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US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.
Islamic State has lost control of Fallujah, and it's a massive deal
Iraqi forces have today raised a flag over Fallujah, bringing a breakthrough in a four-week offensive.
Teen jailed for 11 years for running Isis Twitter account
Ali Shukri Amin was the first minor convicted in the US on this charge.
German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial
Prosecutors say there is no evidence he was plotting an attack in Germany.
Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq
The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.
Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.
Declaration of Isis caliphate doesn't mean anything, says US
The militants, who have seized a large swath of territory in northern and western Iraq.
ISIS declares a new Islamic state in Iraq
Muslim extremists have long dreamed of recreating the Islamic state, or caliphate, that ruled over the Middle East, much of North Africa and beyond in various forms.