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Aug 19, 2014

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq help Kurds turn tables on Islamic State

Kurdish snipers trained their rifles on a black Islamist flag still fluttering from the top of a cellphone tower. Other peshmerga, as Kurdish forces are known, snapped selfies alongside a bullet-riddled pickup that previously was part of the mechaniz...

Aug 12, 2014

Egypt Accuses Human Rights Watch of Breaking the Law

The government also alleged that the group had violated Egypt’s sovereignty and insulted the judiciary after it issued a report criticizing top officials for mass shootings of Islamist protesters... #Egypt #Human Rights Watch

Aug 12, 2014

Egypt Accuses Human Rights Watch of Breaking the Law

The government also alleged that the group had violated Egypt’s sovereignty and insulted the judiciary after it issued a report criticizing top officials for mass shootings of Islamist protesters... #Egypt #Human Rights Watch

Aug 12, 2014

Egypt authorities likely committed crimes against humanity, group says

A leading international human rights group asserted Tuesday that Egyptian authorities likely committed crimes against humanity in the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators last August, most of them supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi... #Egypt #Muslim Brotherhood #Mohamed Morsi

Aug 10, 2014

Obama’s moment

Schwartz: President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against ISIS, the radical Islamist group attempting to re-establish a caliphate across Syria and Iraq, is being seen by many as a short-term, reactive military action brought about by the r... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama

Aug 08, 2014

U.S. airstrikes hit Iraq militants' artillery, vehicles

U.S. warplanes and drones struck artillery and military vehicles of a militant Islamist group Friday in an effort to halt its advance toward this booming northern Iraqi oil center, now clogged with displaced people sheltering at churches, factories a... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama

Aug 07, 2014

The U.S. Will Spend $110 Million a Year on African Peacekeeping Efforts

The plan is to help fund African rapid-response forces that will deal with armed Islamist group... #Africa #Boko Haram #Ethiopia #Nigeria #Rwanda #Senegal #Uganda #United States #Washington

Jul 27, 2014

Islamist militants kidnap wife of Cameroonian official

Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders... #Africa #Boko Haram #Ethiopia #Nigeria #Rwanda #Senegal #Uganda #United States #Washington

Jul 23, 2014

New Push To Lure Hamas Into Truce

The Obama administration, Israel and other Middle East allies are refashioning an Egyptian cease-fire proposal to assure Hamas that Gaza's economic interests would be addressed if the Islamist group stops rocket attacks... #Israel #Hamas #Middle East #Barack Obama

Aug 14, 2014

ISIS jihadists reveal bizarre soft spot for Nutella

Islamist militants posed for photographs holding jars of the Italian sweet treat while standing in supermarkets inside the Islamic State - the group's self-declared caliphate... #Israel #Hamas #Middle East #Barack Obama