Obama to meet with allies on Islamic State fight

Oct 15, 2014

Obama to meet with allies on Islamic State fight

President Barack Obama and his military commanders were set to meet Tuesday with defense chiefs from more than 20 nations participating in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. The daylong meeting comes as the White House tries to tout ...

Sep 29, 2014

U.S.-led raids hit jihadist oil, command posts in Syria

U.S.-led coalition warplanes on Sunday kept up their strikes against oil sites in Syria that fund the Islamic State group, as well as targeting the jihadists’ command structure. The air raids came a day after Al-Qaeda’s Syria affiliate threatened reprisals after a key operative ...