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Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Jul 23, – The deadly clash was the most serious yet between the Turkish army and IS since the Islamists began to take swathes of Iraq and Syria right up to the Turkish border from 2013. The Turkish military Thursday pounded positions of Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria after a Turkish soldier was killed […]

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Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

June 2, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the worst clash on Lebanese territory between the two sides since the outbreak of the Syria conflict more than two years ago. The violence highlighted the growing risk the fighting in Syria poses to fragile Lebanon, whose volatile sectarian makeup mirrors that of its neighbor. Syrian rebels fought […]

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A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

May 25, AP – Seven Filipino marines and at least four members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group were killed in the hour-long gun battle Saturday in the town of Patikul in Sulu province, 1,000 kilometers south of the capital, Manila, the nation’s military reported. At least 11 people have been killed in the Philippines […]

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