Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Turkish soldiers stand on a hill, facing the Islamic State (IS) fighters' new position, 10km west of the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab (Kobani) near the Syrian border at the southeastern town of Suruc in the Sanliurfa province on Oct. 2, 2014. (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Militants Closing In On Town Along Syria-Turkey Border

A senior Kurdish fighter said Thursday that militants from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were closing in on the town of Kobani along the Syria-Turkey border and that his men were preparing for street battles.

10/02/2014

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: No ‘Credible’ Evidence Of Civilians Killed By Syria Airstrikes

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred.

09/25/2014

Syrian government forces search the rubble left behind after rebels blew up a luxury hotel that was being used as an army base in the city of Aleppo. (Getty Images)

Syrian Rebels Level Historic Hotel In Aleppo

The luxury hotel in the historic heart of Aleppo was being used as a base by Syrian government forces.

05/08/2014

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