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Alleged chemical attack in Syria, Aug. 21, 2013

UN chief Ban Ki-moon: Cooperation needed for probe into use of poison gas in Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

UN: Syria agrees to grant visas to 47 UN staff members following months of haggling - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

British-born jihadist Junaid Hussain killed in military drone strike in Syria, US officials say - @BBCBreaking

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Iran

White House says Saudi King Salman to visit President Obama at White House on Sept. 4; leaders will discuss conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and steps to counter Iran's destabilizing activities in the region - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Warring sides in Syria reach agreement on 3-day evacuation of wounded people from town of Zabadani and 2 villages to begin on Friday, sources say - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Alleged Syrian war recruiter loses Sydney court challenge; man charged with violating Australia's law against 'Foreign Incursions and Recruitment' - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US military: US, allies carry out 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

AFP Syrian freelancer seriously wounded in Aleppo during clashes - @AFP

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Turkey Syria tensions

More: @dogannewsagency reports Jamil Raadoun, commander from Free Syrian Army, died in bomb attack on his car in Turkish province of Hatay after surviving similar attack in April - @Reuters

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Turkey Syria tensions

Syrian rebel commander reportedly dies in bomb attack on his car in southern Turkey - @dogannewsagency via @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US, allies conduct 36 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, per US military - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State publishes pictures showing apparent destruction of Palmyra's Temple of Baalshamin in Syria - @BBCWorld

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Fight against Islamic State militants

France's Hollande says Turkey must take its parts in fight against Islamic State in Syria, must restart dialogue with Kurds - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

14 arrested in Spain and Morocco for allegedly recruiting for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Turkish foreign minister says technical talks with US on joint campaign against Islamic State in northern Syria completed on Sunday - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

9 civilians killed, 53 injured by mortar shells on Damascus Central Prison and Wafedeen Camp in Syria - @SANA_English

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US and coalition partners targeted Islamic State in 27 air strikes in latest round of daily attacks in Iraq and Syria, Command Joint Task Force reports - @Reuters

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3 injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

Spanish official says suspected gunman on Amderdam-Paris train attack had traveled to Syria - @AP

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Mediterranean migrant boat crisis

Photo: Baby with Syrian refugees as dinghy reaches Greek beach, Kos - @PA

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Israel-Syria tensions

1 dead, 7 wounded in Israeli raids on Syrian post, military source says - @AFP

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