...joined Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq have returned home in the past two years...itinerary."With the conflicts in Syria and Iraq in particular, there has been a radicalization...citizens are currently with extremists in Iraq and Syria, a number that has climbed steadily...
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As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...unintentionally tapped into frustration in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria with what many see...Friday a suicide bomber struck a funeral in Iraq, killing at least 21. Both attacks were...civilians a month last year, according to Iraq Body Count, a U.K.-based group that...
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...House spurned a call for an immediate pullout of troops from Iraq in a 403-3 vote hastily arranged by the GOP that Democrats...killed more than 50 worshippers at a pair of Shiite mosques in Iraq. Eight months after Robert Blake was acquitted at a criminal...
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Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...interrogated for "involvement in anti-government activities."The IS, which holds large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, is believed to have a presence in Nangarhar, especially near the border with Pakistan.? Associated Press writer Humayoon...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...said all EU partners responded positively, and they could help "either by taking part in France's operations in Syria or Iraq, or by easing the load or providing support for France in other operations."Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was asked by...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...State group was devoting resources to external terrorist attacks, versus seeking to hold onto the territory it has seized in Iraq and Syria. A consensus is now emerging that the group is more focused on exporting terror than had been widely understood...
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France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...State group issued a new 12-minute video Monday threatening to attack all nations involved in bombing IS positions in Syria and Iraq. One man in the video threatened to target the United States in the same style as Paris, saying that as "we struck France...
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Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

...occurring.Florent Groberg, 32, is the 10th living service member awarded the nation's highest honor for battlefield bravery in Iraq or Afghanistan.Four people were killed in the attack, and several others were wounded. As families of the victims and some...
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Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...IS would see as a holy war in Syria and Iraq.Coming soon after the Islamic State group...not restricted to the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria," said Bilal Saab, a resident...S.-led airstrikes against IS in both Iraq and Syria. The group has also said it...
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IS bomb on plane would herald new phase in conflict

...territory it already holds in Syria and Iraq, and establishing branches in other countries...over a significant chunk of territory in Iraq and Syria.Aymenn al-Tamimi, an expert...branched out from its base in Syria and Iraq, adding affiliates in Egypt's Sinai...
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