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

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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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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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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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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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Video: New gunfire heard along tense Kobani border in Syria near Turkey - @AP

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Central Command says 18 US airstrikes near Kobani, Syria, 'destroyed multiple ISIL fighting positions and successfully struck 16 ISIL occupied buildings' Tuesday and Wednesday - @PhilipinDC

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Video: View of reported explosion in Idlib, Syria - via YouTube

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Syrian civil war

Video: Aftermath of a reported blast at a Syrian army base in Idlib, Syria - YouTube's ShaamNetwork

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Editor's note: Fox News reported that Islamic State forces claim they have taken control of Syrian border city Kobani. NBC News' Richard Engel reports that a senior Kurdish official says that is incorrect. - Stephanie

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Video: Gunfire rings out from parts of Syrian city of Kobani as Turkish tanks stand guard on the border - @AP

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More than 20,000 Kurdish immigrants protested in the western German city of Duesseldorf against the Islamic State today, police say - @AP

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Turkey agrees to allow training of at least 2,000 Syrian opposition fighters on Turkish soil by special forces - @WSJ

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US military conducted 6 airstrikes against Islamic State militants near Syrian city of Kobani on Friday and Saturday - @CENTCOM statement

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Turkish officials deny UN claims that thousands of Kurds are trapped between Kobani, Syria, and their border - @sommervillebbc

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Deputy US National Security Adviser Tony Blinken confirms that Islamic State holds 40% of Kobani, says group could capture the Syrian city - @Reuters

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US deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken says Turkey's proposal to create a buffer zone in Syria is not 'on the front burner' - @Reuters

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Editor's note: International correspondent @jenanmoussa reports, citing a phone conversation with the Kobani regional leader, that the Syrian city's security zone, which includes the police headquarters, has fallen to Islamic State militants. - Aaron

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New UN envoy to Syria: At least 500 civilians trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobani besieged by the Islamic State group could be 'massacred' if it falls to the extremists - @AP

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