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  • France sees no legal hurdle to attacking IS in Syria

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday he saw no legal obstacle to attacking the Islamic State militant group in Syria even as he stressed France did not plan air strikes there. "There is not, to our way of thinking,...
  • World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises

    World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa and deadlocked negotiations...
  • Islamic State posts video apparently of UK hostage criticizing war buildup

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Tuesday that appears to show British journalist John Cantlie criticizing preparations for U.S-led attacks on the militant group, the SITE monitoring service reported....
  • Obama vows to keep military pressure on Islamic State, dismantle 'network of death'

    Obama vows to keep military pressure on Islamic State, dismantle 'network of death'
    President Barack Obama vowed at the United Nations on Wednesday to keep up the military pressure on Islamic State militants and urged those who have joined the extremist group in Iraq and Syria to "leave the battlefield while they can." Speaking at...
  • Obama urges Iran not to let opportunity pass for nuclear deal

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged Iran on Wednesday "do not let this opportunity pass" for a nuclear deal by which Tehran would rein in its atomic program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. Without mentioning China...
  • U.S. opposes linking Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it would refuse to seek Iran's cooperation in fighting Islamic State forces by being more flexible in the negotiations of six world powers with Tehran on its nuclear program. Senior Iranian...
  • British PM Cameron to meet Iran's Rouhani to ask for help against Islamic State

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the next two days in New York and ask him for help to fight Islamic State, the first meeting between leaders of the two nations since Tehran's 1979...
  • Exclusive: U.S. told Iran of intent to strike Islamic State in Syria - source

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States informed Iran in advance of its intention to strike Islamic State militants in Syria and assured Tehran that it would not target the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a senior Iranian official told...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • President Obama vows continued strikes against extremists in Syria

    President Barack Obama vowed more strikes against extremists in Syria on Tuesday after U.S. forces carried out separate air raids targeting Islamic State militants and an al Qaeda affiliate that Washington said was plotting attacks on America and Europe....