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Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protests – BBC News

BBC News Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protestsBBC NewsProtesters have clashed with police in several Turkish cities over government reluctance to defend the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane from Islamic State (IS). The small but strategically important … Continue reading

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Islamic State tightens siege of Syria border town; more Europeans join alliance – Daily Mail

CNN Islamic State tightens siege of Syria border town; more Europeans join allianceDaily MailKARACA, Turkey/BAGHDAD, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters tightened their siege of a town on Syria's border with Turkey on Friday despite U.S.-led air strikes aimed … Continue reading

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Islamic State Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces Say – Wall Street Journal

IBNLive Islamic State Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces SayWall Street JournalISTANBUL—Syrian Kurdish forces said Monday they had stopped Islamic State insurgents pushing to capture a key city near Syria's border with Turkey, as the number of Syrians fleeing … Continue reading

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Iraqi forces regain control of key road to Baghdad after breaking siege – The Guardian

The Guardian Iraqi forces regain control of key road to Baghdad after breaking siegeThe GuardianIraqi forces have made further advances in their fightback against jihadis while hundreds of people have stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered … Continue reading

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Iraq evacuation of Yazidis on hold as White House declares siege is over – The Guardian

The Guardian Iraq evacuation of Yazidis on hold as White House declares siege is overThe GuardianA woman and children fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar wait at the Syrian border. Photograph: Youssef Boudlal/Reuters. The Obama administration has … Continue reading

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Fox lines up funds for Time Warner siege

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Student gunman kills two in Moscow school siege – AFP

AFP Student gunman kills two in Moscow school siegeAFPMoscow — An armed student on Monday briefly took 20 teenagers hostage in a Moscow school and killed a policeman and a teacher before being detained amid security jitters ahead of the … Continue reading

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Russian School Siege Teen Shoots Two Dead – Sky News

Montreal Gazette Russian School Siege Teen Shoots Two DeadSky NewsSome 24 people, including 15-year-old pupils, were held by the armed teenager who killed a teacher and shot dead a police officer. 11:04am UK, Monday 03 February 2014. Police officers outside … Continue reading

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Moscow school siege: children taken hostage freed – The Guardian

The Guardian Moscow school siege: children taken hostage freedThe GuardianRussians welcome the Olympic torch relay in Rostov-on-Don, south of Moscow: the country is on high alert ahead of the start of the Games this week. Photograph: AP. A man took … Continue reading

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Iran hardliners mark US embassy siege anniversary – The Daily Star

AFP Iran hardliners mark US embassy siege anniversaryThe Daily StarDUBAI: Iranian hardliners demonstrated to mark the anniversary on Monday of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a sign of the considerable obstacles to President Hassan Rouhani's diplomatic … Continue reading

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