Al Qaeda in Iraq

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CNN
The unlikely godfather of the Islamic StateIraq. Zarqawi led a ruthless three-year campaign of coordinated attacks against
The unlikely godfather of the Islamic State
CNN / Posted 6 minutes ago
Iraq. Zarqawi led a ruthless three-year campaign of coordinated attacks against Iraqi and U.S. targets. He called his group Al Qaeda in Iraq. A targeted U.S. airstrike killed Zarqawi in 2006. After that, terrorists who went on to lead ISIS took up... Read more
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CNN
Istanbul attack: Turkey's vengeance will be like 'rain from hell'for the Istanbul airport attack. This is because ISIS wants to create an envir
Istanbul attack: Turkey's vengeance will be like 'rain from hell'
CNN / Posted 7 hours ago
for the Istanbul airport attack. This is because ISIS wants to create an environment of suspicion in Turkish politics. Al Qaeda in Iraq, the mothership jihadi organization from which ISIS was spawned, carried out a number of suicide attacks in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Istanbul attack: Turkey's vengeance will be like 'rain from hell'for the Istanbul airport attack. This is because ISIS wants to create an envir
Istanbul attack: Turkey's vengeance will be like 'rain from hell'
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 hours ago
for the Istanbul airport attack. This is because ISIS wants to create an environment of suspicion in Turkish politics. Al Qaeda in Iraq, the mothership jihadi organization from which ISIS was spawned, carried out a number of suicide attacks in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Intel, Obama and walking away from the red line in Syriaassessed that their “government” would turn increasingly predatory and began to
Intel, Obama and walking away from the red line in Syria
The Washington Times / Posted 14 hours ago
assessed that their “government” would turn increasingly predatory and began to create space for the all-but-destroyed al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) to resurrect itself as the Islamic State (ISIS). All this was somewhere between predictable and... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Jihad Will Be TelevisedIn Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist, the author, who purports to have been a mem
The Jihad Will Be Televised
The Atlantic / Posted 21 hours ago
In Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist, the author, who purports to have been a member of a left-wing militant group, vividly conveys the excitement and pressures of living underground as a secret operative. There are questions about the book’s... Read more
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BBC News
'The air smelt of war' - inside Falluja after its liberation from IS - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
'The air smelt of war' - inside Falluja after its liberation from IS
BBC News / Posted yesterday
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America 'The air smelt... Read more
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Aljazeera
Abadi visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take MosulIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has urged all Iraqis to celebrate the reca
Abadi visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take Mosul
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has urged all Iraqis to celebrate the recapture of Fallujah during a visit to the city and has vowed the national flag will be raised in Mosul soon. Iraqi forces took the last positions of the Islamic State of... Read more
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NBC News
Iraqi Commander Declares Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' From ISISBAGHDAD — A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "full
Iraqi Commander Declares Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' From ISIS
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD — A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from ISIS militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military operation. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last... Read more
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NBC News
Iraqi Commander Declares Fallujah 'Fully Kiberated' From ISISBAGHDAD — A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "full
Iraqi Commander Declares Fallujah 'Fully Kiberated' From ISIS
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD — A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from ISIS militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military operation. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraqi army claims liberation of Fallujah from ISILA senior Iraqi commander has declared that the city of Fallujah is "fully liber
Iraqi army claims liberation of Fallujah from ISIL
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
A senior Iraqi commander has declared that the city of Fallujah is "fully liberated" from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, after a military operation lasting more than a month. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern... Read more
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asianage
ISIS losses could spark more attacks, boost al-Qaeda: analystsThe loss of comes after months of defeats in Iraq and Syria. Paris: As the Isl
ISIS losses could spark more attacks, boost al-Qaeda: analysts
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
The loss of comes after months of defeats in Iraq and Syria. Paris: As the Islamic State group sees city after city slip from its grasp, analysts warn of retaliatory terror attacks in the West and a potential boost for jihadi rival al-Qaeda. Iraq... Read more
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asianage
ISIS losses could spark more attacks, boost al-Qaeda analystsThe loss of comes after months of defeats in Iraq and Syria. Paris: As the Isl
ISIS losses could spark more attacks, boost al-Qaeda analysts
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
The loss of comes after months of defeats in Iraq and Syria. Paris: As the Islamic State group sees city after city slip from its grasp, analysts warn of retaliatory terror attacks in the West and a potential boost for jihadi rival al-Qaeda. Iraq... Read more
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WA Today
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State ruleFallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State rule
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Fallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim remnants of more than two years of Islamic State rule. Beheaded and decaying bodies. Clumps of facial hair from fighters who shaved their beards to blend in with fleeing... Read more
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Canberra Times
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State ruleFallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State rule
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Fallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim remnants of more than two years of Islamic State rule. Beheaded and decaying bodies. Clumps of facial hair from fighters who shaved their beards to blend in with fleeing... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State ruleFallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State rule
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Fallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim remnants of more than two years of Islamic State rule. Beheaded and decaying bodies. Clumps of facial hair from fighters who shaved their beards to blend in with fleeing... Read more
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The Age
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State ruleFallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State rule
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Fallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim remnants of more than two years of Islamic State rule. Beheaded and decaying bodies. Clumps of facial hair from fighters who shaved their beards to blend in with fleeing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State ruleFallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim
Battle for Fallujah: the grim life under Islamic State rule
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Fallujah: As Iraqi forces move through Fallujah, the city is yielding the grim remnants of more than two years of Islamic State rule. Beheaded and decaying bodies. Clumps of facial hair from fighters who shaved their beards to blend in with fleeing... Read more
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11 News Houston
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis RossFifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the Am
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush and Obama administrations. Both presidents invested a... Read more
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USA Today
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Rossand give Sunnis reason to help us do it. Fifteen years after 9/11, it might se
Prove Islamic State a false prophet: Dennis Ross
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
and give Sunnis reason to help us do it. Fifteen years after 9/11, it might seem strange that terror and securing the American homeland are central to the presidential campaign. After all, combating terror was a priority of the Bush... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Danger of Killing Islamic State’s CaliphWE’VE seen this movie before, but still don’t know how it ends: According to un
The Danger of Killing Islamic State’s Caliph
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
WE’VE seen this movie before, but still don’t know how it ends: According to unconfirmed reports, the so-called caliph of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed by a US airstrike in Raqqa, Syria. Similar rumors cropped up at least twice... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from ISBaghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fa
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from IS
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Baghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fallujah, facing little resistance by the Islamic State, as thousands of civilians fled in a new wave of displacement that has overwhelmed the ability of aid agencies to... Read more
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WA Today
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from ISBaghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fa
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from IS
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Baghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fallujah, facing little resistance by the Islamic State, as thousands of civilians fled in a new wave of displacement that has overwhelmed the ability of aid agencies to... Read more
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The Age
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from ISAn Iraqi forces tank moves into Fallujah, Iraq. Photo: AP Baghdad: After week
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from IS
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
An Iraqi forces tank moves into Fallujah, Iraq. Photo: AP Baghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fallujah, facing little resistance by the Islamic State, as thousands of civilians fled in a new wave of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from ISAn Iraqi forces tank moves into Fallujah, Iraq. Photo: AP Baghdad: After week
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from IS
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
An Iraqi forces tank moves into Fallujah, Iraq. Photo: AP Baghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fallujah, facing little resistance by the Islamic State, as thousands of civilians fled in a new wave of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from ISBaghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fa
Thousands flee as Iraqi forces retake Fallujah - with little resistance from IS
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Baghdad: After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have entered central areas of Fallujah, facing little resistance by the Islamic State, as thousands of civilians fled in a new wave of displacement that has overwhelmed the ability of aid agencies to... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Trump’s Islamic State conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s Islamic State conspiracy theory
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KTVB Boise / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Oba
Fact check: Trump’s ISIS conspiracy theory
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
“Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.” That’s not what the “intelligence report” said. Trump... Read more
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Salon.com
The conspiracy candidate: Donald Trump continues to support Alex Jones insane smears of ObamaClinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama admini
The conspiracy candidate: Donald Trump continues to support Alex Jones insane smears of Obama
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State. However, there’s nothing in the memo proving the White... Read more
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International Business Times
Donald Trump tweets Breitbart story claiming President Obama is Isis supporter nominee Hillary Clinton received a "classified intelligence report" that the Ob
Donald Trump tweets Breitbart story claiming President Obama is Isis supporter
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
nominee Hillary Clinton received a "classified intelligence report" that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, which would become Isis. According to the memo, the Obama administration reportedly supported Isis by... Read more
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