Building collapse in war-damaged Syria city kills 16
According to the interior ministry, the five-storey building was home to seven families.
Swedish court convicts man of posing with bodies in Syria
Court statements say the crimes include posing with dead or severely injured bodies while making victory signs and derogatory statements, with the aim of spreading the material as war propaganda online.
US airborne raid nets top IS operative in Syria
Two helicopters are said to have landed in Hmeirah before taking off seven minutes later, with only a few shots fired during the operation.
Israel in deadliest Syria strikes this year
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights say an ammunition depot and several positions linked to Iran's military presence in Syria were among the targets.
Russia recruiting Syrians to fight in Ukraine, Pentagon says
Some fighters are said to be already in Russia readying to join the fight in Ukraine, though it is not immediately clear how many combatants have been recruited.
IS chief blows himself up during US raid in Syria
A senior White House official says Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi detonated a bomb during the raid on the house where he was staying, killing members of his own family, including women and children.
13 killed in rare northwest Syria raid by US special forces
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says there were no US casualties.
Syria Kurds retake prison, ending six-day IS attack
The brazen jailbreak attempt and ensuing clashes left more than 180 dead in the jihadists' most high-profile military operation since the loss of their 'caliphate' nearly three years ago.
Kurds locked in tense Syria prison standoff with IS jihadists
Some of the estimated 3,500 IS prisoners inside the facility have already been bused out to other detention centres in recent hours.
Sweden charges woman with allowing young son to fight for IS
The prosecution says this is the first time charges are being brought in Sweden for the war crime of using a child soldier.
Syria Kurds protest recruitment of teenage girls for combat
A number of girls are reported to have been recruited into fighting, some of them allegedly by force.
Syria’s Assad scraps top Muslim cleric post
The new decree, which state media said came into effect on Monday, effectively forces Ahmed Badreddin Hassoun, appointed as grand mufti by Assad in 2004, into retirement.