Tag archive for ‘Syrian President Bashar’
Reuters On Monday, December 1st, 2014

U.S. close to deal with Turkey over Islamic State mission: WSJ

– The United States and Turkey are closing in on a deal that will allow the U.S. military and allied forces to use Turkish air bases in their campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, the Wall More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Turkey, U.S. ease strains on Islamic State but differences remain

–   Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differences in the fight against Islamic State during a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, but the talks heralded little in the way More...

Reuters On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Hagel Resigns, Most Likely over Syria, ISIS Strategy

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama’s Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago. Obama announced More...

Associated Press On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Obama writes rare letter to Iran’s supreme leader 

– Matthew Lee and Julie Pace, Associated Press In a rare outreach to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Barack Obama has written a letter about the fight against Islamic State militants, More...

JNS On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Israeli Arab Jailed for Fighting for ISIS

An Israeli Arab man was sentenced to 22-months in prison for illegally entering Syria and fighting for the Islamic State terror group. Umm al-Fahm resident Ahmad Shurbaji, 23, was sentenced by Haifa Magistrate’s More...

Reuters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

U.S.-led coalition jets strike Kobani, Islamic State shells hit Turkey

– By Humeyra Pamuk and Oliver Holmes MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-led coalition jets pounded suspected Islamic State targets at least six times in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani More...

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