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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




What's in a name: Obama's anonymous war against the Islamic State in Iraq, Syria




Al Nusrah Front leader says Americans and Europeans will pay the 'tax' of war

Abu Muhammad al Julani seeks to undermine public support for airstrikes in Syria by arguing that citizens in the West, and not just their rulers, will pay the price for the war. Julani also discusses Al Nusrah's fight against Hezbollah and urges jihadists not to join the West in the fight against the Islamic State.


US-led Raids Hit Jihadist Oil, Command Posts in Syria