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  • Too many sheep? Syrian refugees affect life in southern Turkey

    The Nabi mosque glinted in the noontime glare, a shiny backdrop to shepherds corralling hundreds of sheep in a dirt field here in southeastern Turkey. Families were searching over the weekend for the perfect sheep for Eid al-Adha -- "the feast of the...
  • Turkey's Syria policy complicates role in U.S.-led coalition

    From the sky, U.S. warplanes have been dropping bombs to impede the advance of militant Islamist fighters on the Syrian border city of Kobani. On the ground nearby, a formidable array of Turkish tanks and troops appears to be the best-positioned force...
  • Islamic State militants advance on Syrian city of Kobani

    Islamic State militants advance on Syrian city of Kobani
    Islamist militants besieging the Syrian border city of Kobani appeared poised late Friday for a direct assault on the predominantly Kurdish enclave after a day of intense shelling. After nightfall, at least three massive explosions, apparently from...
  • Islamic State backs up force in Syria with threats, taunting calls

    YUMURTALIK Turkey (Reuters) - Khaled Baki phones the number of a fellow Kurdish fighter and gets through to the Islamic State militants who say they beheaded her. Baki's friend, one of the Kurdish forces' many female soldiers, disappeared as she fought...
  • Street fighting rages in Syrian town as Islamic State moves in

    Street fighting raged between Kurdish defenders and Islamic State militants who advanced into Kobani on Monday after subjecting the Syrian border town to an assault lasting almost three weeks, a monitoring group said. Islamic State had earlier raised...
  • Chicago-area man charged in attempt to join Islamic State in Syria

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago-area man was charged on Monday with attempting to support a foreign terrorist organization after he was arrested on Saturday at O'Hare International Airport on allegations he was on his way to Syria to join the militant group...
  • Turkish hospital gives glimpse of Syria horror as Islamic State advance

    SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - Within minutes of the young woman being carried into the Turkish hospital just over the border from Syria, it became clear that her shattered skull, concealed by bloodied bandages, was too serious for the small state facility to...
  • Biden continues to apologize; first Turkey, now UAE

    ISTANBUL Vice President Joe Biden apologized to the United Arab Emirates Sunday for charging that the oil-rich ally had supported al-Qaida and other jihadi groups in Syria's internal war, his second apology in two days to a key participant in the U.S.-led...
  • Factbox: How Bulgaria's parliamentary election will work

    (Reuters) - Bulgarians will vote on Sunday in the European Union country's ninth general election since the fall of communism in 1989. Led by a former bodyguard and karate expert, the center right GERB party is expected to win but fall short of a...
  • Kurds try to hold off Islamic State advance toward Turkey

    Kurdish forces battled overnight with Islamists trying to seize a hill overlooking a Syrian border town with Turkey as U.S.-led coalition warplanes carried out raids on the militants, a Kurdish official and a monitoring group said on Sunday. A...
  • Islamic State reportedly on Baghdad's outskirts after week of victories

    IRBIL, Iraq Islamic State militants have taken control of key cities in Iraq's western province of Anbar and have begun to besiege one of the country's largest military bases in a weeklong offensive that's brought them within artillery range of Baghdad....