Iraqi peshmerga fighters approach Kobani, ready for battle

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Iraqi peshmerga fighters approach Kobani, ready for battle

Iraqi peshmerga fighters, heading for Kobani on the Syrian border, pass through eastern province of Cizre in Turkey as they prepare to join the battle against Islamic State.

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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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Assad's warnings start to ring true in Turkey

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Assad's warnings start to ring true in Turkey

When Sunni rebels rose up against Syria's Bashar al-Assad in 2011, Turkey reclassified its protégé as a pariah, expecting him to lose power within months and join the autocrats of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen on the scrap heap of the "Arab Spring".

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Explosions rock Kobani as jets strike Islamic State targets

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U.S.-led coalition jets are continuing their attacks on suspected Islamic State targets in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.

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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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'John Cantlie' seen in new Islamic State video

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Islamic State releases a video claiming to show British hostage John Cantlie speaking from the Syrian border town of Kobani.

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Idlib under attack

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Amateur video appears to show aftermath of aerial bombings purportedly carried out by Syrian regime warplanes on towns across Idlib.

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Guns fall silent in Lebanon's Tripoli after deadly clashes

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Guns fall silent in Lebanon's Tripoli after deadly clashes

Guns fell silent in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Monday after two days of deadly battles between the army and Islamist gunmen, some of the worst fighting to spill over into Lebanon from Syria's civil war next door.

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Syria regime air strikes kill 11 children: Monitor

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Syria regime air strikes kill 11 children: Monitor

Sixteen members of a single family were among 18 people killed in raids late Saturday on the town of Talbisseh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Fight for Kobani stirs old vendetta among Turkey’s Kurds

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Fight for Kobani stirs old vendetta among Turkey’s Kurds

The war between Kurds and Islamists in Syria has rekindled a decades-old vendetta in southeast Turkey, where a sequence of lynchings and assassinations is reminiscent of a bloody past.

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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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US air drops, Turkey boost Kurd battle against jihadists

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

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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