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Nusra leader threatens attacks against West
Commander of Syrian branch of al-Qaeda says his group will retaliate against US-led air raids.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 13:42 GMT
Australia launches anti-terrorism offensive
New measures needed as dozens of citizens fighting with Islamic State pose home-grown terror threat, PM Abbott says.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 12:48 GMT
Syria jets hit Islamic State targets in Raqqa
Regime planes bombard Islamic State positions as fighters close in on Tabqa air base in northern Raqqa province.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 12:27 GMT
Syrian jets hammer Islamic State stronghold
Islamic State-controlled city of Raqqa comes under intense air bombardment, ending an undeclared truce between sides.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 20:10 GMT
Profile: Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
Al-Qaeda offshoot is seeing its influence rapidly grow as its seeks to establish an Islamic caliphate.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 09:21 GMT
ISIL demands gold to 'protect' Christians
Armed group also bans Christians from renovating churches, displaying religious symbols and praying in public.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 20:58 GMT
ISIL recaptures Raqqa from Syria’s rebels
Al-Qaeda-linked group take the northern city after fierce fighting with a loose coalition of rebel groups.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 20:53 GMT
Rebel infighting spreads across Syria
The recent infighting has been the most serious since armed groups initially rose to try overthrow Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2014 21:56 GMT
Students reported killed in Syria air attack
Activists say 12 people dead and dozens more wounded in aerial raid on secondary school in northeastern city of Raqqa.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 15:31 GMT
Friction prevails in Syria's rebel-held city
Actions of some rebel groups operating in the northern city of al-Raqqah raise fears among citizens.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 09:59 GMT
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