Russian or Syrian government warplanes pounded a women's hospital in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on November 25, killing three people nearby, a monitoring group and an aid organization said.
Syria's army said on October 31 the Nusra Front and what the army called other terrorist groups had killed 84 people, mostly women and children, in Aleppo during the past three days, in a bombardment that included chemical weapons and rocket fire.
Syrian rebels said on October 18 they rejected any withdrawal of fighters from Aleppo after Russia announced a halt in air raids which it said was designed to allow insurgents to leave and to separate moderate fighters from extremist militants.
Russian and Syrian armed forces will pause attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo for eight hours on October 20 to allow civilians and rebels to leave the city, the Russian Defence Ministry said on October 17.
Heavy fighting took place in different sectors of the Syrian city of Aleppo on August 14 as rebels assaulted two government strongholds in the city's northwest and south, a monitor of the war said.
The leader of Islamic State's branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a US drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on August 12 after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters.
The United States said on July 26 it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a United Nations envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on July 22 that he would meet his Russian counterpart in the coming days to discuss an American proposal for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing on Syria.
The United States on July 20 blacklisted three members of al Qaeda living in Iran, saying they had helped the Islamist militant group on the battlefield, with finance and logistics, and in mediating with Iranian authorities.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin about boosting military and intelligence cooperation against Islamic State and al Qaeda in Syria and told him that without "concrete, near-term steps," diplomatic efforts to end the war could not go on indefinitely.
Eight Yemeni troops and six militants were killed on July 6 in an assault claimed by Al Qaeda on a military base near the international airport of Yemen's southern city of Aden.
Three coordinated Islamic State bomb attacks on Yemeni government forces killed 38 people in the southern port city of Mukalla on June 27, medics and security sources said.
A ceasefire in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo will be extended by 48 hours beginning at 1 am on May 10, state news agency SANA said on May 9, quoting the Syrian military high command.
An air strike by a US-led coalition killed a senior Islamic State official in Iraq last week, a Pentagon spokesman said on May 9.
VOV.VN - Yemen’s government has announced it will halt peace negotiations with Houthi rebels in protest of their occupation of Al Amalica military base and continued violation of a ceasefire.
Three bombs went off in and around Baghdad on May 2, killing at least 14 people, including Shi'ite Muslim worshippers conducting an annual pilgrimage inside the capital, police and medical sources said.
Three suicide bombers struck security checkpoints in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 25, killing at least 26 people, residents and security sources said.
Gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch killed 16 people, including four Europeans, at a beach resort town in Ivory Coast on March 13, the latest in a string of deadly attacks that have confirmed the Islamists' growing reach in West Africa.
Islamic State militants launched an assault on a Kurdish-controlled town on Syria's border with Turkey on February 27, prompting air strikes by the US-led coalition to try to drive them back.