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


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


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


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


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


Tension high on first day of Syrian peace talks


Yesterday, for the first time since the country’s civil war began in 2011, the Syrian government and the nation’s opposition groups sat in the same…read more


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