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  • Democratic senator to introduce bill for airstrikes in Syria

    A Democratic senator from Florida says he will introduce legislation giving President Obama congressional authority for airstrikes against militants in Syria. The announcement came after the apparent beheading of another U.S. journalist.
  • Video depicts beheading of second American journalist

    WASHINGTON Ignoring his mother's plea for mercy, the Islamic State posted a video Tuesday showing the beheading of Steven Joel Sotloff, the second American journalist executed in two weeks by the extremist group in reprisal for U.S. airstrikes against its...

    Syrian rebels make demands for return of hostage U.N. peacekeepers

    Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout...

    Israel raises alarm over Islamist militants on its frontiers

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's frontier with Syria, where militants have kidnapped 45 U.N. peacekeepers, has become a magnet for Islamist activity and Israel itself is now a target, the defense minister and security analysts said on Tuesday. The Nusra...

    Asylum seekers or welfare? Swedish election breaks immigration taboo

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish anti-immigration party is likely to score its best ever general election result this month, as a growing number of voters question the cost of the country's open door asylum policy. Opinion polls show that a majority in...