Islamic State expands its 'state'

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Islamic State expands its 'state'

Almost a year after Islamic State's shock capture of Mosul, Iraq's second city, the black flags of the jihadis have been raised over Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province to the west of Baghdad, seat of Iraq’s increasingly theoretical central government.

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U.S. admits two children killed in Islamic State campaign

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U.S. admits two children killed in Islamic State campaign

Two children were likely killed by a U.S. air strike in Syria in November, the U.S. military said on Thursday, the first time the Pentagon has acknowledged civilian casualties since it began an air campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defenses east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on May 21 and overran Iraqi government defenses east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defences east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.

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Iraq PM heads to Russia seeking more arms

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Iraq PM heads to Russia seeking more arms

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to Russia on Wednesday seeking closer military cooperation as he faces tough challenges in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.

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Syria's Palmyra in peril after IS overruns most of city

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Islamic State group fighters overran most of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, in a blow to efforts to repel the advancing jihadists after the fall of Iraq's Ramadi.

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Insight: Islamic State learns lessons from U.S. raid - jihadist sources

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Insight: Islamic State learns lessons from U.S. raid - jihadist sources

BEIRUT - A U.S. special forces raid against an Islamic State leader in Syria caught the jihadist group off guard, killing not only the declared target, but also two other important figures, jihadist sources in Syria said.

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Oil prices tank as oversupply worries dominate

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Oil prices tank as oversupply worries dominate

Oil prices slumped on Tuesday (May 19) as resurgent worries about the global supply glut combined with a sharp dollar rally.

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Clinton on Iraq war vote: 'I made a mistake'

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U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she made a mistake when she voted to authorize the Iraq war as a senator.

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Iraqi military releases dramatic rescue video after IS takes Ramadi

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Iraq's military extracts 28 soldiers from Ramadi a day after Islamic State claimed the city.

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Iraq deploys tanks as Islamic State tightens grip on Ramadi

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Iraq deploys tanks as Islamic State tightens grip on Ramadi

Iraqi security forces on Tuesday deployed tanks and artillery around Ramadi to confront Islamic State fighters who have captured the city in a major defeat for the Baghdad government and its Western backers.

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U.S. fears Shi'ite militias could worsen Iraqi sectarian fires

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U.S. fears Shi'ite militias could worsen Iraqi sectarian fires

The use of Shi'ite militias to try to take back the Iraqi city of Ramadi from Islamic State risks unleashing more sectarian bloodletting, current and former U.S. officials said, but Washington and Baghdad appear to have few other options.

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Islamic State victory threatens to unravel Obama’s Iraq strategy

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Islamic State victory threatens to unravel Obama’s Iraq strategy

Islamic State’s seizure of the Iraqi city of Ramadi threatens to unravel President Barack Obama’s strategy for defeating the Sunni extremist group without sending U.S. ground troops back to Iraq.

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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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