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22/04/2017 00:54

Syria evacuees on move again after 48-hour delay: monitor

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Hundreds of frightened Syrian evacuees were on the move again Friday after being blocked for 48 hours at a transit point where a bomber killed dozens of their fellow townspeople, a monitor said.

22/04/2017 00:48

Indian pair jailed for recruiting, fundraising for IS

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Two men accused of fundraising and recruiting for the Islamic State group in India were sentenced to seven years in jail Friday, an official said.

22/04/2017 00:38

War-torn Afghanistan sets up tourism ministry

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The president of war-torn Afghanistan is creating a tourism ministry in a bid to attract visitors to the country endowed with stunning landscapes and...

21/04/2017 06:53

Iraq forces retake more areas in west Mosul

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Iraqi forces retook two more neighbourhoods in west Mosul on Thursday, tightening the noose around jihadists holed up in the Old City, commanders said."The...

20/04/2017 09:41

In Mosul, Iraqi snipers track jihadists around the clock

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A few hundred metres from an iconic mosque in west Mosul, Iraqi sniper Salah al-Zuheiri has his eye glued to his scope as he searches for Islamic State group jihadists.

20/04/2017 03:18

Fighting ongoing near site of US blast in Afghanistan: NATO

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Fighting was still ongoing Wednesday near the site in eastern Afghanistan where the US dropped a massive bomb on an Islamic State group stronghold six days ago, a NATO spokesman said.

20/04/2017 02:22

Iraqi forces treated for chemical exposure: US

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Several Iraqi troops required medical treatment following a chemical weapons attack by the Islamic State group over the weekend, a US official said Wednesday.

18/04/2017 05:44

Mosul operation has displaced nearly half a million: UN

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The six-month-old operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group has forced around half a million people to flee their homes, the United Nations said Monday.

17/04/2017 06:23

Dozens of children dead in Syria evacuees bombing

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Nearly 70 children were among those killed when a suicide car bombing tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.

17/04/2017 06:15

IS attacked Iraq forces with chemical weapons: military

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The Islamic State group used chemical weapons against Iraqi forces taking part in the operation to recapture Mosul, injuring some security personnel, the military said on Sunday.

17/04/2017 06:13

Iraqi Christians mark first post-IS Easter in recaptured town

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Qaraqosh is quiet except for a church bell ringing as Iraqi Christians gather for the first Easter mass since the town was retaken from the Islamic State jihadist group.

17/04/2017 05:52

At least 68 children dead in Syria evacuees bombing

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Nearly 70 children were among those killed when a suicide car bombing tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.

16/04/2017 07:08

Iraq: The battle for Mosul

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Six months since Iraqi forces launched a vast operation to oust the Islamic State group from second city Mosul, they have recaptured its east and are battling for the west.

16/04/2017 07:00

Iraq forces make Mosul gains, but anti-IS war far from over

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Iraqi forces made major gains in the six months since launching the operation to retake Mosul, but the battle for Iraq's second city and the war against the Islamic State group are far from over.

16/04/2017 06:12

Security tight as Egypt Copts hold Easter mass

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Egyptian Coptic Christians observed Easter Mass under tight security on Saturday with the ancient minority still reeling from twin church bombings that killed dozens just days before.

15/04/2017 16:41

Syria car bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

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A suicide car bombing killed at least 24 people Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

15/04/2017 16:39

US-backed forces reach edge of IS-held Syria town

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US-backed fighters have reached the outskirts of a key jihadist-held town in northern Syria as part of an offensive against the Islamic State group's bastion Raqa, a monitor said Saturday.

15/04/2017 16:34

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians

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At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday.

15/04/2017 10:15

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

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Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led forces conducted clean-up operations over their mountain hideouts.

15/04/2017 00:42

Egypt Copts ready for Easter mass despite attacks

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Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious minority.

08/04/2017 14:15

Strike kills 15 near Syria's IS-held Raqa: monitor

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At least 15 civilians, including four children, were killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike on Saturday near the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, a monitor said.

14/03/2017 07:07

Six years of conflict in Syria

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Peaceful protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011. They were harshly repressed, prompting an armed uprising that descended into a complex nationwide conflict.

12/03/2017 00:42

In conflict zones, companies struggle with ethics vs profits

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Some multinationals working in conflict zones are turning to ethically dubious practices to keep their factories operating, employees working and goods flowing.

05/02/2017 15:42

Trump appeals but travel ban block remains in place, for now

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A legal showdown was brewing Sunday after the US Justice Department appealed a temporary block on Donald Trump's contentious travel ban but the court rejected any immediate move to reinstate it.

27/01/2017 18:15

Trump planning stronger US effort against Islamic State

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US President Donald Trump is expected to order up a new plan for defeating the Islamic State group with expanded US military involvement as he makes his first visit to the Pentagon Friday.

17/01/2017 10:54

Syria talks in Astana meant to «consolidate» ceasefire: Lavrov

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Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital next week are aimed at consolidating the frail truce in the war-torn country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

03/01/2017 23:44

Coalition jets back Turkey in Syria op

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Jets with the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group backed a Turkish army operation near Al-Bab in Syria last week but did not use weapons, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

18/12/2016 01:47

Libya officially proclaims liberation of Sirte from IS

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Libya's unity government leader Fayez al-Sarraj on Saturday officially announced the end of military operations in Sirte, after the liberation from Islamic State group forces of what was the last significant territory they held in the country.

17/12/2016 06:08

Aleppo wounded desperate for treatment in Turkey

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Lying in a hospital bed in northern Syria, Aleppo evacuee Ali Tarab pleads to be quickly taken to neighbouring Turkey for proper treatment for his shattered leg.

17/12/2016 05:47

Egypt church bombing raises calls to uproot bigotry

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Growing up in Egypt, Mina and other Copts remember all too well the anti-Christian slurs they used to hear at school and on the street.

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