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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

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US Airstrike Devastates Hill Captured By Islamic State

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

These brutal images show the destruction of an Islamic State flag by an American airstrike on a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani. The pictures show...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

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Helping IS? Air Drop For Kurds Stolen By Militants, Amid Claims That 'Half' Charity Money Is Going To Group

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one air drop of weapons airdropped by US -led coalition forces intended for Kurdish militiamen battling t...

Young Woman's Arrest Linked To 'Syria Terror'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

A 25-year-old woman was arrested today on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts in connection with Syria. Counter-terrorism officers took the ...

Father Of IS Hostage John Cantlie Dies Not Knowing Fate Of Son

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

The father of an Islamic State (IS) hostage has died, days after making an emotional plea for his son to be released, his family have said in a heartb...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

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Don't Blame Radicalisation on Britain's Mosques

Shamim Chowdhury | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
Shamim Chowdhury

An unfortunate but perhaps inevitable consequence of the growing numbers of young British men travelling to Syria or Iraq to join ISIS is that the communities from which they hail will at best be scrutinised for answers, and at worst be blamed for playing a part in their radicalisation.

No Moral Nation Can Ally With Assad

James Snell | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Allying with Assad would be worse than poor strategy; it would be morally unacceptable to anyone with an ounce of decency, and to anyone with the slightest stake in identifying and punishing his crimes.

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

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Flames In The Sky About Kobani As Turkey Makes Major U-Turn

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

Smoke and flames continued to billow throughout the night from the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani, as Turkey signalled a significant shift in how it ...

London Mother's Incredible Syria Mission To Win Back Son From Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

The mother of a British Muslim who went to Syria to fight alongside a group linked to Islamic State (IS) has spoken of her "fear and panic" after she ...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

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This Is What Life Is Like After Being An Islamic State Hostage

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

A former Islamic State hostage who shared a cell with four executed Westerners has revealed his struggle to overcome "brutal memories" in an emotional...

Some Truly Worrying News - Islamic State Could Be About To Get Airborne

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

The Islamic State group may in possession of up to three warplanes, with former military pilots training its fighters to use the jets in battle, it ha...

British Hostage Appears In New Propaganda Film

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

The Islamic State have released yet another propaganda film featuring the kidnapped journalist John Cantlie. Cantlie appeared in the film wearing t...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

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This Is What An Islamic State Sex Slave Market Would Look Like In London

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

A controversial stunt to shock Londoners into seeing the brutality of Islamic State (IS) brought the terrorist group's horrific actions vividly to lif...

Obama's Iran Nuclear Policy of Self-Delusion

Nehad Ismail | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

According to Reuters (16 October) a senior U.S. official said some progress was made in high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran on Wednesday but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

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Kurdish Fighters Replace Islamic State Flag On Kobani Hill

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

Members of the Pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) have replaced the black flag of the Islamic State with their own standard on the hill outside ...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

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"We Are All Kobane": Rallying Cry of Resistants Against Fundamentalism

Caroline Fourest | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK
Caroline Fourest

It was an emotional Maryam Namazie, an Iranian Marxist in exile, who stepped onto the stage to read out a message in support of Syrian Kurds: "We are all Kobanians".

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

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She Was A Guerrilla Fighter In Iran, But Now It Is Islamic State That Scares Diana Most

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK

One of the female veterans of the guerrilla Kurdish forces has warned that the advance of the Islamic State across the Middle East is threatening to t...