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Impact of a U.S. troop departure – IG

OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE AND OTHER OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS LEAD INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS On January 16, 2019, U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) also provided the following answer to the question about the impact of a U.S. troop … 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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Coalition Forces partner in Baghdad raid

Iraqi Special Operations Forces with the assistance of Coalition Forces arrested members of the al-Rawi financial network, a key ISIS financial facilitation group, during operations conducted in Baghdad and Erbil, Iraq, from Oct. 7-9, 2018. The Government of Iraq enabled … 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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Saudi regime strengthened by sweeping anti-corruption purge

The sweeping anti-corruption purge would not affect businesses, including those with ties to arrested suspects, as authorities appeared to widen the crackdown, the Saudi information ministry repeated. [August 7 2015 Saudi SWAT team hit by IS suicide bomb ] A suicide … Continue reading

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Egypt would not intervene in Libya?

    https://mobile.twitter.com/USAfricaCommand/status/845363500369281024   [March 8 ] Prasident Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed March 7 that Egypt would not intervene militarily in turmoil-stricken Libya, describing the neighbouring country as a “sovereign state.” “History won’t forget our stance if we decide to interfere … Continue reading

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