Islamic State seizes ancient Palmyra city from Syrian forces

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Islamic State seizes ancient Palmyra city from Syrian forces

Islamic State insurgents stormed the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, fighting off pro-government forces who withdrew after evacuating most of the civilian population, state television said.

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Taliban car bomber kills four, wounds dozens in Kabul

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Taliban car bomber kills four, wounds dozens in Kabul

The blast comes as the insurgents step up attacks on government and foreign targets in the midst of their traditional summer offensive.

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Iraqi army, militias prepare to retake Ramadi from IS group

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The Iraqi army and thousands of Shiite militiamen on Tuesday prepared to fight Islamic State (IS) group insurgents who seized the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi at the weekend in the biggest defeat for government forces in nearly a year.

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Shi'ite forces move in on Iraqi city taken by Islamic State

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Shi'ite forces move in on Iraqi city taken by Islamic State

Thousands of Shi'ite militiamen on May 18 prepared to fight Islamic State insurgents who seized the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi at the weekend in the biggest defeat for government forces in nearly a year.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Iraq's Ramadi

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Islamic State says it has full control of Iraq's Ramadi

Islamic State militants said they had taken full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on May 17 in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer.

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Car bomb on EU vehicle kills at least 3 in Afghan capital

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A suicide car bomber rammed a European Union vehicle near the main airport in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing at least two Afghans and a British national in the latest attack in the city, officials said.

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Hezbollah, Syrian army make big gains in border battle

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Celebrations after Lebanon's Hezbollah and Syria's army made big advances against insurgents in mountains north of Damascus Wednesday.

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Islamist fighters seize Syria's Jisr Al-Shughour

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An alliance of Islamist insurgents, including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, captures the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour for the first time in the four-year-old conflict.

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Factbox: Ezzat al-Douri, Saddam's loyal lieutenant, believed killed

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Factbox: Ezzat al-Douri, Saddam's loyal lieutenant, believed killed

A prominent former aide to the late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraqi insurgents, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, has been killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias, the governor of Salahuddin province told al-Arabiya television.

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Islamic State, security forces clash in Iraq's largest refinery

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Islamic State, security forces clash in Iraq's largest refinery

Islamic State militants clashed with security forces inside Iraq's largest refinery on Thursday and held on to recent gains in the west of the country, as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the extremist group remained "very, very dangerous".

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Islamic State attacks Iraqi provincial capital

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Islamic State attacks Iraqi provincial capital

Islamic State militants attacked the capital of Iraq's vast Anbar province on multiple fronts on Friday, seizing two areas on the city outskirts in a setback for a government campaign to retake the desert terrain.

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10 killed in Taliban siege on Afghan court complex

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10 killed in Taliban siege on Afghan court complex

At least 10 people died on Thursday (Apr 9) when Taliban insurgents wearing military uniforms mounted a six-hour gun and grenade siege on a court complex in northern Afghanistan, an assault highlighting the country's fragile security situation.

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Rebels battle IS for control of Damascus refugee camp

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Amateur video purports to show rebel insurgents battling Islamic State fighters for control of a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus.

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Somali Islamists kill 147 as troops end Kenya university massacre

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Somali Islamists kill 147 as troops end Kenya university massacre

At least 147 students were massacred when Somalia's Shebab Islamist group attacked a Kenyan university on Thursday, the government said, after the deadliest attack in the country since US embassy bombings in 1998.

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Iraq request for U.S.-led Tikrit air strikes 'imminent': diplomat

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Iraq request for U.S.-led Tikrit air strikes 'imminent': diplomat

Iraq's request to the U.S.-led coalition for air strikes in the campaign to retake Tikrit from Islamic State insurgents is "imminent", a senior diplomat from a Western nation that is part of the coalition told Reuters on Tuesday.

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