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Lebanon army kills wanted IS militant in border raid

22 April, 2017

Lebanon’s army says it has killed a Syrian Islamic militant fighter during a raid in the country’s east.

Iraqi forces free Yazidi girl kidnapped by IS

21 April, 2017

The 11-year-old girl had been captured by IS in the village of Kosho in the Sinjar region, along with her mother and sisters.

Baghdad summons Turkey's ambassador over remarks criticising Iran-backed militia

20 April, 2017

Iraq's foreign ministry summoned the Turkish ambassador over an interview in which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces as a "terrorist" organisation, officials said on Thursday.

Anger after Erdogan describes Iraq's state-sanction militias as 'terrorists'

20 April, 2017

Frictions continue between Ankara and Baghdad after Turkey's President Erdogan described Iraqi state militias as 'terrorist'.

US 'mother of all bombs' kills IS-militants in Afghanistan

14 April, 2017

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb hit Islamic State positions in the Achin district in the eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.

'Islamic State controls less than seven percent of Iraq'

11 April, 2017

The Islamic State group now controls less than seven percent of Iraq, down from the 40 percent it held nearly three years ago, military officials said.

Iraq and Syria bomb clearance to 'take 40-50 years'

05 April, 2017

UN Mine Action Service estimates that around $170 million per year will be needed to make Iraq and Syria safe from mines and explosive devices.

Anbar desert may turn into 'magnet for IS insurgents'

05 April, 2017

Local officials warn that Islamic State militants will flock to the desert in Anbar, which acts as a hideout and provides them with an escape route out of the country.

How successful is the anti-ISIS Global Coalition?

04 April, 2017

Comment: While IS might be losing some territorial control, the US continues to pursue a failed strategy in the global fight against violent extremism, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Syrians flee Raqqa 'hell' as US-backed assault nears

01 April, 2017

Civilians who fled Raqqa said fear of an expected US-backed assault on the IS bastion was reaching a fever pitch.

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