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A sense of claustrophobia pervades Iraq's Fallujah

Added: 22.10.2017 9:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Strictly controlled government checkpoint has severely curbed freedom of movement, residents say.


In ravaged Raqqa, clues to ISIS' bygone media empire

Added: 22.10.2017 4:58 | 3 views | 0 comments

October 22, 2017 11:58 AM
RAQQA, SYRIA (AFP) - "Special operations by the Caliphate's soldiers!" boasts a torn, blood-stained pamphlet at a bombed-out media kiosk in Syria's Raqqa, a symbol of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's once fearsome propaganda machine.


Another blow for ISIS as Syrian army retakes desert town

Added: 21.10.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

October 22, 2017 5:00 AM
DAMASCUS • Syrian troops and militia retook the desert town of Al-Qaryatain from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group yesterday, ending a three-week fight-back by the militants, state media said.


Tillerson Starts Diplomatic Mission in Riyadh

Added: 21.10.2017 16:39 | 15 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has landed in Saudi Arabia to begin a diplomatic mission in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe focused on conflicts in Iraq and Syria and blunting Iranian influence in the region. (Oct. 21)


Iraq’s lost generation: ‘I have forgotten what happiness is’

Added: 21.10.2017 10:40 | 11 views | 0 comments

Zanab Ismail wanted to be a doctor, Raghda Ali was studying to be a nurse – then Isis destroyed Mosul. Three years on, can they start over?...

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Iraq forces in full control of Kirkuk province

Added: 21.10.2017 5:56 | 10 views | 0 comments

Iraqi forces and allied Shia militias claim control of Kirkuk province after intense battle against Kurdish forces.

Tags: UK, Iraq

As Islamic State Loses Ground in Syria, Its Affiliate Strikes in Egypt

Added: 21.10.2017 1:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

The attacks by Islamic State’s Sinai Province branch sent the message it can still hit targets outside its crumbling caliphate in Syria and Iraq.

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Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Added: 21.10.2017 0:19 | 19 views | 0 comments

Iraqi forces have taken control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources say.

Tags: UK, Oil, Iraq

Raqqa to be part of decentralised federal Syria

Added: 20.10.2017 22:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

October 21, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • Raqqa will be part of a decentralised federal Syria now that the city has been freed from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the US-backed militias that captured it said yesterday, tying its future to Kurdish-led plans to set up autonomous regions in the north.


Syria's civil war set to intensify

Added: 20.10.2017 22:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

October 21, 2017 5:00 AM
Victory often turns into ultimate defeat in the Middle East, and that may well be the story of Raqqa, the latest Syrian city to be liberated from the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organisation.


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