Islamic State Releases Small Group of Assyrian Christian Hostages Days After Mass Kidnapping
The militants released several members of the ethnic minority group, but the fate of many others abducted last week in northeastern Syria remains unclear.
Kurdish Fighters Recapture Strategic Syrian Town From the Islamic State
Kurdish forces have reportedly ousted the Islamic State from the town of Tal Hamis, which has been a militant stronghold in northeastern Syria for much of the past year.
The Islamic State Has Reportedly Kidnapped At Least 150 Members of a Christian Minority Group
Militants have reportedly abducted at least 90 Assyrian Christian men from their homes in northeastern Syria and may be holding another 70 women and children in a local village.