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  • Iraq loses U.S. appeal in U.N. oil-for-food lawsuit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Iraq's effort to sue dozens of companies for allegedly conspiring with the Saddam Hussein regime to subvert the United Nations' oil-for-food program and deprive Iraqi citizens of...
  • House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State
    The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, giving the administration a much-needed endorsement of its strategy to defeat the extremist group. But though the Senate was...
  • Australia authorities foil Islamic State plot for public beheadings

    SYDNEY The threat posed by fundamentalist group Islamic State beyond the Middle East hit home in Australia Thursday when police said they foiled a plot by local jihadists to carry out public beheadings on the orders of the most senior Australian member of...
  • Where have all the allies gone?

    The so-called Islamic State has left destruction everywhere that it has gained ground. But as in the case of the tribal Scythians, Vandals, Huns or Mongols of the past, sowing chaos in its wake does not mean that the Islamic State won't continue to seek...
  • Australian PM says police raids follow threat of beheading

    Australian PM says police raids follow threat of beheading
    Militants connected with radical group Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said...
  • Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

    Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq
    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State...
  • Saudi role against Islamic State turns on relief for Arab Sunnis

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - In its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria the United States wants strong public support from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and champion of Arab Sunni Muslims. It's not clear however that Riyadh will...
  • Netherlands may contribute F-16 fighter planes to counter IS: report

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will consider contributing F-16 fighter jets to help counter the Islamic State group, a Dutch daily said on Thursday, but the government said any decision on action must await planning consultations with the United...
  • Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.  After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-...
  • Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria

    Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria
    A day after his top military advisor opened the door to putting U.S. combat troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria, President Obama appeared to slam it shut again Wednesday, declaring that American troops "do not and will not have a combat mission." The...
  • Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State militants

    WASHINGTON — A Rochester, N.Y., man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder American soldiers, the Justice Department said Tuesday. A federal grand jury in...