Tag Archives: Islamic State

U.S. says prepared for military solution against Islamic State in Syria

By David Dolan & Asli Kandemir ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the United States & Turkey were prepared for a military solution against…

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U.S. military says two more civilians killed, four hurt in air strikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Friday two civilians were likely killed & four others wounded in air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq & Syria between…

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Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast Asia

By Randy Fabi JAKARTA – Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, yet security experts believe the radical group's…

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Australia PM tells Europe to step up fight against Islamic State during Iraq visit

By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on European countries to "step up" efforts to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq & Syria during a…

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Behind both Obama and Haley speeches, Trump looms

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump was not in the room during U.S. President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union speech, yet the Republican presidential front-runner was…

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Obama knocks Trump, voices optimism in speech to set 2016 tone

By Jeff Mason & Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump & accused critics of playing into the hands…

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Muslim woman says Trump backers are supporting 'hateful rhetoric'

By Karen Brooks (Reuters) – A U.S. Muslim woman who was ejected from a Donald Trump rally in South Carolina while engaging in a silent protest said on Saturday she…

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U.S. meets tech leaders, forms task force to fight online militants

By Dustin Volz & Mari Saito WASHINGTON/SAN JOSE (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday sent its top national security officials to meet tech industry leaders in Silicon Valley &…

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U.S. to form task force to fight online militant propaganda

By Dustin Volz & Mari Saito WASHINGTON/SAN JOSE (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday announced the formation of a task force to counter online propaganda by Islamic State &…

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Shi'ite Muslims worldwide decry execution of Saudi cleric

By Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s execution of a leading cleric from the Shi’ite Muslim minority drew protests from around the world against the ruling Al Saud family…

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