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  • Corona del Mar High grad participates in U.S. strikes on Islamic State

    Corona del Mar High grad participates in U.S. strikes on Islamic State
    A Corona del Mar High School graduate participated in recent U.S. strikes on Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria, according to a news release from the U.S. Navy. U.S. Seaman Matthew Belling, who graduated from CdM in 2010, served aboard the USS...
  • Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq

    Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq
    A centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the jihadists have been working since...
  • Militants launch attacks around Iraq's western Ramadi city

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Suspected Islamic State militants launched coordinated attacks on Friday around the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, overrunning a village to the east and clashing with tribal fighters to the west, a local official and a tribal leader...
  • Jihadi wave tests Tunisia's young democracy

    SOUSSE Tunisia (Reuters) - Tunisians were used to seeing Nidhal Selmi belting around a stadium, proudly sporting his country's red and white colors as a defender on the national football squad. So it was a shock when he appeared in a camouflage jacket...
  • Islamic State attacks Iraq provincial capital: officials

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters attacked a government complex in the heart of an Iraqi provincial capital on Friday, local officials said, in an apparently coordinated effort to seize full control of the city. Gunmen fired from rooftops at...
  • Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul: sources

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Islamic State leader has been killed in an air strike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, residents and a local medical source said on Thursday. Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni, whom the sources described as the radical militant group'...
  • Islamic State reportedly buying silver, gold as it prepares to issue currency

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State is accumulating gold, silver and copper in markets throughout northern and western Iraq, dealers report, in an apparent effort to stockpile enough precious metal to follow through on a pledge to mint its own currency. On...
  • U.S. to send new troops to Iraq even before Congress OKs funds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of the 1,500 new U.S. troops authorized to advise and train Iraqi forces in their fight against Islamic State militants will deploy to the country in the next few weeks without waiting for Congress to fund the mission, the...
  • A look at who loses as oil prices keep plunging

    WASHINGTON The rapid plunge in oil and gasoline prices means huge savings for American consumers, but the steep downward swing may ultimately prove dangerously disruptive to energy-producing countries and companies. If prices remain low for a...
  • Turkey to share intelligence on jihadists with Iraq as relations warm

    BAGHDAD Turkey is ready to share intelligence on Islamic State militants with Iraq, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday amid rapidly warming relations between the two countries. Davutoglu met his Iraqi counterpart, Haider al-Abadi,...
  • Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul, sources say

    Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul, sources say
    An Islamic State leader has been killed in an air strike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, residents and a local medical source said on Thursday. Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni, whom the sources described as the radical militant group's leader in Mosul,...