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US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight
Most senior military officer says he might recommend having US forces accompany Iraqis during complicated offensives.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
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 19:55 GMT
Escaping an Islamic State execution in Iraq
An Iraqi soldier recounts fleeing an Islamic State group massacre in Tikrit, where at least 560 soldiers were executed.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 11:05 GMT
Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq
Persecuted by Islamic State, ethnic Yazidi in the US call on the international community to help their families.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 08:53 GMT
Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north
Five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish volunteers killed in fighting in Salaheddin that also left seven IS fighters dead.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Iraq's Sunnis ready to fight IS group
Tribes in Anbar province say they want military and political support from Baghdad to push back the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 10:55 GMT
And the greater lesson from the Middle East.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 15:31 GMT
Top Kurdish minister rejoins Iraqi government
Hoshiyar Zebari returns as foreign minister as Nouri al-Maliki calls for all parties to take part in new administration.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:05 GMT
Iraq army advances towards rebel-held Tikrit
Government forces launch operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State fighters day after Mosul dam is recaptured.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 16:40 GMT
The tightrope of foreign intervention in Iraq
What is Western intervention in Iraq risking?
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 13:07 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.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Confidence men and their masquerade
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
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Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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