ISIL kills at least 11 Libyan fighters near Sirte
At least 11 Libyan fighters have been killed in battles with fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near the city of Sirte. Forces loyal to the government in Tripoli say they are making gains but ISIL denies it is losing ground.
ISIL bombs 'kill more than 100' in Assad strongholds
A string of car bombs and suicide attacks reported in several parts of Syria's Latakia province.
Obama approves sending extra special operation forces to Syria
The US is boosting its presence in Syria by sending 250 more military personnel to help fight ISIL. The new deployment will bring the total number of special operation forces to 300.