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Caliphate declaration 'heresy,' Islamists say




US seeks more security at some foreign airports




Airport security may be tightened permanently after US warning - UK deputy prime minister




Islamic State consolidates gains in eastern Syria

With the fall of Mayadin as well as Shujail, the home town of the Al Nusrah Front's emir, the Islamic State controls contiguous territory along the Euphrates River Valley from the town of Jarabulus, which borders Turkey, in Syria's northern Aleppo province to the town of Anah in Anbar province in Iraq.


Islamic State seizes oil field and towns in Syria's east




Urduni, Lebanon's elusive new 'emir'




Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb calls for reconciliation between jihadist groups

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has issued a statement praising the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's (ISIS) gains in Iraq and calling for reconciliation between jihadist groups in Syria. The statement was authored prior to the ISIS declaring that it ruled over a caliphate and rebranding itself the "Islamic State."


Russia seeks UN ban on oil trade with 'terrorists' in Syria




The Islamic State's rivals in Syria reject announced Caliphate

The Islamic State's jihadist rivals in Syria have rejected its claim to have established a Caliphate. Leading ideologues in the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, have rejected the Islamic State's announcement as well.


Is Lebanon at risk of becoming the next jihadi hub?




White House fears al Qaeda offshoot may be planning bomb plot on airliner flying to America




Syrian rebels buckling in face of jihadists




Abu Qatada acquitted of conspiracy in Jordan




Jordan shaken by threats from ISIS, Iraq, Syria




Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian border defects to ISIS

Abu Yusuf al Masri, a leader in Albu Kamal, swore allegiance to a senior "Chechen" commander in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. The move could strengthen ISIS' hold on the Iraq-Syrian border.


Syrian Qaeda wing pledges loyalty to ISIS in border town




Syrian Kurdish leader: Turkey turns blind eye to ISIS




Jordan Salafist leader Abu Muhammad al Maqdisi, freed, quiet so far on ISIS-Nusrah rift




Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq: NGO




Iran rejects US action in Iraq as militants push east