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Peshmerga forces from Iraqi Kurdistan played a pivotal role in liberating Kobani from Daesh in January, 2015 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 13:11 GMT
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Africa disembark with the help of the coastguard (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:57 GMT
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Footage Daesh's newest video shows men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Turkish soldiers patrol the Syrian border (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's meeting with French politicians drew heavy criticism from French President Francois Hollande. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2015 - 06:38 GMT
According to a French lawmaker who met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Assad no longer wants to "remain isolated in the face of the terrorist threat,"
Kurdish fighters walk through the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Hamis, which has been controlled by Daesh for over a year. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 19:26 GMT
Kurdish fighters seized the eastern and southern outskirts Friday of a key Islamic State (ISIS) stronghold in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province,
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at press conference, late 2014.  The Foreign Ministry confirmed Friday that Syrian opposition will train on Turkish soil beginning March 1. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 13:12 GMT
Turkish officials announce the program will begin March 1.
Syrian refugees cross the border into Turkey's Hatay Province.(AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
UN says 3.8 million Syrian refugees are registered in surrounding countries - 1.6 million of whom are in Turkey.
Lebanese soldiers in Arsal, a town near the Syrian border attacked by Daesh forces in August 2014.  (AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 09:23 GMT
After a Lebanese armed forces offensive along Syrian border, Hezbollah officials warn of potential jihadist attack in Lebanese territory.
Assyrian Christian funeral in Syria, late 2013.  (AFP/Anwar Amro)
February 27, 2015 - 08:43 GMT
US-led coalition strikes Daesh in Syria, where the jihadist militant organization abducted 220 Assyrian Christians.
Head of UNESCO Irina Bokova (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
February 27, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Destruction of cultural heritage is a threat to security in Iraq, says UNESCO