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The Manila Times
‘Turkey tipped rebel group to US-trained fighters’August 25, 2015 8:58 pm GAZIANTEP, Turkey: The kidnapping of a group of US-tra
‘Turkey tipped rebel group to US-trained fighters’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 25, 2015 8:58 pm GAZIANTEP, Turkey: The kidnapping of a group of US-trained moderate Syrians moments after they entered Syria last month to confront the Islamic State was orchestrated by... Read more
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Rappler
Q&A: ISIS in Southeast AsiaISIS, the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, also known as IS, Da'esch (a loose A
Q&A: ISIS in Southeast Asia
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
ISIS, the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, also known as IS, Da'esch (a loose Arab acronym), or ISIL, is the latest and most virulent reincarnation of what I called the jihadi virus in From Bin Laden to Facebook, which I wrote in 2011 foretelling its... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Senior deputy Isis leader killedThe No 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a US military
Senior deputy Isis leader killed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The No 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a US military airstrike in northern Iraq earlier this week. Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali was travelling in a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. air strikeEDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON - The second-in-command of the Islamic State milita
White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. air strike
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
EDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON - The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a U.S. air strike in Iraq on Tuesday, the White House said on Friday, dealing a blow to the group that has sought to form a caliphate across the... Read more
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Christian Today
ISIL Second-in-command 'killed by US air strike'A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag
ISIL Second-in-command 'killed by US air strike'
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a U.S. air strike in Iraq on... Read more
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Boston Herald
U.S. airstrike kills ISIS No. 2 leaderThe No. 2 leader of ISIS was killed in a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlie
U.S. airstrike kills ISIS No. 2 leader
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The No. 2 leader of ISIS was killed in a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlier this week, the White House said yesterday. Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali was traveling in a vehicle... Read more
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Reuters
White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. air strikeEDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant
White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. air strike
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
EDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a U.S. air strike in Iraq on Tuesday, the White House said on Friday, dealing a blow to the group that has sought to form a caliphate across the... Read more
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The Hindu
IS second-command killed in US air strike, claims White HouseThe second-in-command of the dreaded Islamic State militant group has been kill
IS second-command killed in US air strike, claims White House
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The second-in-command of the dreaded Islamic State militant group has been killed in a US air strike in northern Iraq, the White House has said. Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz was killed on August 18 while travelling in a vehicle... Read more
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Yahoo News
ISIS Second in Command Killed by US Airstrike, White House Says (ABC News) A senior ISIS operative and second in the terror group’s chain o
ISIS Second in Command Killed by US Airstrike, White House Says
Yahoo News / Posted 6 days ago
(ABC News) A senior ISIS operative and second in the terror group’s chain of command, Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, was killed... Read more
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New Kerala
Islamic State No. 2 leader killed in airstrike: US The White House said on Friday that the No. 2 leader of the Islamic State
Islamic State No. 2 leader killed in airstrike
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
: US The White House said on Friday that the No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group died in a US airstrike. "Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz... was killed in a US military... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Islamic State's deputy leader killed in US airstrike, White House saysAs al-Qaeda in Iraq evolved into Isil, al-Hayali rose through the ranks to beco
Islamic State's deputy leader killed in US airstrike, White House says
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
As al-Qaeda in Iraq evolved into Isil, al-Hayali rose through the ranks to become a deputy to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed caliph of Isil. "I describe Baghdadi as a shepherd, and his deputies are the dogs who herd the sheep," said... Read more
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ABC News
ISIS Second in Command Killed by US AirstrikeA senior ISIS operative and second in the terror group’s chain of command, Fadh
ISIS Second in Command Killed by US Airstrike
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
A senior ISIS operative and second in the terror group’s chain of command, Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, was killed in a U.S. military air strike Tuesday, the White House announced today. Al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, was traveling in a vehicle... Read more
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International Business Times
White House: Islamic State deputy killed in US air strike A deputy leader of Islamic State (Isis) has been killed in a US military strike
White House: Islamic State deputy killed in US air strike
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
A deputy leader of Islamic State (Isis) has been killed in a US military strike near Mosul in northern Iraq, the White House announced on 21 August. Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, who is also known as Abu Muslim al-Turkmani, was killed in an attack on his... Read more
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Washington Post
Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. strike, White House saysThe second-in-command of the Islamic State and a leader of its operations in Ir
Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. strike, White House says
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
The second-in-command of the Islamic State and a leader of its operations in Iraq was killed in northern Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday. Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, was traveling in a vehicle near Mosul... Read more
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The Atlantic
What ISIS Really WantsWhere did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these qu
What ISIS Really Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts: "Insouciance Rules The West"Submitted by Paul Craig Roberts, Europe is being overrun by refugees from Wash
Paul Craig Roberts: "Insouciance Rules The West"
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Submitted by Paul Craig Roberts, Europe is being overrun by refugees from Washington’s, and Israel’s, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and North Africa that are resulting in the slaughter of massive numbers of civilians. The inflows are so... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Officials Admit ISIS, Like Al-Qaeda, Was A Creation Of US Foreign PolicyTelling Hasan that he had read the document himself, Flynn said that it was amo
Officials Admit ISIS, Like Al-Qaeda, Was A Creation Of US Foreign Policy
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Telling Hasan that he had read the document himself, Flynn said that it was among a range of intelligence being circulated throughout the US intelligence community that had led him to attempt to dissuade the White House from supporting these groups,... Read more
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Independent
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Isis leader is a figurehead for whom nothing is beyond the paleMoments before, his men were rumoured to have murdered the mosque’s mufti and m
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Isis leader is a figurehead for whom nothing is beyond the pale
Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Moments before, his men were rumoured to have murdered the mosque’s mufti and members of his staff for refusing to pledge allegiance. This merciless brutality has defined the so-called “Islamic State”, and its murderous rage is personified by its... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hillary Clinton's problems are only getting worseHillary Clinton’s problems don’t seem to be going away. Aside from poll numbers
Hillary Clinton's problems are only getting worse
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Hillary Clinton’s problems don’t seem to be going away. Aside from poll numbers showing her slipping in Iowa against potential competitors, she has not been able to figure out how to respond either to her e-mail scandal or the consequences of her... Read more
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The Age
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces fleeStriking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces flee
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Striking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf to Mosul. Photo: AFP Beirut: Islamist insurgents have seized control of most of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, including... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces fleeStriking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces flee
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Striking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf to Mosul. Photo: AFP Beirut: Islamist insurgents have seized control of most of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, including... Read more
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Canberra Times
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces fleeStriking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the
Islamists seize northern Iraqi city of Mosul as government forces flee
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Striking back ... Iraqi soldiers gather as their unit is shipped north from the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf to Mosul. Photo: AFP Beirut: Islamist insurgents have seized control of most of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, including... Read more
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Washington Post
Hillary Clinton’s problems only get worseHillary Clinton tours the DART Central Station in Des Moines last month. (Melin
Hillary Clinton’s problems only get worse
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Hillary Clinton tours the DART Central Station in Des Moines last month. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Hillary Clinton’s problems don’t seem to be going away. Aside from poll numbers showing her slipping in Iowa against potential competitors,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Jeb Bush Blames The Rise Of ISIS On Obama, ClintonWASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday accused President
Jeb Bush Blames The Rise Of ISIS On Obama, Clinton
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday accused President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of failing to stop the rise of the Islamic State and advocated a bigger military presence in Iraq and Syria. In... Read more
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CNN
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in SyriaSimi Valley, California (CNN)Jeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat ISIS o
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in Syria
CNN / Posted 16 days ago
Simi Valley, California (CNN)Jeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat ISIS on Tuesday, called for establishing a no-fly zone over Syria, defeating President Bashar al-Assad's regime, and embedding U.S. troops with Iraqi forces, all the while... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in SyriaSIMI VALLEY, California (CNN) -- Jeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat IS
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in Syria
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
SIMI VALLEY, California (CNN) -- Jeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat ISIS on Tuesday, called for establishing a no-fly zone over Syria, defeating President Bashar al-Assad's regime, and embedding U.S. troops with Iraqi forces, all the while... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in SyriaJeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat ISIS on Tuesday, called for establi
Jeb Bush calls for 'no-fly zone' in Syria
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 16 days ago
Jeb Bush, laying out his strategy to combat ISIS on Tuesday, called for establishing a no-fly zone over Syria, defeating President Bashar al-Assad's regime, and embedding U.S. troops with Iraqi forces, all the while expanding U.S. engagement across... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Bush, Clinton trade blame over Iraq warWASHINGTON, United States - A decade of anger over the Iraq war resurfaced in t
Bush, Clinton trade blame over Iraq war
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON, United States - A decade of anger over the Iraq war resurfaced in the 2016 US election race Tuesday, with Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton's campaigns trading blame about that country's continued instability. Twelve years after president... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton trade blame over Iraq warWASHINGTON: A decade of anger over the Iraq war resurfaced in the 2016 US elect
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton trade blame over Iraq war
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON: A decade of anger over the Iraq war resurfaced in the 2016 US election race on Tuesday (Aug 11), with Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton's campaigns trading blame about that country's continued instability. Twelve years after president George... Read more
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Forbes
Unlearning Command and Control3 a.m., somewhere in Iraq, 2005. Two soldiers knock at Stanley McChrystal’s doo
Unlearning Command and Control
Forbes / Posted 18 days ago
3 a.m., somewhere in Iraq, 2005. Two soldiers knock at Stanley McChrystal’s door, seeking permission to launch a risky attack, hundreds of miles away. The four-star commander of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) sits up, and gives his OK.... Read more
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Washington Post
Fact Checking the first GOP presidential debates(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Welcome to our first edition of fact
Fact Checking the first GOP presidential debates
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Welcome to our first edition of fact checks of the debates for the 2016 presidential election cycle. Fox News aired two debates on Thursday: a prime-time event starring ten candidates and an earlier debate... Read more
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Independent
Republican 2016 debate: Fact-checking the candidates' claimsNot every candidate uttered facts that are easily fact checked, but following i
Republican 2016 debate: Fact-checking the candidates' claims
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Not every candidate uttered facts that are easily fact checked, but following is a list of 20 suspicious claims. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios when we do a roundup of facts in debates. But astute readers should be able to figure out... Read more
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Washington Post
Fact Checking the first GOP presidential debates(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Welcome to our first edition of fact
Fact Checking the first GOP presidential debates
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Welcome to our first edition of fact checks of the debates for the 2016 presidential election cycle. Fox News aired two debates on Thursday: a prime-time event starring ten candidates and an earlier debate... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Roots Of Iraq's Looming Financial CrisisSubmitted by David Wille via GlobalRiskInsights.com, Low oil prices and the ba
The Roots Of Iraq's Looming Financial Crisis
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
Submitted by David Wille via GlobalRiskInsights.com, Low oil prices and the battle against Islamic State (IS) are pushing Iraq toward a financial crisis. Only fundamental reforms, especially decentralization of power, can resolve the challenges... Read more
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Business Insider
Two Army veterans explain this ominous 2008 photo from IraqAn ominous photo an American soldier took during the Iraq War is shaping up to
Two Army veterans explain this ominous 2008 photo from Iraq
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
An ominous photo an American soldier took during the Iraq War is shaping up to be one of the conflict's most iconic images for the members of one US Army, according to two veterans writing in The New York Times. The photo shows Lt. Col. Rod Coffey... Read more
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FOX News
'Stalemate': Size of ISIS forces unchanged despite year-long air campaignA year-long U.S.-led air campaign against the Islamic State has failed to reduc
'Stalemate': Size of ISIS forces unchanged despite year-long air campaign
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
A year-long U.S.-led air campaign against the Islamic State has failed to reduce the size of the terror army, and its fighters remain in control of key cities, raising concerns the war is at a "stalemate." Top officials in the Obama administration... Read more
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FOX News
'Stalemate': Size of ISIS forces unchanged despite year-long air campaignA year-long U.S.-led air campaign against the Islamic State has failed to reduc
'Stalemate': Size of ISIS forces unchanged despite year-long air campaign
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
A year-long U.S.-led air campaign against the Islamic State has failed to reduce the size of the terror army, and its fighters remain in control of key cities, raising concerns the war is at a "stalemate." Top officials in the Obama administration... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
A tale of two warsThe current degree of death and destruction in the Middle East is reason enough
A tale of two wars
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
The current degree of death and destruction in the Middle East is reason enough to assess the first Iraq war, which was launched 25 years ago this Sunday. But any assessment of the ultimate impact of that conflict cannot be completed without looking... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
A tale of two warsThe current degree of death and destruction in the Middle East is reason enough
A tale of two wars
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 26 days ago
The current degree of death and destruction in the Middle East is reason enough to assess the first Iraq war, which was launched 25 years ago this Sunday. But any assessment of the ultimate impact of that conflict cannot be completed without looking... Read more
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Artvoice
Letters to ArtvoiceI feel the need to respond to Michael Niman’s article titled “Who’ll Stop the W
Letters to Artvoice
Artvoice / Posted 28 days ago
I feel the need to respond to Michael Niman’s article titled “Who’ll Stop the War?” (Artvoice v6n5). As someone who serves in our nation’s military I was able to see exaggeration and inaccuracy in his arguments. I’d like to begin with the February... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KTUU Anchorage / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KTXS Abilene / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KECI Missoula / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror c
Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted a month ago
Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group -- an al Qaeda... Read more
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