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The al-Qaeda affiliated Hayat Tahrir al-Sham are asserting their influence in Idlib through illicit means.
Attention is turning to the district of Hawija 300km north of Baghdad as reports of infighting among ISIS militants emerges
ISIS affiliate Jaish Khaled Ibn al-Walid has been operating in southwestern Syria as a single entity since May 2016
ISIS presence in Nineveh Province, once the group's heartland, is over signalling the beginning of new life for millions of Iraqis
Despite widespread destruction, Moslawis are determined to return to their homes and rebuild their lives