A Beirut-based gas field services company and its founder were designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Companies and individuals charged with facilitating oil trade for the Syrian government, including with the Islamic State (ISIS/IS), have been sanctioned by the U.S.
Jollie Bimbach and Sean Moor, two Canadians who were kidnapped in Syria and then freed, spoke to a rebel-embedded American commentator in a video about their experience.
British jihadist Lucas Kinney (AKA Abu Basir al-Britani) appeared a video calling on former fighters to resume their role in the Syrian Jihad, and urging Muslims in the region to come and fight.
In its latest update on the ongoing clashes in western Qalamoun, the Islamic State (IS) reported that it killed nearly 40 Hezbollah fighters.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Damascus Province in Syria claimed killing nearly 100 Lebanese soldiers and Hezbollah fighters amidst clashes in western Qalamoun.
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that seven Lebanese soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in western Qalamoun.
Highlights: HTS engages in violent battles with Ahrar al-Sham in Idlib, takes control of the city and various cities and towns in the area; infighting draws adverse reactions and ends with ceasefire agreement between Ahrar al-Sham and HTS; HTS executes two IS members in Idlib; HTS claims killing over 200 in clashes with Iranian militias, Hezbollah in Western Qalamoun.
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) claimed killing over 200 Hezbollah and Iranian militia forces and wounding over 250 in the past five days in fierce clashes in Western Qalamoun.
After nine months of inactivity, the Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam resumed issuing propaganda, publishing a statement inciting Sunnis in the country against the Lebanese army over its raids on Syrian refugee camps in Arsal.
Damascus Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria published a photo report on fighters firing mortar shells at Lebanese military positions in the Qaa barrens in northeastern Lebanon.
Users on a Telegram French-language jihadist chat group discussed potential migration routes to Raqqa, Syria, suggesting traveling via Jordan.
Hezbollah is raising funds through social media and using Western Union for financial transfers.
Lebanese security forces in Beirut raided over a dozen money transfer shops allegedly wiring up to $20 million to Islamic State militants in Syria.
Sirajuddin Zurayqat, an official in the Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, called on the people of Hauran in southwestern Syria to break the regime's siege on the Damascus suburb Darayya.
An alleged Lebanon-based group calling itself the "Battalions of Sheikh Ahmed al-Assir" threatened Hezbollah and Iran in a video, and declared that it will target every Iranian plane carrying military gear.
Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, carried a “surprise attack” on Islamic State (IS) fighters near the Lebanese-Syrian border in Qalamoun.
The Qalamoun correspondent of the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, indicated that negotiations for the release of captive Lebanese soldiers is still in the “arrangement stage”.