The Pentagon has said almost all the arms it dropped to Kurdish fighters in the town of Kobani had reached the right people. The "Islamic State" released a video apparently showing jihadists with some dropped weapons.
Iraq's Yazidi religious minority is facing what may amount to attempted genocide. A week-long visit to the country revealed evidence that "strongly indicates" an effort to wipe out the community.
Iran has assured its neighbor Iraq of assistance in fighting against militants belonging to the "Islamic State" group. Iran's Supreme Leader has also said he considers the security of both countries to be "inseparable."
Britain will soon deploy drones and spy planes to carry out surveillance over Syria. The move signals an expansion of the UK's operations against "Islamic State" militants beyond Iraq.
The death sentence of a Shiite preacher has sparked renewed violence in Saudi Arabia. Whether Iran is behind the unrest, or whether it's a result of the marginalization of Saudi Shiites, remains unclear.
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The United States and France have conducted airstrikes against "Islamic State" (IS) militants in Kobani and in northern Iraq, as the US began supplying Kurdish forces with weapons in the fight against IS.
Ankara has said it would help Kurdish Peshmerga fighters travel to the border city of Kobani to fight the "Islamic State" jihadists. Meanwhile, the US has defended its airdrops to the city as a "moral" obligation.
Kurdish fighters in the Syrian city of Kobani are "hoping for more support" following a US weapons airdrop. In Kobani, forces continue to battle to keep the "Islamic State" from gaining control of the city.
The US has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the city of Kobani from the "Islamic State." The move could anger NATO ally Turkey, which opposes arming Kurdish militias.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and injured many more at a funeral in Baghdad. Separately, Iraqi forces are fighting for control of a key town near a major oil refinery.
Australia says it has reached an agreement with Baghdad for deployment of its special forces to support Iraqi troops in their fight against the terror group "Islamic State." The forces will serve in an advisory capacity.
Washington and Ankara have spoken about their fight against "Islamic State" militants in Syria. A US-led alliance has conducted more airstrikes as Kurdish fighters take on a jihadist effort to isolate the town of Kobani.
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