October 25, 2014
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Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock(MOSUL, Iraq) -- U.S military forces conducted 23 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on Friday and Saturday, many of them in the area of the Mosul Dam.Only one of the 23 airstrikes was against a target in Kobani, Syria, which has been
Pawel Gaul/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KAYES, Mali) -- The World Health Organization is looking into the first case of Ebola found in the African country of Mali, which involves a two-year-old child who traveled from Guinea with her grandmother.According to th
Marcio Silva/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) -- The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday night that a Marine was killed in a "non-combat related incident."The Pentagon identified the Marine as Lance Cpl. Sean Neal, 19, saying he died on Thursday
(JERUSALEM) -- An American teen from New Orleans was shot and killed during clashes in the West Bank village of Silwad near Ramallah Friday.Orwa Abd al-Wahhab Hammad, 15, was born in Ramallah and moved with his family to New Orleans, according to his brot
Stockbyte/Thinkstock(BERLIN) -- At least one person was killed and 11 were injured in an explosion at a construction site in western Germany.A gas pipe suffered damage during construction work in Ludwigshafen, Germany, causing gas to leak and then catch f
Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- Canadian intelligence and law enforcement officers are “reevaluating” some 90 people they suspect are linked to terrorist groups in the wake of the deadly shooting near Canada’s Parliament, but the nation

US Military Launches 18 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

iStock/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The U.S. military continued its attack against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria and Iraq, launching 18 airstrikes on Thursday and Friday.According to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), six of the strik
P.K. Lee/MSF(GENEVA) -- Doctors Without Borders is paying a heavy price in treating Ebola. The Geneva-based group tells ABC News that since the outbreak began in March, it has sent over 700 staff to the affected countries, working alongside roughly 3,000
State Dept photo(WASHINGTON) -- In case you were wondering, Secretary of State John Kerry isn’t planning on traveling to North Korea anytime soon.Responding to a reporter Thursday who asked whether he would pay North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a visi
Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- She's a woman of the times!Queen Elizabeth II took to Twitter for the first time ever Friday morning, sending the message before an audience of 600 guests from the science and technology fields at the opening of a new
iStock/Thinkstock(MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida) -- The combination of American airstrikes and Iraqi and Kurdish military operations are beginning to undermine ISIS’s confidence on the battlefield but an Iraqi offensive to take back territory is a
Aziz Karimov/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Add Germany to the list of those countries taking a bolder stand against the Islamic State.Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced Thursday that his government would begin pro
iStock/Thinkstock(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- This week's deadly attacks in Canada were condemned Thursday by Muslim groups who claimed that "violent extremist ideologies...have nothing to do with Islam."Ihsaan Gardee, the executive director of the National Counc
Mike Carroccetto/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- Canadian police officials released surveillance footage and a description Thursday that gives a moment-by-moment breakdown of the Wednesday attack near and inside Parliament.Here is a detailed account of M
A law enforcement official confirms to ABC News that this is a photo of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. The photo was posted to a pro-ISIS Twitter account that has since been suspended.(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- The Canadian man who was shot dead after he killed a soldie
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Get ready for a partial solar eclipse Thursday when the new moon obscures part of the sun, darkening the skies and casting a spectacular shadow.It's not safe to look at the sun with the naked eye and regular sunglasses won't
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ROME) -- Pope Francis had some frank words Thursday about the prison system, saying imprisonment is often promoted by unscrupulous politicians and journalists stirring up society's desire for revenge.Speaking to a group of pris
iStock/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The U.S. military continued its attack against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria and Iraq, launching 15 airstrikes on Wednesday and Thursday.According to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), six of the st
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