Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on 'unprecedented scale': UN

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Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on 'unprecedented scale': UN

Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.

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U.S. Navy video shows air operations on the USS Carl Vinson to fight Islamic State

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The U.S. Navy releases new video it says shows USS Carl Vinson air operations aimed at striking Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

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Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey for Syria deployment

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Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey for Syria deployment

Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey early on Wednesday ahead of their planned deployment to the Syrian town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds repel an Islamic State advance which has defied U.S.-led air strikes.

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German spy agency sees IS remaining big threat, luring more German recruits

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German spy agency sees IS remaining big threat, luring more German recruits

Islamic State militants will be able to mount operations in Iraq "for the foreseeable future" despite U.S.-led air strikes and efforts by Iraqi security forces to regain territory, Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency said.

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US-led aircraft pound IS group with 23 air strikes

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US-led aircraft pound IS group with 23 air strikes

The US-led military coalition pounded the Islamic State group Friday and Saturday, with 23 air strikes in Iraq and one in Syria, the Pentagon said.

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US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

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US-led air strikes in Syria were reported to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.

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Islamic State among world's richest militant groups: US

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Islamic State among world's richest militant groups: US

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said.

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US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

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US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.

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Syria's Kobani less at risk but could still fall: U.S. officials

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The Syrian border town of Kobani appears in less danger of falling to the Islamic State, but the threat still remains, U.S. officials said on Thursday, offering a measured view of a key battle against the militant group.

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Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again

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In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria’s border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraq’s western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad.

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US air drops, Turkey boost Kurd battle against jihadists

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Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons on Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to support the fight.

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U.S. reports 12 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

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U.S. reports 12 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

The U.S. military conducted six air strikes against Islamic State militants near the Syrian border town of Kobani on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement.

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Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

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The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight when Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish forces with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.

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US and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats

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US and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats

BOSTON, Oct 18 - America and China's top diplomats stressed the need to manage differences and cooperate against global threats including Islamic State and Ebola, as they sought to warm the mood between their countries ahead of a summit next month.

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Bomb blasts in Iraq kill at least 24

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Three car bombs across Baghdad kills at least 24 people.

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