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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US and coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets inside of Syria have killed more than 900 people, monitoring group says - @cnnbrk

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led airstrikes have killed 910 people in Syria since the campaign began 2 months ago, the majority of them Islamic State fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US and allies have conducted 30 airstrikes on Islamic State forces in Syria and Iraq since Wednesday - @CENTCOM statement

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., introduces legislation to provide arms directly to Kurdistan regional government forces fighting the Islamic State - document

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Idlib, Idlib, SY

US airstrikes on Syrian town which borders Turkey kill at least two militants from Nusra Front - US military statement

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Syrian civil war

UK-based monitoring group says the Syrian air force launched 1,592 strikes across Syria over the past month, killing at least 396 civilians - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

FBI tracking 150 Americans who traveled to Syria, perhaps to fight, director says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

More: Paris prosecutor Francois Molins identifies Frenchman in Islamic State video as Maxime Hauchard; says Hauchard has been on the radar of French authorities since he left for Syria in 2013 under cover of humanitarian action - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Father of British man who was reported to be among group of Islamic State jihadists filmed beheading Syrian soldiers denies that the man shown in the video posted online is son - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Journalists across the nearby Turkish border from Kobani, Syria, have reported a series of large blasts in the town where plumes of smoke could be seen rising - @mashable

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US military forces continued to attack Islamic State terrorists in Syria between Nov. 14-17 using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct 11 airstrikes - @NBCNews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Islamic State has killed nearly 1,500 people in Syria in 5 months - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Defense Secretary Hagel on death of American aid worker: 'On behalf of all the men and women of the Department of Defense, I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known to us as Peter, who time and again volunteered his service during times of war - first as an Army Ranger in Iraq, and later as a devoted humanitarian, providing aid to victims of the conflict in Syria. Like his fellow veterans of the 9/11 Generation, his strong desire to continue making a difference in the world after serving in uniform - to continue leading a life of purpose - is an inspiration to us all' - statement

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US aid worker Peter Kassig killed by Islamic State

Statement from family of Peter Kassig: 'We are heartbroken to learn that our son, Abdul-Rahman Peter Kassig, has lost his life as a result of his love for the Syrian people and his desire to ease their suffering. Our heart also goes out to the families of the Syrians who lost their lives, along with our son' - @kassigfamily

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US aid worker Peter Kassig killed by Islamic State

President Obama says US aid worker Peter Kassig was 'a humanitarian who worked to save the lives of Syrians injured and dispossessed by the Syrian conflict' - @markknoller

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US aid worker Peter Kassig killed by Islamic State

Editor's note: Peter Kassig, a former US Army Ranger, was providing medical aid to Syrians fleeing the country's civil war when he was captured inside Syria in October 2013. His friends say he converted to Islam in captivity and took the first name Abdul-Rahman. If confirmed, he will be the 5th Westerner to have been beheaded by Islamic State militants. - Tricia

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US aid worker Peter Kassig killed by Islamic State

Newly-released Islamic State video also shows what appears to be the mass beheading of several captured Syrian soldiers, warns US soldiers will meet similar fate - @AP

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G20 Summit 2014

Obama on #Syria at #G20Brisbane: Assad has no legitimacy; to make common cause with him would drive Syrian Sunnis to support ISIL - @BBCBreaking

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper is reporting that the Islamic State beheading suspect known as 'Jihadi John' may have been injured in an airstrike on an Iraqi town close to the Syrian border. A British Foreign Office spokesperson was unable to confirm the report. - Jimmy

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Syrian civil war

Rare internal fighting broke out in Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus between armed residents and opposition faction this weekend, activists say - @AP

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