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Islamic State blows away Gulf qualms about joining U.S. military action

Sep 24, 2014

Islamic State blows away Gulf qualms about joining U.S. military action

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) It is more than 23 years since Arab countries last made common cause to join U.S.led military action, and it has taken the threat of Islamic State to persuade them that any public backlash in an already turbulent region is a price worth paying. Of the five Arab states named by Washington as supporting U.S.led strikes against the jihadist group in Syria, Bahrain, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) confirmed they had actually flown sorties. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Exclusive  United States defends Syria airstrikes in letter to U.N. chief

Sep 24, 2014

Exclusive United States defends Syria airstrikes in letter to U.N. chief

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The United States told the United Nations on Tuesday it led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria because President Bashar alAssad's government had failed to wipe out safe havens used by the group to launch attacks on Iraq. In a letter to U.N. SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon, U.S #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
IS militants executing people of all ages in Syrian town, residents flee to Turkey

Sep 23, 2014

IS militants executing people of all ages in Syrian town, residents flee to Turkey

Islamic State militants tightened their noose on a northern Syrian border town on Sunday as the United Nations said the number of Syrian Kurds fleeing into neighbouring Turkey may have topped 1,00,000 and was likely to go much higher. #Yahoo! #Syria #terror #Turkey #Iraq #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #militants #Kurds #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt #Erdogan #IS #Mass killings #ISIslamic State #Turkish president #Kurdish area
Mexico to free Cubans found at sea, give them residency  official

Sep 23, 2014

Mexico to free Cubans found at sea, give them residency official

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Mexico will free 14 Cuban migrants rescued by its navy this month and will give them permanent residency, a Mexican immigration official said on Monday. The Cubans were intercepted off the Yucatan peninsula badly sunburned and dehydrated after three weeks adrift at sea, and Mexico's government said they would likely be deported. #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

Sep 23, 2014

Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

NEW YORK (Reuters) When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to feature in her expected 2016 presidential campaign. Seen by liberal critics as a close ally of the global elite, she will have to appeal to middle class voters after facing criticism this summer that she is out of touch #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt