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What’s left of ‘Islamic State’ in Syria?

BEIRUT: The Islamic State jihadist group, whose self-proclaimed "caliphate" disintegrated last year, still controls pockets of territory in Syria. The organisation's fighters even took control of a small neighbourhood in southern…

Defeated militarily in 2017, IS remains a global threat

PARIS: The year 2017 saw significant destruction to the Islamic State (IS), which lost almost all of its self-proclaimed "Caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, but experts warn the group is adapting and continues to be a threat. Within hours of…