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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US employed 47 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from USS Arleigh Burke and USS Philippine Sea - DoD statement

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Pentagon: 'The strikes destroyed or damaged multiple ISIL targets in the vicinity of Ar Raqqah, Dayr az Zawr, Al Hasakah, and Abu Kamal and included ISIL fighters, training compounds, headquarters and command and control facilities, storage facilities, a finance center, supply trucks and armed vehicles' - facebook

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health care

Philips says it wants to split the company in 2, separating its healthcare-lifestyle and lighting businesses - @AFP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Syrian state TV confirms report that Israel shot down a Syrian war plane - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Video: Smoke rises after Israel launches Patriot missile to intercept Syrian warplane - YouTube's Gaza strikes

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US military says it took action to disrupt 'imminent attack' against the US and Western interests by Al Qaeda veterans - CENTCOM statement via @Reuters

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British supermarket chain Tesco overstates profits, Sept., 2014

New finance chief Alan Stewart joins troubled British supermarket chain Tesco 3 months early after overstatement - @itvnews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Update: Israeli military confirms Syrian warplane was shot down over the Golan Heights - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

IDF intercepts Syrian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet approaching Israel's border - @haaretzcom

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Pakistan

Suicide attack kills 3, wounds 13 in northwest Pakistan - @AFP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Britain's Ministry of Defence says discussions over air strikes in Syria are ongoing, no decision made yet - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Britain is not involved in US-led air strikes on Islamic State in Syria, Downing Street says - @Reuters

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Afghanistan

'We have reached major accomplishments in the past 13 years' Afghanistan's President Karzai says in his farewell address - @TOLOnews

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Ilham Tohti

Chinese court sentences Uighur academic Ilham Tohti to life imprisonment on separatism charges, his lawyer says http://t.co/zvDsRcD4am - @BBCBreaking

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Ebola outbreak 2014

World Health Organization: Number of Ebola infections could triple to 20,000 by November if efforts are not stepped up - @AFP

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israeli army says 2 suspects in fatal abduction of 3 Israeli teens were killed in West Bank shootout - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

2 Palestinians suspected of kidnapping, murdering 3 Israeli youths in West Bank hit during firefight with Israeli forces, officials say; both in serious condition - @haaretzcom

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Peshawar, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, PK

Fatalities reported after explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan - @JavedAzizKhan

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Damascus says US informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Islamic State stronghold Raqqa, Iraq border area reportedly hit by US-led strikes in Syria, official says - @Reuters

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