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article 17 September 2014 UK, Syria
Islamic State hostage Alan Henning
Darshna Soni by Last video of hostage Alan Henning before his kidnap

The men who travelled to Syria with Islamic State hostage Alan Henning praise his commitment to the humanitarian cause in a video tribute they filmed on Christmas Day 2013, a day before his kidnap.

article 16 September 2014 UK, Iraq
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US air strike targets Islamic State in Iraq

The US carries out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to defeat the group in Iraq.

article 15 September 2014 UK, Iraq
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World leaders back Iraq in fight against IS

World leaders back military measures to help defeat Islamic State fighters in Iraq - but make no mention of the tougher diplomatic challenge in Syria.

article 14 September 2014 UK, Iraq
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IS victim's brother - 'he tried to be a better man'

The brother of the British man who was murdered by Islamic state militants says his life was about love, not hatred.

post 14 September 2014
Second British hostage held by Islamic State named

The second British hostage held by Islamic State militants is named as Alan Henning by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

post 14 September 2014
Cameron promises to tackle Islamic State after David Haines murder

The UK will take whatever steps are necessary to combat the Islamic militants responsible for the murder of British aid worker David Haines, the Prime Minister David Cameron says.

post 11 September 2014
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Syria airstrikes? Obama's buddies rush for the exit...

When the leader of the free world declares his country is going to war you'd hope his international partners might be reliable. At least for 24 hours. Just to be polite.

post 11 September 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Our obligation to the memory of the victims of 9/11

Have we learned from 9/11? From my own experience reporting sporadically across the region for over three decades, my fear is that we have not.

post 10 September 2014
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog A monumentally important moment in the Obama presidency

With US public opinion increasingly favouring intervention against Islamic State militants, how far is President Obama prepared to go in his speech to the nation tonight?

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