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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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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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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Car bombs kill 19, wound 43 in Baghdad

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Iraqi police say two car bombs went off within minutes of each other, killing 19 people and wounding 43 as they ripped through a popular Baghdad neigborhood.

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Obama relies on Mideast allies to counter Islamic State

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Obama relies on Mideast allies to counter Islamic State

President Barack Obama is relying on Middle East allies including Saudi Arabia as linchpins in escalating the offensive against Islamic State extremists with airstrikes on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border.

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Obama vows Syria air strikes to destroy Islamic State

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Obama vows Syria air strikes to destroy Islamic State

President Barack Obama on Wednesday (Sep 10) vowed to strike the Islamic State in Syria and to expand operations in Iraq, seizing command of an international coalition to destroy the militants.

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Obama orders U.S. air strikes in Syria against Islamic State

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Obama orders U.S. air strikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. air strikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

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Obama's speech to Americans on defeating Islamic State

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Obama's speech to Americans on defeating Islamic State

WASHINGTON, Sept 10 - Following is the full text of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the country on Wednesday, as prepared for delivery:

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Obama eyes air strikes in Syria, fixing Iraqi army

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Obama eyes air strikes in Syria, fixing Iraqi army

President Barack Obama will vow in a national address Wednesday to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist" in a sign he plans to attack the jihadists inside Syria for the first time.

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Kerry in Iraq backs government, to build support against Islamic State

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Kerry in Iraq backs government, to build support against Islamic State

BAGHDAD - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Baghdad on Wednesday, beginning a tour of the Middle East to build military, political and financial support to defeat Islamic State militants controlling parts of Iraq and Syria.

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Iraq MPs approve new government, Kerry to visit region

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Iraqi MPs have approved a new cabinet but key security posts remained unfilled, as America's top diplomat prepared to visit the region to build a coalition against jihadists.

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Survivor of Islamic State massacre in Iraq recounts his ordeal

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Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers were divided into lines of ten men, given rushed interrogations by Islamic State fighters and shot dead, says a survivor. By dawn, he was one of only 20 left alive and he recounts his ordeal here to Reuters.

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U.S. air strikes target insurgents near Iraq's Haditha Dam

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U.S. air strikes target insurgents near Iraq's Haditha Dam

U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement.

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Obama to outline strategy as US expands Iraq strikes

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US President Barack Obama has announced he will unveil a strategy to defeat Islamic State as the US expanded its air campaign against the jihadists, and Arab states vowed to take all "necessary measures" to confront the threat.

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