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Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit
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Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit

The US launched airstrikes Thursday in Iraq, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad, the Pentagon said

Brent crude jumps nearly $3 after US airstrike kills Iranian, Iraqi military personnel; raises concerns of disruption in oil supplies
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Brent crude jumps nearly $3 after US airstrike kills Iranian, Iraqi military personnel; raises concerns of disruption in oil supplies

Brent, the international benchmark, LCOc1 hit an intraday high of $69.16 a barrel, its highest since 17 September, before easing to $68.21, up $1.96, or 3 percent, by 0618 GMT

Russia condemns US-led coalition striking down Syrian jet, suspends cooperation
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Russia condemns US-led coalition striking down Syrian jet, suspends cooperation

Russia suspended cooperation with the US in Syrian airspace on Monday a day after the US-led coalition shot down a Syrian jet.

US-led air strikes on Raqqa displaced 1,60,000 people: UN war crime investigators
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US-led air strikes on Raqqa displaced 1,60,000 people: UN war crime investigators

The United States-led coalition air strikes on Raqqa has resulted in a “staggering loss” of civilian lives with as many as 1,60,000 people being internally displaced, United Nations war crime investigators said on Wednesday.

27 killed, 100 wounded in two bombings in Baghdad, Islamic State claims responsibility for first attack
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27 killed, 100 wounded in two bombings in Baghdad, Islamic State claims responsibility for first attack

At least 27 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in two bombings in Baghdad, security and medical officials said on Tuesday.

US airstrikes destroy Islamic State-operated radio station 'Voice of the Caliphate'
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US airstrikes destroy Islamic State-operated radio station 'Voice of the Caliphate'

US airstrikes have destroyed an Islamic State-operated radio station in a remote part of eastern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.

US-led coalition 'assessing' claims it killed 26 civilians, including seven children, in Syria
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US-led coalition 'assessing' claims it killed 26 civilians, including seven children, in Syria

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Tuesday it was "assessing the credibility" of reports its strikes killed at least 26 civilians in a Syrian village on Monday.

Air strikes against IS jihadists in Iraq and Syria killed civilians, admits US military
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Air strikes against IS jihadists in Iraq and Syria killed civilians, admits US military

The US military is reviewing several incidents in which civilians may have been killed in coalition air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria, officials have said.

US-led airstrikes could re-unite Al Qaeda and Islamic State, say analysts
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US-led airstrikes could re-unite Al Qaeda and Islamic State, say analysts

Al Qaeda is using US airstrikes in Syria as a reason to extend olive branches to the renegade Islamic State group, say analysts.

Syria: 5 killed, 17 injured in rebel attacks
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Syria: 5 killed, 17 injured in rebel attacks

At least five people were killed on Monday in rebel attacks in the northwestern Syrian province of Aleppo and in the capital, Damascus, according to Syrian media.

Islamic State claims to have shot down Iraqi army chopper
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Islamic State claims to have shot down Iraqi army chopper

Islamic State claimed that it shot down an Iraqi army helicopter in northern Iraq, the SITE monitoring group reported early on Thursday.

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State militants near embattled Syria town
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US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State militants near embattled Syria town

Warplanes believed to have been sent by the US-led coalition struck positions held by Islamic State militants near a Syrian border town that Kurdish forces have been struggling to defend.

Nearly two out of three Americans back US airstrikes against Islamic State, says poll
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Nearly two out of three Americans back US airstrikes against Islamic State, says poll

Nearly two out of three Americans back US airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Pentagon struggling with intelligence gaps in Iraq, Syria airstrikes
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Pentagon struggling with intelligence gaps in Iraq, Syria airstrikes

The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules.

US-led airstrikes targeting ISIS militants hit 4 provinces in Syria
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US-led airstrikes targeting ISIS militants hit 4 provinces in Syria

Activists say the US-led coalition has carried out several airstrikes targeting Islamic State group positions in northern and eastern Syria.

Britain to vote today on joining US-led airstrikes against Islamic State
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Britain to vote today on joining US-led airstrikes against Islamic State

British lawmakers are expected to vote today to join the international air strikes against Islamic State fighters.

Give Iran a chance to be 'part of solution' in Syria: British PM Cameron
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Give Iran a chance to be 'part of solution' in Syria: British PM Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that Iran could be "part of the solution" in defeating jihadists in Syria after he held landmark talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

US airstrikes hit oil fields in Syria, 5 killed including children: Activists
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US airstrikes hit oil fields in Syria, 5 killed including children: Activists

Activists say that US airstrikes have targeted Syrian oil installations held by the militant Islamic State group, killing at least five people.

British PM Cameron recalls parliament to debate airstrikes on Islamic State
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British PM Cameron recalls parliament to debate airstrikes on Islamic State

British Parliament will be recalled on Friday to debate on airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in Iraq, Downing Street announced on Wednesday.

UN Security Council approves resolution to thwart out foreign militants
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UN Security Council approves resolution to thwart out foreign militants

The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and expanding obligations on member states in responding to this threat.