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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured in Iraq, now on U.S. base in Syria?

US forces have captured ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and he’s now held at one of the US bases in Syria.    According to the report, al-Baghdadi was captured in Iraq, then transferred to the US base in Syria’s Ras … Continue reading

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U.S. support to Kurds to prevent ISIS from returning ‘adjusted’

November 27. “Consistent with our previous policy, President Trump also informed President Erdogan [on November 24] of pending adjustments to the military support provided to our partners on the ground in Syria, now that the battle of Raqqa is complete … Continue reading

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Halmand: B-52 multiple 2,000 lb bombs “obliterating” facility

This screenshot of a video provided by US Forces-Afghanistan shows an airstrike on a Taliban drug-producing facility in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. In this strike, a B-52 dropped multiple 2,000-pound bombs “obliterating” the facility, USFOR-A Commander Gen. John Nicholson said The … Continue reading

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Syria: Trump to deal “It’s going to save tremendous numbers of lives.”

Trump and Putin had agreed on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit that a political solution was needed on Syria. Joint Statement by the President of the United States and the President of the Russian Federation Share … Continue reading

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Idlib Syria: Iraq’s Haider al-Abadi orders cease-fire

  BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Prime Minister on Friday October 27 issued a 24-hour suspension of the movement of troops who are deployed in Iraq’s north to bring territory held by Kurdish forces back under federal control. The order was given … Continue reading

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Syria: in operations against ISIS in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor province, U.S. retains right of self-defense at all times.

Airstrikes on villages and towns held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria have killed and wounded dozens a day after an attack by the extremists killed more than 120 pro-government fighters and briefly cut off the highway linking … Continue reading

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MQ-1 Predator crashes near Incirlik

US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air Base … https://t.co/78tIOFLu0a — John Drone (@the_best_drones) August 19, 2017 An MQ-1 Predator,  crashed in southeast Turkey at around 11:50 a.m. (0850 GMT). Turkish authorities this month detained a suspected … Continue reading

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