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ISIS leader: Syrians & Iraqis bulk of ISIL’s fighting force.

President Trump knows Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi.         [October 31 2019] In an audio statement 31 October 2019  the terror group announced Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as its new leader. The statement said that ISIS’s legislative and … Continue reading

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Nigeria: super camps limit casualties v Islamic State

    The new military strategy announced by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2019  to concentrate soldiers in large bases is designed to give troops a secure platform from which they can respond quickly to threats and raid militant camps. … Continue reading

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Aleppo Syria: ISIS spokesman killed in crossfire

Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed, ISIS announced June 18 2019. Adnani “was martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo.” Turkey, a major backer of rebel groups fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, … 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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Syria: SDF will have to choose between Assad, Russia or the United States.

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) After more than eight years of war, Syria is carved up into areas of U.S., Russian, Turkish and Iranian influence that seem unlikely to be stitched back together any time soon. JULY 10, 2019 Tom Perry, Suleiman Al-Khalidi … Continue reading

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French base in northern Niger on the border with Libya

It has also confirmed that France has set up an advance military base in northern Niger on the border with Libya. [October 1 2011 Gaddafi: south of Ubari? ] At the far side of Ubari sits a military base that … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post says Iranians say Russians say French say Kerry assassination attempt, not bike crash

According to the report in Nasim, Kerry secretly met with one of the leaders of Islamic State on March 31. The meeting eventually led to an armed clash and an attempt to assassinate the US secretary of state. Kerry’s meeting, … Continue reading

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