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video 26 August 2014 World, United States

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US launches surveillance flights over Syria - video

US officials say manned and surveillance flights over Syria will prepare the way for potential air strikes on Islamic State militants, following the brutal murder of James Foley.

video 26 August 2014 World, Iraq

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James Foley's parents: 'He was a light in the dark' - video

Exclusive: John and Diane Foley, parents of murdered US journalist James, say they had hoped to negotiate his release with his Islamic State captors - but the decision had "already been made".

article 25 August 2014 World, Iraq
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UN on Islamic State: 'Grave, horrific human rights abuses'

The UN human rights chief says Islamic State's actions in Iraq and Syria are "appalling and widespread" and may contribute to "war crimes and crimes against humanity".

article 24 August 2014 UK, Iraq
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Hammond: James Foley murder an 'utter betrayal' of Britain

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond calls the murder of US journalist James Foley by a suspected Briton an "utter betrayal", but expects the struggle against extremism to last "a generation".

article 23 August 2014 UK, Iraq
Theresa May pledges new laws to tackle extremism
Theresa May pledges new laws to tackle extremism

Home Secretary Theresa May is poised to bring in new laws to prevent the spread of extremism, in the wake of the murder of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.

video 22 August 2014 UK, Iraq

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How to counter extremist narrative of IS - video

Muslim leaders roundly condemn the murder of captive journalist James Foley by jihadi fighters - calling it totally abhorrent - and completely alien to Islam.

video 22 August 2014 UK, Iraq

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How should the US tackle IS threat? - video

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb tells Channel 4 News the key to progress in Iraq is the US relationship with Iraqs government - and that governments relationship with Sunni tribes.

article 22 August 2014 World, Iraq
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Little Belgium is Europe's largest exporter of jihadis

Despite Belgium's small size, per capita it is sending the most jihadis from Europe to Syria. Its experience may teach the UK about the recruitment and 'rescue' of jihadis.

article 22 August 2014 World, Syria
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Syria deaths at 191,000: 'It's not a number, it's people'

The number of people to die in Syria has risen to over 191,000 in three years, but the conflict has "dropped off the international radar", says the United Nations commissioner.

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