Gulf countries, Canada to cooperate in anti-IS fight

Smoke billows in the background as Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah on May 23, 2016Gulf Arab foreign ministers agreed with their Canadian counterpart Monday to strengthen “cooperation” in the fight against the Islamic State group and other jihadist organisations, they said in a statement. “The campaign against Daesh (an Arabic acronym for IS) and other terrorist organisations is not religious or linked to a religion or sect but rather a war on terror,” they added in a statement.

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