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Syrian civil war

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Syrian President Assad may benefit from US attacks on Islamic State fighters, but US policy still supports his removal - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Syria says Turkey allowing fighters to cross into Kobani is 'blatant violation' of Syrian sovereignty - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian army helicopter reportedly dropped 2 barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northern province of Idlib, camp residents say; video footage appears to show charred, dismembered bodies - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US conducted 14 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State militants on Tuesday and Wednesday - @CENTCOM statement

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Small group of Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey on mission to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists, activists say - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Syria's moderate rebels clash with al-Qaida affiliate al-Nusra Front in Idlib province - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Syrian civil war

Fighters linked to al-Qaida have seized territory from a moderate Syrian rebel group in a 3-day campaign - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US forces staged 4 airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Syria today and allies joined 9 strikes in Iraq - @CENTCOM statement

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Syrian civil war

Rebels in Aleppo have fired 2 mortar shells, hitting a school and killing 2 and wounding several children, activists and state media say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Video: Plumes of smoke seen rising over Syrian border town of Kobani today as fighting continues between Kurdish troops and Islamic State militants - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says US was wrong to airdrop weapons to Kurdish fighters in Kobani, Syria - @HDNER, @Reuters

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FBI in Denver confirms it is investigating possibility that 3 girls were trying to travel to Syria, joing Islamic State extremists - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Report: Law enforcement official tells @ABC the FBI tracked down 3 American teenage girls in Germany while they were en route to Syria to join militant groups

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Syrian government airstrikes hit rebel-held town along country's southern border with Jordan, killing at least 8, activists say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Police in Tajikistan arrest 15 fighters upon return from Syria - @dpa

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

More: US-led airstrikes on gas facility in eastern Syrian Islamic State stronghold killed at least 8, activists say - @AP

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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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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led coalition jets strike suspected Islamic State targets in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani at least twice Saturday - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

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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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Iraqi Islamic State members have been training the group in Syria to fly warplanes, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says - @Reuters

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