Turkey to help Kurdish "peshmerga" fighters reach besieged Syrian town

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Turkey to help Kurdish 'peshmerga' fighters reach besieged Syrian town

Turkey is facilitating the passage of Kurdish "peshmerga" fighters to the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday.

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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 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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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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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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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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Death wishes leave Kurd mothers warning of Kobani revenge

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Death wishes leave Kurd mothers warning of Kobani revenge

After losing one child on the battlefield, Bedia Gokguz might now lose another.

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Turkey 'to let US use bases' against Islamic State

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Turkey 'to let US use bases' against Islamic State

Turkey has agreed to let the US use its military bases in the campaign against Islamic State militants, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice says.

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Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani; fighters strike in Iraq

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Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani; fighters strike in Iraq

Kurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria's border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north and assassinating a provincial police commander in the west.

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Kurds urge more air strikes in Kobani; monitor warns of defeat

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Kurdish forces defending Kobani urged a U.S.-led coalition to escalate air strikes on Islamic State fighters who tightened their grip on the Syrian town at the border with Turkey on Saturday.

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U.N. says thousands likely to be massacred if jihadists take Kobani

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Thousands of people most likely will be massacred if Kobani falls to Islamic State fighters, a U.N. envoy said on Friday, as militants fought deeper into the besieged Syrian Kurdish town in full view of Turkish tanks that have done nothing to intervene.

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U.N. says thousands likely to be massacred if jihadists take Kobani

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U.N. says thousands likely to be massacred if jihadists take Kobani

Thousands of people most likely will be massacred if Kobani falls to Islamic State fighters, a U.N. envoy said on Friday, as militants fought deeper into the besieged Syrian Kurdish town in full view of Turkish tanks that have done nothing to intervene.

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Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes

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Islamic State fighters seized more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Thursday, as U.S.-led air strikes failed to halt their advance and Turkish forces looked on without intervening.

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Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes

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Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes

Islamic State fighters seized more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Thursday, as U.S.-led air strikes failed to halt their advance and Turkish forces looked on without intervening.

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Kobane: New IS push amid US warning on air strikes

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Kobane: New IS push amid US warning on air strikes

The US and UK have warned that air strikes alone will not prevent Islamic State (IS) fighters from seizing the Syrian town of Kobane.

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