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Islamic State: US-led coalition hammers oil targets as it awaits new members Efforts to expand the anti-Islamic State coalition include the debate in Britain's Parliament, deliberations in Denmark and Belgium, and US overtures to Turkey. US and French jets struck IS oil targets overnight in Syria.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama prepares UN speech as US-led airstrikes target Islamic State in Syria Further airstrikes overnight were reported in northern Syria. President Obama will chair a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday to propose new resolution to curb foreign volunteers aiding Islamic State.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US widens bombing campaign to IS strongholds in Syria The Pentagon said Arab allies assisted overnight strikes in Syria. Islamic State bases were the main target, but the US said it also struck at a separate al-Qaeda affiliate suspected of plotting terror attacks on Western targets.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Kurds give women grenades in last-ditch defense against Islamic State Islamic State forces are trying to oust the Kurdish defenders of Kobane, a Syrian town on the border with Turkey. News agencies have posted photographs showing the militants apparently raising their flag in the town, which Turkey had vowed to defend.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US-led coalition struggles to stop Islamic State offensive on Turkey-Syria border If the Syrian border town of Kobane falls, IS will control a long stretch of the Syria-Turkey border, threatening the security of the Kurdish-majority area. US-led airstrikes haven't stopped the advance.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kurds try to capitalize on US airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Kobane The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobane has pitted Turkey against its NATO allies, which want to see a more robust response to Islamic State's offensive. US-led airstrikes appear to be checking the militants' advance into the town.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 19, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
On Turkey's border, US airstrikes and Kurdish troops blunt Islamic State advance The battle for Kobane, a Syrian border town, may have tipped in favor of Kurdish militia seeking to fend off militants from the self-styled Islamic State. US-led airstrikes have played a role.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 17, 2014 12:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. FBI director warns that new phone encryption could thwart probes By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. FBI Director James Comey on Thursday made his strongest comments yet about encryption features built into new cell phones by Google Inc and Apple Inc, warning they could hurt law enforcement efforts to crack
Yahoo! News | Oct 16, 2014 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong police try quiet pressure against student occupiers Police remove their own steel barricades from much of central Hong Kong and open Queensway, the main thoroughfare through the downtown commercial area.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 15, 2014 12:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Taliban surpasses weakened al-Qaida As violence rises in Afghanistan, the power balance between insurgent groups has shifted, with a weakened al-Qaida relying increasingly on the Taliban.
MSNBC | Nov 11, 2009 10:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend