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U.S.-backed fighters thrust into last big town held by Islamic State

Added: 13.12.2018 10:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

U.S.-backed Syrian forces have pushed deep into the last major urban stronghold held by Islamic State on the eastern banks of the Euphrates, a spokesman for the fighters and a former resident said on Thursday.


21 Islamic State militants escape Iraqi jail, most recaptured

Added: 13.12.2018 10:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Twenty one prisoners, most of them members of Islamic State jailed on terrorism charges, broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them have been recaptured, Kurdish security officials said on Thursday.


On Iraq's border with Syria, Iran-backed militia warily eye U.S. forces

Added: 12.12.2018 7:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

From a desert hillside guarded by Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitaries, commander Qasim Muslih can spot Islamic State hideouts across the frontier in Syria. But he also keeps a wary eye on U.S. warplanes soaring overhead.


Iraq Marks Anniversary of ISIS Defeat Amid Public Discontent

Added: 10.12.2018 22:42 | 2 views | 0 comments

Iraq marked the first anniversary of Islamic State’s defeat by reopening parts of Baghdad’s Green Zone, the heavily fortified area that has come to symbolize the chasm between ordinary Iraqis and the political class.

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One year on, Baghdad falls silent to mark defeat of Islamic State

Added: 10.12.2018 15:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A hush descended on central Baghdad on Monday as Iraqis observed a minute's silence for those killed in the battle against Islamic State a year after the group was defeated.


Is protest a safety valve against ISIS in Tunisia?

Added: 10.12.2018 12:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

Analysis of leaked Islamic State documents suggests that Tunisian fighters were more likely to come from areas with more unemployed male graduates, but this relationship is reversed in areas that also saw high levels of protest.

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Iraq marks anniversary of victory over Islamic State

Added: 10.12.2018 7:59 | 13 views | 0 comments

Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.

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IS fights to hang on a year after defeat in Iraq

Added: 08.12.2018 7:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

A year after it was routed from Iraq in a devastating war that left entire neighborhoods and towns in ruins, the Islamic State group is fighting to hang on to its last enclave in eastern Syria, engaging in deadly battles with U.S.-backed forces.

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Counter-terror finance squad seizes more than £11m in five years heading for IS

Added: 07.12.2018 12:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

A counter-terrorism finance team has seized more than £11 million in the past five years, including cash sent by London families to relatives fighting for Islamic State.

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