At least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September, the UN mission in Baghdad says.
Amateur video footage has emerged on a social media website that apparently shows Kurdish fighters and Free Syrian Army forces shooting machine guns at Islamic...
Islamic State fighters are closing in on a key Syrian town despite US air strikes, as the Pentagon chief said it "cannot bomb them into obscurity".
Clashes have broken out between Arab residents and Jewish settlers in east Jerusalem, after settlers reportedly took over 25 apartments.
US-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near Kobane, along Syria's border with Turkey, activists say.
Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment, an official says.
The PLO has slammed the Israeli prime minister for comparing Hamas with the Islamic State group and denying it committed war crimes.
Turkey is reinforcing its border with Syria as Islamic State militants come within striking distance of the border town of Kobane.
Activists say US-led coalition warplanes have bombed Islamic State group positions across four provinces in Syria.
The commander of the RAAF task group says his unit is ready for combat in Iraq when the government gives the go-ahead.
An Afghan Australian man allegedly tortured and killed by the Taliban may have been targeted because he was from Australia.
For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried.
Federal cabinet is due to meet on Tuesday ahead of a decision on RAAF jets bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq.
Syria's al-Qaeda chief has warned that continued US-led air strikes on jihadists will "transfer the battle" to Western countries.
The al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's Syrian franchise, has threatened reprisals against nations participating in air strikes against the Islamic State (IS), denouncing...
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