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Jihadist fighters attacked a northern Iraqi village inhabited by ethnic Turkmens but were repelled, police said on Tuesday, highlighting an upsurge...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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Jihadist fighters gained ground on Monday in a battle for a strategic enclave in northern Iraq that provides a corridor to Syria, officials and...
Monday, June 16, 2014
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Soldiers armed with shovels are digging in just 25 kilometers (15 miles) north of Baghdad as others man new checkpoints, bolstering the Iraqi capital...
Saturday, June 14, 2014
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Dozens of anti-government fighters died in two days of battles with government forces in a city west of Iraq's capital, a security spokesman said,...
Monday, March 3, 2014
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Syrian rebel commanders from the Islamic Front which seized control of bases belonging to Western-backed rebels last week are due to hold talks with...
Saturday, December 14, 2013
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Syria's government has called on the United Nations to make efforts to stop what it says is Saudi Arabia's support for extremist Islamist groups...
Monday, December 9, 2013
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The recent high-drama nuclear negotiations in Geneva were riveting, to be sure. Old foes shuttled between conference rooms, chatted amiably in...
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Almost three years after the Arab Spring began its region-wide sweep - ostensibly in search of democratic change - scant attention has been paid to...
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Updated at 3:35 pm Two civilians and two officers have been killed in an all-out offensive by Yemeni forces on Wednesday against Al-Qaeda groups that...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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