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Mar 24, 2019
US-backed forces declare victory over Islamic State in Syria after freeing last pocket held by militantsUS-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.
Feb 21, 2019
Largest Islamic State mass grave with 3,500 bodies found outside Syria's Raqqa; HRW says work against group 'not over'The belated discovery of the mass graves near Syria's Raqqa is the biggest example yet of how the violence IS sowed during the reign of its "caliphate" will be harvested for years to come, diggers and activists said.
Apr 16, 2018
Emmanuel Macron clarifies Syria comments, says US and France united in 'war against Islamic State'French President Emmanuel Macron said he had not meant to signal a change in the US position on Syria, after the White House rebuffed his suggestion he had dissuaded President Donald Trump from rapidly withdrawing US troops
Mar 20, 2018
39 Indians killed in Mosul: Iraq officials say bodies of 38 workers have been recovered in BadushIraqi authorities have found the bodies of 38 Indian construction workers abducted when Islamic State militants overran the northern city of Mosul more than three years ago, officials said
Jan 16, 2018
Libya clashes: At least 20 dead, 60 injured as violence shuts Tripoli airport; govt says assault was aimed at freeing terroristsFierce clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people, shutting the airport, and damaging planes
Dec 11, 2017
World leaders congratulate Iraq as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over Islamic StateWorld leaders congratulated Iraq on Sunday following the prime minister's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.
Oct 24, 2017
Watch: Syria's Raqa before, during and after IS 'caliphate'The Islamic State group's former Syrian stronghold Raqa has been captured, but it lies ruined, littered with explosives, and lacking electricity or running water for residents desperate to return. Aid groups and the United Nations say clearing and rebuilding what was once the jihadist group's de facto Syrian capital will be a massive, expensive effort, and it could be months before life resumes.
Oct 22, 2017
Foreigners who joined Islamic State face almost certain death in last stand in RaqqaThe forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield
Oct 17, 2017
Islamic State fighters stage last stand as Raqa capture nearsOnly around 300 IS fighters are believed to remain in the devastated city of Raqa, once the de facto Syrian capital of the jihadist group's self-styled "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq.
Oct 09, 2017
Islamic State militants use civilians as human shields in Iraq's Raqqa as US-backed forces advanceAs fighters from the Islamic State group retreat into Syria's Raqa, they are dragging along civilians for cover against a ferocious US-backed onslaught