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British Think Tank: Islamic State Continues to Lose Territory in Iraq, Syria

Islamic State jihadists are continuing to lose control of territory they had captured in Iraq and Syria, the British think tank IHS said Sunday. IHS said Islamic State lost 12 percent of the territory it held in the first half of 2016 on top of the 14 percent it lost last year. In all, IHS said that as of last week Islamic State controls about 68,300 square kilometers of land in the two countries. IHS analysts said Islamic State has lost the territory in Syria as it has come under...

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