Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

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Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting…

Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants…

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

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Britain, Belgium and Denmark joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on IS group militants in Iraq…

Iraqi PM: Plot to attack US, Paris subways

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Iraq’s prime minister said intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris…

More women joining ISIS

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More women joining ISIS…

US says airstrikes may have ‘disrupted’ plotting

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Airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets…

Obama calls for dismantling ISIS’ ‘network of death’

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Obama vowed to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State “network of death” that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East…

US, Arab planes strike Syrian targets

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The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria…

Some 130,000 Syrians fleeing ISIS cross Turkish border

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Some 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey…

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…

Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

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Graphic video appeared to show the aftermath of a mass killing of over 150 captured Syrian soldiers carried out by the Islamic State group…

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…

Obama balances military threats, diplomatic hope

President Barack Obama used a nationally televised address Tuesday night to make his case for military action against Syria, even as he recognized that diplomatic steps could render attacks unnecessary…

US Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

President Barack Obama’s request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced in the Senate…

Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops

Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops…

Obama gets top Republican support on Syria strike

President Barack Obama’s call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress saying they are convinced that Syrian President Bashar Assad..

Oil hovers above $107 with jitters over Syria

Oil prices were down slightly but still above $107 a barrel Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s struggle to win support for U.S. military intervention in Syria diminished expectations of an imminent attack…

Obama will seek Congress authorization for use of force

President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack…