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Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary advances towards Syria border

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BAGHDAD Iraq's Iran-backed Shi'ite paramilitary force said on Sunday it had dislodged Islamic State from a number of villages west of Mosul, scoring further progress towards the border with Syria. | Video

Revived U.S. role in Syria offers opportunity for G7 - French diplomat

TAORMINA, Italy The United States' reengagement in Syria's war gives impetus to the Group of Seven nations to find a political solution to a conflict going on now for over six years, a senior French diplomat said on Friday.

World, 26 May 2017

Surgeons in Lebanon offer hope to wounded Syrian refugees

TRIPOLI, Lebanon Six operations have failed to cure the constant pain that Ismael Moustafa suffers since he was wounded in an airstrike on his village in Syria three years ago.

World, 26 May 2017

U.N. rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes

GENEVA The U.N. human rights chief called on all air forces operating in Syria on Friday to take greater care to distinguish between legitimate military targets and civilians in their escalating air strikes especially in the northeast against Islamic State.

World, 26 May 2017

U.N. rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes

GENEVA The U.N. human rights chief called on all air forces operating in Syria on Friday to take greater care to distinguish between legitimate military targets and civilians in their escalating air strikes especially in the northeast against Islamic State.

World, 26 May 2017

Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing

BRUSSELS/LONDON President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "deeply troubling" leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police briefly stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. | Video

World, Top News, 26 May 2017

Turkey says no record of Manchester bomber travelling to Syria

ANKARA The suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe but there were no records of him entering Syria during his travels, two Turkish security officials said on Thursday.

World, Libya, 25 May 2017

Syrian army advances south towards rebel-held area

BEIRUT The Syrian army said it had retaken a swathe of territory from Islamic State in southern Syria on Thursday in a rapid advance near areas held by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels at the border with Jordan and Iraq.

World, 25 May 2017

Syrian force urges Raqqa jihadists to surrender by end-May

BEIRUT A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian militias promised on Thursday that no harm would come to Islamic State fighters in Raqqa who turned themselves in by the end of the month, calling on them to lay down their arms ahead of an expected assault on the city.

World, 25 May 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says Manchester attack shows need for NATO solidarity

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday the Manchester bombing showed terrorism was a global problem and NATO allies should cooperate more closely and share information swiftly to confront it.

World, Iraq 25 May 2017

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Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last IS enclave in Mosul

Iraqi military say they are close to capturing the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul. Rough cut (no reporter narration)