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Iraqi PM Slams Hezbollah Deal for Safe Passage to Islamic State Terrorists

TEL AVIV — The leader of the Iran-backed Hezbollah released a statement Wednesday explaining the ceasefire agreement between his organization and the Islamic State, which gave hundreds of IS fighters safe passage to the region of al-Bukamal on the border of Syrian and Iraq with support from the Syrian regime.

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Russian Warplanes Take Off From Iran to Target Islamic State in Syria

Russian warplanes took off on Tuesday from a base in Iran to target Islamic State fighters and other militants in Syria, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, widening Moscow’s bombing campaign in Syria in a major development in the country’s civil war.

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PICTURES: Palestinian Islamic State Fighter Killed in Libya

TEL AVIV – A Palestinian jihadi militant has been killed while fighting for the Islamic State in Libya, the organization said. Mufleh Abu Azra, a senior member of the Palestinian jihadi group calling itself Jund Ansar Allah, or “Soldiers of the Followers of Allah” in the Gaza Strip, was allegedly killed in Tripoli.