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Iraq's Kurds appeal for new US arms to combat Islamic State

Drone sightings up dramatically in US

Marine pullout offers preview of what US leaves behind for Afghan troops

Since Nov. 10, the US and its coalition partners have carried out 16 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria and seven airstrikes against the group in Iraq. The US also targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula with a drone strike in Yemen, and a US drone strike yesterday in Pakistan killed several "foreign militants."

UAE emerges as quiet, potent US ally

How a talented footballer became world's most wanted man, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Former US and Austrian soldiers join fight against Islamic State in Syria

US officials indicated that more work needs to be done on negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, and said Secretary of State Kerry denounced comments by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei calling for the destruction of Israel. US Central Command said it has carried out 23 airstrikes in Syria and 18 in Iraq against the Islamic State since Nov. 7.

Congress lays groundwork for stepped-up US presence in Iraq

Obstacles Limit Targets and Pace of Strikes on ISIS

Powerful Afghan Police Chief Puts Fear in Taliban and Their Enemies

US air strikes target Islamic State convoy in Iraq

Port Authority Officer Kept Sources With Ties to Iran Attacks

US-led airstrikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq: report

Syrian official: negotiations with US blocked by Saudi Arabia

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you

President Obama authorized the sending of an additional 1,500 US troops to Iraq, raising the number of US troops in country to almost 3,000. American trainers will be deployed across Iraq. He also plans to ask Congress for $5 billion for military operations against the Islamic State. Taliban commander Irek Hamidullin, the first Afghan detainee brought to the US for trial, pled not guilty to terrorism charges and will remain in custody until his trial in April. The FBI is conducting a counterintelligence investigation of veteran US diplomat and Pakistan expert Robin Raphael, who has been placed on administrative leave and had her security clearances withdrawn; no charges have been filed.

US urges Europe, Asia to do more for UN peacekeeping

Iraq's top cleric says graft in army helped Islamic State

Huge raid to shut down 400-plus dark net sites