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The Indian Express
India, France talk tough on terror, stuck on price of Rafale jetsPrime Minister Modi and French President Hollande take the Metro to Gurgaon, Mo
India, France talk tough on terror, stuck on price of Rafale jets
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister Modi and French President Hollande take the Metro to Gurgaon, Monday. (PTI Photo) Nine months after expressing its willingness to buy 36 Rafale jets in “fly-away” condition, India has reached an agreement with France on their... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EU, Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter ISTRIPOLI - International pressure mounted Sunday on Libya to form a national uni
EU, Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter IS
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
TRIPOLI - International pressure mounted Sunday on Libya to form a national unity government as the Islamic State jihadist group expands at the doorstep of Europe and the rest of Africa. General Khalifa Haftar (R), commander of armed forces loyal to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EU, Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter ISIn Libya itself, prime minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj met controversial arm
EU, Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter IS
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
In Libya itself, prime minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj met controversial army chief General Khalifa Haftar as part of a series of encounters to press the creation of a UN-backed unity cabinet. The meeting came as African Union leaders at a summit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'France Hopes to End Military Operations This Year'Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today that France hopes to end its mil
'France Hopes to End Military Operations This Year'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today that France hopes to end its military operation in the Central African Republic this year. Speaking to French media on Sunday, Le Drian said that the aim is to bring the operation to a halt. "I hope this... Read more
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Rappler
'Major risk' of ISIS crossing Mediterranean with refugees – French ministerADRIFT. The handout picture made available by the Italian Navy Press Office sho
'Major risk' of ISIS crossing Mediterranean with refugees – French minister
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
ADRIFT. The handout picture made available by the Italian Navy Press Office shows a boat carrying some of the 290 migrants rescued by the crew of an Italian Navy ship in the Strait of Sicily, Italy, January 28, 2016. Italian Navy Press Office /... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-endPARIS: France aims to scale back its military presence in Central African Repub
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-end
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
PARIS: France aims to scale back its military presence in Central African Republic by the end of the year, its defence minister said in a French media interview, as Paris continues to count on forthcoming elections to ease tension in the turbulent... Read more
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Swissinfo
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-endPARIS (Reuters) - France aims to scale back its military presence in Central Af
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-end
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
PARIS (Reuters) - France aims to scale back its military presence in Central African Republic by the end of the year, its defence minister said in a French media interview, as Paris continues to count on forthcoming elections to ease tension in the... Read more
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Reuters
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-endFrench Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reacts during a news conference at t
France says to wind down Central African Republic force by year-end
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reacts during a news conference at the French Defence Ministry in Paris, France, January 20, 2016. Angry young men complain to French soldiers on patrol in the pro-Christian area of Bangui February 15,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UN alarm at new child abuse claims by foreign troops in C. AfricaGENEVA - The UN rights chief expressed alarm Friday at new allegations of child
UN alarm at new child abuse claims by foreign troops in C. Africa
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
GENEVA - The UN rights chief expressed alarm Friday at new allegations of child abuse by foreign peacekeepers in troubled Central African Republic, including cases involving European Union troops. United Nations peacekeepers patrol on January 2,... Read more
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Eu Business
UN alarm at new child abuse claims by foreign troops in C. Africa — EU(GENEVA) - The UN rights chief expressed alarm Friday at new allegations of chi
UN alarm at new child abuse claims by foreign troops in C. Africa — EU
Eu Business / Posted 9 days ago
(GENEVA) - The UN rights chief expressed alarm Friday at new allegations of child abuse by foreign peacekeepers in troubled Central African Republic, including cases involving European Union troops. Reports first surfaced early last year of sex... Read more
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The Hindu
Joie de vivre that charmed HollandeThe French leader was enthused by the Republic Day parade, wants more colour in
Joie de vivre that charmed Hollande
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The French leader was enthused by the Republic Day parade, wants more colour in the French parade. After viewing the Republic Day parade on Tuesday, French President Hollande said he was “delighted by the profusion of colour” and enjoyed the dances... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister of Mujahideen Starts Three-Day Working Visit to FranceParis — Minister of Mujahideen (War Veterans), Tayeb Zitouni started, Tuesday a
Minister of Mujahideen Starts Three-Day Working Visit to France
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Paris — Minister of Mujahideen (War Veterans), Tayeb Zitouni started, Tuesday afternoon, a three-day working visit to France which will be devoted to three main issues: the archives, the Algerians who disappeared during the National Liberation War... Read more
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Yahoo News
Situation Report: Can commandos break ISIS?; Syria talks in trouble; Biden talks tough; Assad reclaims ground; USE looking to sell Baghdad fighters; and lots more By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Same war, new war. Can a relatively small
Situation Report: Can commandos break ISIS?; Syria talks in trouble; Biden talks tough; Assad reclaims ground; USE looking to sell Baghdad fighters; and lots more
Yahoo News / Posted 12 days ago
By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Same war, new war. Can a relatively small number... Read more
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New Kerala
Hollande seeking to extend France's state of emergencyParis, Jan 26 : Echoing security concerns as terror threats resurfaced, French
Hollande seeking to extend France's state of emergency
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Paris, Jan 26 : Echoing security concerns as terror threats resurfaced, French President Francois Hollande is seeking lawmakers' approval to extend the state of emergency for another three months. Hollande has announced a bill to prolong the state... Read more
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The Telegraph
Rafale and nuke deals in price tangleHollande in New Delhi. (Ramakant Kushwaha) New Delhi, Jan. 25: India and Fran
Rafale and nuke deals in price tangle
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Hollande in New Delhi. (Ramakant Kushwaha) New Delhi, Jan. 25: India and France failed to break a deadlock over pricing that has hobbled the purchase of Rafale jets and six nuclear reactors after extended negotiations today despite progress the two... Read more
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The Hindu
France talks on for Rafale pactofficials say the final deal is unlikely to be concluded during French Presiden
France talks on for Rafale pact
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
officials say the final deal is unlikely to be concluded during French President Francois Hollande’s India visit due to differences over pricing. With French President François Hollande scheduled to arrive in India on January 24 as the chief guest... Read more
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asianage
French are coming to jet, set, goIndia and France have always had a special relationship. I still remember freez
French are coming to jet, set, go
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
India and France have always had a special relationship. I still remember freezing winter of 1982, when I travelled by train to Delhi from warm South India to meet President François Mitterrand. In those days, there was no terrorist threat and it was... Read more
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Rappler
ISIS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry2016 TARGET. US Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS would be 'very seriousl
ISIS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
2016 TARGET. US Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS would be 'very seriously' weakened in Syria and Iraq by end of 2016. File photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA PARIS, France – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, January 21 said the Islamic... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ISIS jihadists to be ‘seriously dented’ by end 2016, says KerryThis undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
ISIS jihadists to be ‘seriously dented’ by end 2016, says Kerry
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. AP File Photo/militant website PARIS, France—US Secretary of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why the US anti-terror coalition is failingThere was an underwhelming sense when Pentagon boss Ashton Carter met this week
Why the US anti-terror coalition is failing
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
There was an underwhelming sense when Pentagon boss Ashton Carter met this week in Paris with other members of the US-led military coalition supposedly fighting the ISIL terror group. The US-led coalition was set up at the end of 2014 and in theory... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the s
U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris this... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the s
U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris this... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris... Read more
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KIVI Boise
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
KIVI Boise / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
KGTV San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic StatePARIS (AP) - U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in
US, coalition looks to boost propaganda war on Islamic State
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS (AP) - U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war. In Paris... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S., allies plan ISIS' demisePARIS -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter won agreement Wednesday from defe
U.S., allies plan ISIS' demise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with French... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategyDefence chiefs from eight countries have gathered to discuss a joint strategy t
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategy
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
Defence chiefs from eight countries have gathered to discuss a joint strategy to counter IS. Defence Minister Marise Payne says coalition nations fighting Islamic State must capitalise on recent... Read more
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Herald Sun
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategyDefence chiefs from eight countries have gathered to discuss a joint strategy t
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategy
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Defence chiefs from eight countries have gathered to discuss a joint strategy to counter IS. Defence Minister Marise Payne says coalition nations fighting Islamic State must capitalise on recent... Read more
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News.com.au
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategyDEFENCE chiefs from the US, Britain, Australia, France and four other countries
Defence ministers discuss anti-IS strategy
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
DEFENCE chiefs from the US, Britain, Australia, France and four other countries have pledged to intensify their fight against Islamic State, in an effort to capitalise on recent battlefield gains against the militants. ATTENDING a meeting in Paris... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
West vows to crush Islamic State 'power centres' amid fresh hopes for Syria peace talksPARIS: Western leaders injected fresh urgency into the fight against the Islami
West vows to crush Islamic State 'power centres' amid fresh hopes for Syria peace talks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS: Western leaders injected fresh urgency into the fight against the Islamic State group on Wednesday, vowing to destroy its "power centres", while Russia announced crucial Syrian peace talks would begin within days. After meeting with key... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Tales from the New Libyan Caliphate: Acupuncturist Beheaded for WitchcraftIslamic State has said it will use Libya to gain access to Europe by sea Photo
Tales from the New Libyan Caliphate: Acupuncturist Beheaded for Witchcraft
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Islamic State has said it will use Libya to gain access to Europe by sea Photo Credit: Screenshot (JNi.media) As the ISIS movement spreads across the Arab world, whole regions are transported back to the 7th century. The most notable aspect of this... Read more
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express
Fight against ISIS: Time to 'tighten noose around head of the snake in Syria' says Fallon THE fight to finally obliterate the depraved Islamic State (ISIS) terror grou
Fight against ISIS: Time to 'tighten noose around head of the snake in Syria' says Fallon
express / Posted 18 days ago
THE fight to finally obliterate the depraved Islamic State (ISIS) terror group must now focus on tightening "the noose around the head of the snake in Syria",... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
U.S., allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
U.S., allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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Boston Herald
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with French... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
KGTV San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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KIVI Boise
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
KIVI Boise / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StatePARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic StateFrench Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, center, gestures next to German Def
US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, center, gestures next to German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter after posing for a picture during a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Paris, Wednesday,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Ash Carter: U.S. Looking to Coalition for More Trainers for IraqPARIS (Army Times) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that he wants co
Ash Carter: U.S. Looking to Coalition for More Trainers for Iraq
KCEN-TV / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (Army Times) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that he wants coalition and other Arab countries to "greatly" increase the number of trainers they provide for Iraqi security forces and police, and said the U.S. will also look at... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Western military chiefs vow to intensify Islamic State fight after talksDefence chiefs from the United States, France, Britain and four other countries
Western military chiefs vow to intensify Islamic State fight after talks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Defence chiefs from the United States, France, Britain and four other countries pledged on Wednesday to intensify their fight against Islamic State, in an effort to capitalize on recent battlefield gains against the militants. Islamic State lost... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
West vows to crush IS 'power centres' amid fresh hopes for Syria peace talksPARIS - Western leaders injected fresh urgency into the fight against the Islam
West vows to crush IS 'power centres' amid fresh hopes for Syria peace talks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS - Western leaders injected fresh urgency into the fight against the Islamic State group Wednesday, vowing to destroy its "power centres", while Russia announced crucial Syrian peace talks would begin within days. French Defence Minister... Read more
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