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Thousands of Syrian Kurds enter Turkey fleeing advancing Islamic State

Sep 20, 2014

Thousands of Syrian Kurds enter Turkey fleeing advancing Islamic State

Turkey opened a stretch of the frontier on Friday after Kurdish civilians fled their homes, fearing an imminent attack on the border town of Ayn alArab, known as Kobani in Kurdish. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #Turkey #Iraq #United States of America #President Barack Obama #islamic-state #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #Syrian Kurds
Fleeing Islamic State, hundreds of Syrian Kurds gather on Turkey's border

Sep 19, 2014

Fleeing Islamic State, hundreds of Syrian Kurds gather on Turkey's border

Islamic State fighters, armed with heavy weaponry including tanks, have seized 21 villages near Kobani in the last 24 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks Syria's civil war, said on Thursday. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #Turkey #Iraq #United States of America #President Barack Obama #islamic-state #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #Syrian Kurds

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Stand united in face of threats from Russia, Islamic State NATO chief

Sep 21, 2014

Extremism abroad attracts the seekers, experts say

WASHINGTON -- A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York. Except for their embrace of Islam, there's no common profile for the 100-plus Americans who have traveled to Syria t... #Florida #Washington, D.C. #Syria #United Nations #White House #Middle East #Barack Obama #New York (state)
Stand united in face of threats from Russia, Islamic State NATO chief

Sep 21, 2014

Security boosted at White House

Security at the White House has been stepped up after a man with a knife jumped the fence and made it into the presidential residence before being tackled. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the beleaguered agency's ability to... #Barack Obama #Secret Service
Stand united in face of threats from Russia, Islamic State NATO chief

Sep 20, 2014

UK urged to avoid direct military action in Syria

Former MI6 intelligence director Nigel Inkster warns against joining military action that could anger Assad allies Britain should avoid becoming embroiled in direct military action in Syria, according to the former intelligence director of MI6. On Th... #Syria #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #U.S. Senate #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq