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Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds

Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds

The separate assaults across the Iraqi-Syrian frontier aim to deal a final blow to the Islamic State "caliphate" that has crumbled this year in Syria and Iraq.

Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq falls

Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq falls

Iraqi forces have captured Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq, the military said on Thursday, leaving the militant group holed up in pockets of land by the Syrian border ...

Mercedes drivers seeking reassurance at Suzuka

Mercedes drivers seeking reassurance at Suzuka

Mercedes go into Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix hoping to show that their baffling lack of pace in Singapore .