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UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle

UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

The United Nations on Wednesday urged those fighting in Syria's Raqa to remember "obligations to protect civilians," voicing concern over the tens of thousands of people still trapped without access to aid.
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul Mon, 31 Jul, 2017

Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.
Thousands poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under deal

Thousands poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under deal Mon, 31 Jul, 2017

Convoys of buses arrived on Monday to transfer thousands of Syrian militants and refugees from Lebanon's border region into rebel territory in Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners.
IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force

IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

Islamic State militants have carried out a deadly attack on U.S.-backed forces in Syria, killing and wounding many fighters and civilians, Syrian monitors and an IS-linked media outlet said Friday.
Hezbollah says nearing victory in battle at Lebanon-Syria border

Hezbollah says nearing victory in battle at Lebanon-Syria border Wed, 26 Jul, 2017

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Wednesday that the group was close to defeating Nusra Front militants in the battle along the Syrian-Lebanese border.
Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul Mon, 10 Jul, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over "brutality and terrorism" in Mosul on Monday, announcing his forces had ended the Islamic State group's rule over the country's second city.
Iraqi Prime Minister congratulates armed forces for Mosul 'victory'

Iraqi Prime Minister congratulates armed forces for Mosul 'victory' Sun, 09 Jul, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their "victory" over Islamic State after nearly nine months of urban warfare, bringing an end to jihadist rule in the city.
Cease-fire in southern Syria goes into effect

Cease-fire in southern Syria goes into effect Sun, 09 Jul, 2017

A ceasefire in southern Syria brokered by the United States, Russia and Jordan began at noon local time on Sunday, with a monitor reporting quiet in three southern provinces.
US-Russia agreement calls for cease-fire in southwest Syria

US-Russia agreement calls for cease-fire in southwest Syria Sat, 08 Jul, 2017

The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, crowning President Donald Trump's first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is the first U.S.-Russian effort under Trump's presidency to stem Syria's six-year civil war.
Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote slammed by Israel

Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote slammed by Israel Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to add the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron to the endangered world heritage list, but Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called it "delusional".
Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said.
More than 5,500 buildings in Mosul's Old City need repair, U.N. says

More than 5,500 buildings in Mosul's Old City need repair, U.N. says Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

The offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State has damaged thousands of structures in the historic Old City and destroyed nearly 500 buildings, satellite imagery released by the United Nations on Thursday showed.
Syria says Israel strike kills civilians

Syria says Israel strike kills civilians Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

Israel said on Saturday it had targeted Syrian military installations after shells landed in the occupied Golan Heights but a Syrian military source said the Israeli strikes killed some civilians. 
Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city

Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city Sat, 17 Jun, 2017

Syria's army on Saturday declared a 48-hour ceasefire in the southern city of Daraa, bringing a cautious calm after days of heavy fighting.
US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar Thu, 15 Jun, 2017

A deal between the United States and Qatar for F-15 fighter jets and a visit to Doha by two American warships on Thursday showed the vital military links Washington maintains with a country now in a dispute with several other Arab nations.

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