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Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key province – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key provinceSydney Morning HeraldBeirut: An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province, a … Continue reading

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Middle East Updates / Swiss ban Islamic State – Haaretz

Haaretz Middle East Updates / Swiss ban Islamic StateHaaretzSix airstrikes target IS near Kobani; 14 dead as Kurds protest in Turkey, Iran says nuclear talks set for next week in Vienna; Iraq humanitarian crisis may turn deadly in winter, UN … Continue reading

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Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances – Reuters

Reuters Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advancesReutersMURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that … Continue reading

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Turkey’s President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Turkey's President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday the besieged Syrian city of Kobani was in imminent danger of falling to Islamic State and called on the … Continue reading

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Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strike – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strikeSydney Morning HeraldMursitpinar, Turkey-Syria border: A single United States air strike overnight did little to halt the advance of Islamic State militants into the centre of … Continue reading

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Street Fighting In Kobani As Islamic State Advances – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Fox News Street Fighting In Kobani As Islamic State AdvancesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyIslamic State militants are fighting street battles with Kurdish forces protecting the Syrian city of Kobani near the Turkish border. Reports say that the jihadists broke into the east of the … Continue reading

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Street fighting rages in Syrian town as Islamic State moves in – Reuters

Reuters Street fighting rages in Syrian town as Islamic State moves inReutersMURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) – Street fighting raged between Kurdish defenders and Islamic State militants who advanced into Kobani on Monday after subjecting the Syrian border town to an assault … Continue reading

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Islamic State threatens US aid worker and former soldier with beheading in new … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Islamic State threatens US aid worker and former soldier with beheading in new …Telegraph.co.ukThe Islamic State has threatened to behead a fifth hostage – an aid worker and veteran of the Iraq war – in a new video released … Continue reading

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Islamic State crisis: Besieged Kobane under heavy fire – BBC News

BBC News Islamic State crisis: Besieged Kobane under heavy fireBBC NewsHeavy fighting has been reported between Kurdish militiamen and Islamic State (IS) militants advancing on the northern Syrian town of Kobane. A BBC correspondent across the border in Turkey saw … Continue reading

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Airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria draw militant response – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria draw militant responseSydney Morning HeraldUrfa, Turkey: Dozens of men have been swept up in a campaign of retribution by Islamic State militants, who appeared determined to make the local population of … Continue reading

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