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Monitor: Islamic State Executes 20 in Palmyra Roman Theater

Islamic State militants have executed 20 men at the ancient Roman Theater in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra, a group monitoring the conflict said Wednesday. The men were shot after accusations of collaborating with the Syrian government, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. In neighboring Iraq, suicide bombings killed at least 17 Iraqi soldiers in Anbar province overnight, as pro-government forces in Iraq continue their newly launched campaign to...

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