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

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own phot...

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

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own phot...

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

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own phot...

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

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own phot...

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...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own phot...

Islamic State Hostage Appears In Fourth Propaganda Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK

A hostage held by the Islamic State (IS) has appeared in a fourth video delivering - apparently under duress - a message defending the terrorist gro...

The Best Pictures Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images, from around the world chosen and created by our own phot...

Huge Protests In Turkey Over The Islamic State's Advance On Kobane

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Kurdish protesters clashed with police in Turkey leaving at least 14 people dead and scores injured Tuesday as demonstrators in Brussels forced their ...

We Can't Save Kobane, Says Hammond

The Huffington Post UK and agencies | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has admitted that there is nothing the international coalition fighting Islamic State militants can do to save the Sy...

The Islamic State, Ebola, and the Appeal of Conspiracy

James Snell | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Finding them isn't hard. Reading their litanies of untruth, so concocted as to spread the maximum terror and mistrust and discontent, is not an arduous undertaking.  I would advise against it.

The Moment Airstrike Stopped Islamic State In Its Tracks (For Now)...

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

Outgunned Kurdish fighters struggling to defend the Syrian border town of Kobane have had a belated, yet welcome boost from a series of US-led airstri...

Syrian Border Town Of Kobane 'About To Fall' To Islamic State

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

The Islamic State group is about to capture the Syrian border town of Kobane, Turkey's president said on Tuesday, as outgunned Kurdish forces struggle...

Islamic State On The 'Doorstep Of Europe'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Jack Sommers | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

Militants of Islamic State (IS) are said to be on the 'doorstep of Europe' after entering the strategically important town of Kobane just one mile fro...