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The daughter of a British aid worker beheaded by Isis has called for the militant group to be “eradicated”.

Syrian Kurdish children flee clashes between Isis and Syrian Kurd fighters in Kobane

Islamic State: Syrians flee to Turkey as US bombs fall and Kurds storm Isis strongholds

Ahmad Ke, a 17-year-old student, left his parents behind in the Syrian Isis stronghold of Raqqa two days ago, by chance on the night of the first of the US air strikes on the city.

The USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) launches a Tomahawk cruise missiles in the Red Sea, to conduct strike missions against Isis group targets in Syria

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The nations helping out in the struggle against Islamic State

Iraq received word of a plot by Isis to attack the Paris Metro system and the New York subway

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France ready to launch air strikes into Syria

A man walks past a subway stop in Manhattan. It is unclear whether the subway was among potential US targets.

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Iraq's Prime Minister said the plots had not been thwarted

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Isis is 'an offence to Islam', says international coalition of major Islamic scholars

An international coalition of Muslim scholars has delivered withering condemnation of Isis by unpicking its doctrine in an open letter and declaring its existence “an offence to Islam”.

Isis publicly executes leading lawyer and human rights activist in Iraq

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