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ISIL now controls 'less than seven percent of Iraq'

ISIL's reach peaked in 2014 when it controlled almost 40 percent of the country.

Mosul

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China, Iran, Saudi Arabia executed most people in 2016

Number of executions drop worldwide, Amnesty International says, attributing decrease mainly to fewer hangings in Iran.

Death penalty

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US to Russia: Abandon Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

Tillerson says 'Assad family reign coming to end' as he heads to Moscow after talks with G7 ministers on Syrian war.

Rex Tillerson

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Russia faces mounting pressure to abandon Syria's Assad

New sanctions on agenda as foreign ministers from G7 group, Turkey and Arab states meet in Italy to discuss the war.

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Funerals held for victims of Tanta, Alexandria attacks

Three-month state of emergency declared after deadly bombings targeting Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria.

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Egypt declares state of emergency after church bombings

President Sisi says three-month emergency law to be imposed after ISIL-claimed blasts at Coptic churches kill dozens.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Assad allies vow reprisals against aggression on Syria

Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah vow to react to any future 'aggressions against Syria', whoever carries them out.

rebel-held Idlib

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Russia, Iran vow continued military support for Assad

The two countries say they will continue military cooperation in support of Assad 'until total defeat of terrorists'.

Iran

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Deadly blasts hit Coptic churches in Tanta, Alexandria

Powerful bomb blasts strike packed Coptic Christian churches in Tanta and Alexandria, in an assault claimed by ISIL.

Coptic church

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Nikki Haley: No solution to war with Assad in power

US diplomat says removal of Syrian president, pushing Iran out and defeating ISIL are Trump administration priorities.

assault on rebel forces

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