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Islamic State confirms Mohammed Emwazi's death: Who was Jihadi John?
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Islamic State confirms Mohammed Emwazi's death: Who was Jihadi John?

Mohammed Emwazi, also known as Jihadi John, was one of the most dreaded Islamic State terrorists in the world.

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wife, son detained in Lebanon
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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wife, son detained in Lebanon

They have arrested a number of Islamic militants suspected of staging attacks to expand Islamic State influence in the country neighboring Syria.

Syria: As Islamic State gains hold, US-trained rebels call for more training
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Syria: As Islamic State gains hold, US-trained rebels call for more training

The U.S. military says an opposition force of 12,000 to 15,000 is needed to retake the east from Islamic State.

For some young British Muslims, aid work not jihad pulls them to Syria
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For some young British Muslims, aid work not jihad pulls them to Syria

For authorities struggling to prevent young Muslims from joining the wars in Syria and Iraq, understanding what drives these men is key.

US, Turkey out of sync on Syria but will Biden's visit change that?
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US, Turkey out of sync on Syria but will Biden's visit change that?

Still, the US and Turkey are not in sync about Syria, and Biden's visit follows weeks of misunderstandings and harsh rhetoric emanating from both capitals.

Top US envoy says Islamic State 'impaled' itself by gathering in Kobane
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Top US envoy says Islamic State 'impaled' itself by gathering in Kobane

Islamic State had sought to make a symbol out of Kobane by defeating the Kurdish forces seeking to retain control of the town.

Another French militant seen in Islamic State beheading video
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Another French militant seen in Islamic State beheading video

European jihadis have taken an increasingly visible role in propaganda by the Islamic State group, as the militants try to demonstrate a global profile.

Families shocked to see sons descend into 'barbaric madness' for Islamic State
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Families shocked to see sons descend into 'barbaric madness' for Islamic State

Hundreds of young men from Western nations have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join Islamic State fighters who have seized swathes of those two countries.

Syrian military airstrike kills at least 13 including children
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Syrian military airstrike kills at least 13 including children

The Syrian military widely uses so-called "barrel bombs" to strike at rebel-held areas.

Turkey says it fears influx of another 2-3 mn Syrian refugees
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Turkey says it fears influx of another 2-3 mn Syrian refugees

Islamic State also holds large sections of territory elsewhere in the wider Aleppo province.

Undoing of Islamic State: What the horrifying video of Kassig's beheading tells us
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Undoing of Islamic State: What the horrifying video of Kassig's beheading tells us

The video marked a new high in staged brutality by what is considered the most violent group in modern jihad, but some analysts see it as Islamic State's nervousness.

Foley to Kassig: Tracking Westerners brutally beheaded by Islamic State
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Foley to Kassig: Tracking Westerners brutally beheaded by Islamic State

Below is a list of executions of Westerners this year by militants or movements linked to the jihadist Islamic State group:

France says citizen 'very likely' in Islamic State beheading video
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France says citizen 'very likely' in Islamic State beheading video

The disclosure came hours after a father in Britain said he believed his son, a British medical student, was in the Islamic State squad filmed beheading the soldiers.

British man claims Islamic State militant in Kassig's beheading is his son
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British man claims Islamic State militant in Kassig's beheading is his son

Nasser Muthana had already appeared in a online video released in June urging Muslims to join Islamic State.

US checking authenticity of ISIS video showing Kassig's beheading
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US checking authenticity of ISIS video showing Kassig's beheading

The video emerged just minutes after President Barack Obama departed Australia for the US The president was in Australia for the Group of 20 economic summit.

Story of the aid worker: Plight of those suffering brought Kassig to Syria
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Story of the aid worker: Plight of those suffering brought Kassig to Syria

Kassig had been in the region since March 2012, when he traveled to Lebanon on a break from university.

In gruesome video, Islamic State claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig, 18 Syrians
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In gruesome video, Islamic State claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig, 18 Syrians

The same video showed the gruesome simultaneous beheadings of at least 18 men described as Syrian military personnel by Islamic State.

Islamic State claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig in grisly video
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Islamic State claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig in grisly video

Kassig, 26, was captured last year while helping provide medical aid to Syrians. His friends say he converted to Islam in captivity and changed his name to Abdul-Rahman.

Now, British hostage features in Islamic State's third video
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Now, British hostage features in Islamic State's third video

A new video featuring John Cantlie, a British photojournalist captured almost two years ago by Islamic State in Syria, reading messages has been released.

Islamic State militant 'Jihadi John' identified: FBI
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Islamic State militant 'Jihadi John' identified: FBI

A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI said.