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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

White House: President Obama updated on airstrikes in Syria, Iraq during meeting with National Security Council on Islamic State - @WhiteHouse

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White House: President Obama will meet with the National Security Council on Tuesday to discuss strategy to address the Islamic State threat in Iraq and Syria - @Reuters

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Parliamentary mandate enabling Turkey to take military action in Iraq, Syria will cover 'all possible threats and risks,' Deputy PM Bulent Arinc says - @Reuters

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US Central Command confirms 22 new in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, with 11 airstrikes in each country - @attackerman

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Kurd troops struck north of Mosul, against a town on the Syrian border and south of key oil hub Kirkuk - @AFP

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on the Islamic State at the UN: 'We stand with any international effort aimed at fighting and combating terrorism' - @mbesheer

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United Nations General Assembly 2014

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem tells UN: US policy of arming, funding, training rebels 'is a real recipe for the increase of violence and terrorism' - @thecourier

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US military says it targeted Islamic State vehicles adjacent to grain storage facility in Syria; says no evidence of civilian casualties - @Reuters

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President Obama in '60 Minutes' interview says he recognizes contradiction as US-led military campaign against Islamic State helps Syrian dictator Bashar Assad - @NBCNews

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President Obama, in @60Minutes interview: US underestimated the rise of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - @60Minutes

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Militant tweets suggest US air strikes killed leader of al-Qaida offshoot group, monitoring group says - @STForeignDesk

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Video: US officials release video of today's airstrike on Islamic State building near Kobani, Syria - @DeptofDefense

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Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front denounces US-led airstrikes in Syria, vows to retaliate against countries that took part in them - @Reuters

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White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice met with Syrian Opposition Coalition yesterday and explained that US and partner airstrikes are targeted at Islamic State; reiterated that President Bashar al-Assad has lost all legitimacy - statement

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More: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in most recent airstrikes against Islamic State - @CENTCOM

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US and partner nations conducted airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria Friday and today, Central Command confirms - @CENTCOM

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2 people were injured after 4 mortar shells landed in Turkey near the Syrian border town of Kobane, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants, local officials and a Reuters witness say - @Reuters

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President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish troops could be used to help set up safe zone in Syria - @Reuters

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UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 31 explosions have been heard in the province of Raqqa, a stronghold of Islamic State militants; the monitoring group says warplanes also struck an area in Homs province - @Reuters

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Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey says only force that can fight the Islamic State 'would be comprised of Iraqis, Kurds and moderate Syrian opposition' - @AP

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