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Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border

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MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. | Video

France boosts military response to Islamic State, eyes next phase

PARIS - France is sending more fighter jets and a warship to strike Islamic State militants in Iraq and will discuss with the United States long-term coalition strategy to tackle the insurgency, including in Syria, officials said on Wednesday.

World, France, 01 Oct 2014

Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. | Video

World, Syria, Turkey 01 Oct 2014

France boosts military response to Islamic State, eyes next phase

PARIS - France is sending more fighter jets and a warship to strike Islamic State militants in Iraq and will discuss with the United States long-term coalition strategy to tackle the insurgency, including in Syria, officials said on Wednesday.

World, France, 01 Oct 2014

White House fence jumper pleads not guilty in September 19 breach

WASHINGTON - The Iraq war veteran accused in the September 19 breach of the White House pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in federal court.

U.S., Politics 01 Oct 2014

Australian aircraft to support U.S.-led air strikes in Iraq: PM

SYDNEY - Australian aircraft will join the U.S.-led coalition in air strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq in an initial support role, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, ahead of a final decision to undertake bombing missions.

Turkey may let foreign troops use its bases in Islamic State campaign

ANKARA - Turkey may send troops into Syria and Iraq and allow foreign soldiers to use its bases for cross-border incursions against Islamic State militants, according to a government proposal to be debated by parliament on Thursday.

World, Syria, Turkey 01 Oct 2014

Turkey, frustrated with West, clings to fading vision for the Middle East

ANKARA/ISTANBUL - Frustrated by Western failure to heed his advice in Syria and Iraq and still smarting over the collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu makes no apology for a foreign policy that has left his country isolated.

World, Turkey, Syria, Davos 01 Oct 2014

Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists. | Video

World, Syria, 30 Sep 2014

Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists. | Video

World, 30 Sep 2014