The Syrian town of Dabiq
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Syria: Why does the town of Dabiq matter?

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels are closing in on the so-called Islamic State's stronghold of Dabiq.

The Syrian town has figured heavily in the jihadist group's propaganda since 2014 and is the name of its English-language magazine.

The BBC's James Longman explains the importance of Dabiq.

  • 09 Oct 2016
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