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Turkey reluctant to fight ISIL

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Turkey has held back fighting ISIL amid potential conflicts that could complicate their involvement. Continue reading

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U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria

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The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

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U.S. sends weapons to stem violence in Iraq

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Officials stated this morning that the U.S. has begun arming Kurdish forces in Iraq to stop the advancement of a militant Islamic group that threatens to take over the region. Continue reading

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ISIS militant forces take over more towns in Iraq

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The crisis in Iraq continues to escalate as the extremist jihadist organization known as ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) captured another town near the Syrian border. Continue reading

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Syria peace talks end without agreement

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The Syrian peace talks ended Friday without any agreement. However, U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said the fact that the two sides met at…read more

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