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Sep 28, 2017
US set to slash refugee intake to historic low of 45,000, draws criticism from human rights groupsThe United States has announced to curtail the number of refugee it would accept in 2018 to 45,000, half of the cap in 2016
Oct 14, 2014
British Police seize £250,000, suspected to be funds for IS militantsBritish police have confiscated 250,000 pounds (about 401,713 dollars) of suspected funds for the Islamic State (IS), the anti-terror authorities said Monday.
Sep 15, 2014
Seventeen ISIL militants killed in Syrian airstrikesAt least 17 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes launched by the Syrian army in the north-eastern part of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced.
Sep 10, 2014
Will France send troops to fight ISIL in Iraq?French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said dispatching French forces on the ground to fight Islamic State fighters in Iraq was possible as part of the international community efforts to curb terrorism in the region.
Sep 09, 2014
Iraq crisis: Obama reaches out to Australian PM Tony AbbottAs part of his effort to build a global coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq, US President Barack Obama has reached out to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to discuss the current situation in the war-torn country.
Sep 03, 2014
Islamic State abducted Yazidi women, guilty of war crimes: AmnestyAmnesty International said ISIL abducted "hundreds, if not thousands" of women and girls of the Yazidi faith. The extremists also killed "hundreds" of Yazidi men and boys.
Sep 01, 2014
How Middle East channels are mocking Islamic State militants with satireTelevision networks across the Middle East have begun airing cartoons and comedy programs using satire to criticise the group and its claims of representing Islam.
Aug 24, 2014
RSS wants India to protest ISIL atrocities on Yazidis in IraqA leading RSS ideologue today wanted India to raise its voice against persecution of the Yazidis by ISIL extremists in Iraq and decried the "muted" response from international community despite the issue throwing up the fundamental question of survival of a minuscule minority.
Aug 22, 2014
We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence: UN rights chief flays Security CouncilIn her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticized the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities.
Aug 21, 2014
American journalist's murder shows need for anti-terrorism reforms: AustraliaAustralia's PM Tony Abbott used the killing of American journalist James Foley to bolster his government's case for contentious counter-terrorism reforms.