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ISIS Uses 'GTA 5' In New Teen Recruitment Video

Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.<p>Their …

Syria crisis: 66,000 flee Islamic State into Turkey

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1109000/1109938_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650976_a7f719ca457c6b8331dc3a93ba698909<p><b>Some 66,000 refugees - mainly Syrian Kurds - have crossed into Turkey in 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern Syria.</b><p>…

New ISIS Video Features A Masked Fighter Who May Be American

The man, who appears at around the 51-minute mark speaking in Arabic, seamlessly transitions to perfect English as men behind him dig with shovels. "We are here in the 17th division military base just outside the city of al-Raqqa and we're here with the soldiers of Bashar [al-Assad]," he says. "You …

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.<p>But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago …

Foreign Policy

Kurds call on 'all Middle East' to help defend stronghold from Isis

Kurdish fighters from Turkey and Iraq are scrambling to help defend a vital Kurdish safe haven in northern Syria, where tens of thousands of Kurds have fled after an offensive by Islamic State (Isis) militants.<p>The border region of Kobani, home to half a million people, has held out for months …