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US-backed forces say have captured Raqqa from ISIS

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RAQQA (AFP) – US-backed forces said on Tuesday (Oct 17) they had taken full control of Raqqa from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), defeating the last Islamist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of their now-shattered “caliphate”. 577 altre parole

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California Firefighters Say They're Gaining The Upper Hand

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they were finally getting the upper hand against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. 577 altre parole

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Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

AIN ISSA, SYRIA (Reuters) – A group of Islamic State fighters evacuated the Syrian city of Raqqa overnight, taking civilians with them as human shields, a militia spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

45 foreign militants detained in Malaysia this year

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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A total of 45 foreign terrorist fighters have been detained in Malaysia this year, said national police chief Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun on Friday (Oct 13). 259 altre parole

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45 foreign fighters arrested in Malaysia this year

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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 45 foreign fighters have been arrested in Malaysia so far this year, said the country’s Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun.  240 altre parole

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Tens of thousands of Kurdish fighters deployed in Kirkuk to confront Iraqi 'threats'

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Kurdish fighters are deployed in the multi-ethnic oil region of Kirkuk to confront possible “threats” from Iraqi forces, Kurdish TV channel Rudaw said on Friday, citing the vice-president of the Kurdistan region, Kosrat Rasul.