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Despite being surrounded by war, women's organisations - both old and new - are developing in northern Syria
Iraqi army soldiers take down a flag belonging to the so-called Islamic State in the town of Hit in Iraq's western Anbar Province
Facebook and other social media platforms have become hubs for the weapons trade into Iraq in recent years
Thousands of people displaced from Raqqa, the most prominent former stronghold of ISIS in Syria, are awaiting their return home.
Rebel fighters in Marea city walk near rising smoke after strikes by Syria Democratic Forces, northern Aleppo province, Syria