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  • Hundreds of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State gather on Turkish border

    DIKMETAS Turkey (Reuters) - Close to a thousand Syrian Kurds gathered on the border seeking to cross into Turkey on Friday after Islamic State fighters seized 21 villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria, a Reuters witness said.
  • President Obama is open to talking with Iran president, official says

    President Obama would be open to a repeat of last year’s historic conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at next week’s United Nations General Assembly session, a senior administration official said Thursday. Though no meeting is...

    Connecticut's Senators Divided Over Arming and Training Syrian Rebels

    Connecticut's Senators Divided Over Arming and Training Syrian Rebels
        It isn't often that you find Connecticut's two Democratic senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal on opposite sides of an important vote. It's even more unusual to find Murphy on the same side as Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential...

    U.S. Senate approves bill to arm moderate Syrian rebels

    U.S. Senate approves bill to arm moderate Syrian rebels
    Congress gave final approval on Thursday to President Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the militant group. The Senate voted 78-22, in a...

    U.S. Congress approves arming Syrian rebels, funding government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress gave final approval on Thursday to President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the militant...