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  • France's Syria intervention policy could evolve over time - minister

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - France's policy of not intervening militarily in Syria could evolve over time but there are no plans to do so for now, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday. Fabius, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York,...
  • U.S.-led strikes in Iraq, Syria compound humanitarian plight: ICRC

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday that U.S.-led air strikes on Islamist insurgents in Iraq and Syria had worsened a dire humanitarian crisis on the ground. All warring parties in the widening...
  • Britain debates joining U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    LONDON/BEIRUT (dpa) British lawmakers on Friday began debating whether to join a United States-led air campaign against the Islamic State extremist group. Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament the military action being conducted by a coalition...
  • Nusra Front says U.S.-led air strikes in Syria will fail

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The head of Syria's al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front has said U.S.-led air strikes will not defeat Islamists in Syria and warned that militants might launch retaliatory attacks against Western countries. Abu Mohamad al-Golani, in an audio...
  • U.S-led raids hit grain silos in Syria, kill workers: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes hit grain silos and other targets in Islamic State-controlled territory in northern and eastern Syria overnight, killing civilians and wounding militants, a group monitoring the war said on Monday. The aircraft may...
  • U.S.-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Syria-Turkey border

    U.S.-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Syria-Turkey border
    U.S.-led airstrikes have struck Islamic State positions in Syria close to the Turkish border, the Pentagon said Saturday, in what could signal an escalation of the American aerial assault in the country against the extremist faction. The strikes...
  • Going after Islamic State's sources of financing

    Going after Islamic State's sources of financing
    Shaky video posted to YouTube last week pans across foot-high bundles of $100 bills topped by two shining gold ingots. A man's voice calls for Islamic blessings and says the rich trove — "maybe even millions of dollars" — belongs to Usama...
  • Obama: U.S. intelligence underestimated militants in Syria - CBS

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide, President Barack Obama said in a CBS television interview broadcast on Sunday. Conversely, the...
  • Islamic State defies air strikes by shelling Syrian Kurdish town

    Islamic State defies air strikes by shelling Syrian Kurdish town
    New U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State fighters failed to stop them from pressing their assault on a strategic Syrian town near the Turkish border on Saturday, hitting it with shell fire for the first time. The U.S. Central Command (Centcom) said...
  • U.S.-led air strikes reportedly hit Islamic State refineries in Syria

    U.S.-led air strikes reportedly hit Islamic State refineries in Syria
    Air strikes believed to have been carried out by U.S.-led forces hit three makeshift oil refineries in Syria's Raqqa province early Sunday as part of an assault to weaken Islamic State militants, a monitoring group said. The Britain-based Syrian...
  • Russia's Lavrov says ties with Washington need 'reset 2.0'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow called on Sunday for a new "reset 2.0" in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was improving thanks to Kremlin peace initiatives. Washington and Brussels...