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Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

08 December, 2017

Comment: The tobacco industry's hold over Arab smokers may finally be cracking, writes Faisal Abualhassan.

Syrian boys in 'vicious cycle' of sex abuse: UN

07 December, 2017

Syrian men and boys have suffered sexual violence in detention centres and checkpoints manned by armed factions – but also in countries hosting them as refugees, the UN has said.

'Destroy and eliminate' Britons fighting with IS: UK minister

07 December, 2017

The UK's new defence minister Gavin Williamson said British citizens fighting for Islamic State group should be located, killed and banned from returning to the country.

Britain must 'engage more' in Middle East conflicts: Johnson

07 December, 2017

UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain should not be paralysed by scars of intervention in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya but be 'part of the solution' in the Middle East.

Putin says IS suffers ‘complete defeat’ in eastern Syria

07 December, 2017

Russia's Putin said Wednesday that the Islamic State group has suffered a “complete defeat” in eastern Syria at the hands of Syrian troops and Kurdish-led forces, both supported by Moscow.

UN: Syria government returning to Geneva peace talks

06 December, 2017

Bashar al-Assad's government is set to return to peace talks after its previous decision to suspend its participation in talks with the Syrian opposition.

Pentagon admits US has 2,000 troops in Syria

06 December, 2017

The US has 2,000 troops in Syria and 5,200 in Iraq, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday, casting doubt over the numbers officially announced last month.

Iran denies US accusation of 'destabilising the region'

06 December, 2017

Tehran slammed comments by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who said Iran is carrying out “destabilising actions” by supporting groups across the region.

Russian airstrikes kill 21 civilians in east Syria: monitor

06 December, 2017

Russian airstrikes killed 21 civilians early Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group near the Euphrates River in eastern Syria, a monitor said.

Lafarge ex-CEO quizzed over financing extremists in Syria

06 December, 2017

Former Lafarge CEO Bruno Lafont was questioned on Wednesday over allegations that the French cement-maker indirectly financed extremists, including Islamic State, in Syria.

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