Islamic State driven out of Syria's ancient Palmyra city

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Islamic State driven out of Syria's ancient Palmyra city

Syrian government forces recaptured Palmyra on Sunday, state media and a monitoring group said, inflicting a significant defeat on the Islamic State group which seized the city last year and dynamited its ancient temples.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 26 at Iraqi soccer match

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Islamic State is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 26 people and wounded at least 71 others at the end of an amateur soccer game outside Baghdad.

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Iraqi forces make slow progress south of Mosul

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Iraqi forces make slow progress south of Mosul

Iraqi forces made slow progress against Islamic State in the north of the country on Friday in the second day of an offensive touted as the beginning of a broader campaign to clear areas around the city of Mosul.

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Europe must step up IS fight after Brussels: Pentagon

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Europe must step up IS fight after Brussels: Pentagon

The Brussels attacks are a stark reminder that European countries need to step up their efforts against the Islamic State group, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said.

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Iraqi army starts offensive in region around Mosul, State TV says

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Iraqi army starts offensive in region around Mosul, State TV says

Iraq's armed forces started an offensive against Islamic State on Thursday in the region around Mosul with air cover from the U.S.-led coalition, pushing the militants out of several villages, according to a military statement read on state TV.

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At least 60 killed, scores wounded in Iraq blast

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Islamic State militants claim responsibility for an attack at an Iraqi police checkpoint south of Baghdad that kills at least 60 people and wounds more than 70 others.

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At least 33 killed in IS-claimed Baghdad bombings

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At least 33 killed in IS-claimed Baghdad bombings

Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 33 people in a Shiite area of Baghdad on Sunday, officials said, the deadliest attacks in the Iraqi capital this year.

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Once more, Vienna ranked world's nicest city and Baghdad worst

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Once more, Vienna ranked world's nicest city and Baghdad worst

Vienna, Austria's grand capital on the Danube river, offers the highest quality of life of all cities in the world, while the Iraqi capital Baghdad, once more took its place at the bottom of a liveability list compiled by consulting firm Mercer.

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Islamic State rigs currency rates in Mosul to prop up finances

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Islamic State rigs currency rates in Mosul to prop up finances

Islamic State militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul are manipulating the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Iraqi dinars to squeeze money out of local people as coalition bombers attack the group's finances.

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Iraq's Abadi keeps Iran at arm's length in war on Islamic State

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Iraq's Abadi keeps Iran at arm's length in war on Islamic State

As fighting in Iraq raged last summer, Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani came across unexpected opposition to his plans to defeat Islamic State.

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Turkey limits visas for Iraqis, citing illegal immigration

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Turkey limits visas for Iraqis, citing illegal immigration

Turkey has restricted entry visas for Iraqis in a bid to limit foreign fighters reaching its territory and stem the flow of migrants and refugees to Europe.

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Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence

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Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence

Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years.

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Rescue in Ramadi

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Iraqi troops rescue 400 families from eastern suburbs of Ramadi, where Islamic State militants were pushed after the city was liberated.

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Fighting to the finish in Ramadi

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Iraqi forces say they are winning the fight against Islamic State in some of the last remaining pockets of resistance in a Ramadi district.

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Iraq needs $1.56 bln for humanitarian response to Islamic State in 2016

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Iraq needs $1.56 bln for humanitarian response to Islamic State in 2016

Iraq needs $1.56 billion this year to finance its emergency response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war against Islamic State, according to a government report released on Sunday.

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