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As caliphate crumbles, Islamic State lashes out in Iraq

Scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad.Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad - the start of a spate of attacks that appear to signal a shift in tactics by the Islamist group.
 

Turkey says captures nightclub attacker who acted for Islamic State

Turkish police.Turkish authorities have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, an Uzbek national they said was trained in Afghanistan and had clearly acted on behalf of Islamic State.
   

Iraqi forces push Islamic State further back in Mosul

A Humvee in Mosul.Iraqi special forces pushed deeper into Islamic State-held districts in eastern Mosul and army units fought the insurgents inside a military base in the city's north, officials said during the day on Tuesday.
   

Islamic State stage fierce attack on Syrian army enclave

Syrian Army soldiers.Islamic State has launched its fiercest assault in a year against a besieged Syrian government enclave in the city of Deir al-Zor, trying to cut it off from a nearby military air base in a battle that has killed dozens.
   

Iraqi forces reach second Mosul bridge

Iraqi forces advance further in MosulIraqi Special Forces pushed forward to reach a second bridge linking eastern Mosul to the city's west, still controlled by Islamic State, a military statement said.
   

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