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  • U.S. air strikes hit IS training camps, supplies in Syria

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States and Arab allies hit Islamic State targets including training camps, headquarters and weapon supplies in northern and eastern Syria in dozens of air and missile strikes on Tuesday, the U.S. military and a monitoring...
  • Russia: airstrikes must be agreed with Syria or will fuel tension

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia criticized the U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State's positions in Syria on Tuesday, saying they should have been agreed with its ally Damascus and would fuel tension in the region. The United States, which has long called...
  • U.S., Iran seek common ground against militants, but doubts persist

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Whether Washington likes it or not, Shi'ite Iran, a key ally of the governments of Iraq and Syria, is all but certain to be a major player in the fight against the Sunni militants of Islamic State. Bitterly at odds over most...
  • U.S., Arab allies begin airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

    The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing a campaign against militants into a war at the heart of the Middle East. "I...
  • UNHCR preparing for 400,000 exodus from Syrian town into Turkey

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans in case all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani fled into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants. Some 138,000 Syrian...
  • Syria says U.S. informed it of planned attack on Islamists hours before air strikes

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had told the Damascus government in a letter delivered by Iraq that the United States and its allies were going to attack Islamic State in Syria, hours before the air strikes...
  • Obama to address airstrikes against Islamic State: White House official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will make a statement on Tuesday following airstrikes for the first time against the militant group in Syria, according to the White House. Obama will speak at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) before departing the...
  • U.S. hit 8 bases tied to al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

    IRBIL, IRAQ The United State used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western targets. In addition to hitting Islamic State targets...
  • Some Syrian rebels fear U.S. strikes will help Assad

    ISTANBUL/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels affiliated with the main Western-backed opposition said on Tuesday they worried U.S. air strikes on Islamic State militants could benefit President Bashar al-Assad. While the main opposition coalition welcomed...
  • Syria says Iraq briefs Assad on fight against 'terrorism'

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Iraqi envoy briefed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the next steps in "efforts to combat terrorism," Syrian state media said on Tuesday, in what appeared to be a reference to U.S.-led strikes on Islamic State in Syria. Syria...
  • Iran's Rouhani says ties with Saudis deserve to be warmer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia deserves to be better, though differences between the two oil-producing Middle Eastern states appear to be narrowing, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday. Shi'ite Muslim...