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Isis militants are believed to be holding them at the Abd al-Aziz mountain

US air strikes have been aiding YPG fighters

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Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is rumoured to be at the hospital

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IT worker, 22, from Bournemouth 'travels to Syria to join Kurdish forces in fight against Isis'

Jac Holmes, 22, has said he left the UK in January and travelled to the troubled region to train with the Kurdish People's Protection Unit, or YPG

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Ms Prime and her Yemeni colleague were snatched from their taxi by gunmen near a ministry building in the capital on Tuesday

US air strikes have been aiding YPG fighters in cutting Isis supply lines between Syria and Iraq

Isis in Syria: Aided by US air strikes, Kurds cut terrorists' supply line linking Syria and Iraq

Now for the first time there is evidence that this military cooperation between the Syrian Kurds and the US is continuing in offensive operations

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Panjshir province was the worst hit area

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The facility allegedly uses advanced machinery to produce enriched uranium

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Watch Iraqi air strikes destroy Isis training camp

The strikes are part of a series of coordinated attacks on Isis

Isis burns thousands of books and rare manuscripts from Mosul's libraries

Islamist militants took the city in June last year

Islamic State fighters display their weaponry in the streets of Mosul, Iraq
Isis failed to capture the city of Kobani

War with Isis: Militants kidnap up to 90 Assyrian Christian men, women and children from villages in north-east Syria

The jihadis may be responding to Syrian Kurdish military advances in that part of the country

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