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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led coalition launches 21 air strikes in Syria and 13 in Iraq since yesterday morning as fight intensifies with ISIS around Kobani - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: AFP, citing a group based in the UK which monitors the Syrian war, is reporting that Kurdish forces have expelled ISIS from the Syrian town of Kobane. - Sean

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Syrian civil war

Photo: Large refugee camp built to house 35,000 of those displaced due to conflict in Syria opened by Turkey yesterday - @memetsimsek

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Senior State Department official says Secretary Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov costs to Russia will only increase if attacks on Ukraine continue; pair also discussed Syria in phone call Sunday - @NBCNews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led coalition conducts 26 air strikes in Iraq and Syria since early yesterday, joint task force says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

More: Arvada, Colo., woman also ordered to spend 3 years under supervision, 100 hours of community service after pleading guilty to trying to join Islamic State - @denverpost

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Judge sentences Arvada, Colo., woman who tried to join Islamic State to 4 years in prison - @JennKovaleski

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Lebanese army says 5 soldiers killed in clashes near border with Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Lebanese army statement: A number of soldiers, gunmen killed in clashes near Syrian border - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian government airstrike outside of Damascus kills at least 32 people, activists say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led coalition conducts 12 air strikes in Syria, 13 in Iraq against ISIS since early yesterday, US military officials say - @Reuters

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

3 gunmen killed in clashes with Lebanese army outside Lebanese village close to Syrian border, official says - @Nour_Samaha, @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Police arrest 2 German men suspected of being members of Islamic State, federal public prosecutors office says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led airstrikes have 'taken more than half' of Islamic State's leadership, US Ambassador to Iraq says - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Israel-Iran tensions

US embassy in Israel requires staff to get advance permission to approach Lebanese or Syrian borders given tensions with Iran and Hezbollah - @DanWilliams

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France

Twitter suspends account of French newspaper Le Monde after apparent hack by Syrian Electronic Army

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Syria

British jihadist who faked his own death in Syria so he could come home undetected convicted of major terrorism offenses - @BBCBreaking

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Israel-Syria tensions

Tehran says an Iranian general was among those killed in Israeli airstrike in Syria - @AP

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Israel-Syria tensions

Hezbollah official confirms Israeli strike on Golan Heights killed Jihad Mughniyeh, son of slain top military commander - @AP

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Israel-Syria tensions

Hezbollah says Israeli strikes in Syrian Golan Heights killed a 'number' of fighters - @AP

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