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Australia PM 'appalled' by decapitation photo
Photo of young Australian boy holding decapitated head in Syria circulates online as PM announces airdrops in Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:51 GMT
ISIL retreats from parts of north Syria
ISIL fighters retreat to the east following ultimatum by rival al-Qaeda faction Nusra to drive them from northern Syria.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2014 14:55 GMT
Al-Qaeda disowns ISIL rebels in Syria
Al-Qaeda's 'general command' rejects link with Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, which has been fighting other rebels.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 14:25 GMT
Deaths reported in raids in Syria's Latakia
Watchdog group says air strikes targeted town of Salma in Assad's stronghold province in country's north.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 19:52 GMT
Rebel fighters 'capture' Syrian soldiers
Unconfirmed video shows 256 troops being held by opposition, as diplomats seeking to cool tensions meet in Turkey.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 19:56 GMT
Syria opposition 'captures' Assad soldiers
Unconfirmed video shows 256 government troops detained by opposition fighters, as violence rages in Aleppo and Damascus.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 12:23 GMT
UN envoy Brahimi in Turkey for Syria talks
Lakhdar Brahimi travels to Istanbul amid growing tensions between Syria and its northern neighbor Turkey.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 10:45 GMT
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