The United States is considering a stepped-up military presence in Africa to pursue Islamic State group jihadists looking for new havens after the fall of their "caliphate," American officials say. EurActiv
CLARK, Philippines: The Australian defence chief says her country will deploy forces to train Filipino troops on urban warfare following a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants on.. Bangkok Post Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times
At least 60 people died and dozens are missing in what’s been reported as reprisal killings by ISIL or self-styled Islamic State in the Syrian town of al-Qaryatayn.
Syrian allied forces regained.. Source: euronews (in English) -
After months of fighting, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have conquered Raqqa.
Raqqa was the capital of the Islamic State's last major stronghold in the Middle East.
But the victory by.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
At least 60 people died and dozens are missing in what’s been reported as reprisal killings by ISIL or self-styled Islamic State in the Syrian town of al-Qaryatayn. Syrian allied forces regained.. Source: Euronews English -
On Monday, the Pentagon's top general said that he could not yet answer the fundamental questions about why four American soldiers died Oct. 4, The soldiers were killed after an ambush in a remote.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made a surprise visit to Iraq in attempts to calm tension between Baghdad and the Kurds, in order to keep them focused on the war against ISIS. Meeting Iraqi Prime.. Source: Wochit News -
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On 16 October, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation aired an interview with Hillary Clinton: *one of many to promote her score-settling book about.. Zero Hedge
The Baghdad government and its paramilitary forces increasingly see American troop presence as the actual foreign menace.
A prominent Iraqi militia leader with close ties to Iran has told the United.. Zero Hedge
Before this month, it would have been hard to imagine a better moment in the almost century-long struggle for Iraqi Kurds to get their own state.
Over the last three years, they had become a vital.. L.A. Times
The top US general said on Monday that the American people, including the families of the fallen soldiers in Niger, deserve answers about this month's deadly ambush which claimed the lives of four US.. Zero Hedge
Islamic State militants came into the Syrian town of Qaryatayn with a hit list, and by the time they left three weeks later, more than 70 civilians had been killed -- shot or beheaded, their bodies.. FOXNews.com
As U.S.-backed forces succeed in driving Islamic State militants from territory in Iraq and now Syria, the Trump administration has difficult choices — and divided opinions — about how the heavily.. L.A. Times