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Iraqi Army Drops Leaflets over Mosul in Preparation for Offensive

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The Iraqi army dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over Mosulbefore dawn on Sunday, warning residents an offensive to recapture the city from Daesh was in its final stages of preparation, according to a military statement in Baghdad. The leaflets carried several messages, one of them assuring

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Afghanistan Weighs Daesh Threat After Kabul Attack

By Hamid Shalizi and James Mackenzie KABUL, July 26 (Reuters) – Daesh is threatening more attacks against Afghanistan’s Hazara minority after Saturday’s suicide blasts in Kabul that killed 80 people, pledging to retaliate against support by some in the mainly Shi’ite group for the Assad regime in Syria. But assessing the threat from Daesh, in Afghanistan,

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