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UN Report: ISIS Group Besieges 228,000 In Syrian City

A new United Nations report says the Islamic State group has more than 225,000 Syrians under siege in a single city.

04/21/2015

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Ethiopia: 3 Days Of Mourning For Islamic State Killings

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CBSDC/AP) — Ethiopia’s government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group, after the group released a video […]

04/20/2015

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Islamic State Militants Seize Villages Near Ramadi In Iraq

The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq’s western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date.

04/15/2015

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Pentagon: ISIS Loses Ground In Iraq, Makes Gains In Syria

The Pentagon says that while Islamic State militants have lost control of up to 6,500 square miles in Iraq, they have gained a bit of ground in Syria since last August.

04/13/2015

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Biden Claims Momentum In Fight Against Islamic State In Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden is setting the stage for the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington by claiming momentum in the battle against Islamic State militants.

04/09/2015

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Biden: ISIS ‘Aura Of Invincibility Has Been Pierced’

Vice President Joe Biden is setting the stage for the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington by claiming momentum in the battle against Islamic State militants.

04/09/2015

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American Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS

Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Wisconsin was arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey.

04/09/2015

A general view taken on April 6, 2015 shows destruction in Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it, a Palestinian official told AFP.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images.)

Suffering Rises As Islamic State Militants Take Over Refugee Camp In Syria

When hundreds of Islamic State militants muscled into the Yarmouk refugee camp last week and planted their black flags amid the charred, blown-out buildings, it was the latest trial for the remaining Palestinians who for two years have endured a suffocating government siege, starvation and disease.

04/08/2015

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Islamic State Launches English-Language Radio Bulletins

The Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network.

04/07/2015

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U.S. Airstrikes Support Iraqi Offensive In Tikrit

American warplanes bombed ISIS targets to support Iraqi ground forces as they make their final push into Tikrit.

03/26/2015

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