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Aleppo: fears over hundreds of missing

The UN says hundreds of men from eastern Aleppo have reportedly gone missing after leaving rebel-held areas of the city and entering government territory.

The UN says hundreds of men from eastern Aleppo have reportedly gone missing after leaving rebel-held areas of the city and entering government territory.

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Aleppo: Syrian army "seizes all of Old City"

Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.

Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.

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Libyan forces clear ISIL out of Sirte

Pro-government forces in Libya have celebrated clearing out the last ISIL jihadists from the city of Sirte.

Pro-government forces in Libya have celebrated clearing out the last ISIL jihadists from the city of Sirte.

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Nimrud: drone footage shows ISIL destruction of Iraqi ancient city

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.

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Russia says ISIL leader killed in North Caucasus

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

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Europol warns of ISIL's evolving terror threat in Europe

Europe's police agency says further attacks are likely in the near future and increased cooperation and vigilance are key to combating the threat.

Europe's police agency says further attacks are likely in the near future and increased cooperation and vigilance are key to combating the threat.

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Clown of Aleppo 'killed in Syrian or Russian air strike'

Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.

Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.

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Thousands flee Aleppo fighting

An estimated 16,000 people have been displaced as a result of Syrian government advances on rebel-held districts of Aleppo.

An estimated 16,000 people have been displaced as a result of Syrian government advances on rebel-held districts of Aleppo.

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Syrian army advances into rebel Aleppo

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

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Suspected extremist arrested at Madrid airport

An unnamed man of Palestinian origin was apprehended by Spanish police on suspicion of attempting to join ISIL in Syria.

An unnamed man of Palestinian origin was apprehended by Spanish police on suspicion of attempting to join ISIL in Syria.

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Hundred Shi'ite pilgrims killed by Islamic State in Iraq

Around one hundred people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla by a suicide truck bomber.

Around one hundred people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla by a suicide truck bomber.

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Dozens of Shi'ite pilgrims killed in Iraq

More than 80 people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla.

More than 80 people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla.

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The battle for Mosul rages on

ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.

ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.

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Turkey issues arrest warrant for Syrian Kurdish leader

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.

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Over 68,000 displaced from Mosul and surroundings, UN warns

The UN warns over 68,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its surroundings in the six weeks since Iraqi forces began the battle to oust ISIL.

The UN warns over 68,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its surroundings in the six weeks since Iraqi forces began the battle to oust ISIL.

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Shia militia in Iraq move to cut off Mosul supply route

Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.

Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.

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At least 30 killed and dozens injured in Kabul mosque attack

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

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Iraq: Mosul advance slows amid fears for civilians

As the fight to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State continues, a hugely significant battle is also raging 80 kilometres west of the Iraqi city.

As the fight to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State continues, a hugely significant battle is also raging 80 kilometres west of the Iraqi city.

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Battle for Mosul and ISIL's use of human shields

In the month since an Iraqi forces-led operation began to liberate Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL), more than 47,000 people have been displaced.

In the month since an Iraqi forces-led operation began to liberate Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL), more than 47,000 people have been displaced.

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Iraqi militias take Tal Afar air base from ISIL

The victory, if confirmed, would threaten the Sunni group's supply route from Syria to its last major stronghold in Iraq.

The victory, if confirmed, would threaten the Sunni group's supply route from Syria to its last major stronghold in Iraq.

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Food handouts for recently-returned Iraqis

Hundreds of Iraqis – who recently returned to the town of Hammam al-Alil, south-east of Mosul, after its recapture from ISIL – received aid and food packages on Sunday (November…

Hundreds of Iraqis – who recently returned to the town of Hammam al-Alil, south-east of Mosul, after its recapture from ISIL – received aid and food packages on Sunday (November…