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UK jets launch first attacks against ISIS in Iraq
​Tornado bombers from Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) have carried out their first attacks against the Islamic State in Iraq, according to the Ministry of Defense (MoD).

30.09.2014 16:39

​US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State militants in Syria – Obama
Publicly announcing that US intelligence agencies “underestimated” the presence and activity of Islamic State militants in Syria, US President Barack Obama in an interview with CBS called the country a “ground zero” for international jihadists.

28.09.2014 19:09

​Retaliation for US-led airstrikes in Syria will follow, Al-Qaeda offshoot vows
The US-led air campaign against terrorists in Syria amounts to a war against Islam, Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front group has claimed, promising retaliation against those states involved in the bombing of the ‘caliphate’ instead of targeting Assad forces.

27.09.2014 20:42

​‘Clear link between anti-ISIS military intervention and blowback at home’
Europeans should be careful because terror threats don’t come out from nowhere, and are the consequences of lasting western intervention in the Arab world, Middle East journalist Dilly Hussain told RT.

26.09.2014 20:19

Fox News 'salutes' UAE’s first female fighter pilot bombing ISIS positions as ‘boobs on the ground’
In Fox News’ latest gaffe two hosts of ‘The Five’ cracked jokes about a female military pilot from the United Arab Emirates, who is currently participating in bombing campaign against the Islamic State.

26.09.2014 18:40

Pentagon ready to train up to 15,000 Syrian rebels
Pentagon officials provided an update on Friday concerning the campaign being waged against militants from the so-called Islamic State and said the operation remains a ways from being over.

26.09.2014 18:22

Denmark to send F-16 jets to aid anti-ISIS strikes in Iraq
Denmark is to dispatch seven F-16 fighter jets to Iraq to aid in the struggle against Islamic State militants, Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced Friday.

26.09.2014 12:42

Britain ready to put ‘robust legal case’ used by US for Syria airstrikes – Foreign Secretary
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Britain is prepared to make a robust legal case for extending airstrikes against Islamic State beyond Iraq into Syria, with the backing of MPs.

26.09.2014 11:02

​Raptors, reapers & rockets: What US & Co use against ISIS
Fighting the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants in Iraq and Syria with no boots on the ground requires millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, jet fuel and precision munitions.

26.09.2014 12:28

‘US funded and trained jihadists in Syria – and now it wants to fight them’
The US is creating in Syria a perpetual state of war, funding jihadists on one side and then attacking them on the other, while the civilian casualties are just a part of the game, investigative reporter Ben Swann told RT.

26.09.2014 03:47

UK MPs vote overwhelmingly for ISIS airstrikes in Iraq
MPs have voted to back Britain joining US-led airstrikes on Islamic State in Iraq in a vote on Friday. Attacks could begin within days, as ministers admit that UK military intervention could last two or three years.

26.09.2014 08:11

Pentagon denies civilian deaths in Syria bombing – so far
Citing its battle damage assessment “up until now,” the Pentagon has denied any civilian casualties as a result of airstrikes in Syria, saying that reports remain unconfirmed and videos posted on social media showing civilians underneath rubble are fake.

26.09.2014 01:40

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