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Islamic State training fighter pilots, monitoring group says

The Islamic State has three captured Syrian fighter planes and is training pilots to use them, a British group monitoring Syria reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Iraqi pilots who have joined IS, trained under former Iraqi leader  ...

How Forgotten Kurds are Holding off ISIS

Right now in Syria a desperate fight is under way against Islamic State (IS) forces that control so much of the north of the country. In the east that fight is being carried out virtually unseen to the rest of the world by YPG fighters, Syrian Kurds, ...

Netanyahu: A nuclear threshold Iran is a bigger threat than ISIS

[caption id="attachment_13646" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Iran foremost on Netanyahu's mind, even at dedication of new road into Jerusalem. In an indication of the degree to which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants Ira ...

Confirmed: ISIS controls and is actively utilizing Saddam era chemical weapons facility

The New York Times has confirmed fears that the Islamic State now controls a Saddam-era chemical weapons facility believed to containing active weaponry in Al Muthanna, Iraq. First reported by the Huffington Post and later confirmed by the New York T ...

'I just watch and feel pain' - Kurds look on helpless as Kobani teeters

A huge blast, a column of dust and smoke, and then a round of cheering from Kurds gathered on a hilltop near Kobani, watching a rare American intervention in the bitter battle for their home. Within minutes though, gunfire had started up again, a rem ...

Obama official denies IS terrorists are crossing southern border

(UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson took to CNN to publicly counter claims made by Republican Rep. Duncan D. Hunter that Islamic State militants have been detained attempting to enter the United States from Mexico. "[A]t least 10 ISIS fi ...

FBI asks public to help identify homegrown terrorists

One day after a Bolingbrook teen was accused in federal court in Chicago of plotting to travel to the Middle East and join Islamic State, the FBI is asking for the public's help to identify other individuals who have traveled -- or are planning to tr ...

US, Europe fail to help Kurds enough in fight against ISIS

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish protesters clashed Tuesday with police in Turkey and forced their way into the European Parliament in Brussels, part of Europe-wide demonstrations against the Islamic State group's advance on a town on the Syrian-Turkish ...

FBI: Terrorists may be working on plan to strike U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An al-Qaida cell in Syria that was targeted in American military airstrikes last month could still be working on a plan to attack the United States or its allies and is "looking to do it very, very soon," the head of the FBI says. ...

ISIS beheads British hostage, promises American next

CAIRO (AP) -- An Internet video released Friday purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning, the fourth such killing carried out by the extremist group now targeted in U.S.-led airstrikes. The video mirrored ...


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