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Iraqi Army Captures Areas Around Ramadi

Iraqi forces say they have recaptured territory around the western city of Ramadi from the Islamic State (IS) group. More

Wife Of IS Leader Charged In U.S. Hostage's Death

The United States has charged the wife of an Islamic State (IS) leader killed last year with contributing to American hostage Kayla Mueller's death. More

Iraq Deploys Troops To Retake Mosul

The Iraqi Army is deploying thousands of soldiers to a northern base to eventually retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, officials said on February 8. More

Canada To End Air Strikes In Iraq, Syria

Canada will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria and pull out six fighter jets within two weeks, Canada's prime minister has announced. More

Iraqi PM Rejects Baghdad Wall Plans

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has dismissed plans to build a wall around the capital. More

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Video Fukuyama: 'Putinism,' Radical Islam No Alternative To Liberal Democracy

Political scientist Francis Fukuyama says both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Islamic State extremist group seek to create alternatives to liberal democracy -- and each will fail.
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