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Russia claims jihadists preparing new provocation in Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 19:34:04 by News Desk in Syria

Russia is registering terrorists’ preparations in Syria for large-scale military provocations in the province of Idlib, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. The diplomat pointed to the incessant raids by militants of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group (one of the names of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria


[Graphic 18+] Syrian Army ambushes group of ISIS terrorists in western Deir Ezzor (PHOTOS)

Published 2019-02-07 18:57:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out a powerful ambush inside the Badiya Al-Sham region of western Deir Ezzor this morning. Led by their 1st Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army ambushed a group of Islamic State fighters in the Badiya Al-Sham region, killing all… Read on ->

Tags: Deir_Ezzor, ISIS, Syria


Kurdish forces attack ISIS with modified helicopters (video)

Published 2019-02-07 18:14:02 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Iraqi Kurdistan”s Peshmerga forces released a new video this week that showed their air force using a modified helicopter to attack the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) near the Syrian border. As shown in the video below, the Peshmerga helicopter attacks the Islamic State terrorists and infilcts… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, ISIS, Peshmerga


Breaking: US admiral says military is ready to protect personnel in Venezuela if necessary

Published 2019-02-07 17:50:03 by News Desk in World-News

Previously, US President Donald Trump confirmed in an interview with CBS that he is considering sending the American military to Venezuela as an “option” amid a political crisis in the Latin American country. On 22 January head of the opposition-run National Assembly, Juan Guaido proclaimed himself the country’s interim president… Read on ->

Tags: Venezuela


Syrian intel chief allegedly visited Turkey in January – report

Published 2019-02-07 17:36:12 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:25 P.M.) – A Syrian news site alleged on Thursday that Syrian intelligence chief Ali Mamlouk traveled to Turkey in January to meet with his Turkish counterparts. The news site “Snack Syria” alleged that Mamlouk had met with several Turkish security officials to discuss intelligence matters, despite the… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey


Turkish forces arrest British national attempting to cross into Syria’s Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 17:13:42 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – Earlier today, the Turkish authorities reportedly arrested four men that were attempting to cross into Syria from Turkey’s Hatay Province. According to the reports, the four men made their way through the Hatay Province and reached the border of the Idlib Governorate before they were… Read on ->

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Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey


Russia calls on Turkey to do more to clear jihadists from Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 16:36:14 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:25 P.M.) – The spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said in a statement on Thursday that the Kremlin would like to see Turkey do more to clear the jihadists from the Idlib Governorate. According to Zakharova, Turkey needs to do more in order to fulfill… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey


Breaking: Syrian Army unleashes large-scale retaliatory attack in northern Hama

Published 2019-02-07 16:24:44 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big assault in the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate this afternoon. According to a field source with the military, the Syrian Arab Army fired more than 20 missiles towards Jaysh Al-Izza’s positions inside their stronghold of Al-Latamnah…. Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Iraq’s Ayatollah Sistani rejects Trump’s plan to keep troops in Iraq

Published 2019-02-07 16:11:52 by News Desk in Iraq

Iraq’s most senior Shiite cleric on Wednesday joined a chorus of politicians and religious leaders in criticizing recent statements by President Donald Trump, in which he said US troops should stay in Iraq to keep an eye on neighboring Iran. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said Iraq aspires to have “good… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Sistani


ISIS squeezed into last areas as SDF troops capture 2 villages east of the Euphrates (MAP)to

Published 2019-02-07 15:56:47 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:40 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) is on its last legs in the eastern Euphrates region as their fighters have lost more ground to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) this week. Backed by heavy artillery strikes from their U.S. and French partners, the Syrian Democratic Forces scored… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS, SDF, Syria


Pompeo says Hezbollah is active in Venezuela (video)

Published 2019-02-07 15:10:59 by News Desk in Lebanon, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – During an interview with Trish Regan of Fox News this week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Hezbollah was active inside of Venezuela. “People don’t recognize that Hezbollah has active cells. The Iranians are impacting the people of Venezuela,” Pompeo told Regan. “We… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Pompeo, Venezuela


Israel launches ‘virtual embassy’ to promote relations with Arab states

Published 2019-02-07 14:52:46 by News Desk in Middleeast

The development comes following years of speculation that Israel has been maintaining secret contacts with Persian Gulf States despite the fact that none of them recognise the Jewish state’s right to exist or have official diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv. Israel has re-launched a “virtual embassy” in order to “promote… Read on ->

Tags: Israel


US will cancel Patriot Missile deal if Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system: report

Published 2019-02-07 14:42:44 by News Desk in Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – The U.S. will cancel their Patriot Missile deal if Turkey purchases the Russian-made S-400 air defense system, Cumhuriyet reported this afternoon. Citing a U.S. official, the Turkish publication reported that not only will the Patriot Missile sale be cancelled, but this might put their acquisition… Read on ->

Tags: Turkey


Syrian Army ambushes ISIS terrorists attempting to cross Euphrates (video)

Published 2019-02-07 14:29:26 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – Last night, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) attempted to escape the battlefield near Baghouz Tahtani by fleeing across the Euphrates River. However, as they attempted to cross the Euphrates River, they found themselves under attack by a group of Syrian Arab Army soldiers that were awaiting… Read on ->

Tags: Deir_Ezzor, ISIS, Syria


Breaking: Hashd Al-Shaabi unleashes massive attack on ISIS forces inside Syria

Published 2019-02-07 14:19:39 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 P.M.) – Hashd Al-Shaabi unleashed a massive assault against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) forces on Thursday, targeting the latter’s positions east of the Euphrates. According to the official media wing of Hashd Al-Shaabi, their forces unleashed more than 50 missiles at the Islamic State terrorists inside the… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Syria


Exclusive: Over 5,000 new recruits join ranks of Syrian Army in Hama and Homs

Published 2019-02-07 14:08:54 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 P.M.) – Over 5,000 new recruits have joined the ranks of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the Hama and Homs governorates, a military source told Al-Masdar News this afternoon. According to the source, the 5,000+ recruits will be inducted into the Syrian Arab Army’s 11th and… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Homs, Syria


Iran allegedly moving missile shipments to Syrian airbase far from Damascus

Published 2019-02-07 13:54:29 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – The Iranian military is allegedly moving their missile shipments from the Damascus International Airport to a site far away from the capital, the Haaretz publication reported on Thursday. According to the Haaretz report, the Iranian military will be delivering their weapons to the T-4 Airbase… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Syria


Russia successfully test-fires Yars intercontinental ballistic missile: TASS

Published 2019-02-07 13:41:48 by News Desk in World-News

Russia has successfully test-fired an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Plesetsk spaceport in the Arkhangelsk Region in the country’s north, the Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday. “At 11:31 a.m. Moscow time on February 6, a mobile Yars solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile armed with multiple warheads was test-fired… Read on ->

Tags: Russia


Rebel sleeper cells wreck havoc in Daraa as new attack hits Syrian Army troops

Published 2019-02-07 13:32:49 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – The rebel sleeper cells in the Daraa Governorate have been wrecking havoc against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) as of late, killing and wounding several soldiers with their sporadic attacks. According to a new military report, another rebel sleeper cell targeted a Syrian Arab Army… Read on ->

Tags: Daraa, Syria


Al-Qaeda leader slams Syrian revolution for territorial losses in new video

Published 2019-02-07 13:21:04 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, Aymen Al-Zawaheri, was highly critical of the Syrian revolution in his new speech that was broadcasted on the group’s propaganda channel. According to Al-Zawaheri, the Syrian revolution has been disappointing as the rebel forces are now confined to… Read on ->

Tags: Syria


Saudi Coalition counter-offensive proves successful as Houthi forces fall back in Saada

Published 2019-02-07 13:06:06 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The Saudi Coalition launched an imperative counter-offensive in the Saada Governorate’s northern countryside on Wednesday. Backed by heavy airstrikes, the Saudi Coalition stormed the Houthi defenses in the Al-Qahr Mountain region after losing several points to the latter the night before. According to reports, the… Read on ->

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Tags: Houthi, Saada, Saudi, Yemen


Russia calls US sanctions against Iran, Syria ‘economic warfare’

Published 2019-02-07 12:54:26 by News Desk in Iran, Syria

According to Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, Moscow and Tehran will be advancing ways in which to defend their economies from US sanctions. “We must — and many have already spoken about this, including our ambassador in Tehran — complete the transition process of economic interaction in the national currency… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Russia, Syria


US presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard says if Assad is toppled Al-Qaeda/ISIS will take over

Published 2019-02-07 12:43:10 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) – U.S. presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard tweeted on Wednesday that if Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was overthrown, Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) would take over. “Syria/Assad did not attack us on 9/11, killing thousands of Americans — al-Qaeda did,” Gabbard began. She would go on… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Gabbard, Syria


Qatar takes delivery of 36 French Rafale fighter jets as rift with Saudi Arabia continues

Published 2019-02-07 12:30:43 by News Desk in Gulf

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – Qatar received three dozen French-made Rafale multi-purpose fighter jets, the Frech manufactuter Dassault announced on Wednesday. According to the reports, Qatar took hold of the 36 Rafale fighter jets on February 6th; this is the first delivery from Dassault. The hand-over ceremony in Merignac, southwestern… Read on ->

Tags: France, Qatar


Hezbollah leader encourages Lebanon to obtain Iranian air defense missiles to counter Israel

Published 2019-02-07 12:18:37 by News Desk in Lebanon, Iran, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said during the commemoration of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that Lebanon should consider obtaining air defense missiles from Iran. “I’m a friend of Iran, and I’m willing to bring the Lebanese Army air defence systems from Iran to confront Israel,”… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Iran, Lebanon


Russia may develop land-based Kalibr cruise missile by end of year – TASS

Published 2019-02-07 11:58:40 by News Desk in World-News

Russia may develop the land-based version of the sea-launched Kalibr cruise missile system and arrange its serial production already by the end of 2019, a source in the missile-building industry told TASS on Thursday. “The land-based Kalibr system with the cruise missile can be developed and prepared for its serial… Read on ->

Tags: Kalibr, Russia


Hezbollah leader vows to stand by Iran in case of war (video)

Published 2019-02-07 11:51:27 by News Desk in Lebanon, Iran

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Iran was the “strongest country in the region” and that his organisation would stand by Tehran in case of a war against it, speaking at a rally marking the 40th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution in Beirut on Wednesday. “Today the Islamic Republic is the… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Iran, Lebanon, Nasrallah


Lebanese FM says if not for Hezbollah, Aoun would not be president

Published 2019-02-07 11:33:20 by News Desk in Lebanon

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) – During a speech at Saint Michael’s Church (Mar Mikhael) on Tuesday, the Free Patriotic Movement chief and Lebanese Foreign Minister, Gebran Bassil, said that announced Tuesday that “had it not been for Hezbollah, General Aoun would not have become president.” Bassil then stated that had… Read on ->

Tags: Aoun, Bassil, FPM, Hezbollah, Lebanon


Desperate ISIS terrorists attempting to breakout of eastern Euphrates through Syrian Army lines

Published 2019-02-07 11:15:56 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) has become desperate in the eastern Euphrates region after suffering several setbacks at the hands of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). With thousands of SDF fighters closing in on their last arears, the Islamic State has shifted their attention to the… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS


Venezuela ready to counter US military: ambassador

Published 2019-02-07 10:58:10 by News Desk in World-News

Caracas faces a looming threat of military intervention but Washington’s plans will not work, Venezuela’s Ambassador in Moscow Carlos Faria Tortosa said on Wednesday. “We are facing a looming threat of military intervention. When [US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John] Bolton, or [Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo, or… Read on ->

Tags: Venezuela


Rebel sleeper cell releases footage of deadly attack against SAA troops in Daraa (video)

Published 2019-02-07 10:46:20 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – A sleeper cell loyal to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) released a new video this week that showed their operatives blowing up a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) checkpoint in rural Daraa. Based on the footage, a group calling itself the “People’s Resistance” showed the moment… Read on ->

Tags: Daraa, Syria


Russian fighter jet intercepts enemy warplane during military drills

Published 2019-02-07 10:24:00 by News Desk in World-News

Fighter aircraft of the Eastern Military District have intercepted a “violator” of the airspace in the Primorsky Region, the Pacific Fleet’s press service reported on Thursday. “The crews of the multi-purpose pursuit planes Su-30M2 of the Eastern Military District’s aviation regiment carried out training fight missions during which they trained… Read on ->

Tags: Russia


Pro-Haftar forces seize largest Libyan oil field – map

Published 2019-02-07 10:16:13 by News Desk in North-Africa

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:50 A.M.) – The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by their commander General Khalifa Haftar, seized the largest and most important oil field in Libya this week. Backed by heavy artillery, the Libyan National Army managed to expel the forces loyal to the Government of National Accord in… Read on ->

Tags: Haftar, Libya, Sabha


Large Turkish military convoy heads towards Syrian Army’s front-lines in Hama

Published 2019-02-07 09:45:42 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 A.M.) – A large Turkish military convoy reportedly entered northwestern Syria, yesterday, and made their way to the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) front-lines in the Hama Governorate. According to opposition activists via social media, the Turkish military sent more than ten trucks and armored vehicles towards their… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Morek, Syria, Turkey


Trump will likely announce retaking 100% of ISIS caliphate next week

Published 2019-02-07 09:27:25 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

The United States will likely announce next week that all of the Daesh terrorist group caliphate has been retaken in Syria and Iraq, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday. “It should be formally announced, sometime probably next week, that we’ll have 100 percent of the caliphate,” Trump said during… Read on ->

Tags: ISIS, Syria, Trump


Syrian military not ready to use S-300 system: source

Published 2019-02-07 09:19:28 by Leith Aboufadel in Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Syrian military has not completed their training on the S-300 air defense system, a source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News. According to the source, the Syrian military is still completing their training exercises with the S-300 system, adding that the issue with using them… Read on ->

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Tags: Syria


Turkish-backed rebel commander assassinated in southern Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 08:54:51 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 A.M.)  – A high ranking commander from the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front was reportedly assassinated in the southern countryside of the Idib Governorate on Wednesday. According to opposition activists in the Idlib Governorate, the National Liberation Front commander, Ahmad Al-Qassem (AKA “Abu Shihab”, was assassinated by unknown… Read on ->

Tags: FSA, Syria, Turkey


Breaking: Venezuelan Army chopper allegedly crashed in Cojedes after Trump’s CBS interview

Published 2019-02-07 08:33:56 by News Desk in World-News

Military servicemen from the Venezuelan armed forces were injured in a helicopter crash in the country’s western state of Cojedes, on 4 February, Venezuela al Dia reported. Five soldiers were injured amid a training exercise aimed at “repelling possible aggression from the United States”, according to the online media outlet… Read on ->

Tags: Venezuela


Israeli military choppers mysteriously enter southern Lebanon

Published 2019-02-07 08:26:28 by News Desk in Lebanon, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – Israeli military helicopters entered southern Lebanon on Wednesday morning, prompting the Lebanese Army to raise their alert levels. According to a Lebanese military communique, four Israeli helicopters entered southern Lebanon and began circling the Wadi Al-Assal, Abassieh, Ghajar, and Al-Wazzani localities. The Israeli helicopters then… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Lebanon


Pompeo says US will continue to fight IS despite Syria withdrawal

Published 2019-02-07 08:04:10 by News Desk in Syria

The United States’ withdrawal from Syria will not impact on its commitment to defeating the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a meeting of 79 anti-IS coalition partners in Washington DC on Wednesday. Pompeo downplayed Trump’s announcement last December that all US troops… Read on ->

Tags: ISIS, Pompeo, Syria


Turkey allegedly deploys 1,500 jihadists to Idlib: report

Published 2019-02-07 07:48:30 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 A.M.) – The Turkish regime allegedly deployed more than 1,500 jihadist rebels into the Idlib Governorate this week, the Sputnik News Agency reported on Wednesday. According to Sputnik Arabic, a source in the province told the news agency that around 1,500 jihadists loyal to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey


Hezbollah leader calls Iran most influential country in Middle East

Published 2019-02-07 07:28:07 by News Desk in Lebanon, Iran

Hezbollah Secretary General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, participated on Wednesday in a celebration marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The celebration was held at the Sayyed al-Shuhada Complex in the southern suburbs of Beirut, with much of the Hezbollah leader’s speech being televized on giant screens in… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Iran, Lebanon


Syrian Army passes decree ending service for any born in 1981 and before

Published 2019-02-07 07:16:51 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) high command passed a new decree on Tuesday that offiically retired soldiers that were born in and before 1981. According to the decree, the Syrian soldiers born in and before 1981 will be honorably discharged from the armed forces. This… Read on ->

Tags: Syria


First female interior minister in Arab world assumes role in Lebanon

Published 2019-02-07 06:50:51 by News Desk in Lebanon

Raya Al Hassan was sworn in as Lebanon’s interior minister in Beirut on Wednesday, becoming the first woman to hold the position in an Arab world country. Al Hassan was already a trail blazer, in 2009 becoming the country’s first female finance minister. She is part of the new government… Read on ->

Tags: Lebanon


Video footage of Syrian Army’s large-scale attack on southern Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 06:43:11 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out a powerful attack across the southern axis of the Idlib Governorate on Tuesday evening, targeting several areas around the towns of Al-Ta’amanah and Sukeek. Using predominately MLRS missiles, the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Armored Division hammered Jaysh Al-Izza’s… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Tanf base will be last place US troops withdraw from in Syria

Published 2019-02-07 06:24:00 by News Desk in Syria

Syria’s At Tanf region will be the last place in the country that US troops leave as they implement a planned withdrawal, a senior US administration official told reporters on Wednesday. “In terms of Al Tanf — that is, in terms of the drawdown plans — Al-Tanf would be the… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Tanf


Syrian Army launched their biggest attack of the year on southern Idlib

Published 2019-02-07 06:11:25 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 A.M.) – On Tuesday night, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched their largest attack of the year on southern Idlib. Led by their 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army unleashed over 100 missiles from their MLRS launcher towards the key town of Al-Ta’manah. According to a… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Russian military enters US-held Tanf Zone to deliver aid to Rukban Camp (video)

Published 2019-02-07 05:45:14 by News Desk in Syria

The Russian military accompanied a UN humanitarian convoy to the Rukban refugee camp near the Syria-Jordan-Iraq border, as shown in footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defence on Wednesday. “This is the second humanitarian convoy organised by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement alongside the UN which… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Tanf


US mulls purchasing Israel’s Iron Dome system – report

Published 2019-02-07 02:54:09 by News Desk in Middleeast, World-News

The Iron Dome air defence system, developed by Israel, is capable of protecting city-scale territories from mortar fire and missiles at ranges of between 5 and 70 kilometres by shooting down incoming threats. The US Department of Defence (DoD) is planning to obtain a limited number of Iron Dome systems “to fill its… Read on ->

Tags: Israel


ISIS has lost nearly all land held in Syria and Iraq, claims Trump (video)

Published 2019-02-07 02:40:42 by News Desk in Syria, World-News

US President Donald Trump claimed that the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) has lost nearly all of the land it once controlled in Syria and Iraq, while speaking at a meeting of 79 anti-IS coalition partners in Washington DC on Wednesday. “Our coalition partners and the Syrian Democratic Forces… Read on ->

Tags: ISIS, Syria, Trump


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