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The US imposed new sanctions on Iran, aimed mainly at preventing Iran from getting around existing ones and halting the provision of weapons and personnel to Syria. The Homeland Security Department is considering the imposition of additional measures to stop jihadists from returning from conflict zones such as Syria and Iraq to the US. A Texas law enforcement bulletin warned that social media statements by Islamic State sympathizers have expressed interest in attacks by terrorists entering via the Mexican border. Ailina Tsarnaeva, a sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzokhar Tsarnaev, has been arrested and charged for threatening to bomb a New York City woman. The Pentagon said operations in Iraq are costing about $7.5 million per day, and that the total since mid-June is around $560 million.




In first, memorial plaza will be open to visitors on night of 9/11




Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to trying to help Hezbollah




The Turkmen City of Amirli in Iraq Under Siege by Islamic State




Al Qaeda pamphlet urges attack on Air Force Academy




US Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria, Including ISIS




Pew poll: More Americans support more active involvement overseas




President Obama said the US does not yet have a strategy for defeating the Islamic State, but said the US focus for now is on protecting American personnel in Iraq. Sources said James Foley and at least three other captives were waterboarded and tortured by the Islamic State in Syria. Ahmad Ibrahim Al Ahmad, a Syrian who supplied IEDs for use against US troops in Iraq between 2005 and 2010, appeared in a Phoenix, Ariz., federal court on terrorism charges.




US air strikes on Syria would face formidable obstacles




Islamic State: Arab leaders reluctant to heed US call for 'allies against Isis'




US National Security Council aware of reports that second American killed in Syria




In wake of James Foley's murder, does Britain have a jihadi problem?




Mother of American reporter held hostage in Syria begs for his life




New ISIS Twitter campaign spurs hashtag war




US considering new relief mission in Iraq




US seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet




US Mobilizes Allies to Widen Assault on ISIS




The US has begun flying surveillance missions over Syria to gather intelligence on the Islamic State. The US denied a report that it is sharing intelligence with the Assad regime. Defense Secretary Hagel said that in addition to the US, seven other Western countries are providing weapons to Kurdish forces in Iraq fighting the Islamic State. The IS is demanding a ransom of $6.6 million for the release of a 26-year-old female American aid worker who was kidnapped last year in Aleppo; the terror group is also insisting on the release of US prisoners including Aafia Siddiqui, who has been dubbed "Lady al Qaeda" and is currently serving an 86-year term for attempting to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. US citizen Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, of San Diego, Cal., was killed while fighting for the IS in Syria.




Obama says rooting out Islamic State will not be easy




Libyan raids herald bolder Arab action as US wavers