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Battle for Baghouz rages

Falling bombs raised smoke over Islamic State’s last enclave in east Syria, obscuring the huddle of vehicles and makeshift shelters to which the group’s...

U.S. dismisses fears of wider war after deadly Syria clashes

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed concerns on Thursday that the United States was being dragged into a broader conflict in Syria,...

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa

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U.S.-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds...

New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeat

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Sheen Ibrahim's track record fighting ultra-hardline militants explains U.S. President Donald Trump's policy of arming Syrian Kurds like her as he seeks...

U.S.-backed SDF sees big risk of clash with Turkey in northwest...

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The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces warned on Thursday of the prospect of fierce confrontation with the Turkish army in northwestern Syria if...

U.S.-backed Syrian force starts battle to capture Raqqa from Islamic State

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The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday it had launched a battle to capture Raqqa, Islamic State's de facto Syrian...

U.S.-backed Syrian militia makes gains against Islamic State

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A Kurdish and Arab Syrian militia backed by the United States has captured the town of Karama as it prepares for an...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...