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UK urges Turkey to join military alliance against ISIS
As Islamic State threatens to capture the Syrian city of Kobani, Britain’s defense secretary, Michael Fallon, has called upon the Turkish government to join the UK and its allies in military operations against the jihadist militants.

09.10.2014 14:11

Panetta accuses Obama of rushing retreat from Iraq at all costs
​Former Pentagon head Leon Panetta is using a new memoir to bash President Barack Obama and top White House aides for failing to sufficiently lead in talks with the Iraqi government over a deal that would have kept US troops in Iraq past 2011.

03.10.2014 14:05

British jihadists threaten ‘imminent’ terror attack to avenge UK airstrikes
British jihadists fighting in Syria have threatened to launch a terror attack in Britain in a mark of retribution against UK airstrikes in Iraq. They claim the attack would parallel the 7/7 London bombings and beheading of soldier Lee Rigby.

02.10.2014 13:44

Extremists may face broadcast ban, social media vetting - home secretary
Powers banning extremists from appearing on TV and which allow police to vet “harmful” individuals’ social media activity would be enforced if the Conservatives return to power next year, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to announce.

30.09.2014 08:22

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

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

British-born, rich & isolated Muslims more likely to be radicalized – study
Financially stable British-born Muslims who take their security for granted are most at risk of radicalization by terror groups, according to new research. Socially isolated and depressed Muslims are also identified.

25.09.2014 11:54

‘Don't bomb Iraq & Syria!’ Stop the War protests at Downing Street
Anti-war activists have staged an emergency protest outside Downing Street on Thursday evening, after Prime Minister David Cameron said the UK is ready to “play its part” in airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq.

25.09.2014 08:21

​Over 2,700 Iraq air missions preceded Obama’s anti-ISIS campaign expansion
The US Air Force and Navy had carried out over 2,700 missions against the Islamic State in Iraq, including more actual airstrikes than previously stated by the US administration, even before Obama’s expanded military campaign against the group had begun.

13.09.2014 00:09

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