Syria army seizes key rebel-held town in Latakia

Syria army seizes key rebel-held town in Latakia

Syrian regime forces on Sunday overran the last major rebel-held town in the coastal Latakia province, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad, state television reported.

Qaeda abducts media activists from Syria rebel town

Qaeda abducts media activists from Syria rebel town

Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate stormed a radio station and abducted two prominent media activists from a rebel-held northwestern town on Sunday, an opposition official told AFP.

Top French IS recruiter sentenced to 15 years in absentia

Top French IS recruiter sentenced to 15 years in absentia

A key French member of the Islamic State group, Salim Benghalem, who had ties to the Charlie Hebdo attackers, was sentenced in absentia by a Paris court on Thursday to 15 years in prison.