Americas News Agenda for August 11

Duty Editor: Jim Mannion

Tel: +1 202 414 0541

What's happening in the Americas on Monday:

+ US strikes insurgents in Iraq

WASHINGTON: Monitoring developments after three days of US airstrikes on positions held by Islamic State insurgents in northern Iraq. (IRAQ-UNREST-US)


WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on vacation at upscale Martha's Vineyard off the coast of the US state of Massachusetts. (US-POLITICS-OBAMA-VACATION)

-- Monitoring the condition of two Americans infected with the Ebola virus while working with patients in Liberia who are now in the United States for treatment. (HEALTH-EBOLA-WAFRICA-US)