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In war on Islamic State, what would victory look like?

Iraqi Kurds fight ISIS with aged weapons

A suicide bomber killed at least 53 people, including 47 young children, in an attack on a school in an Alawite neighborhood in Homs city. Clashes been the Kurdish YPG and the Islamic state continued around Kobane in Aleppo. Over 300,000 Kurds have been displaced by the Islamic State from Kobane and its environs, and the city itself is virtually empty of residents. Coalition airstrikes targeted Islamist fighters in Aleppo, Deir Izzour, Hama, and Raqqah. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Aleppo and Hama. Al Nusrah and other groups launched an offensive to capture eastern Ghouta. An American, Jordan Matson, has joined YPG fighters in Syria battling the Islamic State.

Pope Convenes Mideast Envoys Amid Islamic State Threat

Pamphlet argues Baghdadi's legitimacy as head of caliphate

Inside Islamic State: Sex slaves, child fighters, mass executions

Chechen unit from Islamic State reportedly fighting at Kobane

Al Nusrah Front propaganda focuses on Iranian influence in Lebanon, Syria

The Al Nusrah Front continues to use its Lebanese hostages in its propaganda campaign against Iran and Hezbollah.

Syrian rebels unhappy with coalition airstrikes

Are Turkish troops trapped at Syrian tomb?

US civilian casualty standard eased in Iraq, Syria

Islamic State advances near Kobane

EU antiterrorism chief Gilles de Kerchove on IS threat

AQAP official calls on rival factions in Syria to unite against West

Nasser bin Ali al Ansi, an AQAP leader, is featured in a new video calling on rival jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against their common enemies. Al Ansi says the jihadists should form a "coalition" to strike America.

Will Lebanon swap prisoners with Islamic State, Al Nusrah?

Jordan on high alert for possible IS retaliation

The Islamic State has seized 325 Kurdish villages around Ayn al Arab. The Islamic State beheaded four YPG fighters, three of whom were female, and displayed their heads in Jarabulus. The leader of Kurdish PYD forces called for weapons for Kurdish fighters outgunned by the Islamic State in Kobani. Turkey claimed that the Islamic State is advancing on the tiny Turkish territory around the tomb of Suleyman Shah in Aleppo. The Islamic State has reportedly freed 70 of 153 Kurdish schoolchildren kidnapped by ISIS in northern Syria in May. The vice commander of the al Ummah Army was assassinated and its commander's guard was wounded in separate attacks in Reef Dimashq. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front clashed with regime forces in Damascus.

'One and the same'? Officials give conflicting statements on al Qaeda ties to 'Khorasan'

Special Report: Islamic State uses grain to tighten grip in Iraq

Schoolgirl jihadis: the female Islamists leaving home to join Islamic State fighters