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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diplomat and Pakistan expert Robin Raphael, who has been placed on administrative leave and had her security clearances withdrawn; no charges have been filed.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