beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Islamic State militants have kidnapped at least 90 Assyrian Christians in northeast Syria, a monitor has said.
Friday February 06, 2015
The Islamic State group has claimed that a female American hostage has been killed in an air strike in Syria carried out by the US-led coalition.
Saturday January 31, 2015
Japan Defence Minister Gen Nakatani has said a video purporting to show the death of IS captive Kenji Goto appears to be genuine.