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  • U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue James Foley and other American hostages

    U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue James Foley and other American hostages
    United States military forces attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages during a secret mission into Syria earlier this summer. During the attempt, U.S. forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State militants only to discover...
  • Malaysian militants bought bomb material for planned attack: official

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Suspected Malaysian militants loyal to the extremist Islamic State movement bought bomb-making material ahead of a proposed attack on a Carlsberg brewery near the capital Kuala Lumpur, a top anti-terrorism official said. The...
  • Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist; rescue mission failed

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last month to rescue him and other captives only to...
  • Iraqi forces aim to capture Mosul: spokesman

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are planning an assault on the northern city of Mosul, hoping to retake it from Islamic State fighters, the spokesman for the country's counter-terrorism unit said on Monday. "The new tactic of launching a quick attack...
  • Turkish energy minister says Iraqi Kurdistan oil exports continue

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Monday 6.5 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil had been shipped to world markets via Turkey's Ceyhan port since exports began and that a seventh tanker was being loaded at the...
  • Intensified U.S. bombing in Iraq appears to give Kurds boost at dam

    Intensified U.S. bombing in Iraq appears to give Kurds boost at dam
    Kurdish Iraqi fighters took back much of a strategic dam in northern Iraq as the United States stepped up its bombardment of Islamic militant positions in the region, Kurdish officials said Sunday. In comments to news agencies and on Iraqi television,...
  • White House: Obama authorized U.S. strikes on Mosul Dam in Iraq

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, and that the action was consistent with his goal of protecting U.S....
  • Kurdish militants train hundreds of Yazidis to fight Islamic State

    SERIMLI MILITARY BASE Syria (Reuters) - Kurdish militants have trained hundreds of Yazidi volunteers at several camps inside Syria to fight Islamic State forces in Iraq, a member of the armed Kurdish YPG and a Reuters photographer who visited a training...
  • Beyond Kurdish territory, Iraq asks for more US help against Islamic State

    BAGHDAD As U.S. warplanes tilt the battlefield against Islamic militants in Kurdish-controlled territories, Iraqis in the rest of the country are growing resentful that the U.S. is not intervening more forcefully to protect Arabs who have been fighting...
  • Obama unlikely to deepen Iraq military involvement, say U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite outrage at home and abroad over the grisly beheading of an American journalist, President Barack Obama is unlikely to deepen military involvement in Iraq or Syria and will instead stay the course with U.S. air strikes, U.S....
  • Iraq militants kill 80 in village, capture hundreds, reports say

    Iraq militants kill 80 in village, capture hundreds, reports say
    Islamic State militants killed scores of Yazidi men in a remote northern village and took hundreds of women and children captive, according to unconfirmed reports by Iraqi officials on Saturday. The militants had surrounded the village of Kocho for 10...