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Iran calls for strengthening Iraq, Syria to fight ISIL
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Iran calls for strengthening Iraq, Syria to fight ISIL
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said improving Syrian and Iraqi states is the best way to fight a terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)....
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US Secretary of Defense Hagel Outlines Members of Coalition Against IS
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
US Secretary of Defense Hagel Outlines Members of Coalition Against IS
The US-led international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS, ISIL) jihadist group was announced by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in a Tuesday morning...
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US Opens Door to Ground Troops in Iraq
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
US Opens Door to Ground Troops in Iraq
The top U.S. military officer is leaving open the possibility that American ground troops could be deployed to Iraq to fight Islamic State militants....
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Hagel Explains President's Strategy to Destroy ISIL
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Hagel Explains President's Strategy to Destroy ISIL
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel explained the military portion of President Barack Obama's strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL to the Senate Armed Se...
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US could send advisors on combat missions in Iraq: Dempsey
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
US could send advisors on combat missions in Iraq: Dempsey
America's top military officer General Martin Dempsey says US troops serving as advisors to local forces in Iraq could be sent to combat the ISIL terrorist gro...
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Syrian Air Force plane downed in Islamic State stronghold
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Syrian Air Force plane downed in Islamic State stronghold
A Syrian Air Force warplane was downed Tuesday in al-Raqqa city in northern Syria, a stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the Syrian Observato...
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European teens who joined ISIS claim to be pregnant
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
European teens who joined ISIS claim to be pregnant
The pair of teenage jihadis who fled Austria to devote their lives to ISIS are believed to be pregnant, according to a published report. The girls’ tale of ter...
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Alan Henning: Foreign Secretary slammed by ex-Army commander for saying SAS don't know where hostage
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Alan Henning: Foreign Secretary slammed by ex-Army commander for saying SAS don't know where hostage
Lord Dannatt says bungling Philip Hammond has 'shown our hand' to Jihadi John and his Isis henchmen...
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Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip Syrian Rebels Will Pass
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip Syrian Rebels Will Pass
President Obama looks to receive congressional support to equip and train Syrian rebels...
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U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to build treatment clinics and train health workers to try to halt th...
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Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administration has become "science deniers," failing to do enough to harness the nation'...
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U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to build treatment clinics and train health workers to try to halt th...
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Photos: Iraq under siege
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Photos: Iraq under siege
An Iranian Kurdish female member of the Freedom Party of Kurdistan keeps a position in Dibis, Iraq, on Monday, September 15. Some of the world's top diplomats ...
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Qaeda groups urge jihadists to unite
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Qaeda groups urge jihadists to unite
DUBAI: Powerful Al-Qaeda branches in Yemen and North Africa called yesterday for jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against the common threat from a US-led c...
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Call for jihadi rivals to unite against ‘satanic alliance’ of 30 nations led by U.S.
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Call for jihadi rivals to unite against ‘satanic alliance’ of 30 nations led by U.S.
'Stop the infighting between you and stand as one rank against America’s campaign'...
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Why is the US nervous about Scottish independence vote?
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Why is the US nervous about Scottish independence vote?
Washington (CNN) -- When it comes to the prospective divorce of its closest friend, the United States is following the advice column carefully: don't take side...
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PA calls for international coalition 'to end Israeli occupation'
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
PA calls for international coalition 'to end Israeli occupation'
Call comes in response to US-led coalition against Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria....
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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq
American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top mil...
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Ebola outbreak: U.S. to send 3,000 military, build treatment centres
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Ebola outbreak: U.S. to send 3,000 military, build treatment centres
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region an...
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'There's no such thing as a little bit of...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
'There's no such thing as a little bit of...
Krystal Ball explains why we can't have any illusions about the military conflict the U.S. has committed itself to in Iraq and Syria....
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U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight West Africa's Ebola crisis
ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to build treatment clinics and train health workers to try to halt th...
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Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 Site of Anti-Terror Program
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 Site of Anti-Terror Program
APNewsBreak: Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 of 3 sites of federal program to combat terror recruiting...
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Al-Qaeda groups tell militants to unite
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Al-Qaeda groups tell militants to unite
POWERFUL Al-Qaeda branches have called for jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against the common threat from a US-led coalition....
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King: Jordan maintains unwavering anti-terror approach
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
King: Jordan maintains unwavering anti-terror approach
AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II stressed that Jordan maintains an unwavering approach against terrorism, extremism and terrorist organizations and rei...
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Harper: Canada Sent 69 Soldiers to Iraq
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Harper: Canada Sent 69 Soldiers to Iraq
Canada has sent 69 soldiers to northern Iraq to advise security forces fighting Islamist militants in the northern part of the country, the prime minister said...
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ISIS is recruiting ‘lone wolf’ terrorists to target Times Square: Bratton
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
ISIS is recruiting ‘lone wolf’ terrorists to target Times Square: Bratton
The NYPD Commissioner said Tuesday that ISIS' is putting a call out there for someone to strike at the Crossroads of the World....
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100 million people saved from hunger over last decade: UN
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
100 million people saved from hunger over last decade: UN
ROME - The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years but one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to t...
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Hagel: US airstrikes to target jihadist 'safe havens' in Syria
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Hagel: US airstrikes to target jihadist 'safe havens' in Syria
WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Planned US air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria will target extremist sanctuaries, command centers and logistic networks, P...
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House leaders lobby colleagues ahead of ISIS vote
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
House leaders lobby colleagues ahead of ISIS vote
(CNN) -- A day before the House votes on whether to give President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, leaders of both pol...
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Obama’s Syrian dilemma
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Obama’s Syrian dilemma
Syria provides no easy answers. This time, IS knows that the U.S. will not send massive troop deployments into Syrian territory and has signalled that it does ...
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Al-Qaida's heirs thrive in Mideast, Africa chaos
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Al-Qaida's heirs thrive in Mideast, Africa chaos
WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming. Western hostages beheaded on camera. School girls abducted by ...
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