Tag Archives: Islamic State

Cameron pledges to outline strategy against IS this week

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron will commence to lay out his case this week for the Royal Air Force to start hitting Islamic State targets in Syria,…

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Obama warns against overreaction to Islamic State attacks

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Reassuring a nation on edge, President Barack Obama said Sunday that the Islamic State group "cannot strike a mortal blow" against the U.S., & he…

UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a French-sponsored resolution Friday calling on all nations to redouble & coordinate action to prevent further attacks by Islamic State…

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Pentagon pressing allies for more help against Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is pressing European & Arab allies to provide more troops & support for the war against the Islamic State, hoping that the horror of the…

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The Latest: Belgium raises threat level for Brussels area

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): ___ 1:11 a.m.

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IS Sets Up 'Chemical Weapons Research Unit'

Islamic State is working "very seriously" to produce chemical weapons which could be used to strike major cities anywhere in the world, an Iraqi intelligence official has said. So far…

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The Latest: Turkey deports some of group of IS suspects

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): 9 a.m. A Turkish government official says authorities have deported some among a group of eight…

Islamic State says 'Schweppes bomb' used to bring down Russian plane

By Ahmed Aboulenein & Lin Noueihed CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State's official magazine carried a photo on Wednesday of a Schweppes drink it said was used to make an improvised…

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IS group says it has killed Norwegian, Chinese captives

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group said Wednesday that it has killed Norwegian & Chinese captives after earlier demanding ransoms for the two men. The extremist group published two…

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Islamic State shows photo of improvised Russian plane bomb

CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State's magazine posted a photo on Wednesday of what it said was the improvised bomb that brought down the Russian airliner over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last…