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MOSUL, IRAQ - APRIL 06: An Iraqi federal policeman fires a machine gun at an Islamic State position on a nearby rooftop during fighting in west Mosul on April 6, 2017 in Mosul, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by U.S and British air support have entered their sixth month of fighting …

Iraq Forces Retake Islamic State Bastion Hawija

HAWIJA, Iraq — Iraqi forces retook one of the Islamic State terror group’s last two enclaves in the country on Thursday, overrunning the longtime insurgent bastion of Hawija after a two-week offensive.

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Syrian Army, With Russian Air Support, Advances Inside Palmyra

Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from Russian air strikes, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said. Television footage showed waves of