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Syrian Watchdog: Regime Instigated 214 Chemical Attacks since 2014

Syrian Watchdog: Regime Instigated 214 Chemical Attacks since 2014

Syrian regime forces carried out 214 chemical attacks against the opposition since 2011, according to a Syrian watchdog. In a statement on Wednesday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said these attacks have claimed…

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Moroccan journalist imprisoned without evidence, says lawyer

Moroccan journalist imprisoned without evidence, says lawyer

A Moroccan journalist known for reporting on some of the kingdom’s most contentious issues will have a court hearing in Casablanca on Thursday over allegations that he raped and harassed female colleagues. Taoufik Bouachrine, editor…

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Libyans sceptical over former anti-Gaddafi fighters' Manchester links

Libyans sceptical over former anti-Gaddafi fighters' Manchester links

  Libyans with close ties to founding members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) have denied that the group was closely linked to the family of a British-Libyan man responsible for last year’s Manchester…

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Jordan, Germany pledge continued efforts to eradicate terrorism

Jordan, Germany pledge continued efforts to eradicate terrorism

Jordan and Germany on Thursday stressed their support for continued efforts to achieve a political solution to the crisis in Syria. At a joint press conference in Amman between Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and German…

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Iraq may operate against IS inside Syria

Iraq may operate against IS inside Syria

Iraq may carry out special forces operations against Islamic State militants in neighbouring Syria to stop them infiltrating back into Iraq, an expert close to the Baghdad government said on Wednesday. While troops could be…

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First UN humanitarian mission to Syria's Raqa since IS defeat

First UN humanitarian mission to Syria's Raqa since IS defeat

The United Nations said Wednesday that it has conducted its first humanitarian mission to Raqa since the Syrian city was liberated from the Islamic State group, warning that returning civilians face enormous risks. The city,…

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Syria Troops Prepare for Anti-IS Offensive near Capital

Syria Troops Prepare for Anti-IS Offensive near Capital

Syrian regime forces are gathering around a southern part of Damascus ahead of a planned operation against the Islamic State group there, a war monitor said Thursday. IS fighters have controlled large parts of the…

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Islamic State militants renew loyalty pledge to “caliph” Baghdadi

Islamic State militants renew loyalty pledge to “caliph” Baghdadi

Islamic State militants have restated their loyalty to the group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in what is believed to be their first public pledge of allegiance to him since his “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq…

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At Least 12 ISIS Members Killed in Northern, Western Iraq

At Least 12 ISIS Members Killed in Northern, Western Iraq

Iraqi forces killed 12 Daesh terrorists in two separate security sweeps carried out in the northern and western parts of the country, local security sources said Wednesday. Kirkuk Police Commander Hamed al-Obeidi told Anadolu Agency…

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Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in Syria in 2017

  The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UNICEF called for international action in response to explosive hazards in Syria where at least 910 children were killed by explosive devices in 2017. “More than 8…

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