France to join US air war against jihadists in Iraq

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France to join US air war against jihadists in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Sept 18 - France said Thursday that it will follow the United States in launching air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq, as the jihadists posted their latest video of a Western hostage.

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Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

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Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

A man identified as British journalist John Cantlie has purportedly appeared as a captive of Islamic State militants in a video posted by the organization's supporters online.

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Islamic State seizes villages in Syria as drone scouts skies

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Islamic State seizes villages in Syria as drone scouts skies

Islamic State fighters captured villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region.

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Australia mounts largest ever counter-terrorism raids

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Australia's largest ever counter-terrorism raids on Thursday detained 15 people and disrupted plans to "commit violent acts," including against random members of the public that reportedly involved a beheading on camera.

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

The U.S. House voted to train and equip Syrian rebels and temporarily finance the federal government in a bill that’s expected to clear the Senate and avoid a repeat of last year’s 16-day government shutdown.

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US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

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US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in President Barack Obama's bid to thwart extremism surging across Iraq and Syria.

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Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

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Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.

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Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State

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Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 - A Rochester, New York, man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

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US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against the militants.

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US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

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US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged on Monday to support Iraq in its fight against the militants.

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U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State

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U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State

Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play.

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Washington wins diplomatic support for campaign in Iraq; Syria trickier

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World powers backed military measures on Monday to help defeat Islamic State fighters in Iraq, boosting Washington's efforts to set up a coalition, but made no mention of the tougher diplomatic challenge next door in Syria.

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U.S. sees Middle East help fighting IS, Britain cautious after beheading

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U.S. sees Middle East help fighting IS, Britain cautious after beheading

Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.

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Iran dismisses US efforts against Islamic State as self-serving

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday dismissed as hollow and self-serving U.S. efforts to build a coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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France opens Iraq conference urging 'global' fight on jihadists

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France opens Iraq conference urging 'global' fight on jihadists

French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants as he opened a conference on Iraq bringing together members of a U.S.-led coalition.

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