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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

John Kerry says 'everyone in the world can do more in respect to foreign fighters, ourselves included and that's what we are doing' - @NBCNews

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Australian officials deny elite troop shortage after deploying troops with diagnosed mental illnesses and on multiple tours of duty - @AP

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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic says Islamic State campaign against Yazidis in Iraq 'may amount to attempted genocide' - @Reuters

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US Central Command: US military carried out 4 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria Monday-Tuesday; joined by partner nations in 3 attacks in Iraq - @Reuters

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US, partner nations conduct 3 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, including 1 south of an oil refinery, per US Central Command - @Reuters

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says at least 5 Britons are traveling to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State every week - @SkyNewsBreak

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Islamic State militants kill at least 10 in attack on Kurdish-held Iraq town of Qara Tapah, northeast of Baghdad - @AFP

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Kurdish official says Islamic State militants launched attacks on several areas of the Sinjar mountain range in northern Iraq - @cnnbrk

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Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq's majority Shiite community, killing at least 33 people - @AP

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At least 17 worshippers killed as suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say - @AP

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Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross Syrian border to Kobani to fight Islamic State militants, minister says - @BBCBreaking

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Iraq crisis

Suicide bomber kills 19 people outside a Shi'ite Muslim mosque, where mourners were attending a funeral, in Baghdad's affluent Harthiya neighborhood - @Reuters

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Iraq

UN report says Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014; special envoy urges government to reconsider death penalty practices - @AP

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Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia has reached an agreement with Iraq for its special forces to join fight against Islamic State; timing of Baghdad deployment now a military matter - @Reuters

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Central Command reports the US and partner nations conducted 13 airstrikes against Islamic State positions in Syria over the past 2 days, 11 near Kobani; the US also conducted 10 airstrikes in Iraq - @NBCNews

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Spain to train Iraqi forces to fight Islamic State fighters, Spain's Defense Minister Pedro Morenes says - @ChannelNewsAsia

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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she doesn't see Australia sending ground troops to fight Islamic State - @SBSNews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US military forces conducted 15 airstrikes in Syria and 10 in Iraq on Friday and today against Islamic State - @CENTCOM statement

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Iraq parliamentary elections 2014

Iraqi lawmakers approve all remaining positions in Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's government, including Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban as minister of interior and Khaled al-Obeidi as defense minister - @AP

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US military unaware of flight operations by Islamic State, after reports that militants are being trained to fly warplanes, spokesman says - @Reuters

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