Tag Archives: Islamic State

Saudi, Gulf states discussing sending special forces to Syria – Saudi foreign minister

PARIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia & other Gulf Arab states are discussing sending special forces to Syria as part of U.S.-led efforts to fight Islamic State, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir…

Squeezed by budget and Islamic State, Iraqi health system struggles

By Ahmed Rasheed & Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq's prime minister responded to protests this summer over failing public services by launching a campaign against corruption & mismanagement, yet…

Muslim Nations Form Coalition To Fight Terror

Saudi Arabia says a coalition of 34 Islamic nations has been formed to fight "any terrorist group". Egypt, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Malaysia, Pakistan & several Gulf Arab…

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq & Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations. In a…

Exclusive: 'Large Numbers' Of IS Fighters Killed

Kurdish fighters say they have killed large numbers of Islamic State fighters in northern Syria after they launched a major offensive. The YPG – a militia of Syrian Kurds –…

Anonymous Targets Donald Trump After He Calls For Ban On Muslims Entering U.S.

Hacktivist group Anonymous is targeting Donald Trump after the the big-haired Republican presidential candidate controversially called for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. The hacker collective claims to have…

Sophisticated IS recruitment methods lured Jordanian woman

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian woman who came close to joining the Islamic State group described a sophisticated 14-month recruitment process by the extremists that she said landed her…

Protesters Rally Against UK's Syria Airstrikes

More than 1,000 people have taken part in a rally in central London to protest against the Government's decision to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. Organisers of…

Clinton vows to defeat Islamic State if elected

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Campaigning in Republican territory, Hillary Clinton said Friday her opponents are all talk when it comes to defeating the Islamic State group yet she's the only…

Islamic State group says Somali al-Qaida killed defectors

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group has accused Somalia's al-Qaida affiliate of killing several jihadi leaders who defected to its side, including a Sudanese sentenced to death for killing…