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Peshmerga fighters at Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, which Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured with the help of US air strikes. Photograph: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal

For weeks, Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, has watched United States military engagement in Iraq with quiet unease: Democrats and Republicans warily b(...)

US secretary of defence Chuck Hagel and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Gen Martin Dempsey, who said Islamic State would remain a danger until it could no longer count on safe havens in Syria. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Iraqi Shia militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque today, killing dozens just as Baghdad is trying to build a cross-co(...)

US secretary of defence Chuck Hagel and Gen Martin Dempsey at the Pentagon. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

After months of delay the Pentagon has declared that the Islamic State (also referred to as Isis) must be confronted in Syria, its main base, as well (...)

Journalist: James Foley films an attack on Muammar Gadafy’s home in Sirte, Libya, in 2011. Photograph:  John Cantlie/Getty

They had spent many dark months together, at times shackled to one another by their youthful captors, several of whom taunted them with European accen(...)

US secretary of defence Chuck Hagel (L) and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen Martin Dempsey prepare to leave  a media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington last night. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters.

The militant Islamic State poses an “imminent threat” to the US and may take years to defeat, defence secretary Chuck Hagel has said. “They are an imm(...)

An email from the Islamic State group has been released by the family of murdered journalist James Foley. It contained a demand for a €100 million ransom and denounced the US while going on to say the lives of Americans were at risk. Photograph: Louafi Larbi/Reuters.

The parents of James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by Islamist militant kidnappers, have released an email from his captors in which the mi(...)

Kurdish peshmerga fighters stand guard at Mosul Dam in northern Iraq yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal

US air strikes against Islamic State extremists in Iraq continued as intelligence agencies on both sides of the Atlantic worked to identify the Bri(...)

US defence officials have said they failed in an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley (pictured) and other hostages in Syria earlier in the summer. Mr Foley was subsequently executed by the Islamic State group, which was documented in a video posted online by them.  Photograph: Louafi Larbi/Reuters.

A secret nighttime military mission authorised by US president Barack Obama to rescue Americans held captive in Syria failed early this summer when a (...)

Journalist James Foley was on assignment for Boston-based website Global Post and the Agence France-Presse when he was taken hostage at a checkpoint in northern Syria in November 2012. Photograph: AP Photo

James Foley, the US photojournalist who has been beheaded by the so-called Islamic State, was an avid reader of the Koran who wanted to promote dia(...)

French president François Hollande Élysée Palace in Paris yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

France has said it wants to convene Arab states, Iran and key world powers to co-ordinate a broad response against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Is(...)

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