Israel shoots down Syrian jet

Israeli army says it shot down Syrian fighter jet in its airspace


June 2014 - Iraq: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), release images purported to show scores of captured Iraqi soldiers being killed. The images show masked fighters loading the captives on trucks before forcing them to lie face-down in a shallow ditch with their arms tied behind their backs. The final pictures show bodies soaked in blood after being shot. (POLARIS) / eyevine For further information please contact eyevine tel: +44 (0) 20 8709 8709 e-mail: ©Eyevine
Although US air strikes have stalled the jihadi group, there is no consensus on how to beat it
– FT Reporters

Israel kills Palestinian kidnap suspects

Operation marks end of manhunt for abductors of three teenagers

French tourist kidnapped by ‘Isis’ group

Captive threatened with death in Algeria after Iraq air strikes

Obama faces battle on legality of strikes

Syria action could prompt awkward questions including from Russia

US and allies strike at Isis

Bombing raids launched against militants in Syria

Syrian rebels dismayed by US air strikes

Concerns raised over targeting of non-Isis groups

Cameron builds backing for Isis strikes

Ministers consider committing British missiles to attacks

US says attacks on Isis could last years

Pentagon also targets al-Qaeda militants in Syria

Coalition allies have different targets

Cracks may widen over tackling jihadis in Iraq and Syria

US needs precision politics against Isis

Regional consensus is needed to stop the jihadis

Rebels seize home of Yemeni general

Syrians flood into Turkey as Isis advances

About 130,000 Syrians enter Turkey in three days

Rebel Shias set to take role in Yemen

Deal brokered after four days of heavy fighting in Sana’a

Turkish hostage release raises questions

It remains unclear why Isis agreed to set free captives

US expects allies to join Isis air strikes

UN ambassador says powers have agreed to joint action

Clinton works behind the scenes for Jordan

Former president urges investment amid Syrian refugee influx

Libyan Islamists push hardline agenda

Three years after Gaddafi was overthrown the country is in chaos

Sukuk issue to boost Dubai’s ambitions

City seeks to become hub for emerging markets

Blast in central Cairo kills at least two

Attack is latest targeting Egyptian security services

Turkey opens border to 60,000 Syrian Kurds

Country also secures release of 49 hostages captured in Iraq