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Press TV has described the accident in which its Lebanese-American reporter Shim died near Turkey's border with Syria as 'suspicious'
A top Syrian rebel commander has reportedly been shot and wounded in Turkey in an apparent kidnapping attempt by ISIL
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
ISIL jihadists have executed a man in northern Syria they accused of filming their headquarters and displayed his body on a cross, a monitoring group said on Oct. 18.
The US military air-drops arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic militants near Kobane
ŞANLIURFA - Agence France-Presse
ISIL was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane Oct. 19 as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security appointments
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
A suicide bomber detonated explosives Monday outside a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 11 people in the second such attack in the capital in 24 hours, officials said.
Lebanon has all but closed its borders to refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, overwhelmed by an influx of over one million people displaced by fighting, UN and Lebanese officials said Oct. 18.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is to visit Iran on Monday for talks on Baghdad's battle against the Islamic State group, which holds swathes of the country, his office said.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practising for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week.
A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled.
Washington has confirmed that it has been sharing intelligence and information with the Syrian Kurdish fighters against the ISIL
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