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Syrian negotiators arrive for Geneva peace talks

Syrian negotiators arrived separately to meet U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura in Geneva on Thursday in a low-key start to the first U.N.-led peace talks in almost a year.

Government negotiator Bashar al-Ja’afari, … Read More

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Canada to receive 1200 more Yazidi migrants

Canada has said it was going to receive this year 1200 migrants from Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic-religious minority which has sustained torture and massacres by Islamic State militants since 2014.

Migration minister Ahmed Hussein … Read More

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Islamic State defense lines in Mosul Airport collapse amid heavy fire

One of the Islamic State’s advanced defense lines in Mosul Airport collapsed amid heavy shelling, a source told Alsumaria News on Sunday.

The source said, “One of the advanced … Read More

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Pentagon: Islamic State starts to withdraw from Syrian Raqqa

Spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense (Pentagon), Captain Jeff Davis, announced that the leaders of the Islamic State group started to leave the Syrian City of Raqqa.

Spokesman for the … Read More

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14 militants killed as coalition jets pound IED factory in western Mosul

Fourteen Islamic State militants were killed on Thursday as fighter jets bombarded their explosives factory in western Mosul, an official security source said.

The source told Shafaaq News … Read More

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Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: rights group

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday.… Read More

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Peshmerga forces attack IS headquarters west of Mosul

Media Official of Peshmerga forces in Sinjar District announced on Saturday, that the Kurdish forces attacked strongholds and headquarters of the Islamic State in the area.

Khalil Shafan said in a press … Read More

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Coalition aircraft destroy 2 IS vehicles on Iraqi-Syrian borders

A military source in Anbar Province revealed that the international coalition air force destroyed two vehicles belonging to the Islamic State on the Iraqi-Syrian borders, in western Anbar, Alsurmaria News reported … Read More

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Iraq says will stay clear of U.S.-Iran tensions

Iraq won’t take part in any regional or international conflicts, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told state TV on Saturday.

The comment came after Abadi had spoke in a phone call with U.S. … Read More

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Russian airstrikes accidentally kill three Turkish soldiers in Syria, Turkish army says

Russian airstrikes accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers and wounded 11 others during an operation against Islamic State in northern Syria on Thursday morning, Turkey’s military said in a … Read More