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Iraq: Katyusha rocket on Zubair oilfield

Iraq’s military said three people were wounded in a June 19 2019 strike by a short-range Katyusha missile. It struck the Burjesia site, west of Basra, which is near the Zubair oilfield operated Italy’s Eni SpA. Rockets hit on or … Continue reading

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Before assuming office, Trump suggested he could end support for FSA. He has…well,

‘A claim March 17 2019 that the U.S. military is developing plans to keep nearly 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria is factually incorrect,’ General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said. [July 22 2017 ]    In … Continue reading

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IS growing again in Iraq

IS insurgency had been particularly sustained in disputed territories, with the number of attacks more than doubling in Kirkuk province from 2017 to 2018. The vast disputed area, consisting of Kirkuk and parts of Nineveh, Saladin and Diyala provinces, has been … Continue reading

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Syria: French troops at Deir Ezzor

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, April 26, that French special operations forces arrived in Syria over the past two weeks to help boost US-led efforts against the Islamic State group. “You’ll see increased operations on the Iraqi side … Continue reading

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