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    Trump says almost 100pc of territory regained from IS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:42pm on January 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Friday that US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 per cent of territory occupied by the Islamic State group in...

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    31 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist ‘sleeper cells’ Monday after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in...

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    Are wars in Syria and Iraq finally coming to an end?

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 07, 2018

    ISPENT most of the last year reporting two sieges, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, which finally ended with the decisive defeat of Isis...

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    We are failing a generation of Iraqi children

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 28, 2017

    IRAQI children have been the victims of the country’s dire political situation even before the start of the war led by the US...

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    Iran's quake death toll rises to 530, more than 8,000 injured

    Reuters | Updated at 06:46pm on November 14, 2017

      At least 530 people were killed in Iran’s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, adding that...

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    Tikrit and Najaf: agony and ecstasy in Iraq

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    NOTHING, absolutely nothing prepares you to revive, on the spot, the memory of what will go down in history as ISIS/Daesh’s most horrid killing field...

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    400 killed as quake hits Iraq, Iran

    Reuters . Ankara/Baghdad | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country, state media said on Monday, and rescuers were searching...

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    Mass graves discovered near Hawija

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on November 12, 2017

    Mass graves containing at least 400 bodies have been found near Hawija, an Iraqi city that was occupied by Islamic State fighters until last month...

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    Fresh losses in Syria and Iraq push IS ‘caliphate’ to the brink

    Reuters | Updated at 06:49pm on November 03, 2017

    Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate was all but reduced on Friday to a pair of border towns at the Iraq-Syria frontier, where thousands of fighters were...

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    Kurdish leader Barzani resigns after independence vote backfires

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on October 30, 2017

    Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said he would give up his position as president on November 1, after an independence referendum he championed backfired and...