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Bashar al-Assad says 'open to dialogue' with US  Mar 27, 10:45 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that he is "open to any dialogue" with the United States regarding anything which is based on "mutual respect".
IS recruited at least 400 child soldiers in Syria in last three months, says monitoring group  Mar 25, 11:08 am
Karachi, March 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have recruited at least 400 child soldiers in the past three months and given them military training and hardline indoctrination in Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Canada to expand anti-IS air strikes campaign into Syria  Mar 25, 9:53 am
London, March 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said that the nation will expand its air strike campaign against the Islamic State (IS) into Syria.
IS militants launch online guide for Australian jihadists on how to reach Syrian frontline  Mar 23, 11:48 am
Sydney, March 23 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have introduced a new online guide for Australian jihadists on how to flee the country and reach the frontline in Syria to join the terror group.
UN envoy warns Yemen's 'protracted conflict' may turn into civil war  Mar 23, 10:18 am
London, March 23 (ANI): The United Nations' special envoy has warned that Yemen crisis may become "protracted in the vein of an Iraq, Syria, Libya combined scenario."
IS reduces Christian, Shia Muslim shrines to 'rubble' in Iraq  Mar 21, 10:53 am
London, March 21 (ANI): In an attack that marked the latest blow to Iraq's religious and cultural heritage, the Islamic State (IS) has apparently destroyed Christian and Shia Muslim shrines in northern Iraq, including a fourth-century memorial built by an Assyrian king.
Young women in Syria 'being passed' amid older jihadists at rate of 'one a week'  Mar 18, 4:27 pm
London, March 18 (ANI): A former Islamic State (IS) militant has revealed that young Muslim women travelling to Syria to marry jihadists are being passed between men at the rate of one husband a week.
'Lost' 13.77 mln dollar US drone in Syria raises fears its technology might fall into enemies' hands  Mar 18, 12:12 pm
London, March 18 (ANI): The United States has lost one of its unmanned aircrafts (UAV) while it was flying over Syria's Latakia province and was shot down by the country's air defences.
Expert warns IS to get more brutal as militants' grip loosens in Iraq, Syria  Mar 15, 11:40 am
London, Mar 15 (ANI): An expert has warned that the Islamic State (IS) will get more brutal in the coming time witnessing loss in their key strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
CIA Chief warns IS has 'snowballed' beyond Iraq, Syria  Mar 15, 10:47 am
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Central Investigative Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan has warned that the Islamic State (IS) has "snowballed" beyond Iraq and Syria, adding that at least 20,000 jihadists from over 90 countries have joined the ranks of the terror group, several thousand of them from Western nations, including the United States.
Offensive to retake Tikrit vital to roll back IS' gain in Iraq, Syria, say analysts  Mar 13, 12:06 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): According to Iraqi officials and outside analysts, the Tikrit offensive against Islamic State (IS) militants to retake the strategically located city is vital to roll back IS' gains in Iraq and Syria.
Analysts say retaking 'strategic' Tikrit could play 'outsized role' in anti-IS campaign  Mar 13, 10:37 am
Washington, March 13 (ANI): The strategic Iraqi town of Tikrit could play an "outsized role" in the larger campaign to push back Islamic State (IS) from Iraq and Syria, Iraqi officials and outside analysts said.
UN report says Syrian conflict plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty  Mar 12, 1:43 pm
Beijing, March 12 (ANI): The war in Syria plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty, a United Nations-backed report has claimed.
Top Chinese official admits Xinjiang residents joining IS in Iraq, Syria  Mar 11, 1:25 pm
Beijing, March 11 (ANI): Residents from China's Xinjiang province have reportedly joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS), a top official from the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region confirmed for the first time on Tuesday.
Pakistan in fix over Saudi Arabia's request for support to fight IS threat  Mar 10, 11:38 am
Karachi, March 10 (ANI): Pakistan is in a fix over Saudi Arabia's request for support to anticipate possible military incursions in the country by Islamic State (IS) militants who have taken over large swathes of Iraq and Syria.
Expert says 'key challenge' being faced by IS 'more internal than external'  Mar 9, 3:04 pm
Washington, March 09 (ANI): Embroiled in dissent, defections and setbacks on the battlefield, the Islamic State (IS) is beset with internal crisis, an expert has said.
IS militants asking young female recruits to 'bring lingerie' while traveling to Iraq, Syria  Mar 9, 1:30 pm
London, March 09 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have made a sickening request on the social media to young girls travelling to Iraq and Syria to join IS that they should "bring lingerie".
IS militants 'bulldoze' ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul  Mar 6, 12:41 pm
London, March 06 (ANI): According to the antiquities ministry in Baghdad, Islamic State (IS) militants have "bulldozed" the ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul in Iraq.
Jihadist al-Nusra Front commander killed in Syrian air strike  Mar 6, 12:14 pm
London, Mar 06 (ANI): Syria's militant group al-Nusra Front has confirmed the death of its military chief in an air strike in northern Idlib province on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia set to press Pak PM Sharif for more troops in Kingdom to fight IS threat  Mar 5, 12:14 pm
Karachi, March 05 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is reportedly set to press Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to increase the number of Pakistani troops in the kingdom to fight the Islamic State (IS) that has taken over large swathes of Iraq and Syria.
Did climate change spark 2011 Syrian uprising?  Mar 3, 11:02 am
Washington, March 03 (ANI): A new study has said that a record drought, stoked by ongoing manmade climate change that ravaged Syria in 2006-2010 may have sparked the 2011 Syrian uprising.
IS frees 19 of 220 Assyrian Christians abducted in north-east Syria  Mar 2, 10:35 am
London, March 02 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly freed 19 of the 220 Assyrian Christians captured by it in north-eastern Syria, activists said.
US intelligence chief says Turkey does not place 'high priority' on battling IS  Feb 27, 4:38 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): Turkey does not place a high priority on battling the Islamic State (IS) and consequently, foreign fighters are able to travel through the country to enter Syria, a U.S. intelligence chief said.
IS militants smash ancient statues to rubble in Iraq's Mosul  Feb 27, 11:16 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) shows militants destroying statues housed in a museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul using sledgehammers and drills.
Increasing number of Australian women going to Iraq, Syria to join husbands or marry IS militants  Feb 26, 1:52 pm
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has said that an increasing number of women in the country are traveling to Syria and Iraq to join their husbands fighting with the Islamic State (IS) terror group or marry a jihadist.