Air strike kills IS 'chemical weapons expert': US

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Air strike kills IS 'chemical weapons expert': US

A US-led coalition air strike killed a chemical weapons specialist with the Islamic State group in Iraq who once worked for Saddam Hussein, US military officers said Friday.

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Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji

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Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji

The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State group extremists appealed publicly Wednesday to Japan's leader to save her son after his captors purportedly issued what they said was a final death threat.

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UN warns crisis looms for families in southern Iraq

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UN warns crisis looms for families in southern Iraq

The United Nations' food agency warned on Tuesday of a looming humanitarian crisis in southern Iraq, where tens of thousands of destitute, displaced families have sought refuge from conflict.

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White House seeks $534 billion base defense budget, $51 billion for wars

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White House seeks $534 billion base defense budget, $51 billion for wars

The Obama administration will seek a base defense budget of $534 billion when it sends its 2016 spending request to Congress next week, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a figure that exceeds federal caps by $35 billion and could trigger mandatory cuts.

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Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

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Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

Kurdish forces took control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday after driving out Islamic State fighters, a monitoring group and Syrian state media said, although Washington said the four-month battle was not yet over.

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Australian police probe Labor Party member over Syria conflict

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Australian police probe Labor Party member over Syria conflict

Australian police said on Sunday they were investigating a former trade union official and member of the Australian Labor Party following reports that he has travelled to Syria to join the fight against Islamic State militants.

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Iraq PM says retaking Mosul from IS 'can be done'

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Iraq PM says retaking Mosul from IS 'can be done'

Iraq's premier expressed confidence that the country's struggling army is capable of retaking the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group.

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Peshmerga cuts IS Mosul supply line - ministry

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Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have cut a strategic supply line used by Islamic State to link the city of Mosul to western strongholds and Syria, forcing the group's fighters out of at least eight nearby districts.

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Iraq's premier calls oil price drop 'disastrous for us'

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says oil price drop "has been a disastrous for us" and could impact ability to fight Islamic State.

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IS momentum halted or reversed in Iraq: Kerry

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry said Thursday that Islamic State's momentum in Iraq had been halted or reversed.

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Japan hostage mother to make last minute appeal

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Japan hostage mother to make last minute appeal

Junko Ishido was to appear before foreign press to appeal for mercy for her journalist son, Kenji Goto who is being held by extremists in Syria or Iraq.

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Iraqi PM warns falling oil price could hurt fight against Islamic State

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Iraqi PM warns falling oil price could hurt fight against Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday he feared lower revenues from falling global oil prices could hurt his country's military campaign against Islamic State.

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'Race against time' to save IS hostages: Japan PM

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'Race against time' to save IS hostages: Japan PM

A defiant Shinzo Abe vows he will not bow to "terrorism" as Japan has been thrust abruptly into the conflict gripping Syria and Iraq, where militants have seized control of large areas.

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Kerry leads anti-IS coalition talks in London

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Kerry leads anti-IS coalition talks in London

Foreign ministers from the international coalition against the Islamic State group gather for talks in London on Thursday, with the threat posed by foreign fighters in focus following jihadist attacks in France.

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Kurds cut off strategic route in northern Iraq used by IS

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Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have cut off a strategic supply line used by Islamic State to link the city of Mosul to western strongholds and Syria.

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