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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 an hour 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 6 hours 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 17 hours 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 18 hours 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 19 hours 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 21 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 23 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
�...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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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Breitbart
Republicans Support Trump’s Plan to Not Kill ‘Flawed’ Iran Nuclear DealWASHINGTON – Various Republicans from both chambers of Congress acknowledged th
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – Various Republicans from both chambers of Congress acknowledged that the Iran nuclear deal is “flawed” and a threat to U.S. national security, but fell short of urging President Donald Trump to kill the agreement. U.S. Senator Marco... Read more
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Reuters
After victory in Raqqa over IS, Kurds face tricky peaceRAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish groups who led the fight against Islami
Reuters / Posted yesterday
RAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish groups who led the fight against Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa must navigate a complex peace to avoid ethnic tension with the city’s Arab majority and to secure critical U.S. aid. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
After victory in Raqqa over IS, Kurds face tricky peaceand Tom Perry RAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish groups who led the fight
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
and Tom Perry RAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish groups who led the fight against Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa must navigate a complex peace to avoid ethnic tension with the city's Arab majority and to secure critical U.S.... Read more
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Reuters
Raqqa - Islamic State's Syrian HQ has fallenBEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias in Syria have declared victory over Isl
Reuters / Posted yesterday
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias in Syria have declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa, a milestone in the fight to roll back the theocratic “caliphate” declared in 2014.. Here are facts about Raqqa: Raqqa sits on the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Can the US alt-right survive divisions and backlash?Last year, the alt-right, a hardline faction of the US far right, rallied behin
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Last year, the alt-right, a hardline faction of the US far right, rallied behind Donald Trump's campaign and celebrated his electoral victory. In turn, Trump's rhetoric - often described by watchdog groups as "dog-whistling" racists - energised the... Read more
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Aljazeera
SDF captures Syria's Raqqa city from ISILSDF spokesmen announced the takeover of the strategic Syrian city on Tuesday af
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
SDF spokesmen announced the takeover of the strategic Syrian city on Tuesday after a final battle at a sports stadium where Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters made their final stand. The SDF launched its offensive on Raqqa on June... Read more
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The Chronicle
The precarious state of Turkish-American relationsUS consulate in Istanbul on charges of links to exiled Turkish cleric Fetullah
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
US consulate in Istanbul on charges of links to exiled Turkish cleric Fetullah Gulen, who is now living in Pennsylvania and allegedly behind the wing that launched the failed putsch last summer. This led to a severe diplomatic rift that marks the... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump Admin. Makes Gains on ISIS, but Lack of Syria Policy Raises ConcernWASHINGTON —The Trump administration's efforts to recapture the ISIS-held Syria
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON —The Trump administration's efforts to recapture the ISIS-held Syrian city of Raqqa, the group's de-facto capital, are making enough headway that the operation could wrap up as soon as this month, U.S. officials tell NBC News. But... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Israeli Fighter Jets Launch Air Strike On Syrian Air Defense Battery Near DamascusAfter years of undermining the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, an effo
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
After years of undermining the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, an effort that has seen Israel countenance ISIS training camps near its borders and launch recurring missile strikes on Syrian territory and its army bases while threatening to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Final attack begins on IS stronghold RaqqaUS-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stron
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
US-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stronghold of Islamic State, to expel fighters from the extremist group who are still hiding in the northeastern Syrian city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Final attack begins on IS stronghold RaqqaUS-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stron
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
US-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stronghold of Islamic State, to expel fighters from the extremist group who are still hiding in the northeastern Syrian city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led... Read more
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Weekly Times
Final attack begins on IS stronghold RaqqaUS-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stron
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
US-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stronghold of Islamic State, to expel fighters from the extremist group who are still hiding in the northeastern Syrian city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Final attack begins on IS stronghold RaqqaUS-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stron
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
US-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stronghold of Islamic State, to expel fighters from the extremist group who are still hiding in the northeastern Syrian city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led... Read more
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News.com.au
Final attack begins on IS stronghold RaqqaUS-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stron
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
US-backed Syrian fighters have begun a final offensive in Raqqa, a former stronghold of Islamic State, to expel fighters from the extremist group who are still hiding in the northeastern Syrian city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led... Read more
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Reuters
Syria condemns Trump stance on Iran dealBEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the U.S. admini
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump for its position on the Iran nuclear deal, saying in comments to state media that it would increase regional tension and threaten... Read more
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Reuters
Battle for Raqqa, Islamic State's Syrian HQ near endState militants have lost swathes of land to various offensives across Syria an
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
State militants have lost swathes of land to various offensives across Syria and Iraq, forced into a diminishing foothold along the Euphrates river valley. Their defeat in Raqqa would be a milestone in the fight to roll back the theocratic... Read more
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Reuters
Raqqa - Battle for Islamic State's Syrian HQ near endState militants have lost swathes of land to various offensives across Syria an
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
State militants have lost swathes of land to various offensives across Syria and Iraq, forced into a diminishing foothold along the Euphrates river valley. Their defeat in Raqqa would be a milestone in the fight to roll back the theocratic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian town struggles to cope alone after key victory over Islamic StateKOBANI, Syria: Almost three years after Kurdish fighters defeated Islamic State
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
KOBANI, Syria: Almost three years after Kurdish fighters defeated Islamic State in the Syrian town of Kobani, residents still mourn the dead and feel abandoned by their foreign allies as they struggle to rebuild. Islamic State's defeat in... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian town struggles to cope alone after key victory over Islamic StateKOBANI, Syria (Reuters) - Almost three years after Kurdish fighters defeated Is
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
KOBANI, Syria (Reuters) - Almost three years after Kurdish fighters defeated Islamic State in the Syrian town of Kobani, residents still mourn the dead and feel abandoned by their foreign allies as they struggle to rebuild. Islamic State’s defeat in... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
ISIS setbacks reported in SyriaISIS is said to have suffered key setbacks in Syria, with US-led coalition forc
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
ISIS is said to have suffered key setbacks in Syria, with US-led coalition forces grabbing more turf in the terror group’s self-declared capital of Raqqa and the Syrian military seizing a key eastern city. The conflict, which started in 2011, has... Read more
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DW
Syria demands Turkey immediately withdraw troops |Syria's Foreign Ministry demanded Turkey immediately withdraw its troops Saturd
DW / Posted 4 days ago
Syria's Foreign Ministry demanded Turkey immediately withdraw its troops Saturday, calling their presence in northwestern Syria a "flagrant aggression." But the Syrian government slammed Turkey's incursion and rejected the claim that Turkish troops... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
ISIS setbacks reported in SyriaRelated Content (CNN) - ISIS is said to have suffered key setbacks in Syria, w
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
Related Content (CNN) - ISIS is said to have suffered key setbacks in Syria, with US-led coalition forces grabbing more turf in the terror group's self-declared capital of Raqqa and the Syrian military seizing a key eastern city. The conflict,... Read more
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