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Obama vows more strikes on ISIL in Syria
US president says combined operation targeting the armed group in Syria shows the US is not fighting alone.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 11:19 GMT
Air strikes on Syria: A long and uncertain shot
With ISIL moving towards urban warfare, serious questions regarding the efficacy of the US-led strategy remain.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
Obama takes fight against ISIL to the UN
US president urges more states to rally against armed group that has declared a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 08:42 GMT
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
France is trying to compensate for its military inadequacy by playing a key diplomatic role in the fight against ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 06:20 GMT
Golan Heights: New flashpoint in Syria war?
Following clashes at the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights, Syrian residents say they fear a spillover of violence.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
Long term viability of Obama's strategy depends on the people of Mosul and their relationship with the Islamic State.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 07:25 GMT
US: We are at war with Islamic State group
White House and Pentagon say country is at war with armed group, a day after secretary of state John Kerry avoided term.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 09:03 GMT
US: No place for Iran at Islamic State talks
John Kerry says Iranian role in coalition to confront Islamic State in Syria precluded by support of Damascus regime.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 01:49 GMT
Syrian army regains control of Halfaya town
Government forces claim to have retaken Halfaya, a key town in Hama, after days of fighting with al-Nusra Front.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 16:46 GMT
Syria warns against foreign intervention
Following US decision to go after Islamic State group in Syria, minister says Damascus' approval is needed for action.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 16:09 GMT
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