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Syria: U.S. sanctions bite on Asma al-Assad, French sentence Rifaat Assad

Bashar al-Assad’s wife, Asma al-Assad, who was born in Britain to a cardiologist father and diplomat mother, is a former investment banker. But Pompeo in his statement charged that she, with the support of her husband and her own family, … Continue reading

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Iraq: Katyusha rocket on base housing U.S. forces

“At least eight ‘Katyusha’ rockets hit the base located some 80 kilometers north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the prime minister’s office has confirmed. The rockets allegedly struck a runaway located inside the facility, military sources earlier told Reuters. … Continue reading

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Iraq: build a fence in Anbar…Mercy!

Between Iraq and Syria is a fence. It is about 43 miles long, and a guard tower is located every few hundred feet, manned by squadrons from the Iraqi border security forces. The roughly 10-foot-tall chain-link barrier bucks and rattles … Continue reading

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