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Syrian government warplanes has pounded the northwestern city of Jisr al-Shughur, a day after its capture by Al-Qaeda and its allies, a monitoring group said.
The spokesperson of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has threatened to 'liberate Istanbul,' referring to allegations that Turkey cuts off the flow of the Euphrates River, drying up Raqqa, the jihadists' 'capital' in northern Syria
KIRKUK - Agence France-Presse
Jihadists who took over large areas of northern Iraq have forced 100,000 Christians to flee and occupied churches, removing crosses and destroying manuscripts, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako said
VATICAN CITY – Agence France-Presse
Pope Francis is sending a cardinal to Iraq to help thousands of Christians fleeing the rapid advance of jihadis from the Islamic State (IS), the Vatican said Aug 8
BAGHDAD - Reuters
Islamic State militants extended their gains in northern Iraq, seizing three more towns and gaining a foothold near the Kurdish region, witnesses said
Reporter Medyan Dairieh has become the first journalist to document the inner workings of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
At least 27 Syrian regime forces have been killed in a jihadist assault on a military base in the northern province of Raqa, a monitoring group said on Thursday.
HÜRRİYET / ISTANBUL
Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have taken control of several Christian towns, including Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in northern Iraq, prompting an exodus from the area
GAZA / CAIRO - Reuters
Mediators worked against the clock on Aug. 7 to extend a Gaza truce between Israel and the Palestinians as the three-day ceasefire went into its final 24 hours
KABUL, Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse
Kerry arrived in Kabul on Aug 7 to pressure feuding presidential candidates to resolve the disputed election result that risks triggering instability as NATO troops withdraw.
BAGHDAD - Reuters
Executed former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's Sunni tribal allies moved his body from a family plot eight months ago, fearful that Shi'ite militias would harm it, a tribal leader told Reuters on Wednesday.
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