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US forces to stay in Iraq as long as needed

The US also has about 2,000 troops in Syria, assisting the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) clear pockets still under the control of Islamic State along the border with Iraq.

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Kashmiri engineer suspected to be ISIS sympathiser deported from UAE

Zargar, an engineer, is alleged to have been “quite active” on social media and had been expressing his liking for the activities of ISIS in Syria, they said. (File) A Kashmiri man, living in the U...

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Muslim Pilgrims Journey To Mecca As Haj Begins Today

Hisham Mostafa briefly forgot the war in Syria and his financial worries as he looked upon Islam's holiest sites for the first time, standing among hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslims gathe...

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Putin says everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria

MESEBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that everything must be done for Syrian refugees to return to their conflict-torn country. Speaking ahead of talks wi...

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Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

By Andreas Rinke and Vladimir Soldatkin MESEBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the ...

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Vladimir Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Angela Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) congratulates Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl as he attends her wedding with Austrian businessman Wolfgang Meilinger in Gamlitz, southern Austria, o...

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Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south and Israel to the southwest.