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Iraq’s outspoken Shia cleric Sadr urges Saudi-Iran 'serious dialogue'

16 May, 2017

Iraq’s opposition leader, Muqtada al-Sadr said Saudi Arabia and regional-rival Iran should engage in “serious dialogue” to avoid a potential sectarian war.

Islamic State loses '90 percent' of west Mosul

16 May, 2017

The Islamic State group is on the brink of defeat, officials said on Tuesday, after confirming the militant group controls just ten percent of west Mosul.

Mosul residents caught in IS deathtrap of starvation, bombs

11 May, 2017

Islamic State group fighters are booby-trapping homes with civilians still inside and welding doors shut on starving families in a desperate last stand in the battle for Mosul.

Jordan 'downs drone' near Syria border

11 May, 2017

Jordanian fighter jets have shot down an unidentified drone near the northern border with war-torn Syria as international troops are "massing" on the Jordanian side.

Syrian regime jets bomb rebel positions near Jordan border

09 May, 2017

Syrian regime war planes struck rebel positions early on Tuesday close the Jordanian border, where talk of an impending cross-border invasion by pro-rebel invasion have been made in Syrian media.

Syrian regime says US-backed Kurdish forces are ‘legitimate’

08 May, 2017

Syria’s foreign minister is describing the role of US-backed Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State group in Syria as “legitimate.”

Islamic State's Afghanistan 'mastermind leader' killed in targeted raid

08 May, 2017

Abdul Hasib, whose group is affiliated with IS in Iraq and Syria, was reportedly killed last month in a targeted raid by special forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.

UK politician awarded $436,000 pay-out from Iranian state-affiliated channel

05 May, 2017

Former MP Nadhim Zahawi has won a case against Press TV who claimed he facilitated oil trade between Islamic State group militants and Israel.

Recapture of Iraq's Mosul 'to be complete by May'

01 May, 2017

An Iraqi commander expects to dislodge IS militants from Mosul in May despite resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district.

US-backed forces seize '80%' of Syria's Tabqa from IS

01 May, 2017

The Syrian Democratic Forces have captured 80 percent of Syria's strategic town of Tabqa from the Islamic State group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday.

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