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Syrian rebels clash with ISIL in northern Syria

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

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Battle for al-Bab hots up as four forces converge on ISIL-held Syrian town

With all the protagonists in the Syrian conflict facing each other in al-Bab, anti-ISIL forces are struggling to maintain unity as they attempt to retake the town from the Islamic militants.

With all the protagonists in the Syrian conflict facing each other in al-Bab, anti-ISIL forces are struggling to maintain unity as they attempt to retake the town from the Islamic militants.

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CIA Director Pompeo in Ankara to discuss the fight against ISIL

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

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Tensions flare on Israel-Gaza border

A group affiliated with the so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for firing rockets towards Israel from Egypt.

A group affiliated with the so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for firing rockets towards Israel from Egypt.

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Syrian rebels close in on ISIL town in Aleppo Province

Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels clashing with Islamic State forces in the town of al-Bab in Aleppo Province, as the Turkish military says rebels supported by Turkish armed forces seize co

Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels clashing with Islamic State forces in the town of al-Bab in Aleppo Province, as the Turkish military says rebels supported by Turkish armed forces seize co

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Life after ISIL in eastern Mosul

People are showing off the effects of life under the so-called Islamic State and explaining what happened in eastern Mosul.

People are showing off the effects of life under the so-called Islamic State and explaining what happened in eastern Mosul.

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Hundreds detained in Turkey anti-ISIL raids

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

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East Mosul: Free from ISIL but desperate for food

They are free from ISIL’s clutches now but men, women and children in eastern Mosul are desperate for food.

They are free from ISIL’s clutches now but men, women and children in eastern Mosul are desperate for food.

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Extremists destroy Palmyra's celebrated Tetraplyon

Syria's antiquities chief says Islamic State militants have mostly destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra.

Syria's antiquities chief says Islamic State militants have mostly destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra.

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Russia and Turkey 'join forces' to bomb ISIL in Syria

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

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ISIL launches fierce assault on Syrian government enclave

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base

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Iraqi troops enter Mosul from the north

A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.

A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.

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German authorities detain Tunisian in connection with Berlin attack

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

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More than 2000 a day are fleeing Mosul - UN

The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.

The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.

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Was the Reina attack due to a clash of lifestyles?

In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.

In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.