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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US military airdrops weapons, ammunition to Kurds near Kobane

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The American military for the first time airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Syrian Kurds in the battleground city of Kobane, US Central Command said on Sunday, in a move likely to anger key ally Turkey.

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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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Islamic State learning to fly: report

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Islamic State militants are carrying out test flights over Syria, a first for the rebel group, according to a new report by a human rights group.

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Islamic State training pilots to fly in three jets: Syria monitor

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Islamic State training pilots to fly in three jets: Syria monitor

Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.

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British police report huge rise in terror probes

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British counter-terrorism police are struggling with "exceptionally high" numbers of investigations and discovering several plots a year, their chief said on Friday.

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Advance of Islamist terrorists tests Obama’s flat no on ground forces

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Advance of Islamist terrorists tests Obama’s flat no on ground forces

President Barack Obama is facing the slippery-slope problem in Iraq and Syria that he’s sought to avoid, with some advisers concluding that limited airstrikes are insufficient to break Islamic State’s momentum.

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Malaysia arrests 13 IS-linked suspects

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Malaysian Police have detained 13 Malaysians suspected to be linked to the militant group Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said.

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Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes: U.S.

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Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes: U.S.

U.S.-led air strikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, but it cautioned that the town near Turkey's border could still fall to the Sunni militant group.

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U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey

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American-led forces have sharply intensified air strikes in the past two days against Islamic State fighters threatening Kurds on Syria's Turkish border after the jihadists' advance began to destabilize Turkey.

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Away from Kobani, Syria's other civil war rages on

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While the focus of Western attention is on Islamic State and its attempt to take the border town of Kobani in northern Syria, other rebel groups are still clashing with government forces elsewhere in the country, according to videos uploaded to social media.

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Obama rallies coalition commanders against IS jihadists

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Obama rallies coalition commanders against IS jihadists

President Barack Obama attempted to rally allied commanders around his emerging strategy to defeat Islamic State jihadists on Tuesday, as the US-led air armada stepped up its raids in Syria.

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Germany’s new foreign policy: same reluctance to fight

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Germany’s new foreign policy: same reluctance to fight

Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark, whose combined populations are less than half that of their German neighbor, have sent warplanes to strike Islamic State. Germany is sitting this conflict out.

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Obama, foreign military chiefs, to thrash out Islamic State plans

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Obama, foreign military chiefs, to thrash out Islamic State plans

President Barack Obama will hash out a strategy to counter Islamic State on Tuesday with military leaders from some 20 countries including Turkey and Saudi Arabia amid growing pressure for the U.S.-led coalition to do more to stop the militants' advance.

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Coalition commanders seek plan to counter IS advance

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Commanders from the US-led coalition against Islamic State jihadists will meet in Washington Tuesday to discuss halting the group's advance in Iraq and Syria, as air strikes failed to stop militants from reaching the centre of Kobane.

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