Barbara Plett

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Name: Barbara Plett
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hollande warns of global IS threat

Francois Hollande told the conference Islamic State represented a global threatFrench President Francois Hollande says the global threat posed by Islamic State (IS) militants must meet a global response.He was opening an international summit of foreign ... [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kerry: Coalition ready to take on IS

Ten Arab countries have agreed to help the US in its fight against the jihadist group, Islamic State (IS).After talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Jeddah, they pledged to provide military support and humanitarian aid, and to halt the flow ... [Published BBC - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

How Obama will ‘defeat ‘ Islamic State

US President Barack Obama is planning an offensive against Islamic State (IS). Here is what the US-led campaign could look like.Mr Obama once described Islamic State as a junior varsity basketball squad, an Americanism for a school team that is not at ... [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine: Russia accused of new military incursion

Credits: MAX VETROV/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text: A Russian vehicleAnalysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea One-Minute Read Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:12am German Chancellor Angela Merkel has demanded an ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has demanded an explanation from Russia's President Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops have launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine, the BBC reported.Ukraine said Russian forces had crossed the border ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

US alarm at air strikes on Libya

26.08.2014 08:54The US was "caught off guard" by air strikes against Islamist militia in Libya, a senior official has told the BBC.The attacks on militia positions around Tripoli airport were reportedly carried out by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from ... [Published Kazakh TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: James Foley memorial 'packed'

A special church service has been held for James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq.The memorial at the Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in his home city of Rochester gathered "to offer prayers for hope and for ... [Published BBC - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq conflict: Dozens killed in mosque attack

An attack by suspected Shia militiamen on a Sunni mosque in Iraq’s Diyala province has killed at least 64 people.Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired on fleeing worshippers.The attack is seen as a ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

IS militants \\\'biggest threat\\\' to US

Islamic State (IS) militants are the most dangerous threat America has faced in years, top US officials have warned.Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said US strikes had weakened IS in Iraq, but the group could be expected to regroup, reports BBC.America's ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack

Dozens of people have been killed in an attack on a Sunni mosque north-east of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired on fleeing worshippers.Some reports say Shia militias ... [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

IS militants 'biggest threat' to US

Islamic State militants are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, Washington has warned.Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said US air strikes had helped to break the Islamist advance in Iraq, but the militants could be expected to r ... [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community

The Yazidi crisis in Iraq has triggered US air strikes against Islamist militants and mobilised an international relief operation.Meanwhile, some Yazidi Americans have dropped everything to keep Washington's attention on the tragedy in their homeland ... [Published BBC - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Yazidis, Iraq, Barbara Plett

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Hollande warns of global IS threat [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Press Availa... [Published Ein News - Sep 12 2014]
Kerry: Coalition ready to take on IS [Published BBC - Sep 11 2014]
How Obama will ‘defeat ‘ Islamic State [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
Ukraine: Russia accused of new military incursion [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 28 2014]
Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting [Published PANORAMA.am - Aug 28 2014]
US alarm at air strikes on Libya [Published Kazakh TV - Aug 26 2014]
US alarm at air strikes on Libya [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
VIDEO: James Foley memorial 'packed' [Published BBC - Aug 24 2014]
Iraq conflict: Dozens killed in mosque attack [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 22 2014]
IS militants \\\'biggest threat\\\' to US [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 22 2014]
Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
IS militants 'biggest threat' to US [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community [Published BBC - Aug 13 2014]
VIDEO: US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community [Published BBC News Video - World - Aug 13 2014]
'Thousands' trapped by Iraq rebels [Published Inland News Today - Aug 12 2014]
'Thousands' trapped by Iraq rebels [Published BBC - Aug 12 2014]
Is the BBC really pro-Israel? [Published Jewish World Review - Jul 21 2014]
Tom Gross: Western media’s ‘pro-Israel’ bias? H... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 20 2014]
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