Syrian forces, Kurds push Islamic State out of Hasaka city: monitor

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Beirut : Syrian government forces and a Kurdish militia have driven Islamic State fighters out of Hasaka city in Syria’s far northeast, a month after the hardline group attacked it, a group monitoring the four-year-old war said on Tuesday. Hasaka is the capital of a strategically important province that borders territory held by Islamic State in Iraq. The Britain-based Syrian

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Canadian military cadet websites hacked by Islamic State sympathizers

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Canada : The Canadian Forces are warning military cadet organizations about cyber attacks after Islamic State sympathizers hacked into at least one webpage and altered the site with graphic images of dead women and children. Lt.-Col. Gino Chretien, chief of staff for the Canadian military’s national cadets support group, issued a warning Wednesday about the cyber attacks, according to documents obtained

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