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2 hrs ago | KSL-TV
A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.
6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A secret, failed mission by the United States military to rescue American hostages, including the murdered journalist James Foley, has been described in full to the Daily Telegraph.
9 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco
It was right after morning prayers and still dark, recalls 28-year-old Qusai Zakarya, when the alarms started to go off and rockets hit his suburban neighborhood outside Damascus last August.
10 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
Fox host Geraldo Rivera announced Fox & Friends Friday morning his idea for battling the Sunni insurgents marauding across Syria and Iraq, and he knows it's a controversial one: partner with Syrian President Bashar al Assad .
14 hrs ago | The Age
This image is made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news. Photo: AFP Beirut : At least 70 Islamic State jihadist fighters have been killed in 48 hours of clashes with Syrian army troops in the northern province of Raqa, a monitoring group said Friday.
18 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen opened fire on minority Sunni Muslims in a mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad is trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni Islamists whose rise has alarmed Western powers.
One year ago, rockets carrying the deadly nerve agent Sarin were fired into a suburb of the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday called the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant "beyond anything that we've seen," and did not rule out the possibility that the U.S. could carry out airstrikes against the group inside Syria.
The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad .
Talk is tough against ISIS, the Sunni jihadists rampaging through Syria and northern Iraq, following the group's release of a video showing the beheading American journalist James Foley.
Nicolas Henin, centre, meeting his daughter upon his arrival in France. The French journalist was held with murdered US journalist James Foley.
The sun glints off of the yellow coffins lined up on Pennsylvania Avenue. As tourists marvel at the sight of the Executive Mansion, a small group is laying out the cardboard meant to represent the lives of hundreds of children whose lives were taken one year ago today.
From the hours immediately after 9/11 to the present, Washington's policies in the Middle East have created the conditions for more - not less - jihadist terror.
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
Debra and Marc Tice, shown at their home in Houston, are the parents of missing journalist Austin Tice.
The US Vessel Cape Ray on which all 581 metric tonnes of a precursor chemical for sarin gas removed from Syria were destroyed while sailing in international waters.
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, near the Damascus airport, during a tour organized by the Syrian government on Aug. 15. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters/Landov hide caption Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, near the ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:10 pm
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