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post 01 January 2001
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Fracking for oil in North Dakotas boomtown

Williston, North Dakota, is attracting thousands of workers keen to make their millions from fracking. But as the economy is on the up, the town has been hit by a rise in crime, drug-use and rape.

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video 28 September 2014 World, Iraq

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Airstrikes against IS continue - as new threat is issued

Allied airstrikes are hitting more Islamic State targets in Syria - striking three makeshift oil refineries near the Turkish border. Jonathan Rugman has been with Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq.

video 27 September 2014 World, Iraq

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Iraq mission 'politicial', says former SAS commander - video

Richard Williams, former SAS commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, says air force action alone cannot win the US-led fight against the Islamic State group.

article 27 September 2014 World, Bahrain
UK jets hit Islamic State in Iraq
UK fighter jets fly into Iraq on combat mission

British Tornado fighter jets fly into Iraq ready to carry out air strikes against the Islamic State group, but the Ministry of Defence says no targets were hit in the first approved combat operation.

article 26 September 2014 UK, Iraq
US fighter jets
Britain set to join third Gulf war

French fighter jets hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and the US strikes in Syria, as British MPs debate joining a military coalition against the jihadi group.

post 25 September 2014
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Iraq: why this isn't 2003 all over again

The legality of any future British air strikes on Iraq may be clear - but the justification for US intervention in neighbouring Syria is much less obvious.

article 25 September 2014 World, Iraq
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Iran's Rouhani addresses the UN - in tweets

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani gives his view on how to tackle Islamic extremism in the Middle East - and tweets most of it as he does so.

article 25 September 2014 UK, Iraq
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Cameron puts the UK on a war footing in Iraq - but not Syria

The UK is on the path to war with Islamic State militants as David Cameron recalls parliament to debate military intervention in Iraq, and warns Britain must not be "frozen with fear".

article 23 September 2014 UK, Qatar
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US air strikes in Syria - Q&A

In the early hours of the morning, US air strikes targeted Islamic State and other Islamist groups in Syria for the first time. Channel 4 News asks whether it is legal, and where it might end.

video 23 September 2014 UK, United States

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PM: Queen 'purred down line' on referendum - video

David Cameron is overheard saying the Queen "purred down the line" when he gave the result of the Scottish referendum. "I've never heard someone so happy," he said.

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