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18 IS jihadis killed fighting <strong>Syria</strong> Kurds: Report

18 IS jihadis killed fighting Syria Kurds: Report

20 Sep 2014

Beirut: At least 18 jihadists from the Islamic State group were killed in overnight clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria near a strategic border, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the 18 militants, reportedly including one of Chinese nationality, were killed in fighting near the town of Ain al-Arab, known to the Kurds as Kobane.

ISIS,   IS militants,   IS jihadis,   Syria,   Jihad,  
Need to build a strong coalition against Islamic State: Barack Obama

Need to build a strong coalition against Islamic State: Barack Obama

17 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama has called for building a strong coalition with broad international participation against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the terrorist outfit that has gained control over a large part of Iran and Syria.

Barack Obama,   US President,   Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,   terrorism,   Iran,   Syria,  
Obama orders US airstrikes against Islamic State in <strong>Syria</strong>

Obama orders US airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

11 Sep 2014

Washington: President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

US President,   Barack Obama,   US airstrikes,   Syria,   Iraq,   Islamic State,   ISIS,  
Political crisis in Pakistan may impact ties with India: Report

Political crisis in Pakistan may impact ties with India: Report

09 Sep 2014

Washington: The current political unrest in Pakistan could impact its relations with India as the Pakistan army is having more control over the country's foreign policy than ever, a latest US Congressional report has said.

Pakistan army,   Political crisis,   foreign policy,   political unrest,   Congressional Research Service,   Pakistan Political Unrest,   India-Pakistan relations,  
After <strong>Syria</strong> and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in India and Pakistan

After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in India and Pakistan

07 Sep 2014

Peshawar: Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda.

Islamic State,   ISIS in Pakistan,   ISIS in India,   militants,   Taliban and al Qaeda,  
No military solution to <strong>Syria</strong>, considering renewed options: US

No military solution to Syria, considering renewed options: US

19 Feb 2014

Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.

Syria,   Syria unrest,   no military solution to Syria,   Syrian crisis,   Syria conflict,  
Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Syria's Homs

Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Syria's Homs

10 Feb 2014

Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.

Syria killings,   Syria crisis,   Syria unrest,   Syria rebels,   Syria evacuation,  
Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

03 Feb 2014

BEIRUT: Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime.  

Syrian forces,   Syria unrest,   Syria killings,   Syria attack,   Syria government ,  
Brahimi expects no substantive results from <strong>Syria</strong> talks

Brahimi expects no substantive results from Syria talks

30 Jan 2014

Geneva: UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, on Wednesday admitted that the gaps between the two parties were huge, and he did not expect to achieve substantive results from the ongoing Syria talks.

Lakhdar Brahimi,   Syria,   Syria talks,   Syria unrest,   Syria talk results,  
<strong>Syria</strong> peace process in jeopardy as talks flounder

Syria peace process in jeopardy as talks flounder

15 Feb 2014

Geneva: Syria's warring sides are due to meet on Saturday in Geneva in a last-ditch effort to save deadlocked peace talks as fears grow the entire process could collapse.

Syria,   peace process,   Geneva talks,   Lakhdar Brahimi,   Syria unrest,  

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