Tag Archives: Islamic State


Canadian fighting with Syrian rebels killed in northeast – monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A Canadian national fighting alongside Syrian rebels was killed in the northeast of the country on Wednesday in a suicide bomb attack carried out by Islamic State,…


The Latest: Sharm el-Sheikh airport chief has been replaced

MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on Saturday's crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed 224 people. All times local. ___ 1:40 a.m.


No proof Russian plane broke up in mid-air – Egyptian authorities

By Lin Noueihed CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s civil aviation ministry said on Tuesday there were no facts to substantiate assertions by Russian officials that the Russian airliner that crashed in…


Iraqi-born cleric jailed in Norway for praising Paris attack

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian court has sentenced an Iraqi-born cleric to 18 months in jail for praising the slaying of cartoonists at the French satirical Charlie Hebdo newspaper…


Malaysia arrests hacker for supplying U.S. targets to Islamic State

By Yantoultra Ngui & Mark Hosenball KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At the request of the United States, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more…


Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 wounded

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist & Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people & wounding 186, the…


Islamic State closes in on Syrian city of Aleppo; U.S. abandons rebel training effort

By Dominic Evans & Parisa Hafezi BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters have seized villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said on…


Kurds gain ground against Islamic State in northern Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Kurdish forces backed by air strikes from a U.S-led coalition drove Islamic State militants out of nine villages in northern Iraq on Friday, Kurdish authorities said….


European Central Bank ready to give eurozone more stimulus

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is ready to donate the eurozone economy a bigger dose of stimulus if turmoil in China & weaker global growth injure its…


Turkey to join coalition's air fight against Islamic State soon – Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & Turkey have finalised technical details on an agreement to include Turkey in an international effort to bring down the Islamic State, fully integrating…