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Strange bedfellows: terror groups, Kurdish factions unite against ISIS




Syrian Soldiers Celebrate Fall of Rebel Stronghold




ISIS leader flees to Syria fearing US airstrikes: Kurdish official




'Barbaric' sexual violence perpetrated by Islamic State militants in Iraq - UN




The Islamic State battled regime forces in Deir Izzour; Hama; Homs; and Raqqah, where IS is said to be imposing an Islamic curriculum in schools in the Raqqah City and its countryside. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front clashed with regime forces in Aleppo, Hama, and Idlib. The Islamic Front also fought regime forces in Damascus; Deraa, where a suicide car bomb exploded in front of a mosque; Hama; and Reef Dimashq.




British 'jihadist' describes his plan to go to Iraq or Syria to fight




Islamic State takes Akhtarin




Terror finance worries may curb Doha kidnap mediation




The Islamic State clashed with the Islamic Front and rebels in Aleppo, and arrested and beheaded some of the fighters; clashed with villagers in Hasakah; battled regime forces in Raqqah; raided tribesmen in Deir Izzour; and fought regime forces in Hama. The Islamic State told its fighters in Aleppo that the battle in Dabeq would be the start of the campaign for Islamic armies to control the world and fight the Christian forces. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front clashed with regime forces in Hama; Damascus; and Reef Dimashq, where regime forces took over Al Mleha. The Islamic Front also battled regime forces in Homs and Deraa.




Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels




The Muslim Scholars Committee and the Lebanese tinderbox

A group of Lebanese clerics with links to Islamist groups mediated a ceasefire between the Lebanese military and fighters from the Islamic Front and the Al Nusrah Front in Arsal, which let as many as 2,000 Islamist fighters escape with over captive 35 Lebanese security forces.


Lebanon - Arsali and refugee relations tense




Why is Turkey supporting Islamic State fighters in Iraq?--commentary




Islamic State advances against jihadist foes in Aleppo

The jihadist group ejected the rival Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's branch in Syria, and allied jihadist groups from five towns and villages in Aleppo province.


Disrupt ISIS's Cash Flow in Iraq




Exclusive: Islamic State militants seize wheat from state silos - Iraq Grain Board




Islamic State seizes more territory in Syria: monitor




Al Nusrah Front spokesman explains differences with Islamic State in video appearance

In a video released on Aug. 8, Abu Firas al Suri, a senior al Qaeda operative who currently serves as the Al Nusrah Front's spokesman, discusses al Qaeda's approach to waging jihad in Syria. Al Suri denies that Al Nusrah seeks to unilaterally establish an Islamic emirate.


In Turkey, a late crackdown on Islamist fighters




Syrian Kurdish fighters rescue stranded Yazidis