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Spain to train Iraqi troops to fight Islamic State

Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters.

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US congratulates Iraq on new defence, interior ministers

Congratulating Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was a “very positive step forward”.

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Barack Obama reviews strategy in Iraq and Syria against ISIL

Six airstrikes took place near Kobani in Syria where reports indicate they successfully struck three IS buildings.

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Militant attacks in Iraq’s Baghdad kill at least 38 people

The heavily guarded capital has been under nearly daily attacks by Sunni militants who have overrun vast areas in western and northern Iraq since early this year.

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Istanbul rattled by signs of Islamic State support

Pins bearing the militants’ black-and-white flag are on sale at a jihad-themed bookstore near the Istanbul University campus.

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Kurds thwart Islamic State in Kobani; Turkey boosts involvement

IS poured in reinforcements and fired at least 11 rocket-propelled grenades into the town centre, said the Britain-based monitoring group.

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Triple suicide bombing in Iraq kills 22 Kurds

The attack took place in Qara Tappah, in the eastern Diyala province about 120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of Baghdad.

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Kurdish forces urge more air strikes on Kobani as IS tightens grip

A group that monitors the Syrian civil war said the Kurdish forces faced inevitable defeat in Kobani.

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Canadian Parliament authorizes air strikes in Iraq against ISIS

The motion authorizes air strikes in Iraq for up to six months and explicitly states that no ground troops be used in combat operations.

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Syrian border town of Kobani poised to fall to militants, warns Turkish president

The outgunned Kurdish fighters struggling to defend Kobani got a small boost from a series of U.S.-led airstrikes against the militants.

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Japanese Muslim quizzed over plan to join Islamic State: reports

The student told police he “was planning to travel to Syria so as to join Islamic State to work as a fighter”, the Mainichi Shimbun said.

US spent around $1.1 bn on ops against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: Pentagon

US Central Command said that the Navy has dropped roughly 185 munitions, including 47 cruise missiles launched from ships in the region.

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ISIS threat: Indonesia struggles with Islamic State recruiting

For the first time, Indonesians in Southeast Asia are traveling abroad in an organized fashion to join a global militant movement.

This undated photo provided by Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig standing in front of a truck filled with supplies for Syrian refugees. (Source: AP)

Indiana aid worker captured by Islamic State says he is afraid to die in captivity

In a statement released to media, Abdul-Rahman Kassig appeared to try to prepare them for his death.

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Kurds battle Islamist militants closing in on Syrian town

At least 11 Kurdish fighters and 16 Islamic State insurgents were killed in the overnight clashes.

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