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Iraq's most senior Shi'ite cleric called on the government on Oct. 31 to rush to the aid of Sunni tribes battling Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli police deployed heavily around Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound as it reopened Friday for Muslim prayers after a rare closure during clashes over the killing of a Palestinian by security forces.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Oct. 29 freed 25 Kurdish schoolchildren kidnapped by its fighters in northern Syria in May, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The decision to send Syrian rebel forces to the besieged city of Kobane was 'wrong', according to a FSA commander who has been fighting against ISIL
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US warplanes renewed air strikes against ISIL jihadists near the Syrian town of Kobane
Iraqi Kurdistan is prepared to deploy more forces to the Syrian border town of Kobane if asked, the region’s president said in a statement
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Egypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip Wednesday to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling following a wave of deadly attacks.
About 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the Syrian town of Kobane through the border crossing with Turkey
ARBIL – Anadolu Agency
An agreement regarding the route for the deployment of fighters to Kobane has been reached, KRG officials say
RAMALLAH - Agence France-Presse
Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Oct. 30.
Two groups of Iraqi Kurdish fighters bound for the Syrian town of Kobane entered Turkey via land route and air early Oct. 29
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