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ISIS' Ammunition Is Shown to Have Origins in US and China

A female Kurdish YPG commander carried out a suicide bombing against an Islamic State position outside Kobane. Another female Kurdish fighter near Kobane killed herself with her last bullet to avoid being taken captive by the IS. Turkey has closed the border crossing at Kobane, while clashes continue and IS is using heavy weapons. Coalition airstrikes near an IS prison in Hasakah allowed as many as 16 inmates to escape. Coalition aircraft targeted the IS in Aleppo near Kobane; in Hama near Morek; in Idlib at Saraqeb and Khan Shekhon; and in Reef Dimashq in eastern Ghouta. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Aleppo; in Damascus; in Deraa; and in Quneitra. Rebels battled alongside Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front in at least three of those four provinces.

Drones spot ISIS slayer 'Jihadi John' in Syria

Free Syrian Army continues to cooperate with the Al Nusrah Front, Islamic Front in southern Syria

Germany plans expanded engagement against Islamic State in Iraq

Air strikes against Islamic State are not working, say Syrian Kurds

In Golan, Imagined Risks Become All Too Real

Pakistani Taliban group urges jihadists in Iraq and Syria 'to reconcile'

Omar Khalid al Khorasani, a top leader in Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, offered to help mediate the dispute between the Islamic State and the Al Nusrah Front and other jihadist rivals.

Coalition warplanes struck at targets in Deir Izzour, where the Islamic State is reportedly paying children to publicize the group; in Aleppo; in Hama near Morek, where regime forces are fighting the Islamic Front; in Hasakah, where 30 non-Syrian IS fighters were killed; in Idlib, reattacking Salma; in Latakia; and in Reef Dimashq. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front, joined by the Ansar al Din Front and rebels, clashed with regime forces in Aleppo; Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front also battled regime forces in Deraa; and the Islamic Front fought regime forces in Quneitra. Yesterday regime forces clashed with the Islamic State in Deir Izzour city, and as the number of IS shells falling on Kobane rose past 80 in one day, Turkish border guards reportedly prevented some 3,000 displaced Kurdish civilians from fleeing into Turkey.

Kurds issue desperate call to arms as Islamic State closes in

Opinion over jihadists divides hajj pilgrims

Islamic State backs up force in Syria with threats

New US raids hit extremists outside Syria Kurdish town

Vatican seeks Mideast Christians' right of return

Free Syrian Army set to unite rebels in southern Syria: official

UK Army chiefs tell Government: stop Gulf states funding terrorism

US air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town as fighting intensifies

Islamic State reportedly on Baghdad's outskirts after week of victories

A Chronicler of Syria's Conflict Returns to the Spotlight, Minus a Disguise

The US acted to save Iraq's Kurds. Why not Syria's?