UN chief 'outraged' at beheading of US journalist

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday the world was "outraged" at the apparent beheading of a second US journalist in a video released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Islamic State hostage seeks return to Iraq

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Salim Sheikh says he watched in fear as Sunni militants executed an Iraqi in June who they accused of being a U.S. spy, hacking off his limbs with swords and cheering as he bled to death.

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Obama orders 350 more US troops to Baghdad: White House

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Obama orders 350 more US troops to Baghdad: White House

President Barack Obama on Tuesday (Sep 2) ordered about 350 more US troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff in the Iraqi capital, the White House said.

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Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

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Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of a second American hostage, journalist Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its insurgents in Iraq.

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Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islamist fighters of passports

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PM Cameron announced plans to strip suspected Islamist militants of passports temporarily, to combat the threat posed by radicalized Britons returning from Syria and Iraq.

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US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon

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US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon

The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, the Pentagon said on Saturday (Aug 30).

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

The number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million, the UN said on Friday (Aug 29), as US President Barack Obama admitted he has no strategy to tackle advancing jihadists.

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

Britain raised its terror alert level on Friday (Aug 29) over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the UN said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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Video shows Islamic State executes scores of Syrian soldiers

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Video shows Islamic State executes scores of Syrian soldiers

Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers captures when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on You Tube on Thursday.

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Obama: U.S. strategy over Islamic State requires Sunni cooperation in Iraq, Syria

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Ahead of a meeting with his national security advisors on Iraq and Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama says degrading Islamic State militants in the long-run will require a regional strategy working with Sunnis in both countries.

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U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

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U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

WASHINGTON, Aug 28 - The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.

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Islamic State executes dozens of Syrian army soldiers: monitor

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Islamic State executes dozens of Syrian army soldiers: monitor

Islamic State fighters have executed dozens of members of the Syrian army they captured after seizing an air base in the northeast of the country, a group monitoring the violence said on Thursday.

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Vietnamese teams out of AFC Cup

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Vietnamese teams out of AFC Cup

Not a single Vietnamese football club was left standing in the Asian Football Confederation Cup after Hanoi T&T lost in Lebanon on August 26.

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UN scales up food supplies for Iraqis fleeing conflict

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UN scales up food supplies for Iraqis fleeing conflict

The UN food aid agency said Wednesday that a convoy of supplies had reached 2,000 desperate families, crammed into the Iraqi city of Karbala after fleeing jihadist attacks.

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U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

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U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.

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