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ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.

On Monday, Kurdish…

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Uncle calls for ISIS to let pilot go

An uncle of a Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS in Syria and threatened with beheading has appealed to the terrorist group to release its prisoner.

"It is in their benefit as well and the benefit of all us," Yassin AlRawashdeh, a former diplomat,…

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Pentagon: Bergdahl detainee returned to fight

The U.S. military and intelligence community now suspect that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May of last year has attempted to return to militant activity from his current location…

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Attack on Pakistan mosque kills 48

At least 48 people were killed and dozens others injured Friday in what authorities said was a bombing at a Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan, according to a local hospital.

The attack took place just before Friday prayers started in the…

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Fate of ISIS captives still unclear

As the sun set Thursday in the Middle East, did two ISIS captives -- one a Jordanian pilot, the other a Japanese journalist -- fall with it?

That was the question following a new message, purportedly from the terrorist group, that pushed Jordan to…

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Sources: At least 26 killed in Egypt attack

At least 26 people were killed and dozens more wounded, including civilians, during a series of militant attacks on army and police positions in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula, medical and security sources told Aswat Masriya, a news website that…

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Coalition contractors killed at Kabul airport

Three American contractors and an Afghanistan national were killed in a shooting Thursday night in Kabul's airport, a U.S. military official said.

The incident "initially looks like an insider attack but is still being investigated," the official…

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Purported ISIS message sets new deadline

Could a prisoner handover spare the lives of two ISIS hostages?

A message purporting to be from the Islamist terror group sets a new deadline for a possible deal with the Jordanian government.

The latest demand: Bring convicted terrorist Sajida…

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Israeli soldiers, Spanish peacekeeper killed

Fighting between Israel and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has left two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper dead, officials said Wednesday.

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Yemen leader 'has no control,' minister says

Shiite Houthi rebels overtook the presidential palace in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Tuesday, marking what a government minister called "the completion of a coup."

"The President has no control," Minister of Information Nadia Sakkaf told CNN as…

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