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Syrian Democratic Forces capture Raqqa from Islamic State

A formal declaration of victory in Raqqa will soon be made, once the city has been cleared of mines. U.S.-backed militias said they had defeated Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising their flags over the jihadist ...

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Trump says ‘total termination’ of Iran deal possible

U.S. President Donald Trump on October 16 renewed his threat to fully withdraw the United States from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, while holding out the possibility that fixes to the accord may prevent an American pullout. Justifying his decision ...

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276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

The Mogadishu bombing is one of the deadliest attacks in sub-Saharan Africa, larger than the Garissa University attack in Kenya in 2015. The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, ...

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Pakistan not to extend Hafiz Saeed’s detention

The JuD leader will remain under house arrest until the end of this month under the current order. Pakistan’s government has withdrawn its request for extending the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed, wanted by the United States. Yahya Mujahid, ...

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Donald Trump refuses to certify Iran deal, threatens new sanctions

The nuclear deal with Tehran is the worst in the history of the U.S. and he would no longer be certifying for its continuation, President Donald Trump announced on Friday, unveiling a new American strategy on Iran that could heighten tensions in ...

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