Isis has lost more than a quarter of its territory in Syria and Iraq
Isis lost 16% of its terrority in Iraq and Syria in the first nine months of 2016, new figures have shown.
In total, the extremist group has lost 28% of the land it owned at its strongest point in January 2015, though the decline has slowed since July.
Father who lost four limbs due to flesh-eating bug completes gruelling 120-mile challenge through Arctic Circle The group now controls 65,500 sq km in Iraq and Syria, an area the size of Sri Lanka and down from 78,000 sq km at the start of this year, security analysts IHS said.
Though Isis has only lost 2,800 sq km since July, that land is... read more
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