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Turkey allows 1300 Free Syria fighters to join battle for Kobane



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IS attack on Syrian border town Kobane stalls amid US air assault

A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled,...

Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

Anti‑Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

Morocco says to bolster security in the face of 'threats'

Morocco, which has frequently reported the arrest of jihadists and is concerned over the number of its citizens fighting in Syria and Iraq, announced...

India clears defence projects worth $13.1 billion

India's Hindu nationalist government on Saturday cleared long‑delayed projects worth $13.1 billion to modernise the nation's ageing...

Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops

Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing...

Iraqi forces, Kurds, gain ground against Islamic State

Iraqi security forces made significant gains against Islamic State in a strategic area near Baghdad on Saturday and Kurdish fighters retook a northern town...

Major party supports move to extend Burkina Faso leader's rule

Major party supports move to extend Burkina Faso leader's rule

In Pakistan, a coup that wasn't

It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to...

US-led strikes pound jihadists in Iraq, Syria

US‑led warplanes bombarded the Islamic State group Friday with new air strikes as heavily armed Iraqi Kurdish fighters were set to reinforce the...