ISIL: not a caliphate, but a crime ring, says Obama

The US president has said that an end to the conflict in Syria is key to dismantling the so-called Islamic State, or ISIL. Barack Obama has vowed to prevail in the fight to destroy the group. He was addressing reporters ahead of US-Russian ceasefire plan in Syria. “More people are realising that ISIL is not a…

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