Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

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Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to train Syrian rebels fighting IS militants is passed by Senate…

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

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Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical IS group…

New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

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The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States not to send groud troops to Iraq…

U.S. mulls ground troops in Iraq if airstrike fails

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The top U.S. military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces…

Islamic State group’s war chest is growing daily

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Islamic State militants have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling…

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

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Obama frames ISIS strategy…

Family says US could do more to save slain journalist

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The family of slain American hostage Steven Sotloff believes the US government could have done more to save him…

Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

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President Barack Obama will outline plans this week for an expanded U.S. campaign to defeat violent IS militants in Iraq and Syria…

Chinese IS fighter purportedly arrested in Iraq

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A Chinese man purportedly arrested for fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Iraq…

Obama says beheading videos won’t intimidate US

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President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants…

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

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An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group…

Children of ISIS – the next generation

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ISIS is laying the groundwork for its self-declared “caliphate” by training the next generation of terrorists…

Britain raises terror threat level to severe

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Britain raised the country’s terror threat level to severe, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely…

American fighting for IS is killed in Syria

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An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside the Islamic State…

Clues to idenitify Jim Foley’s killer

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In the UK, authorities are still trying to identify the apparently British ISIS militant who killed American Journalist James Foley…

Official: Militants asked $132.5 million ransom

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The Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded ransom for his release…

Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley’s killer

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The masked jihadi pictured holding a knife to Foley’s throat is likely British, and linguists suggests he is from the London area…

Officials: US rescue mission in Syria failed

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President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including James Foley…

Obama: US won’t stop confronting Islamic State

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The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq…

IS claims to behead American journalist James Foley

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A video by Islamic State group militants Tuesday purported to show the execution of American journalist James Foley…

Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

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Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, abducting their wives and children…

Iraq Prime Minister Al Maliki steps down

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Iraq’s prime minister for the past eight years said on Thursday he is relinquishing the post to fellow Dawa Party member Haider al-Abadi…

US secretary of state condemns severed head image

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a photograph of a Sydney-born 7-year-old boy clutching the severed …

Airstrikes undertaken as US re-engages in Iraq

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U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, carrying out President Barack Obama’s promise of military…

More women joining extremist groups

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More women are being recruited by terrorist organizations. Stephanie Elam reports…

US prohibits airlines from flying over Iraq

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The Federal Aviation Administration said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over…

Iraq: Islamic state on major advance

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The Islamic state’s advance is big, forcing everyone, Muslims, Christians to convert to radicalism, or die…

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

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Violence in Iraq is helping to make gasoline in the U.S. more expensive…

Could ISIS terror group target US?

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U.S. officials say jihadists with American passports could make it easier for terrorists to attack the US…

Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

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The Islamic militants posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring Iraqi soldiers…