Syria
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  • Peter Kassig making a food delivery to refugees in Lebanonâs Bekaa Valley, May 2013.

    Islamic State militants have beheaded another American hostage, Peter Kassig, issuing a video claiming the killing on Sunday and warning the United States they would kill other U.S. citizens "on your streets."

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 17, 2014, 1:04 AM EST
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  • Kurds in Turkey celebrate waving the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's (KRG) flag as a Peshmerga fighters convoy cross through at the Habur border along the Turkish-Iraqi border with heavy weapons on October 29, 2014.

    Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday en route for the Syrian town of Kobani to try to help fellow Kurds break an Islamic State siege which has defied U.S.-led air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 29, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT
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  • Smoke rises above buildings after Islamic State militants hit Syrian town of Kobani with a mortar fire on October 19, 2014 in Sanliurfa, Turkey.

    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2014, 1:11 AM EDT
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