Raqqa, Kirkuk, Marawi: Your Wednesday Briefing

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In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte was on the front lines to declare Marawi “liberated from terrorist influence” five months after Islamic extremists stormed the southern city.

The military said some 30 militants remained, and possibly among them Mahmud Ahmad, a Malaysian who is believed to have helped finance the insurgency.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/briefing/raqqa-kirkuk-marawi.html

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