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General Cites Progress Against ISIS

Retired General John Allen is citing progress in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Allen is President Obama's special diplomatic envoy for the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS.

In a briefing at the State Department, Allen said all members of the coalition have different and vital roles to play

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Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images

Obama: No Quick Fixes With ISIS

President Obama is warning that there can be no quick fixes in the campaign against ISIS.

At Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Obama praised the roughly 60 nations that have joined the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria

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Memorial outside Alan Henning's home in Salford, England / Getty Images
Memorial outside Alan Henning's home in Salford, England / Getty Images

New Video Shows Brutal Murder By ISIS

An Internet video purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning.

The video was released Friday night. It mirrored other beheading videos shot by the Islamic State group, which now holds territory along the border of Syria and Iraq

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Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Local Expert on Islam Weighs in on ISIS

As countries across the world align themselves against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, many people are asking questions about ISIS and it's origins.

Brian Williams, Professor of Islamic History at UMass Dartmouth, appeared on WBSM earlier this week, answering many of those frequently asked questions

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Photo by U.S. Navy via Getty IMages

U.S. And Partners Carry Out Airstrikes In Syria

The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.

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Senate Approves Funding Of Syrian Rebels

Legislation to arm Syrian rebels is on its way to the White House after passage by the Senate.

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House Approves Funding For Syria

A measure to train and arm up to five-thousand Syrian rebels will soon be on its way to the Senate after passage by the House.

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Dempsey Would Back U.S. Troops In Combat Role In Iraq

"Boots on the ground" are not being ruled out in the fight against ISIS.

Testifying on Capitol Hill this morning, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey said he'd recommend using some of the American forces already in Iraq in combat roles, if necessary

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Why Are College Students Signing Petition to Support ISIS?

While President Obama continues to lay out plans about how to deal with ISIS, it's hard to fathom there are actually some Americans who support the terror group.

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