Live: Syria and Iraq

21:48 – Homeland Security steps up security at federal buildings

“The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security at federal buildings as a result of growing concern over lone-wolf terrorist attacks such as last week’s shooting in Ottawa.”

Tuesday 28 October 2014

19:38 – Car bombings leave dozens dead in Iraq

“At least 31 people have been killed and dozens more injured in two explosions in Iraq, including one targeting security officials just south of the capital Baghdad.”

17:34 – FSA faction the Dawn of Freedom Brigades’ Northern Sun Battalion fighting IS in eastern Kobane in Syria:

17:02 – New video footage shot inside Kobane in Syria, via Al Aan TV:

13:07 – Al Qaeda-linked Syria Islamists enter government-held Idlib

“Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda entered Idlib in northern Syria on Monday and opened up a new front in a city that has been controlled by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces for more than a year, both sides said.”

11:06 – Suicide bomber in Iraq kills 27 Shi’ite militiamen near Baghdad – police

“A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi’ite militiamen on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said.”

Monday 27 October 2014

Sunday 26 October 2014

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