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  • In policy shift, US opens direct talks with Syrian Kurds

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration acknowledged Thursday that a U.S. official for the first time met with a representative of a Syrian Kurdish political party that's closely linked to a group on the U.S. terrorist list. State Department spokeswoman...
  • U.S. holds direct talks with embattled Syrian Kurds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. State Department official held direct talks for the first time last weekend with a Syrian Kurdish group involved in the fight against Islamic State in Syria, including the besieged town of Kobani, the State Department said on...
  • Ramped-up air strikes stall Islamic State advance in Syria

    Ramped-up air strikes stall Islamic State advance in Syria
    Two days of heavy air strikes by U.S. warplanes have slowed an advance by Islamic State militants against Kurdish forces defending the Syrian border town of Kobani. Turkish and U.S. officials said last week that Islamic State was on the verge of...
  • U.S. strategy on Islamic State and Turkey needs to start with the endgame

     U.S. strategy on Islamic State and Turkey needs to start with the endgame
    Turkish-American relations reached their nadir last week. Turkey's failure to take a definitive stance on Islamic State has unleashed a torrent of criticism in Western media of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government. Vice President Joe Biden...
  • Denmark wants answers on wanted man missing in Turkish custody: foreign minister

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish officials will travel to Turkey to establish the fate of a wanted Danish man whose family says is missing from Turkish custody, the foreign minister said, before criticising the Turkish authorities for being unresponsive on...
  • Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes - U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, but it cautioned that the town near Turkey's border could still fall to the Sunni militant...
  • War on the doorstep compounds Turkey's economic worries

    ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Already struggling for substantial growth after at least a year of foreign and internal turmoil, the Turkish economy could have done without an Islamic State onslaught against Syrian Kurds on Turkey's border. Investors who...
  • Obama, foreign military chiefs coordinate Islamic State plans

    Obama, foreign military chiefs coordinate Islamic State plans
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday told military leaders from more than 20 countries working with Washington to defeat Islamic State that he was deeply concerned about the radical group's advances at the north Syrian town of Kobani and in western Iraq....
  • Pentagon: U.S. believes several hundred militants killed in Kobani strikes

    The U.S. military believes it has killed several hundred Islamic State fighters in air strikes in and around the Syrian town of Kobani, a Pentagon spokesman said on Wednesday. An increased number of air strikes around the embattled border town by the U....
  • White House plans exhibition of rug linked to Armenian genocide

    White House plans exhibition of rug linked to Armenian genocide
    A historic rug tied to the Armenian genocide will go on display at the White House Visitor Center in November after several failed attempts to display the piece.   The Ghazir rug was created by orphans of the genocide and presented to President Calvin...
  • Kurdish forces at Kobani benefit from US airstrikes, while Turkey targets their allies

    ISTANBUL As U.S. combat planes unleashed a barrage of airstrikes against Islamic extremists besieging a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Monday, Turkish warplanes were bombing Kurdish militants not far away in southern Turkey. The juxtaposition of...