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Airstrikes in central Syria kill 48, death toll expected to rise Monitor

Sep 17, 2014

Airstrikes in central Syria kill 48, death toll expected to rise Monitor

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa. #Syria #Damascus #Assad #Homs #Islamist #rebels #Syrian Islamic Front
NY man suspected of plotting to kill US troops faces charges of aiding ISIL

Sep 17, 2014

NY man suspected of plotting to kill US troops faces charges of aiding ISIL

An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the US military and others is now facing new charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. #Syria #Jihad #Yemen #terror #Iraq #New York #militants #US troops #Jihadis #IS #foreign jihadists #ISIslamic State
U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged countries with the capacity to do so to take decisive action against Islamic State militants, who have taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria. #India #China #Business #Syria #France #Government #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Islamic State goes underground in Syrian stronghold

Sep 17, 2014

Islamic State goes underground in Syrian stronghold

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State has gone underground in its Syrian stronghold since President Barack Obama authorised U.S. air strikes on the group in Syria, disappearing from the streets, redeploying weapons and fighters, and cutting down its media exposure. In the city of Raqqa, 450 km (280 miles) northeast of Damascus, residents say Islamic State has been moving equipment every day since Obama signalled on Sept. #United States #Obama #India #China #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Argentina #Latin America
John Kerry to chair UN Security Council meet on Islamic State

Sep 16, 2014

John Kerry to chair UN Security Council meet on Islamic State

US Secretary of State John Kerry would chair a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York this week to support Iraq's efforts in combating the Islamic State. #World #ThisisNext #US #Syria #Middle East #UN #Iraq #UN Security Council #UNSC #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Jihadi from New Zealand stuck in Syria after burning passport

Sep 16, 2014

Jihadi from New Zealand stuck in Syria after burning passport

A jihadi from New Zealand, who has links with the Al Qaeda and has taken up arms in Syria, wants to leave the war-torn country - but first needs a fresh New Zealand passport after burning his old one, the media reported on Tuesday. #Terrorism #Syria #terror #passport #Iraq #New Zealand #Jihadis #jihadist