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Islamic State faces final territorial defeat in eastern Syria battle

2 March 2019, 12:52 PM

Islamic State faced final territorial defeat on Saturday as the US – backed Syrian force battling the jihadists said it was closing in on their last bastion near the Iraqi border, capping four years of efforts to roll back the group.

Hoda Muthana

Father of US-born woman who joined IS sues over citizenship

22 February 2019, 9:10 AM

The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria sued on Thursday to bring his daughter home after the Trump administration took the extraordinary step of declaring that she was not a US citizen.

Twin bombing kills 13 in Syria’s Idlib: monitor

18 February 2019, 4:30 PM

A double bomb attack killed 13 people, including 10 civilians, in Syria’s jihadist-held city of Idlib on Monday, a war monitor said.

Police secure the area near an Istanbul nightclub, following a gun attack, in Turkey.

Turkey rounds up 52 Syrian IS suspects

14 February 2019, 12:41 PM

Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 52 suspected Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in northwestern province of Bursa as part of a crackdown.

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Trump pushes withdrawal from ‘endless’ Afghanistan, Syria wars

3 February 2019, 8:44 PM

Pushing back against Republican opposition, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull US troops out of “endless wars” in Syria and Afghanistan, in an interview that aired Sunday, but he said they would stay in Iraq to watch Iran.



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