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U.S. Drop Weapons as Turkey Allows Iraq Kurds Into Kobani
Bloomberg - 6 Hours ago
Secretary of State John Kerry said a U.S. delivery of weapons to Kurdish defenders in Syrian town of Kobani doesn’t reflect a policy change, as Turkey also agreed to ease its opposition to aiding them.
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Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
Los Angeles Times - 9 Hours ago
For weeks, Washington has been nudging a reluctant Turkey to assume a more forceful role in President Obama's anti-militant coalition and come to the aid of Kurdish forces battling to push Islamic State
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Turkey says Iraqi Kurds can fight in Kobane. Could they make a difference? (+video)
Christian Science Monitor - 10 Hours ago
Turkey doesn't want to allow Turkish Kurds - most importantly members of the Marxist PKK - to go fight in Syria. But the PKK's fighters have proven most effective in resisting Islamic State advances in
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North: ISIS Plans Attack on US Embassy in Baghdad
NewsMax.com - 11 Hours ago
Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North says his sources inside Iraq are predicting a "major attack" on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad by the Islamic State (ISIS.) The leadership of ISIS inside Iraq is now almost
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Turkey clears way for Iraqi Kurdish troops to battle Islamic State in Kobane, Syria
Washington Post - 11 Hours ago
By and Karen DeYoung , MURSITPINAR, Turkey — Turkey said Monday that it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross its border into the besieged Syrian town of Kobane , where Syrian Kurds are battling
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ISIS launches 'near-simultaneous strikes' in Iraq
CNN - 11 Hours ago
(CNN) -- ISIS militants launched about 15 near-simultaneous attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday in what Kurdish government officials and the news agency Rudaw said was a fierce and renewed
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Oliver North: ISIS Plans 'Major Attack' on US Embassy in Baghdad
NewsMax.com - 11 Hours ago
Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North says his sources inside Iraq are predicting a "major attack" on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad by the Islamic State (ISIS.) The leadership of ISIS inside Iraq is now almost
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US approves sale of $600 mln in tank ammunition to Iraq
Reuters - 12 Hours ago
Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday said it had approved the sale to Iraq of $600 million in tank ammunition manufactured by General Dynamics Corp, saying it would help the Iraqi government
U.S. approves sale of $600 million in tank ammunition to Iraq 92.9 WLMI
US approves sale of $600 million in tank ammunition to Iraq Times of India
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Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds cross border
NHK - 12 Hours ago
World Oct. 20, 2014 - Updated 20:44 UTC Turkey's foreign minister says Iraqi Kurdish forces will be allowed to cross Turkey to join Kurds fighting Islamic State militants in Syria. Mevlut Cavusoglu
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Turkey allows Iraqi Kurds to join fight in Kobani
USA Today - 11 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — Turkey announced Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurds to cross its border into Syria, which could smooth the way for reinforcements and supplies to reach the besieged city of Kobani as it fights
Turkey allows Kurds to join fight Baxter Bulletin
Turkey allows Kurds to join fight 1 hour ago Baxter Bulletin
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U.S. Praises Turkey For Kobani Move
Radio Free Europe - 6 Hours ago
The United States has praised Turkey's decision to permit the transit of Iraqi Kurdish fighters into Syria to help defend Kobani, as fighting continued in the besieged city. Kobani's Kurdish defenders
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Spain condemns recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad
MENAFN - 6 Hours ago
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Spain strongly condemned Monday recent series of terrorist attacks that rocked Baghdad, Iraq, lately that killed and wounded scrores of people. The Spanish foreign
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U.S. Welcomes Turkey's About-Face On Kobani As Fighting Resumes
Radio Free Europe - 6 Hours ago
The United States has praised Turkey's decision to permit the transit of Iraqi Kurdish fighters into Syria to help defend Kobani, as fighting continued in the besieged city. Kobani's Kurdish defenders
U.S. Welcomes Turkey's About-Turn On Kobani As Fighting Resumes Radio Free Europe
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Kurds hail US arms drop as Turkey boosts Kobane battle
Arab News - 9 Hours ago
MURSITPINAR: Kurds battling militants for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighboring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to join the fight. Ankara
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‘US strategy against ISIL wrong-headed’
Press TV - 9 Hours ago
An American political commentator says the United States is pursuing a wrong-headed strategy against the ISIL terrorist group. William Jones, the Washington bureau chief for the weekly newsmagazine Executive
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Turkey opens border for Kurds to defend Kobani
NewsRT.co.uk - 10 Hours ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington had asked Ankara to let Iraqi Kurds cross its territory so they could help defend the town, which lies on the Turkish frontier. Mr Kerry said he hoped
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Escaping ISIS: What comes next
Herald Sun - 10 Hours ago
Fallujans wait for food packages in the Kurdish city of Chamchamal. Picture: Tracey Shelton/Christian Aid UK Source: Supplied FAMILIES fleeing ISIS are being forced to sleep on the streets of Iraq and
Escaping ISIS: What comes next? Townsville Bulletin
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Bishop warns of long Iraq mission
9News.com.au - 10 Hours ago
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has warned government MPs the Iraq mission will be dangerous, complex and long. Ms Bishop, who has returned from Baghdad where she secured a legal agreement with the Iraqi
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Turkey lets Iraqi Peshmerga cross border
Qatar Peninsula - 11 Hours ago
am Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane yesterday. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Kobane, saying
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ISIL militants kill 10 in Iraq Qara Tapa
Press TV - 11 Hours ago
Militants belonging to ISIL Takfiri group have attacked the Kurdish-controlled town of Qara Tapa in Iraq, killing at least 10 people. On Monday, seven Kurdish fighters and three civilians lost their lives
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In Defence Of Anarchism: Tearing Down The Links To The Butchers Of ISIL
New Matilda - 11 Hours ago
Late last month, ABC’s Radio National (RN) attempted to place the Islamic State (ISIL) in historical perspective with an expert arguing that ISIL is similar to 19th century anarchists. The claim is
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The Politics Of Freedom And Hypocrisy: Who’s Afraid Of Hizb Ut-Tahrir?
New Matilda - 11 Hours ago
Turns out the Australian Government supports some freedom of speech, and some slaughter. Maybe. Michael Brull explains. Belief in freedom of speech, to recycle a cliché, is a bit like pregnancy. Either
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Top Shia cleric backs Iraqi government in fight against Islamic State
Globe and Mail - 11 Hours ago
Iraq’s top Shia cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic State group as militants unleashed a wave of deadly attacks on the country’s majority Shia community, killing
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Iraqi PM In Tehran For Crisis Talks On IS
World News Report - 9 Hours ago
Today - 01:53 GMT Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has arrived in Tehran on his first visit to Iran since taking office. Iraqi state television said Abadi arrived shortly before
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Visit to Iraq, Media release, 20 Oct 2014, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs,
Noodls - 12 Hours ago
I visited Iraq to demonstrate Australia's strong support for the Iraqi people in combating ISIL. This terrorist organisation is a major threat to the security of Iraq, the Middle East region and the international
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