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White House Accuses Syria Of Planning Chemical Attack, Warns “Will Pay Heavy Price” By
Less than three months after the US launched 49 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in early April, allegedly in retaliation for a chemical attack conducted by Assad forces, in an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence...
Iran Launches First Ballistic Missile Strike Against ISIS In Syria By
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says its ballistic missile strike targeting ISIS in Syria was not only a response to deadly attacks in Tehran, but a powerful message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States, one that could add to already soaring regional tensions. The...
Russia Warns U.S. Artillery Now Positioned To Attack Syrian Government Forces By
On Thursday, the U.S. military deployed mobile artillery rocket launchers at the Al-Tanf military base in Syria, where the U.S. trains the forces of the loose anti-Assad, anti-Daesh (ISIS) coalition known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The High Mobility Artillery...
US Deploys Heavy Artillery To Southern Syria For First Time By
The US has moved its High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) into southern Syria from Jordan for the first time, according to defense officials. According to CNN, the deployment will position it near the US coalition training base at Al-Tanf, which has been a...
Russia: US Coalition Providing Safe Corridors For ISIS To Flee Raqqa By
MOSCOW  — The Russian military has accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria of providing safe corridors for the Islamic State group to leave the area around its stronghold of Raqqa. Col. Gen. Sergei Surovikin, the commander of Russian forces in Syria, said earlier...
Connecting The Dots From The Portland Stabbings To The White House By
NEW YORK, United States – A man hurls anti-Muslim insults at a young woman in a headscarf and then stabs two commuters to death in Oregon. President Donald Trump pushes his ban on travelers from majority-Muslim countries towards a Supreme Court showdown. His vice president,...
Trump Attributes Iran Terror Attack To ‘The Evil They Promote’ By
While officially the White House is condemning the ISIS suicide attacks in Tehran today, in keeping with their policy of being against ISIS, President Trump’s own statement on the matter appeared less than wholly sympathetic, attributing the attacks to Iran “falling...
U.S.-Backed Rebels Enter Raqqa, Division Of Syria To Be Pushed After Victory By
MINNEAPOLIS– In what some speculate may be the beginning of the end for Daesh (ISIS), the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) entered Raqqa – Daesh’s Syrian stronghold – for the first time on Tuesday. SDF commander Rojda Felat told the AFP news agency...
ISIS Strikes Again, Attack On Iran’s Capital Kills 12, Dozens Wounded By
TEHRAN, Iran — ISIS claimed responsibility Wednesday for a stunning pair of attacks on Iran’s parliament and the mausoleum of its modern founder, the first such attack claimed by the Sunni extremist group in the Shiite-ruled nation. The lethal assaults, which killed...
Report: Saudi Arabia Hid Knowledge Of Saudi Students In U.S. Who Joined ISIS By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– A newly released investigative report from the Institute for Gulf Affairs (IGA) based in Washington, D.C. details what they have referred to as “one of the biggest terrorist threats against the United States homeland.” The report “From American...