The U.S.-led coalition has carried out its most sustained air attacks so far on Islamic State fighters attacking the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane.
Haider al-Abadi says he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
Mark first action since France joined international coalition to fight ISIS.
Extremist militants released short clip with captive British journalist.
Hamas denied responsiblity, emphasized pledge to truce.
Agency says group may have up to 31,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria.
President Barack Obama phoned new Iraqi P.M. to discuss commitment to defeating militants.
Report of child's death touches off violence in Jerusalem.
Israeli police have reopened a key Jerusalem holy site after its closure amid tensions following the shooting of a prominent right-wing Jewish activist and the killing of the man suspected in his attack.
Scores of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by I.S. fighters.
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