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US to strike ISIL 'sanctuaries' in Syria
US defence secretary says the strikes will include control structures, logistics capabilities and infrastructure.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 17:46 GMT
Iraq parliament rejects PM security nominees
Parliament rejects prime minister's nominees for crucial defence and interior ministry posts as US intensifies strikes.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 17:25 GMT
Pentagon: IS 'beyond anything we've seen'
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic" vision and that it must be defeated.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 04:33 GMT
Iraq army launches offensive in Tikrit
Government forces head for rebel-held city in biggest troop movement yet towards territory held by ISIL and allies.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 20:22 GMT
Armed US drones fly over Baghdad
Aircraft meant to protect US troops sent to Iraq to assess deteriorating situation.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 23:21 GMT
Iraq policies mired in contradictions
US, Iranian, and Iraqi officials have been woefully unclear and inconsistent regarding the crisis in Iraq.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 11:13 GMT
Iraqi forces hold off rebels at oil refinery
Iraqi forces say they have control of the country's biggest oil refinery, but rebels still hold surrounding town.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2014 02:12 GMT
Battle rages for Iraq's largest oil refinery
Iraqi forces fight Sunni rebels for control of the Baiji oil refinery, as Baghdad waits on US response on air strikes.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 19:44 GMT
Is Bowe Bergdahl worth five Taliban prisoners?
Why critics are mistaken in attacking the Taliban prisoner exchange.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 14:21 GMT
Taliban release footage of Bergdahl handover
Video appears to show Taliban fighters clutching a white flag as they hand over captured soldier to US special forces.
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Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 03:30 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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