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US, Arab partners begin airstrikes against IS in Syria   Sep 23, 10:33 am
London, Sep 23 (ANI): The Pentagon said that the US has begun airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria.
Washington 'gravely concerned' about use of chemical weapons in Syria: Kerry  Sep 22, 3:34 pm
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): The United States has expressed its concern over the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' (OPCW) report released last week that said chlorine was used "systematically and repeatedly" as a weapon in attacks on villages in northern Syria earlier this year.
US won't carry out airstrikes in Syria alone: Samantha Power  Sep 22, 10:59 am
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has predicted that the United States will not conduct airstrikes against IS militants in Syria alone.
Number of Syrian refugees fleeing to Turkey post ISIS advance hits 100,000 mark  Sep 22, 10:59 am
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) advances across north-eastern Syria, the number of Syrian refugees crossing into Turkey has reached 100,000, Turkey said.
Eradicating IS war machine not possible without induction of ground troops: Tony Blair  Sep 22, 10:27 am
London, Sep 22 (ANI): The former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair has said that the induction of ground troops is necessary to eradicate Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Success of US' ISIS mission hinges on help from Arab nations: Dempsey  Sep 22, 10:19 am
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): A top United States military officer has reportedly said that the success of the U.S.-led campaign to take on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq depends on "getting more help" from Arab nations.
Alan Henning's wife pleads with ISIS to release him  Sep 21, 5:16 pm
London, Sep 21 (ANI): The wife of a British taxi driver, Alan Henning, who has been held hostage by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has reportedly pleaded the militant group to "see it in their hearts" and release him.
66,000 Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS cross into Turkey in last 24 hours: Report  Sep 21, 12:21 pm
London, Sep 21 (ANI): A report has revealed that officials said about 66,000 refugees, mostly Syrian Kurds, have crossed into Turkey in the last 24 hours following advances by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Syria.
Al Qaeda preparing to eclipse ISIS, attack US  Sep 19, 6:32 am
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may be hogging the headlines but the Syrian reincarnation of the old Al Qaeda is being considered a more serious threat to the United States, a report said.
Obama receives House of Representatives' approval to train, equip Syrian rebels to fight IS militants  Sep 18, 11:15 am
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The United States House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants in the country amid confusion about the strategy's success.
Top U.S. general says, 'troops may be deployed in Iraq to fight against IS if airstrikes strategy fails'  Sep 17, 1:57 pm
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Top United States General Martin Dempsey has said that U.S. ground forced may be deployed against Islamic State militants in Iraq if the current strategy fails.
IS militants luring western females with cash to fight in Iraq, Syria   Sep 17, 12:55 pm
London, Sep 17 (ANI): United States intelligence agencies suspect that Islamic State militants are luring young western females with the promise of paying cash to fight in Iraq and Syria.
US will retaliate if Damascus targets its ISIS mission in Syria, warns White House  Sep 16, 5:00 pm
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): A senior Obama administration official has reportedly said that the United States would retaliate against Syria if President Bashar al-Assad's army decides to come after American planes conducting air strikes in the country.
US threatens to attack Syrian air defenses if attempts made to meddle in IS strikes  Sep 16, 2:53 pm
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): The White House has warned that the US will take action against Syria's air defenses if it went after American planes launching airstrikes in the country.
Al Qaeda commander says IS' kidnapping, beheading actions 'Unislamic'  Sep 16, 11:36 am
London, Sep 16 (ANI): A local commander of Jabhat-al-Nusra, the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria said during a visit to his Islamic State (IS) allies that their kidnapping and beheading actions were 'Unislamic'.
Art classes 'permanently annulled' in IS held Iraqi city of Mosul  Sep 16, 10:08 am
Johannesburg, Sep 16 (ANI): Islamic State militants in Iraqi city of Mosul have started making changes in the education sector whereby classes about history, literature and Christianity in schools have been 'permanently annulled'.
Hollande calls for 'global response' to defuse threat posed by ISIS  Sep 15, 4:47 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Opening a summit in Paris that focuses on co-coordinating a response to the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), French President Francois Hollande underlined the need to devise a global response to defuse the global threat.
IS militants may be holding 24 western hostages   Sep 15, 2:03 pm
London, Sep 15 (ANI): The Islamic State militants may be holding 24 western hostages including jihadists and Britons whose identities have been kept a secret by their home nations in case their details become bargaining chips for the IS extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Algerian Al Qaeda defectors join hands with ISIS  Sep 15, 1:16 pm
Dubai, Sep 15 (ANI): A report has revealed that a new armed group that calls itself the 'Soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria has defected from Al Qaeda's North African faction and has sworn its allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
ISIS relocated hostages after revelation of US rescue mission: Intelligence  Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): After the United States revealed details of a rescue operation planned in July to free journalist James Foley and others in Syria, intelligence has suggested that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has dispersed the remaining hostages to multiple locations in order to make them harder to locate, said a military source.
White House expresses confidence in Iraqi army to combat IS militants  Sep 15, 11:53 am
New York, Sep 15 (ANI): White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has expressed confidence in the Iraqi army to combat Islamic State militants.
Arab countries offer a helping hand to US for taking on ISIS in Iraq  Sep 15, 9:12 am
London, Sep 15 (ANI): A report has said that several Arab countries have offered to take part in air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Iraq.
Kerry says Egypt critical in fighting IS extremists  Sep 14, 3:56 pm
London, Sept. 14 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that Egypt has a key role to play in countering Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Waiel Awwad condemns beheading of British aid worker by IS  Sep 14, 2:48 pm
New Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): The bureau chief of Syrian Arab News Agency, Dr. Waiel Awwad, on Sunday condemned the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by the Islamic State (IS) and called for eliminating the terrorist group's menace from the region.
US military mission to combat ISIS in Iraq focuses on 'defeating its ideology': Pentagon  Sep 14, 2:00 pm
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The Pentagon has sought to downplay the United States military's role in combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) by saying that America's game plan focuses on defeating the militant organization by "defeating its ideology."
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