There are more than 55,000 people gathered in the desert between Jordan and Syria. But life here, between two huge earthen berms, happens out of reach of the military, aid workers, and journalists.
The Assad regime says US warplanes killed three of it's soldiers on Sunday, but Pentagon officials say its Russia's fault, and residents on the ground aren't sure who's responsible.
The US-led coalition is targeting the Islamic State's oil infrastructure in an effort to cut off its revenue streams. But for the eight million civilians living under IS control, the effort could make for a very cold winter.
Leaked financial documents from an oil-rich Islamic State-held province in Syria show an organization that must steal from the people who live there in order to stay afloat.
The militants beheaded two woman and one of their husbands in Syria during the past week — reportedly the first time they have beheaded civilian females.