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Islamic State Seeks News Blackout In Mosul As Iraqi Army Nears

FOR Iraqis living in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, news is dwindling about the United States -backed army massing to the south for an...

Islamic State Kills US Serviceman In Iraq

ISLAMIC State fighters killed a United States serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday when they overran Kurdish defenses in the biggest attack in the area...

Obama To Send 250 Additional US Special Forces Troops To Syria

UNITED States President, Barack Obama, will announce later on Monday plans to send up to 250 additional US special forces troops to Syria to...

US Volunteers Seek Adventure Fighting Islamic State Alongside Kurds

TOWERING over his Kurdish partner at a checkpoint in northern Iraq, United States volunteer John Cole cuts an unusual figure on the road to the...

US Split Deepens Over Putin’s Interventions In Syria Civil War

RUSSIA’s latest military moves in Syria have sharpened divisions within the United States administration over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin genuinely backs a United...