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Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN

Iraq's Yazidi minority is facing what may amount to an 'attempted genocide' at the hands of Islamist fighters, a senior UN rights official said Tuesday after visiting northern Iraq.

3 US teens may have tried to join ISIS: FBI

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said on Tuesday.

ISIS terror: Jihadists kill man for 'filming HQ'

ISIS has executed a man they accused of filming their headquarters and displayed his body on a cross, even as Kurdish forces in Kobane repulsed a new attempt by jihadists to cut off the border with Turkey.

ISIS training pilots to fly in captured fighter jets

Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.

IS raises flag in Kobani, Kurds say town hasn't fallen

Islamic State militants raised their flag on a building on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after an assault of almost three weeks, but the town's Kurdish defenders said they had not reached the city centre.

Parents of American held by IS appeal for release

The parents of an American humanitarian worker held hostage by Islamic State militants appealed for his release on Saturday, speaking in a statement and a video message that highlighted his aid work and mentioned his conversion to Islam.

Jihadists pound key Syrian town after slaying Briton

Kurdish fighters backed by US-led air strikes held back jihadists attacking a Syrian border town Saturday, following an international outcry at the murder of a British hostage by the Islamic State group.

Raids hit ISIS oil as Qaeda-affiliate vows retaliation

Airstrikes likely carried out by the US-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State in Iraw and the Levant (ISIS) group on Sunday, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border, a witness and activists said.

Muslims in Paris denounce ISIS

'Muslims are not terrorists and terrorists are not Muslims' protested two hijab clad women in the crowd outside the Grand Mosque of Paris on Friday. Hundreds gathered around the mosque to 'denounce the barbaric horror' of the terrorist group 'Islamic State' (IS).

ISIS planning subway attacks in US, Paris: Iraq PM

Iraq has 'credible' intelligence that Islamic State militants plan to attack subway systems in Paris and the United States, the prime minister said on Thursday, but US and French officials said they had no evidence to back up his claims.

Islamic State 'brand' gains ground among Asian militants

A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with ISIS is the latest sign that the group's brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region.

Militant in Syria beheading videos identified: FBI

A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he declined to give the person's name or nationality.

'ISIS planning attacks on Paris, US subway systems'

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi on Thursday said his country’s intelligence has 'credible' reports of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) planning to bomb US and Paris subway system.

FBI believes it has identified IS hostage executioner

The United States has identified the masked Islamic State militant who murdered two kidnapped American journalists in separate videotaped beheadings, FBI chief James Comey said Thursday.

No God condones this terror: Obama at UN

As US military continued to pound ISIS across Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for more nations to come on board to not only deal with the immediate threat posed by the outfit but also to address the 'cancer of violent extremism' and forces that contribute to its rise.
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