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Islamic State loses control of last oil wells in Iraq

Islamic State militants no longer control any oil wells in Iraq after being ousted by government forces last week from an area near Kirkuk, the oil ministry said on Wednesday. The ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim group were driven out

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Clinton charges Trump helps IS to recruit

Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday accused Republican Donald Trump of aiding Islamic State recruitment, as bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey resonated on the U.S. presidential trail. Both candidates for the Nov. 8 election tr

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Iraq gears up for late-year push to retake Mosul

The US-led war on Islamic State has depleted the group's funds, leadership and foreign fighters, but the biggest battle yet is expected later this year in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, where Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi declared his "calip

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Syrian forces besiege rebel-held Aleppo

Syrian government forces and their allies again laid siege to rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday, while Turkish-backed fighters drove Islamic State from all the areas along its border, in two significant but separate developments in the multi-s

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Child suicide bomber kills 51 at wedding: Turkey

A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday that killed at least 51 people, the president said. The attack was the deadliest in a series of bombing

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Trump says to work with Nato to defeat IS

Republican Donald Trump said on Monday he would work closely with Nato allies to defeat Islamic State militants if he wins the White House, reversing an earlier threat that the United States might not meet its obligations to the Western military

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US begins bombing Islamic State in Libya

US planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what US officials described as the start of a sustained campaig

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Many IS leaders ‘trying to flee to Syria’

Many Islamic State leaders have fled Mosul with their families towards Syria ahead of a planned offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on the city, Iraq's defence minister said on Saturday. Khaled al-Obeidi said he had intellig

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Islamists attack French church, slit priest's throat

Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a French church service, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat on Tuesday, a murder made even more shocking as one of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist under supposedly tight surveilla

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Trump ‘would consider alliance with Russia over IS’

Republican nominee Donald Trump said on Monday that if elected U.S. president he would weigh an alliance with Russia against Islamic State militants but rejected any suggestion Russian President Vladimir Putin might be trying to help him win.

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