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October 9th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

Turkey: No action alone against ISIS

U.S. officials tell CNN Turkey's lack of action on the ground against ISIS is frustrating. Elise Labott reports.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • Turkey
October 6th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Biden regrets saying allies helped ISIS

Vice President Joe Biden is sorry for saying U.S. allies helped ISIS advance. Elise Labott has more. Full story

September 26th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

U.K., others join in ISIS fight

The United Kingdom, Belgium, and Denmark join the list of more than 50 countries that have agreed to support the fight against ISIS. CNN's Elise Labott reports on the growing coalition.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Terror
September 26th, 2014
08:16 AM ET

U.S. aims to cut ISIS oil revenue

U.S. is targeting ISIS' oil installations in Syria and Iraq in an attempt to disrupt the groups' flow of oil wealth.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • ISIS • National security • Oil • Terror
September 23rd, 2014
05:44 PM ET

U.S., Arab allies strike ISIS in Syria

Five Arab states have joined the U.S. in the operation against ISIS in Syria. Elise Labott explains the coalition.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
September 19th, 2014
06:57 PM ET

Kerry argues for war against ISIS at U.N.

Secy. John Kerry's address at the U.N. reminded some people of Colin Powell's case to go to war against Iraq.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iraq • ISIS • John Kerry • United Nations
September 11th, 2014
09:58 PM ET

Kerry: Engaging in significant operation

Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his visit to the Middle East to help form a coalition that will take on ISIS. Full story

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • John Kerry • Terror
August 5th, 2014
07:21 PM ET

Egypt the key truce-broker in Middle East deal

As an Israeli delegation arrives in Cairo for peace talks with Palestinian representatives, Egypt will, once again, play a crucial role as an intermediary. CNN's Elise Labott reports on what is different this time around.

July 31st, 2014
07:12 PM ET

U.S., U.N. announce 72-hour cease-fire

The U.S. and U.N. have announced that all parties have agreed to a three-day unconditional cease-fire in Gaza.

MORE: Details of the humanitarian cease-fire - and what happens next

June 16th, 2014
07:24 PM ET

Kerry: U.S. could partner with Iran

The U.S. may soon be working with an unlikely partner to stem the violence in Iraq: Iran. After more than 35 years of bitter tension, the two countries have found a common ground in the terrorist militants rampaging across Iran. CNN's Elise Labott on statements from U.S. officials that indicate a willingness to work together.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iran • Iraq
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