Islamic State 'most brutal threat ever' to region: Merkel

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Islamic State 'most brutal threat ever' to region: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (Nov 25) warned that the Islamic State (IS) "is one of the most brutal threats to the lives of the people in the region ... that there has ever been".

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Syrian rebels fight on two fronts - Islamic State and government

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Amateur video shows fighting between the Syrian rebels and IS militants in Kobani, as rebel forces take the fight to government forces in other parts of Syria.

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Syria air strikes on Islamic State 'capital' kill 63 people

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Syria air strikes on Islamic State 'capital' kill 63 people

The air strikes were the deadliest by President Bashar al-Assad's air force against Raqa since the Sunni extremist Islamic State group seized control of the city last year.

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Hagel exit shows Obama has taken power away from Pentagon

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Hagel exit shows Obama has taken power away from Pentagon

President Barack Obama pushed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel out of his job today after less than 21 months, with White House officials citing disagreements over Iraq and Syria policy.

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U.S.-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria - monitor

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U.S.-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria - monitor

BEIRUT, Nov 22 - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since the start of the campaign against Islamic State and other fighters two months ago, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday.

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Planes in sky, cannons on ground as war rages on in Syria

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Amateur video shows tracer bullets, artillery shelling and air strikes as rebel groups fight government forces in war-torn Syria.

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Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul: sources

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Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul: sources

An Islamic State leader has been killed in an air strike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, residents and a local medical source said on Thursday.

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Three assumptions about the Middle East that are just plain wrong

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Three assumptions about the Middle East that are just plain wrong

The West’s understanding of the Middle East has often been laden with misconceptions—this has especially been the case in the years following the Arab Spring.

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French fighters appear in new IS video

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A video released by Islamic State claims to show three French Islamic State fighters calling on fellow countrymen to travel to Iraq or Syria to join them.

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Thirty-five reported killed in Aleppo bombardment

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Video posted online purports to show the aftermath of a deadly government attack on rebels near Aleppo in northern Syria. Reuters cannot independently verify the contents of the video, but an independent monitoring group says more than 35 people were killed in the attack.

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UN condemns Syria, Iran rights record

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UN condemns Syria, Iran rights record

The United Nations on Tuesday (Nov 18) strongly condemned Syria over its poor human rights record and also took aim at Iran in resolutions adopted by the world body.

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Parents of US aid worker Kassig 'battered' by beheading

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The parents of US aid worker Peter Kassig have said they were "battered" after the death of their son, who was brutally beheaded by Islamic State jihadists.

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UN targets oil trucks to cut off militant revenues

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UN targets oil trucks to cut off militant revenues

A UN report is recommending the seizure of all oil tanker trucks leaving militant-controlled territory in Iraq and Syria to cut off millions of dollars from crude sales now bankrolling the militants.

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Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings

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Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings

A Frenchman is believed to have been among Islamic State jihadists appearing on a video showing the severed head of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, but a British man denied earlier reports his medical student son was there too.

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Briton, Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings

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Briton, Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings

A British medical student and a Frenchman who went to Syria last year are believed to have appeared in a video showing a squad of Islamic State jihadists beheading Syrian soldiers and displaying the severed head of American aid worker Peter Kassig.

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