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                    [ArticleID] => 1548910
                    [Title] => US commander: More US, coalition forces likely to fight IS
                    [Summary] => 

There is a "good potential" that more US and coalition forces will be needed to fight the Islamic State group, the top commander of military operations in Iraq and Syria said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-01 17:00:44 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1468725 [AuthorName] => Lolita C. Baldor [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1544518 [Title] => Canada excluded from anti-Islamic State coalition meeting [Summary] =>

Canada has been excluded from a meeting of defense ministers in Paris this week to discuss the fight against Islamic State militants.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-19 17:57:55 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1702593 [AuthorName] => Rob Gillies [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20160120/canada-isalamic-state.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1539808 [Title] => US-led coalition: IS has lost 30 percent of its territory [Summary] =>

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said yesterday that the militants have lost 30 percent of the territory they once held in Iraq and Syria.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-05 14:17:20 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1539405 [Title] => Tensions [Summary] =>

The deep slide in oil prices kept importing countries happy the last few months.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-04 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134157 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804783 [AuthorName] => Alex Magno [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1537976 [Title] => Iraq tells Turkey to pull out of north, threatens action [Summary] =>

Iraq on yesterday reiterated its demand that Turkish troops withdraw from a northern camp where they are training anti-Islamic State fighters, warning that it will consider military action if the soldiers remain.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-30 15:04:27 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1534677 [Title] => Pentagon chief: Iraqi strike may be 'mistake' by 2 sides [Summary] =>

The American airstrike that may have killed a number of Iraqi soldiers on Friday seems to be "a mistake that involved both sides," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-19 16:15:48 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1468725 [AuthorName] => Lolita C. Baldor [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1530444 [Title] => Amnesty: Most weapons used by IS were seized from Iraqi army [Summary] =>

Amnesty International says most of the Islamic State group's weapons were taken from the Iraqi army.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-07 17:52:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1163274 [AuthorName] => Bassem Mroue [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20151208/islamic-state-weapon.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1530098 [Title] => Obama: US will defeat terror threat's new phase [Summary] =>

In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed the United States would overcome a new phase of the terror threat that seeks to "poison the minds" of people here and around the world, as he sought to reassure Americans shaken by recent attacks in Paris and California.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-06 23:16:07 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1432801 [AuthorName] => Julie Pace [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20151207/Obama-vs-terrorism.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1530075 [Title] => Obama: Terror threat against US has entered 'new phase' [Summary] =>

In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a terror threat that has entered a "new phase" as he sought to reassure Americans shaken by recent attacks in Paris and California.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-06 18:41:57 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20151207/white-house-secret-service.jpg ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1528570 [Title] => Kerry urges Kosovo to stick to deals on ethnic Serbs, border [Summary] =>

US Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a message of support for Kosovo's government yesterday, urging it to stick to agreements that would provide ethnic Serbs greater autonomy and demarcate the young nation's border with neighboring Montenegro. He decried efforts by opposition lawmakers to scuttle both deals through intimidation.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-02 17:00:48 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1180425 [AuthorName] => Bradley Klapper [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) ) )
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