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  • Families torn apart as Western girls join Islamist cause

    PARIS (Reuters) - Foad, a French truck driver of Moroccan origin, traveled alone through Syria to rescue his 15-year-old sister from an Islamist group she said was holding her captive. But when they finally stood face to face, in tears, she would not...
  • More funds needed for million Syrian refugees in Turkey: UNHCR

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than a million Syrian refugees in Turkey may go without food, medicine and shelter unless there is an increase in international funding, the U.N. refugee agency said on Wednesday. Turkey was already...
  • Special Report: How Syria policy stalled under the 'analyst in chief'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Throughout 2012, as signs mounted that militants in Syria were growing stronger, the debate in the White House followed a pattern. In meeting after meeting, as officials from agencies outside the executive residence advocated arming...
  • Fighters from 80-plus countries in Syria may pose threats on return

    As the migration of disaffected young men and women to join the fighting in Syria and Iraq intensifies, so do fears among security services worldwide that their radicalized nationals will bring terrorist plots home with them when the battles are over....
  • White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria

    As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish. "Airstrikes alone...
  • U.S. and allies carry out more airstrikes near Kobani, Syria

    U.S. and Arab allies again pounded Islamic State strongholds near Kobani, a Syrian border city on the brink of falling to the militants. Warplanes from the U.S. and United Arab Emirates carried out six strikes Tuesday and early Wednesday near the...
  • Two policemen killed in Turkey's east; fresh clashes erupt

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two police officers were killed and a police chief was seriously wounded in an attack in Turkey's eastern province of Bingol on Thursday, CNN Turk television reported, while clashes elsewhere killed four protesters. The violence came...
  • Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey

    Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey
    Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighbouring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin....
  • Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington

    Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington
    Vice President Joe Biden has had to apologize, twice, to two key U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State. It wasn't because he lobbed false accusations at them. It was because he accidentally told some inconvenient truths. Speaking at the...
  • Hezbollah says border attack was message to Israel

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - An attack by Hezbollah on Lebanon's border with Israel which wounded two Israeli soldiers was a message that the group remained ready to confront its old foe despite its engagement in Syria's civil war, the group's deputy leader said....
  • France says backs idea of creating Syria buffer zone

    PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it supported the idea of setting up a buffer zone between Turkey and Syria to create a safe haven for displaced people, President Francois Hollande's office said after he spoke to his Turkish counterpart. "(The...