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Fight against Islamic State militants

US military: Coalition forces conducted 7 airstrikes in Syria, 7 in Iraq since Tuesday in Islamic State fight - statement

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Syria

UK Foreign Office says it is looking into reports 9 British nationals have been arrested in Turkey trying to cross into Syria - @pressassoc

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Syrian civil war

Jordan has temporarily closed border crossing with Syria as precautionary move due to violence on Syrian side, Jordanian Interior Ministry says - @Reuters

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Mali

Aid worker killings in Mali, Yemen, Syria are "shocking, unacceptable" - TRFN

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Syrian civil war

Treasury Department says it has targeted Syrian banker Batoul Rida, 3 'front' companies for sanctions - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Activists, state TV say Islamic State fighters kill more than 40 people in central Syrian village - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Kuwait Emir says he pledges $500 million for Syrian humanitarian crisis - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Turkey detains 5 Dutch people seeking to enter Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrians flee Idlib, fearing government reprisals day after town captured, activists say - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US, allies conduct air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State militants, task force says - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US and coalition forces conducted 18 airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters, including 8 in Tikrit, military says; 4 airstrikes in Syria - statement

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Coalition military forces conducted 6 airstrikes in Syria over most recent 24-hour period; Separately, 10 airstrikes approved by Iraqi Ministry of Defense were carried out against Islamic State targets there

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Syrian civil war

UN more than doubles its count of Syrians living in besieged areas to 440,000 - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

White House: President Obama spoke with Turkish President Erdogan about cooperation in the fight against Islamic State; security in Iraq, Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

US State Department: US has been in periodic, direct contact with Syrian officials on consular issues, including the case of journalist Austin Tice - @reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US, allies conduct 5 air strikes in Syria, 14 in Iraq against Islamic State militants, combined joint task force says - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US, allies stage 14 air strikes on Islamic State in Iraq, Syria, joint command statement says - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Canadian PM Harper requests military missions in Iraq, Syria be extended not beyond March 2016; no ground troops to be deployed - @newstalk1010

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Canada government says will launch air strikes against Islamic State positions in Syria, Iraq - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

US security adviser Rice, in meeting with ex-head of Syrian opposition coalition al-Khatib, said Assad must go; reaffirmed US commitment to negotiated political transition, White House says - @Reuters

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