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Iraqi Peshmerga fighters cross into Kobani from Turkey to combat IS  Oct 31, 12:31 pm
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Peshmerga fighters have reportedly started entering the besieged northern Syrian city of Kobani from Turkey to defend the town from Islamic State militants.
UN says foreign jihadists heading into Iraq, Syria on 'unprecedented scale'  Oct 31, 12:07 pm
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A UN report suggests that foreign jihadists are heading into Islamic State territories in Iraq and Syria on "an unprecedented scale".
Yazidi women 'sold, raped, enslaved, treated like cattle' by IS  Oct 31, 11:47 am
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): An adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government on gender issues has revealed that women and girls from the minority Yazidi community, captured by the Islamic State (IS), "were treated like cattle," a report said.
IS releases '25 Kurdish schoolchildren' abducted in Syria's Kobane  Oct 30, 9:47 am
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A rights group has said that the Islamic State (IS) has released 25 Kurdish schoolchildren who were kidnapped by the group in May.
Iraqi Peshmerga fighters heading to Syria to fight IS militants in Kobane  Oct 29, 12:40 pm
London, Oct 29 (ANI): At least 150 Peshmerga fighters are heading towards Turkey from where they would cross into Syria to fight Islamic State (IS) militants besieging the town of Kobane.
Bangladesh, UAE for combatting terrorism, including IS  Oct 28, 11:27 am
Dhaka, Oct.28 (ANI): Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have expressed deep concern over the growing phenomenon of terrorism, and stressed the importance of combatting it, including the Islamic State in Iran and Syria.
New video featuring British hostage John Cantlie claims Syria's Kobane under IS control  Oct 28, 10:35 am
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) featuring British hostage John Cantlie has declared that the Syrian city of Kobane is under the control of the terror group.
German intelligence warns IS militants possess anti-aircraft rockets  Oct 27, 11:30 am
Karachi, Oct 27 (ANI): Germany's intelligence service has warned that Islamic State (IS) militants may own anti-aircraft rockets in northern Iraq that could take down passenger jets.
Clashes between IS, Kurds in Syria's Kobane kills more than 800 in 40 days  Oct 27, 10:46 am
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (ANI): A monitoring group has said that almost 815 people have been killed in 40 days of fighting between the Kurdish troops and the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane.
New video shows IS hostage John Cantlie criticising UK, US approach to hostage negotiations  Oct 26, 1:48 pm
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The Islamic State militants have released a fresh propaganda video featuring British captive John Cantlie.
Kurdish forces recapture Iraqi town of Zumar from IS militants   Oct 26, 10:36 am
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Kurdish officials said that they have recaptured the town of Zumar in northern Iraq from Islamic State militants in a battle to secure a Shia pilgrim route.
Putin accuses U.S. of destabilizing world order due to botched policies   Oct 25, 12:41 pm
Sydney, Oct 25 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of destabilizing the world order by failing to respect the interests of other countries, pointing to wars in Iraq, Syria and Libya as examples of botched U.S. policies that have led to chaos.
IS world's wealthiest terror group: Top US official  Oct 24, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): A top United States administration official has termed the Islamic State (IS) world's wealthiest terror group that generates tens of millions of dollars a month from "deep and diverse" sources that include, black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion.
Ottawa shooting gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau wanted to travel to Syria, says mother  Oct 24, 12:45 pm
New York, Oct 24 (ANI): Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who stormed Canada's government complex on Wednesday killing a soldier, had recently applied for a passport as he wanted to travel to Syria, said his mother.
Terrified 15-year-old Syrian prisoner says was given choice to 'either join ISIS, or be beheaded'  Oct 24, 11:56 am
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A 15-year-old boy accused of being Islamic State (IS) militant said that he was given a choice to 'either join ISIS, or be beheaded' and admitted that he fought with the jihadists.
U.S. planning to bomb Syrian oil pipelines to cut off IS' funding  Oct 24, 10:34 am
London, Oct 24 (ANI): The United States is planning to bomb pipelines in Syria in order to cut off the huge profits being made by Islamic State (IS) militant group from occupied oilfields, said a senior Obama administration official.
Turkey to allow access of 200 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters to fight IS militants in Syria's Kobane   Oct 24, 9:53 am
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly said that an agreement has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to pass through Turkey and join the Syrian Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane.
Syrian military conducts 200 air strikes targeting rebel areas in 36 hours  Oct 23, 3:27 pm
London, Oct 23 (ANI): The Syrian military has reportedly stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, conducting more than 200 attacks in 36 hours.
US investigating reported seizure of airdropped arms for Kurdish forces by IS in Kobane  Oct 22, 2:11 pm
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The Pentagon has reportedly said that they are investigating claims that a cache of weapons dropped by the United States-led coalition for Kurdish militiamen have been seized by the Islamic State (IS).
Syrian tribe members express resentment over being ignored by West in fight against IS  Oct 21, 6:26 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): The recent tribal revolt against the Islamic State in Syria that was brutally crushed by the extremists- who massacred hundreds of Shaitat tribe members for rising up against them-received little international attention, causing anger and resentment among the tribesmen.
IS militants behead baby girl in Syrian town of Kobani: Report  Oct 21, 2:54 pm
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Islamic State militants have reportedly beheaded a few month old baby girl who was seen pinned to the floor and in distress as a knife was held to her throat in strategic Syrian town of Kobani.
Fresh clashes erupt between IS, Kurdish forces in strategic Syrian town of Kobane  Oct 21, 9:42 am
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Three days after reports said that the Islamic State (IS) had been driven out of most of the Syrian town of Kobane, fresh clashes have erupted in the town between the Kurdish ground troops and the jihadists.
Seventy dead bodies of IS militants dropped off at hospital: Syrian opposition group  Oct 20, 12:57 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A report has revealed that at least 70 dead bodies of Islamic State (IS) fighters have been dropped off at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad over the past four days, a Syrian opposition group said.
U.S. military airdrops arms, medical supplies to Kurds battling against IS in Kobani  Oct 20, 11:34 am
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): The United States military claimed on Sunday that it has dropped medical supplies, arms and ammunition to Kurdish fighters who are fighting against Islamic State (IS) militants to hold the Syrian border town of Kobani.
IS militants execute man, display body on cross for filming Syrian headquarters  Oct 19, 2:03 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Islamic State militants have executed a man in the Aleppo province of Syria and displayed his body on a cross as they accused him of filming their headquarters, claimed a monitoring group on Saturday.
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