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ISTANBUL/ BEIRUT, Aug 26- As Islamic State insurgents threaten the Turkish border from Syria, Turkey is struggling to staunch the flow of foreign jihadists to the militant group, having not so long ago allowed free access to those who would join its neighbour's civil war.
CNBC contributor David Phillips, discusses whether the U.S. can really go after ISIS, and what kind of threat the terrorist group poses to the U.S.
Terrorist from the Islamic State in Iraq have seized a military base in northern Syria, reports NBC's Aymen Moyheldin.
Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey & Associates president provides analysis on the ISIS situation and ongoing turmoil in Syria.
Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, discusses the growing threat of ISIS and shares his thoughts on airstrikes targeting Syria. We are sorely lacking information, says Jacobs.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the response from Western governments after hundreds of British and American citizens have traveled to Iraq to fight on the side of Islamic State.
Israel launched more airstrikes on Gaza on Sunday after taking its military campaign to a new level by flattening a 13-story apartment tower following a warning to residents to evacuate.
Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years.
How big of a threat ISIS may be, with Frank Anderson, former Near East South Asia CIA chief, and David Phillips, Columbia University.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports on a failed U.S. commando mission to rescue Americans held in Syria by ISIS.
The Pentagon attempted to rescue James Foley and other U.S. hostages held in Syria but the mission failed, U.S. officials told NBC News.
Fighters from around the world have traveled to join the Islamic State. NBC's Richard Engel reports on the rise of the group that has caused havoc in the Middle East.
ISIS militants claim to have executed American journalist James Wright Foley, reports NBC's Bill Neely.
The decision comes after a federal judge's ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation, a situation deemed unconstitutional.
Samuel Berger, Albright Stonebridge Group, and Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.), discuss U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Syria.
This is now the best armed terrorist group in the world, says Samuel Berger, Albright Stonebridge Group, sharing his thoughts about how to effectively deal with the brutality of Islamist militants.
The Islamic State (ISIS) claims to have beheaded American journalist James Foley and has threatened the life of another. NBC reports.
*Kurdish forces make progress in Iraq against militants. LONDON, Aug 18- Oil fell more than $1 a barrel to trade below $103 on Monday as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies.
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.