Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defence secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.
Russia said it launched air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament's unanimous backing to intervene to prop up the Kremlin's closest Middle East ally.
France said on Sunday it had launched air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria in an effort to stem its growing presence there.
"Our country thus confirms its resolute commitment to fight against the terrorist thr
Islamic State fighters have seized an oil field in a vast desert area of central Syria where the army has been battling to regain ground from the ultra hardline militants, a group monitoring the conflict said on Monday.
Britain moved closer to military action in Syria as a senior minister on Saturday said Europe's migration crisis had to be tackled at its source and a newspaper said a parliamentary vote on bombing Islamic State militants in Syria could take
France is considering conducting air strikes on Islamic State in Syria, joining an international coalition led by the United States, Le Monde said on its website on Saturday, quoting an unnamed "high level source".
Islamic Sate (IS) has announced the creation of a new currency in gold, silver and copper, featuring a world map, including the Americas, where the group said its reign will reach.
The group said its own dinars and dirhams will hu
The United States launched its first manned air strikes against Islamic State targets from the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Wednesday, the US military said.
The US-led coalition had launched flying, unmanned missions against the
The United States sent six F-16 jets and about 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Sunday, the US military said, after Ankara agreed last month to allow American planes to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants from there
Saudi Arabia's crown prince has called for higher vigilance and better preparedness in the kingdom after a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State on a security forces mosque killed 15 people, state news agency SPA reported on Saturday.