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After more than four months of fighting, the streets were a mass of rubble and gutted buildings
AMMAN - Reuters
Jordanian spokesperson said his country was willing to hand over an Iraqi would-be-suicide bomber if a Jordanian pilot captured by ISIL was released
Ankara has no information on about 5,000 of the foreign fighters believed to be in Syria, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson says
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Syrian opposition figures and representatives of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began talks in Moscow Jan. 28 aimed at restarting long-stalled peace negotiations to end the country's brutal war.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State jihadist group threatened Jan. 27 to kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours unless Amman frees a jailed female militant
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel carried out overnight raids against Syrian army targets, the military said Jan. 28, saying Damascus was responsible for rocket fire that hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
BAGHDAD – Anadolu Agency
Iraqi Deputy President Osama al-Nujaifi has claimed that outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have attacked villages between Mosul’s Sinjar and Rabia regions, killing five people and injuring several others.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Kurdish fighters' expulsion of ISIL forces from Kobane is not a significant turning point in the overall campaign, US official said
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Washington should pressure Turkey not to allow money and weapons into northern Syria, accusing Ankara and its president of backing “terrorists.”
An Israeli rights group on Jan. 28 criticised the government for what it called a deliberate policy of launching air strikes on homes that killed hundreds of civilians during last year's Gaza war
Kurdish fighters have reportedly expelled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists from the Syrian border town of Kobane after more than four months of fighting, while Iraqi forces announced landmark gains in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala.
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