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ISIL 'launches fierce new assault' on Kobane
Kurdish fighters hold the line but struggle as they await reinforcements to cross from Turkey.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 01:50 GMT
Benghazi street battles rage for third day
At least 16 people killed in Libya's second-largest city as pro-government forces battle Islamist militias.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 23:52 GMT
Red Crescent calls for truce in Benghazi
Humanitarian group calls for truce to allow evacuation of families as fighting continues in Libya's second-largest city.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 09:39 GMT
US: Hundreds of ISIL fighters dead in Kobane
Pentagon says air strikes killed several hundred ISIL fighters, but says Syrian town could still fall to rebel group.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 14:36 GMT
Iraqi city falls to ISIL as army withdraws
Heet, in Anbar province, changes hands after government forces abandon last base in city in order to defend an airbase.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2014 03:17 GMT
US says air power 'not enough' to save Kobane
US-led coalition continues air strikes against ISIL as Pentagon official admits besieged Syrian city "could be taken".
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 07:40 GMT
US steps up air strikes on ISIL in Syria
US-led planes conduct raids on ISIL around besieged Kurdish town of Kobane as well as targets across Syria and Iraq.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 03:57 GMT
Heavy fighting rages in Iraq's Anbar province
ISIL claims to have captured the town of Heet in Anbar province, but pro-government fighters say the fight is ongoing.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2014 18:55 GMT
Afghanistan in the shadow of Ahmad Shah Massoud
The story of 9/11 is in reality the story of the legendary Afghan freedom fighter Ahmad Shah Massoud.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 11:13 GMT
Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
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Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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