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British female jihadists running brothels for ISIS

British female jihadists are running brothels for Islamic State militants in the Raqqa province of Syria and forcing kidnapped Yazidi women into sex slavery.  As many as 3,000 women......

Did Assad launch the gas attack against his people?

'There seem to be no reason why Assad should have launched such an attack when he was gaining acceptability,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: A man carries the body of a dead child,......

US attack in Syria settles nothing, will strengthen ISIS

'Every single American act to weaken Syrian forces would only tilt the military balance in favour of ISIS whom Trump pledges to vanquish from the face of the earth,' says Ambassador M K......

What lies ahead for the world in 2017?

With 2016 officially behind us, let’s look forward and speculate about the events, people and issues that will shape 2017. >> RUSSIA’S GROWING INFLUENCE Russian leader Vladimir......

The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

Making billions on Islamic art

It's hard to know when art maven and real estate investor Nasser David Khalili first felt a craving for legitimacy. Could it have been when his teacher at a Jewish day school in Tehran, Iran......
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U.S.-backed forces push against IS in slowed Raqqa campaign

U. S. -backed forces fighting Islamic State in Syria took several neighbourhoods from the militant group in the town of Tabqa on Friday, they said... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-us-backed-forces-push-against-is-in-slowed-raqqa-campaign-2420385
Trump gives Pentagon more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops

The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of US troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/trump-gives-pentagon-more-flexibility-on-iraq-syria-troops-117042700174_1.html
Syrian refugees must buy travel papers - from Assad

When Mohamed al-Khalaf escaped from Syria and won asylum in Luxembourg last year, his wife and children stayed behind in Raqqa, the hub of Islamic... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-insight-syrian-refugees-must-buy-travel-papers-from-assad-2416888
Airstrike kills 8 family members in northern Syria

An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between US-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/airstrike-kills-8-family-members-in-northern-syria-117042500032_1.html
U.S.-allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Raqqa

U. S. -allied militias in northern Syria announced on Tuesday the formation of a civilian council to govern Raqqa after their planned capture of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-us-allied-syrian-groups-form-civilian-council-to-run-raqqa-2406610

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