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Mosul battle rages as IS bombings elsewhere in Iraq kill 20

An Iraqi special forces soldier screams while being treated for injuries in Gogjali, on the eastern edges of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Iraq’s special forces worked Sunday to fully clear neighborhoods on Mosul’s eastern edge of Islamic State militants as IS claimed bombings killed at least 20 people elsewhere around the country. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

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Gazans said streaming into Sinai to fight with Islamic State

Hamas security forces next to an Egyptian watch tower on the border between Egypt and Gaza, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, September 21, 2015. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

Hamas security forces next to an Egyptian watch tower on the border between Egypt and Gaza, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, September 21, 2015. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

Veteran Hamas gunmen among those slipping into Egypt, sources say; Cairo aware of the trend and trying to stop it

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Turkish border troops block Syrian masses fleeing IS

Syrians carry belongings back to the city center of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, as seen from Turkey at the Turkish crossing of Akcakale in the southeast Sanliurfa province, on June 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)

Syrians carry belongings back to the city center of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, as seen from Turkey at the Turkish crossing of Akcakale in the southeast Sanliurfa province, on June 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)

Water cannons, warnings shots fired to turn back thousands seeking to escape fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish rebels

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Heaviest skirmish in years as PA forces battle gunmen near Nablus

Illustrative photo of Palestinian security forces (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90)
Illustrative photo of Palestinian security forces (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90)

 Unconfirmed reports of injuries in hours-long shootout in Balata, most populous refugee camp in West Bank

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Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘The world is not safe’

An Ebola care training course at the University of Seirra Leone’s faculty of nursing, Freetown.

An Ebola care training course at the University of Seirra Leone’s faculty of nursing, Freetown. Photograph: Ministry of Defence/EPA

Sparsely-equipped hospitals and beleaguered staff battle a disease whose victims outpace the number of beds being built

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