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Coalition Targets ISIS Near Turkish Border

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Coalition jets are continuing to pound ISIS strongholds today. Another round of morning strikes targeted militant-controlled areas near Syria's border with Turkey. Kurdish sources and a humanitarian monitoring group report the daylight air raid struck a Kurdish town a couple miles from Kobani. Hundreds of thousands of Kurds have fled into Turkey from…

U.S. Escalates ISIS Airstrikes

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The Obama Administration keeps widening the air campaign against ISIS forces in Syria. The Pentagon reports 20 air strikes in the past 24 hours. The raids are focused mainly on northern Syria's Aleppo province, where ISIS is trying to take the Kurdish town of Ayn al-Arab. Despite the increase in U.S. airstrikes, the…

Royal Air Force Conducts First Airstrike Mission Against ISIS

Posted On September 30, 2014

(Undated) -- Two attacks on a pair of ISIS targets in Iraq have been launched by Britain's Royal Air Force military planes. Two Tornado jets conducted airstrikes in northwest Iraq Tuesday, supporting Kurdish troops who were under attack by the terrorist group. They are the first since Parliament approved air strikes on Friday. Britain's Defense…

Humans Influence Climate Change According To New Study

Posted On September 30, 2014

(Undated) -- Scientists say human-caused climate change had a hand in some recent severe weather events. A new report published in the "Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society" says there's evidence that climate change caused by humans influenced global weather patterns. Scientists looked at the 2013 heat wave in Australia and found that evidence pointed…

U.S. Expected Iraqi Military To Fight Back Against ISIS

Posted On September 30, 2014

(Undated) -- State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki says the U.S. expected the Iraqi military to fight back against ISIS.   Psaki says the U.S. has been working on a strategy to defeat ISIS for eight months. Before they could implement the strategy, the U.S. needed to know the Iraqi government would be able to carry…