Tag Archives: Islamic State

The Latest: UN chief says Assad fate must not block solution

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest news on developments in the Syrian conflict. All times local: 9:10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it's unacceptable that a solution to the Syrian…

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Russian airstrikes restore Syrian military balance of power

BEIRUT (AP) — Weeks of Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have restored enough momentum to the government side to convince President Bashar Assad's foes & the world community that…

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French minister puts police on far-right leader's IS tweets

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister asked judicial police on Wednesday to look into tweets by far-right leader Marine Le Pen of gruesome photos of executions by the Islamic State…

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Assad can stay, for now: Kerry accepts Russian stance

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday accepted Russia's long-standing demand that President Bashar Assad's future be determined by his own people, as Washington & Moscow…

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The Latest: GOP presidential candidates meet for 5th debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 2016 Republican presidential candidates are debating for the last time in 2015, this time in Las Vegas, as they race for advantage seven weeks before…

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Carter, on visit to Baghdad, seeks to step up U.S. Islamic State fight

By Yeganeh Torbati BAGHDAD (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter was on Wednesday hoping to discuss with Iraqi officials Washington's offer of attack helicopters & advisers to assist retake…

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Sweden offers support to free up French troops fighting Islamic State

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden said on Wednesday it would send a transport plane & logistical support to Mali & other parts of Africa to free up French forces stationed there…

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Cruz, Rubio spar for second slot behind Trump in U.S. presidential race

By James Oliphant & Emily Stephenson LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) – While many viewers were fixed on the ongoing political spectacle that is Donald Trump during Tuesday's Republican presidential debate,…

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Obama: faster progress needed against Islamic State

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday progress needs to speed up against Islamic State militants, calling on allies to increase their military contributions to coalition efforts…

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Americans want to get tougher with the Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — After terrorist attacks at home & abroad, more Americans than ever — yet still less than half — support sending U.S. ground troops to fight the Islamic…

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