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Facing Militants With Supplies Dwindling, Iraqi Soldiers Took to Phones
Bombs Slam Into Islamic State Stronghold on Iraq-Syria Border
Airstrikes Pound ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria
Ancient Tomb May Determine Turkey's Role in IS Fight
Turkish Government Plays With Kurdish Fire
US-Backed Syria Rebels Oppose Airstrikes Against Islamic State
Iraqi Christians, Kurds Flee From Islamic State
Kurds Seize Iraq-Syria Border Post From Islamic State With Support of Sunni Tribe
Turkish Riot Police Detain ISIS Sympathizers After Protesters Clash On Campus
NATO Head: Alliance Will Defend Turkey From Islamic State
Iraqi PM Opposes Arab Strikes in Iraq
Turkey Clings to Fading Vision for the Middle East
Will the West Defend Itself?
Islamic State Beheads Seven Men, Three Women in Syria
Are Turkish Troops Trapped At Syrian Tomb?
Violence in Egyptian Village Following Disappearance of Christian Woman
Where Islam Treads, It Leaves a Desert
No Communion in North Iraq for First Time in 2,000 Years
Christians Under Siege in the Islamic Middle East
Prayers for Eastern Christians Become Easier Sell for Evangelicals
Iraqi Arabs Claim Persecution By Kurds
Iraqi Christians' Dilemma: Stay or Go?
ISIS Selling Iraq's Artifacts in Black Market
Baghdad Hits Crisis Point Amid IS Threat
Kurdish School Children Released By Islamic State Militants
Kurdish and Iraqi Forces Widen Offensive Against ISIS in Northern Iraq
Are Copts Fleeing Egypt?
Islamic State Uses Grain to Tighten Grip in Iraq
With the Rise of Islamic State, Iraq is Splintering Along Religious and Ethnic Lines
Kurdish Forces Attack ISIS on Three Fronts
Summaries

Bombs Slam Into Islamic State Stronghold on Iraq-Syria Border

By Jonathan Krohn

RABIA, Iraq - Cheers erupted as the bomb dropped. Whistling rang out here on the Syrian border from the earthen mounds built up by Kurdish peshmerga bulldozers as everyone stared at the billowing smoke, waiting for it to clear so they could assess the damage.

Airstrikes Pound ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria

By Laura Smith-Spark, Chelsea J. Carter and Ben Wedeman

IRBIL, Iraq (CNN) -- A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.

Ancient Tomb May Determine Turkey's Role in IS Fight

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -- A vow to defend the 700-year-old tomb of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, in a Turkish enclave in northern Syria could decide Turkey's role in the military campaign against Islamic State militants.

Turkish Government Plays With Kurdish Fire

By Cengiz Candar

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, while giving the impression of "somehow protecting" the Islamic State (IS), seems to have opened a frontal attack against the axis of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the People's Democracy Party (HDP) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD) -- that...

US-Backed Syria Rebels Oppose Airstrikes Against Islamic State

By Nabih Bulos and Patrick J. McDonnell

Opposition to U.S. airstrikes targeting Islamist militants in Syria appears to be growing among rebel groups and their backers in the country, threatening internal support for the Washington-led aerial offensive.

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