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  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Israeli documentary details Kurds' battle against Islamic State

    JERUSALEM Photojournalist Eddie Gerald remembers the first time he saw Sinan Ben Saleh, an Islamic State fighter who'd been taken prisoner by Kurdish troops in northern Iraq. "I saw a good-looking guy in his early 20s who was quite frightened," Gerald,...
  • Jordan awaits proof that hostage is alive after swap deadline, but Islamic State group silent

    The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive. Jordan has said...
  • U.S. denies Kurdish ally Salih Muslim's request to visit

    The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting. But U.S. officials also made another gesture that...
  • Islamic State group's hostage deadline passes as confusion reigns over swap terms

    IRBIL, Iraq The most recent deadline for Jordan to release an Islamist prisoner before the Islamic State group executed a captured Jordanian pilot passed at sundown Thursday with no indication that an agreement was near on a deal to swap the two people....
  • Kurdish fighters celebrate ousting Islamic State militants from Syrian town of Kobani

    Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition. The Kurds raised their flag on a hill that...
  • Kurdish fighters broaden offensive after driving IS militants out of Syrian town of Kobani

    Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages still held by the militants, activists and officials said. Pushing IS...
  • Anti-graft watchdog criticizes Turkey for vote that rejected corruption trial for 4 ministers

    An anti-graft organization has criticized a vote in Turkey's parliament that rejected motions to send four former ministers implicated in a vast corruption scandal to trial by the country's highest court. The ruling Justice and Development Party used its...
  • Kurdish fighters in Syria near victory in battle with Islamic State

    Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani appeared poised Monday to deal a decisive defeat to Islamic State militants after months of street clashes and U.S. aerial bombardment, signaling a major setback for the extremist group. The U.S....
  • Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani, monitoring group says

    BEIRUT Syrian Kurdish fighters Monday pushed Islamic State jihadists out of the embattled town of Kobani, a monitoring group said. The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) captured the Kani Araban district from the extremists in the morning and...
  • A look at the people suspected of involvement in the Paris terror attacks that left 20 dead

    A French anti-terror judge has charged the first suspects in connection with the Jan. 7-9 Paris terror attacks in which brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi and their friend Amedy Coulibaly slaughtered 17 people before being killed by police. Here is a...