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Nov 10, 2017

Crikey Worm: Manus images released

Good morning, early birds. Islamic State loses its foothold in Syria, and Coalition conservatives hatch a plan to delay a marriage equality vote in parliament. Plus, activist group GetUp has released pictures and video from inside the Manus detention centre. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist

ISLAMIC STATE LOSES SYRIAN STRONGHOLD

The Syrian army says it has driven Islamic State from the last city it held in the country.

Islamic State fighters were quickly defeated in the town of Albu Kamal by a combination of Syrian and Hezbollah forces, showing little resistance as their self-proclaimed caliphate lost one of its final pieces. Some fighters are still holding out in the surrounding desert region.

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