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VIDEO: Kurds' fury as Kobane battle rages on The fighting in Kobane has pushed relations between the Turkish government and Turkey's Kurdish population to the lowest point for years
BBC News | Oct 22, 2014 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Talks stalled over abducted Lebanese soldiers The crisis of kidnapped soldiers by ISIL and Jabhat al-Nusra enters its third month with no end in sight.
Al Jazeera | Oct 22, 2014 12:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will Tunisia continue its democratic march? Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday amid fears that voters have lost confidence in the country's quest for democracy.
Al Jazeera | Oct 22, 2014 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.
NPR.org | Oct 22, 2014 11:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey's Call For Buffer Along Border Could Drag U.S. Into Syria As a condition for further assistance in fighting the Islamic State, Turkey has requested the creation of a buffer zone just south of its border with Syria. Some U.S. officials are also calling for this, along with a no-fly zone.
NPR.org | Oct 22, 2014 08:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.
NPR.org | Oct 22, 2014 07:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt sets appeal date for Al Jazeera staff Jailed Al Jazeera journalists to appear in court on January 1 to appeal against their convictions.
Al Jazeera | Oct 22, 2014 07:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Houthis and Sunni tribesmen clash in Yemen Protesters demand Shia fighters leave Sanaa as deadline to form new government passes without political agreement.
Al Jazeera | Oct 22, 2014 03:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US weighs 'Iraqi request for more advisers' Official says request came up in meetings with Iraqi officials as battles with ISIL continue on Iraqi and Syrian fronts.
Al Jazeera | Oct 22, 2014 03:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Says It Stopped 3 Young Women Seeking to Join Islamic State The teenagers, from the suburbs of Denver, were described in news reports as two sisters of Somali descent and a friend of Sudanese descent.
New York Times | Oct 22, 2014 03:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend