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ISIL, US intervention and the rise of the Iranian model
Western media's caricaturish coverage of Iran masks an uncomfortable truth.
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 11:46 GMT
US says ISIL-run oil refineries targeted
Saudi and UAE jets take part in strikes inside Syria, as Britain's PM says UK must join air operations in Iraq.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 13:15 GMT
UN approves resolution on foreign fighters
Security Council members unanimously approve binding resolution on checking flow of foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 02:12 GMT
Fresh US air strikes hit ISIL in Syria
Second day of strikes hit targets belonging to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group in Syria's north and east.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
Jordan clears Abu Qatada of terror charges
Muslim preacher expected to be freed on Wednesday after he was found not guilty of conspiring to attack tourists.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 12:40 GMT
Air strikes on Syria: A long and uncertain shot
With ISIL moving towards urban warfare, serious questions regarding the efficacy of the US-led strategy remain.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
Syrian army regains control of Halfaya town
Government forces claim to have retaken Halfaya, a key town in Hama, after days of fighting with al-Nusra Front.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 16:46 GMT
US flights 'to spy on Islamic State' in Syria
Sources say US surveillance aircraft and drones are being used to gather intelligence on the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 20:34 GMT
Obama 'authorises spy flights over Syria'
Sources say surveillance aircraft would be used by Washington to gather intelligence on the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 05:02 GMT
Syria could work with West against 'terror'
Syrian FM says Damascus open to co-operation at both regional and international level to combat Islamic State fighters.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 13:34 GMT
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