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ISIL launches fierce assault on Iraq's Ramadi
Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2014 23:14 GMT
Syria 'seriously studying' UN truce proposal
UN special envoy describes Assad regime's response to Aleppo humanitarian pause plan as one of "constructive interest".
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 20:43 GMT
Nusra Front advances near Turkey border
Al-Qaeda affiliate closes in on the strategic Bab al-Hawa crossing controlled by western-backed rebels.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 09:30 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
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
Obama outlines plan to target IS fighters
US president authorises air strikes against Islamic State group inside Syria and announces expansion of strikes in Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 09:20 GMT
Obama admits 'no strategy' on IS in Syria
US president says military options considered but "we don't have a strategy yet", as evidence emerges of IS atrocities.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 03:17 GMT
Islamic State group executes Syrian soldiers
Victims shot and stabbed in the latest brutal mass killing by armed group already accused by UN of war crimes.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 14:54 GMT
And the greater lesson from the Middle East.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 15:31 GMT
Explosion rocks Lebanese capital
Suicide bomber blows up car near a security forces checkpoint, injuring 15 people and damaging a nearby cafe.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 11:41 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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