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Inside the mind of a suicide bomber

Norwegian documentary-maker Pål Refsdal tries to show "the other side" in his documentary 'Dugma: The Button', in which he films the daily life of "martyrs in waiting" in Syria.

Norwegian documentary-maker Pål Refsdal tries to show "the other side" in his documentary 'Dugma: The Button', in which he films the daily life of "martyrs in waiting" in Syria.

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ISIL claims Minnesota attack

The ISIL-affiliated news agency Amaq says one of the group's followers carried out the stabbing attack that wounded at least eight people at a shopping mall in the US state of Minnesota on Saturday.

The ISIL-affiliated news agency Amaq says one of the group's followers carried out the stabbing attack that wounded at least eight people at a shopping mall in the US state of Minnesota on Saturday.

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Nadia Murad, Yazidi woman and survivor of ISIL atrocities, becomes UN Ambassador

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

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Woman charged over foiled Paris terror plot

French prosecutors have charged one of four women arrested over a foiled terror attack near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

French prosecutors have charged one of four women arrested over a foiled terror attack near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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Foiled Paris attack suspect 'engaged' to Normandy priest killer

One of three women arrested over a foiled attack in Paris had been “promised as a bride” to two men behind attacks on police officers and a priest earlier this year, the Paris prosecutor said on Frida

One of three women arrested over a foiled attack in Paris had been “promised as a bride” to two men behind attacks on police officers and a priest earlier this year, the Paris prosecutor said on Frida

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Syrian forces retake key Aleppo district

Syrian army forces and their allies have recaptured the whole Ramousah district of Aleppo, according to a monitor.

Syrian army forces and their allies have recaptured the whole Ramousah district of Aleppo, according to a monitor.

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Syrian refugees return home and praise Turkish military action

Turkish officials say nearly 300 Syrians have gone back to the town of Jarablus; marking the first formal return of civilians since Turkey launched a massive military campaign last month against Islam

Turkish officials say nearly 300 Syrians have gone back to the town of Jarablus; marking the first formal return of civilians since Turkey launched a massive military campaign last month against Islam

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Wave of ISIL-claimed bombings in Syria kills at least 40

Six bombings claimed by the self-styled Islamic State hit government-held areas and a Kurdish-controlled province on Monday.

Six bombings claimed by the self-styled Islamic State hit government-held areas and a Kurdish-controlled province on Monday.

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US and Russia fail to reach Syria deal at G20

US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been unable to reach an agreement on ending the violence in Syria.

US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been unable to reach an agreement on ending the violence in Syria.

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ISIL spokesperson killed in Syria, group announces

One of ISIL’s most prominent leaders has been killed in Syria, according to the group’s Aamaq news agency.

One of ISIL’s most prominent leaders has been killed in Syria, according to the group’s Aamaq news agency.

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ISIL-claimed suicide bomb attack kills at least 60 in Aden, Yemen

Hospital officials in the Yemeni port city of Aden say at least 60 people have died and dozens were injured in an ISIL-claimed suicide bomb attack on a military…

Hospital officials in the Yemeni port city of Aden say at least 60 people have died and dozens were injured in an ISIL-claimed suicide bomb attack on a military…

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Kerry and Lavrov arrive in Geneva for talks on Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

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Turkey vows to push back PYD fighters from Syrian border

Turkey’s Defence Minister says its armed forces are hoping to push the Syrian Kurdish PYD fighters further east in Jarablus within a week.

Turkey’s Defence Minister says its armed forces are hoping to push the Syrian Kurdish PYD fighters further east in Jarablus within a week.

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Turkey sends tanks into Syria

A Turkish-backed operation has begun to rid Syria’s northern border of ISIL militants and the Kurdish PYD, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed.

A Turkish-backed operation has begun to rid Syria’s northern border of ISIL militants and the Kurdish PYD, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed.

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Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

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Turkey bombards ISIL positions in northern Syria

Turkey has bombarded ISIL and Kurdish militia positions in northern Syria, following a wedding suicide bombing which killed more than 50 people.

Turkey has bombarded ISIL and Kurdish militia positions in northern Syria, following a wedding suicide bombing which killed more than 50 people.

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French forces bombard ISIL as new fighting complicates Syria's war

French forces have bombarded ISIL targets in the Syrian city of Raqqa, apparently destroying a heavy weapons storage and maintenance centre.

French forces have bombarded ISIL targets in the Syrian city of Raqqa, apparently destroying a heavy weapons storage and maintenance centre.