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September 16, 2014

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new: US Expands Air Strikes in Iraq as Congress Debates Aid to Syrian Opposition

US Expands Air Strikes in Iraq as Congress Debates Aid to Syrian Opposition

"The United States has expanded its air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militant group targets, hitting an IS fighting position near Baghdad firing on Iraqi security forces.  U.S. lawmakers Tuesday begin debating providing military assistance to rebels opposed to both IS militants and Syria’s..."

Indonesia Identifies 4 Suspected Militants as Chinese Uighurs


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World leaders pledge to fight Islamic State 'by any means necessary'

World leaders pledge to fight Islamic State 'by any means necessary'

"Representatives of 30 countries have pledged "appropriate military assistance" to fight the Islamic State (IS) jihadist insurgency in Iraq.Leaders attending a conference in Paris said there was an "urgent need" to remove IS from the region, and committed to supporting the new Iraqi government..."

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U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State

"(Reuters) - Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play. Below is a list of some of the key countries that may take part in the anti-IS..."

Iran supreme leader spurns U.S. overture to fight Islamic State

UN withdraws many peacekeepers from Golan Heights

700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

German man, 20, goes on trial for Islamic State membership

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new: White House officials warn Syria over ISIS mission - Fox News

"Fox NewsWhite House officials warn Syria over ISIS missionFox NewsOfficials also told Fox News that the U.S. has a good sense of where the Syrian air defenses, along with their command and control centers, are located. If Assad were to use those capabilities to threaten U.S. forces, it would..."

new: UN Investigators Cite Atrocities in Syria - New York Times

new: Islamic State Funds Push Into Syria and Iraq With Labyrinthine Oil-Smuggling ... - Wall Street Journal

Kiwi jihadist wants to leave Syria - New Zealand Herald

Washington wins diplomatic support for campaign in Iraq; Syria trickier - Reuters

Islamic State: Air strikes on Isis in Syria could be illegal - The Independent

Austrian teenage girl jihadist 'killed in Syria' - Telegraph.co.uk

The Golan Heights, Once Peaceful, May Drag Israel Into the Syrian Civil War - Newsweek

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“ISIS Is Weaker Than It Looks,” By Balint Szlanko

"ISIS Is Weaker Than It Looks By Balint Szlanko – @balintszlanko For Syria Comment, Sept 13, 2014 ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan—The extremist group known variously as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or simply Islamic State, has maneuvered itself into a difficult situation over the last couple..."


جديد: الكويت تمنع دخول 800 عنصر من داعش إلى أراضيها - الرياض

"الرياضالكويت تمنع دخول 800 عنصر من داعش إلى أراضيهاالرياضأكد مصدر أمني كويتي مطلع أن وزارة الداخلية تواصل إجراءاتها الاحترازية ضد المنتمين إلى تنظيم داعش، ونقلت صحيفة "الأنباء" الكويتية اليوم الثلاثاء عن المصدر قوله إن الداخلية نفذت منذ يومين عملية رقابة مشددة على جميع المنافذ الحدودية لمنع دخول القادمين من تركيا وسورية..."

جديد: مقيم:تحطم طائرة حربية سورية قرب مدينة تسيطر عليها الدولة الإسلامية - رويترز العربية

زمان الوصل

جديد: لقاح مصدره الحكومة المؤقتة يقتل أطفالا في ريف إدلب المحرر

"قال مراسل "زمان الوصل" أنه تم تسجيل عدة وفيات لأطفال نتيجة تلقيحهم  بلقحات للحصبة مصدرها وزارة الصحة في الحكومة المؤقتة، وبحسب المراسل فتوزعت الحالات في ريف ادلب وتحديدا بجرجناز...ومنذ قليل أوعزت وزارة الصحة في الحكومة السورية المؤقتة بوقف الجولة الثانية من حملة التلقيح ضد مرض الحصبة التي بدأت أمس الاثنين في جميع المناطق..."

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