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Inquirier.net
ISIS caliphate’s end ‘in sight’ after Raqa fall — TrumpUS President Donald Trump (inset) said Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, that the end of
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
US President Donald Trump (inset) said Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, that the end of ISIS’s caliphate was in sight with the fall of Raqa, the Islamist group’s last stronghold in Syria. AFP/AP PHOTOS WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough,' end of Islamic State in sightWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defea
EuroNews / Posted 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as “a critical breakthrough” in a worldwide campaign against the militants. On Friday, the... Read more
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Reuters
Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough', end of Islamic State in sightWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defea
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as “a critical breakthrough” in a worldwide campaign against the militants. Syrian Democratic Forces... Read more
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Gulf News
Art brings ‘peace’ to tense Lebanon districtsperiodically for decades, and the war in neighbouring Syria, pitting a Sunni-do
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
periodically for decades, and the war in neighbouring Syria, pitting a Sunni-dominated uprising against Alawite President Bashar Al Assad, has further stirred existing enmities.The clashes have gouged hundreds of bullet holes into building... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
As ISIS falls, has US missed bigger picture?a key victory, but Washington's narrow focus on the jihadists may have distract
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
a key victory, but Washington's narrow focus on the jihadists may have distracted it from the threat of wider war. Political fault lines are ripping open across the region, even as the United States heralds the fall of the former IS bastion of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No pomp as Russia revolution centenary nearsMOSCOW: A century after its revolution shook the world, Russia strives to strik
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
MOSCOW: A century after its revolution shook the world, Russia strives to strike an odd balance between remembering the uprising that brought about the Soviet Union, while stopping short of romanticising regime change. In a series of seismic events,... Read more
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ABC News
After Raqqa's liberation, 'a tough fight still lies ahead' against ISISInterested in ISIS?Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ISI
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Interested in ISIS?Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ISIS news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Syrian Democratic Forces, who fought for months to reclaim the city, celebrated in Naim Square this week -- driving trucks and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As Islamic State falls, has US missed bigger picture?a key victory, but Washington's narrow focus on the militants may have distract
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
a key victory, but Washington's narrow focus on the militants may have distracted it from the threat of wider war. Political fault lines are ripping open across the region, even as the United States heralds the fall of the former IS bastion of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
John Brennan's Police State USAto stay out of Syria? Yes, they did. Did they tell the Russians that if they
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
to stay out of Syria? Yes, they did. Did they tell the Russians that if they joined the war against ISIS and helped Bashar al Assad the US would make them pay a heavy price? Did US agents and diplomats warn their Russian counterparts that... Read more
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New York Post
US-backed militias declare ‘total liberation’ of Raqqa from ISISAfter a four-month-battle, US-backed militias on Friday declared the “total lib
New York Post / Posted yesterday
After a four-month-battle, US-backed militias on Friday declared the “total liberation” of Raqqa, the de-facto capital of ISIS in Northern Syria. The SDF handed over administration of the devastated city to a council made up of local officials and... Read more
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Reuters
Raqqa to be part of 'federal Syria', U.S.-backed militia saysBEIRUT (Reuters) - Raqqa will be part of a decentralized federal Syria now the
Reuters / Posted yesterday
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Raqqa will be part of a decentralized federal Syria now the city has been freed from Islamic State, the U.S.-backed militias that captured it said on Friday, tying its political future to Kurdish-led autonomy plans for northern... Read more
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Gulf News
Kurds declare Raqqa to be part of decentralised Syriaa civil council and police force set up under its auspices with support from th
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
a civil council and police force set up under its auspices with support from the US-led coalition against Daesh.President Bashar Al Assad, who is regaining territory with Iranian and Russian military support, has repeatedly said the Syrian state... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Raqqa to be part of decentralised Syria, say Kurdish-led militia The Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the people of the m
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the people of the majority Arab city and surrounding province would decide their own future. FILE: Syrian refugees cross the... Read more
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Reuters
Raqqa to be part of decentralized Syria, say Kurdish-led militiaBEIRUT (Reuters) - Raqqa will be part of a decentralized federal Syria now the
Reuters / Posted yesterday
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Raqqa will be part of a decentralized federal Syria now the city has been freed from Islamic State, the U.S.-backed militias that captured it said on Friday, tying its future to Kurdish-led plans to set up autonomous regions in the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iranian military chief visits frontline near AleppoBEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief of staff visited a frontline position
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief of staff visited a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, a military news outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported on Friday, during a visit that has underlined Tehran's deep military... Read more
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Reuters
Iranian military chief visits frontline near AleppoBEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief of staff visited a frontline position
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief of staff visited a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, a military news outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported on Friday, during a visit that has underlined Tehran’s deep military... Read more
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Reuters
Iranian military chief visits frontline near AleppoBEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief of staff visited a frontline position
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief of staff visited a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, a military news outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported on Friday, during a visit that has underlined Tehran’s deep military... Read more
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Reuters
Trump’s Iran decision hurts chance of a North Korea dealDonald Trump’s undermining of the Iran nuclear deal only shrinks U.S. options f
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump’s undermining of the Iran nuclear deal only shrinks U.S. options for dealing with North Korea. The U.S. president’s decertification of Tehran’s compliance will be well noted in Pyongyang, giving North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a credible... Read more
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express
Iran hits back at Donald Trump and promises to ‘EXPAND’ its missile programWorld War 3: IRAN has hit back at Donald Trump with promises to “expand” its
express / Posted 2 days ago
World War 3: IRAN has hit back at Donald Trump with promises to “expand” its missile program, according to reports. Washington recently outlined its new Iran... Read more
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The Hill
The next proxy battleground with Iran and Russia: Afghanistanthe future of Washington’s posture towards Tehran has revolved around three bas
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
the future of Washington’s posture towards Tehran has revolved around three basic nuclear options: legitimation of the deal; decertify, waive, and replace; or outright repeal. It has reached a fever pitch as the Trump administration completed its... Read more
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Breitbart
Abandoned by Trump and Cornered by Iran, Kurds Sign Oil Deal with RussiaThe Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq announced it had signed a deal
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq announced it had signed a deal with the Russian state-owned oil corporation Rosneft that would allow the company to begin developing oil blocks worth a potential $400 million to the Kurds. The... Read more
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The Jewish Press
IDF Retaliates Against Syrian Rocket Fire | 30 Tishri 5778 – October 19, 2017fire that struck the northern Golan Heights on Thursday afternoon. A missile b
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
fire that struck the northern Golan Heights on Thursday afternoon. A missile battery belonging to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad was destroyed in the air strike, according to the Hebrew-language 0404 military website. Israel was hit by a... Read more
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Reuters
Iranian general, Assad discuss joint military strategyBEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-As
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s military chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday during a visit to Damascus to set out a joint military strategy, Syria’s state news agency reported, a sign of deepening Iranian influence that has alarmed... Read more
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Gulf News
US pushes UN to take action against Iranthe Middle East” to once again take on Tehran’s ballistic-missile programme and
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
the Middle East” to once again take on Tehran’s ballistic-missile programme and its support for Hezbollah and Syrian ruler Bashar Al Assad. But most of the other participants sought to focus on Israeli-Palestinian issues, especially Israel’s... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian militant group releases video of leader apparently uninjuredBEIRUT (Reuters) - Two weeks after Russia said it had critically injured the le
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two weeks after Russia said it had critically injured the leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria, an undated video was published on Wednesday, purporting to show its leader Abu Mohamad al-Golani, apparently in good... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: Kim unleashes earthquakehas become a chronic embarrassment.” She cited a number of reasons for quittin
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
has become a chronic embarrassment.” She cited a number of reasons for quitting, including “keeping Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad on a UNESCO human rights committee even after his murderous crackdown on peaceful protesters.” Israeli Prime... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Danon Tells UN Security Council ‘Trail of Bloody Footprints Traces Back to Iran’ | 29 Tishri 5778 – October 18, 2017Israel to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the sit
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Israel to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including 'the Palestinian question' A “trail of bloody footprints traces back to Iran,” the United Nations Security Council was told on... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Sen. McCain isn’t afraid of a Presidential warning, bulls are on the loose, and more…questions at the U.S. Capitol about the recent U.S. attack in Syria April 7, 20
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
questions at the U.S. Capitol about the recent U.S. attack in Syria April 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a retaliatory strike yesterday in response to the use of chemical weapons by the government of Syrian... Read more
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The Forward
Harvey Weinstein Loses His Honor — Putin And Mussolini Get To Keep TheirsRevenge of the Pink Panther.” Among the movie’s classic scenes is when Peter Se
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
Revenge of the Pink Panther.” Among the movie’s classic scenes is when Peter Sellers’s Inspector Clouseau is awarded the medal. By turns, Sellers punctures a drum when he draws his sword, flails at a pigeon perched on his kepi, and becomes entangled... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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News 8000
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The fall of Raqqa: What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISISended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in th
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the developments mark a significant moment for the war on ISIS... Read more
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The Hill
In Iran nuclear deal debate, Tehran knows Congress is on its sideWhen President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kinderga
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
When President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning techBharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal chargesOvernight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach |... Read more
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express
Isis defeat in Raqqa leaves US still fighting on several fronts in Syria THE defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the sta
express / Posted 3 days ago
THE defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Imbroglio or solution?equipment to its northern border with Syria, for the first time since the start
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
equipment to its northern border with Syria, for the first time since the start of the conflict in the country six-and-a-half years ago Turkey has invaded Syrian territory. Turkish troops reached Idlib in northwest Syria this week, which is under... Read more
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Gulf News
US commitment to Syrian Kurds tested after Daesh defeated in Raqqaabout their determination to regain control over all of the territory they lost
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
about their determination to regain control over all of the territory they lost to the rebellion against President Bashar Al Assad, including the area controlled by the Kurds.“What would be disastrous for Syrian Kurds is a rapid US drawdown... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for USThe defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to stabilize the region, as Washington grapples with defining a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Washington: The Bleeder Of The 'Free World'?Among the many self-flattering epithets it gives itself, the US has always clai
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Among the many self-flattering epithets it gives itself, the US has always claimed to be the “leader of the free world”. It’s a rather patronizing notion that America views itself as a selfless protector and benefactor of its European allies and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Overview with Gywnne Dyer�...One orb to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.� Five months ago
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
�...One orb to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.� Five months ago, during Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, he was invited to open the �Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology�. (I'm not making that up.) The huge, darkened... Read more
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Swissinfo
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.SBy Arshad Mohammed and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islam
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Arshad Mohammed and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.S.By Arshad Mohammed and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islam
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Arshad Mohammed and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for USWASHINGTON: The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to stabilise the region, as Washington struggles to... Read more
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Reuters
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.S.WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqq
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to stabilize the region, as Washington... Read more
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The Hill
US-backed fighters say Raqqa liberated from ISISU.S.-backed forces said Tuesday that they have liberated the Islamic State in I
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
U.S.-backed forces said Tuesday that they have liberated the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) self-declared capital of Raqqa in northern Syria. There are roughly 6,500 ISIS fighters left in both Syria and Iraq, and only about 100 are “all... Read more
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