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IS chief refers to Syria defeat in first video in five years
Middle East

IS chief refers to Syria defeat in first video in five years

The Islamic State group’s elusive supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his first purported appearance in five years in a propaganda…
Sri Lankan police hunt 140 people believed linked to Islamic State after Easter bombings
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Sri Lankan police hunt 140 people believed linked to Islamic State after Easter bombings

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which has…
US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Raqqa
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US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Raqqa

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians in the northern Syria city of Raqqa during months…
Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community
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Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The children of Yazidi women raped by Islamic State men will be welcomed into the minority…
IS legacy of guilt weighs heavily on Iraqi widows, children
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IS legacy of guilt weighs heavily on Iraqi widows, children

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — When Ahmed Khalil ran out of work as a van driver in the Iraqi city of…
After IS fall, some women who joined plead to come home
Middle East

After IS fall, some women who joined plead to come home

AL-HOL, Syria (AP) — They came from around the world, four women drawn to the Islamic State group’s “caliphate.” They…
A month after IS ‘caliphate’ defeated, challenges aplenty
Middle East

A month after IS ‘caliphate’ defeated, challenges aplenty

Sleeper cells, prisons teeming with jihadists, camps crammed with their wives and children — perils abound in Syria, nearly a…
110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria
Middle East

110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo authorities announced Saturday they have brought back from Syria 110 Kosovar citizens, mostly women and…
U.N. urges resolving fate of 2,500 foreign children at Syria camp
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U.N. urges resolving fate of 2,500 foreign children at Syria camp

GENEVA (Reuters) – A senior United Nations relief official called on governments on Thursday to help resolve the fate of…
Syrian FM says Trump administration ‘lies’ about withdrawing
Middle East

Syrian FM says Trump administration ‘lies’ about withdrawing

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister said Thursday that the Trump administration “lies” all the time about withdrawing its…
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