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  • Brussels Jewish Museum opens its doors four months after shooting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Four months after a shooting that killed four people, the Brussels Jewish Museum opened its doors to the public again on Sunday in a solemn ceremony attended by Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo. The museum in central Brussels...
  • Militants in Iraq said to kidnap at least 50 Sunni tribesmen

    Islamic State militants have kidnapped at least 50 Sunni Muslim tribesmen from a village in northern Iraq, according to Iraqi news outlets. The abductions, which reportedly occurred Friday, appear to be part of a concerted campaign against Sunnis who...
  • Potential for tragic gap between intentions, outcome

    President Obama has committed the United States to another open-ended Middle East war in which the potential for doing harm rivals the possibility of doing good. That's the bottom line from Obama's sober address to the nation. The president made his...
  • Sisi says coalition must battle Islamic State and others

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that any global coalition against terrorism should battle not just Islamic State but other groups as well, the presidency said on Saturday....
  • Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are forging ties with other extremist groups in the region, Egypt's foreign minister said on Saturday, backing Washington's call for global action to counter the threat. Militant groups that...
  • Iraq leader orders his air force to not bomb civilian areas

    Iraq's new prime minister declared Saturday that his nation’s warplanes would no longer attack areas where civilians are present, a step meant to ease tensions between the Shiite Muslim-dominated central government and the Sunni Muslim minority....
  • Obama to visit Florida for ISIS battle plan briefing

    Obama to visit Florida for ISIS battle plan briefing
    President Barack Obama will visit U.S. Central Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, on Wednesday for a briefing from his commanders on battle plans against the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State. "As we implement the President's strategy...
  • Iraq considers national guards to do what its army can't

    BAGHDAD It will take months, if not years, for the United States, Iraq and their allies to defeat the Islamic State extremists who have conquered more than a third of Iraq and as much of Syria, but even if they do, a long-term security vacuum will...
  • Iraq PM says halting air strikes on IS-held civilian areas

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilian areas, addressing a condition set by Sunni Muslim tribal figures to support his campaign against Islamic State...
  • U.S. banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant

    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb. President Barack Obama this week...
  • Islamic State destroys Sufi shrines in eastern Syria: watchdog

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has destroyed several Sufi Muslim shrines and tombs in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Sunni Muslim group, which enforces a strict...