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ISIS kills US service member in northern Iraq attack

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The service member is at least the third killed by enemy fire in Iraq since ISIS overran swathes of the country in 2014

BAGHDAD, Iraq (May 3, 2016) — The Islamic State (ISIS) group broke through Kurdish defences in northern Iraq on Tuesday, May 3. and killed an American servicemember deployed as part of the US-led coalition against ISIS. Continue reading ISIS kills US service member in northern Iraq attack

Anti-ISIS coalition pledges stepped-up fight against jihadists

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INTENSIFY CAMPAIGN. A general view of a US led meeting of Coalition Efforts Against Islamic State (IS) during the Nato Defense Ministers council at alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 11, 2016. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA
NATO is ‘exploring the possibility’ it would join the coalition, says Pentagon chief Ashton Carter

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Feb. 12, 2016) — Defense ministers from the US-led coalition striking the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) in Iraq and Syria vowed Continue reading Anti-ISIS coalition pledges stepped-up fight against jihadists