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Purported IS message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

January 27, 2015 10:18 pm

The message again demanded the release of Iraqi woman Sajida al-Rishawi sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in terror attack.

VOICES: What Japanese think about the hostage crisis

January 27, 2015 5:25 pm

Here are some voices from Japan on the unfolding crisis, as it enters its second week.

Situation in Kobani "tenuous" as Kurdish forces continue fight against ISIS: Pentagon

October 22, 2014 12:58 pm

US Central Command (CENTCOM) said it conducted four airstrikes, while three others were conducted by its partner nation forces.

US only country that can galvanize the world community: Barack Obama

October 21, 2014 2:15 pm

Obama said a few recent events have raised the anxiety level of the people.

US-led airstrikes in Kobani wiped out hundreds of Islamic State militants: Pentagon

October 16, 2014 10:49 am

"One of the reasons why you're seeing more strikes there is because there is more ISIL there," said Pentagon spokesperson.

US-led coalition ramps up strikes on Syrian town

October 10, 2014 11:27 am

The Observatory said the militants had seized more than a third of Kobani, but Kurdish officials disputed that, saying their forces had recaptured several parts of the town.

US rules out 'trading aspects' with Iran to fight IS

September 23, 2014 9:06 am

Obama would chair a meeting of the UN Security Council on the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters.

US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State: Pentagon

September 23, 2014 8:51 am

The strikes were part of the expanded military campaign that Obama authorized nearly two weeks ago.

World united in fight against ISIL: Barack Obama

September 20, 2014 4:04 pm

We will use our air power. We will train and equip our partners. We will advise and we will assist, he said.

ISIL must be defeated, says John Kerry

September 18, 2014 11:19 am

The military action will end only when they have ended the capacity of ISIL to engage in broad-based terrorist activity.