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US and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria – Reuters UK

Reuters UK US and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in SyriaReuters UKWASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States and its Arab allies bombed militant groups in Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters, … Continue reading

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Obama hails Arab allies and says Isis offensive is not ‘America’s fight alone’ – The Guardian

Toronto Star Obama hails Arab allies and says Isis offensive is not 'America's fight alone'The GuardianObama welcomes the support of five Arab nations after intensive US military attacks against Islamic State targets in Syria. US president Barack Obama hailed the … Continue reading

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US and allies begin air strikes in Syria

Pentagon says the US and ‘partner nation forces’ are undertaking military action against members of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, or Isis Asia homepage

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Obama recruits 9 allies to help in the battle against ISIS – Times of India

Times of India Obama recruits 9 allies to help in the battle against ISISTimes of IndiaNEWPORT: US President Barack Obama escalated the American response to the marauding Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Friday, recruiting at least nine allies … Continue reading

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Air strikes continue as US allies join air drops in northern Iraq – Financial Times

CBC.ca Air strikes continue as US allies join air drops in northern IraqFinancial TimesAid being loaded onto a Hercules C130 at RAF Brize Norton en-route for Iraq. The UK is dropping 10 tonnes of food, medical supplies, shelter and water. … Continue reading

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US slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia, targets Putin allies – Reuters UK

Reuters UK US slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia, targets Putin alliesReuters UKWASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Barack Obama imposed the toughest U.S. sanctions yet on Russia, striking at the heart of Vladimir Putin's powerbase by targeting companies closest to him … Continue reading

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Germany boots US spy. How much does America eavesdrop on its allies? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Germany boots US spy. How much does America eavesdrop on its allies?Christian Science MonitorThe US has a long history of spying on its friends. Tensions between the US and Germany were raised last year by Edward Snowden's … Continue reading

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Iraq makes awkward allies of US enemies

Washington shares similar interests to Syria and Iran in crushing the Sunni insurgency, but the options for working together are limited Asia homepage

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Cameron’s allies against Juncker fall away – BBC News

BBC News Cameron's allies against Juncker fall awayBBC NewsA senior British diplomat has said David Cameron will "not row back", that he will fight on to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker becoming head of the European Commission. But even as British officials … Continue reading

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Allies come to Woody Allen’s defense on abuse allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The long-time lawyer of Woody Allen and veteran journalist Barbara Walters came out in support of the Oscar-winning filmmaker on Tuesday following renewed allegations of sexual abuse from his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. Reuters: Entertainment News

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