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World Jan 17, 2019

Deadly Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria sends thousands fleeing

Thousands of people have fled a remote town in northeast Nigeria, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Wednesday, after Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base and torched aid buildings. Monday's attack in Rann, in Borno state, has been blamed on the Islamic State West ...

World Jan 14, 2019

Islamic State in 'its final moments,' says U.S.-backed Syrian force

Islamic State militants are "living their final moments" in the last enclave they hold near the Iraqi border, where U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are attacking them, an SDF official said on Sunday. A defeat of the jihadis in the enclave would wipe out Islamic ...

U.S.-led coalition states that it is withdrawing equipment from Syria

World Jan 12, 2019

U.S.-led coalition states that it is withdrawing equipment from Syria

Washington/Qamishli, Syria The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State added to the confusion surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Syria on Friday by declaring that it had started the pullout process, but U.S. officials later clarified that only equipment, not troops, had exited the country. U.S. President Donald ...