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Fighting rages for control of Syria's Kobane
Explosions heard in Syrian border town after US says days of sustained bombing has killed hundreds of ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 05:23 GMT
Kobane air strikes help Kurds push back ISIL
Intensified coalition bombing helps Syrian-Kurdish fighters regain ground lost to armed group in town on Turkish border.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 08:52 GMT
US steps up strikes on ISIL in Syria's Kobane
US says it carried out 14 air strikes on ISIL targets on Wednesday and Thursday as Kurdish commanders ask for weapons.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 22:46 GMT
US: Hundreds of ISIL fighters dead in Kobane
Pentagon says air strikes killed several hundred ISIL fighters, but says Syrian town could still fall to rebel group.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 14:36 GMT
Obama vows more strikes on ISIL in Syria
US president says combined operation targeting the armed group in Syria shows the US is not fighting alone.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 11:19 GMT
US forces target al-Shabab in Somalia
US military forces conduct operation against armed group that is seeking to topple Somali government.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 12:43 GMT
US slams China over spy plane 'provocation'
US defence department says Chinese jet flew a few metres from Navy plane in international air space in South China Sea.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 13:28 GMT
US supplies Israel with bombs amid Gaza blitz
Pentagon says Israel allowed to tap local US arms stockpile in past week to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 00:34 GMT
Britain set to reopen embassy in Tehran
Foreign Secretary announces embassy opening after it was shut nearly two years ago, as the West opens up to Iran.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 12:39 GMT
US to send troops to Iraq to secure embassy
Obama's announcement follows deployment of warships to the Gulf in response to advances by the armed group ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 06:50 GMT
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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