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# stronghold

All time
Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State
IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.
# Your Say
Poll: Could the far-right ever become a force in Ireland?
Although not winning a single region, France’s National Front party gained votes in yesterday’s election.
# stronghold
Iraqi troops are throwing everything they've got at Islamic State
It’s in a bid to take back the key stronghold of Tikrit.
# Clashes
Dead bodies shown on State TV as Syrian army capures rebel stronghold
State television broadcast images of dead fighters and said the army was targeting ‘groups of terrorists’.