Trump Says 'Erdogan Can Eradicate' any IS Group Left in Syria
US President Donald Trump said his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured him that any remaining of Islamic State group fighters in Syria will be eliminated.
US President Donald Trump said his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured him that any remaining of Islamic State group fighters in Syria will be eliminated.
“We must ensure terrorists can never use Afghanistan as a safe haven,” Miller told officials at the ceremony, according to Stars and Stripes.
An estimated 6,000 Turkish troops and 10,000 Free Syrian Army (FSA) militia crossed into Syria on 20 January, pledging to drive the YPG out of Afrin.
Relations between the United States and Turkey, allies within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, have become frayed by their diverging interests in the Syrian civil war.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the operation will be expanded to other areas, including Manbij, where American forces are stationed with Kurdish militia.
The specialists intend to thoroughly study the remains, as "hundreds of other Iraqi soldiers and policemen who fought against extremists are considered missing."
They want to take down aircraft, the intelligence is clear on that.
The Iranian military considers that the fact that the "Islamic state" took responsibility for the attack proves that Saudi Arabia is involved in this cruel attack.
"A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday’s London attack."
Popular Mobilisation is steered by neighboring Shi'ite regional power Iran, an adversary of the United States, but is playing a part in the campaign to defeat Islamic State, an enemy of both, in Mosul and the surrounding province of Nineveh.
"It's very sad to be hitting our own troops," Lorenzana said. "There must be a mistake somewhere, either someone directing from the ground, or the pilot."
"I'm pleased to announce the martyrdom of my older brother Baraa Kadek, known as Rayan Meshaal...in an air strike by the coalition," the Facebook post reportedly by his brother said
At least 61 militants and 17 security forces have been killed, according to the armed forces. Nineteen civilians have died.
"This will send a strong message of unity and Nato’s commitment to the fight against terrorism," Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels on Thursday.
They were heading to the city of Mayadin, located on the Euphrates just South of Deir-ez-Zor.
President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the "cowardly killing" on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the assailant was himself shot dead by police, was an act of terrorism.
But ultimately, the President has always been the decider, whether it’s Russia or any other issue. And I think you’re right, he has made it very clear that if he can get a deal with Russia, something that the last several administrations have tried to do, that he’s going to do it.
Muhajer also said ISIS supporters would target "the secular, apostate Turkish government in every security, military, economic and media place even every embassy and consulate that represents it in all the world's countries."
The duration of the speech is about half an hour. The authenticity of the recording has not been confirmed.
A follower of Islamic State was responsible for a stabbing attack on two youths in the German city of Hamburg two weeks ago, the militant group's Amaq news agency said on Sunday.
They captured them from the area around the Iraqi city, before bringing them into the centre to use near military installations.
Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said defeating the terrorists in their Iraqi stronghold could take time and, with militants expected to escape over Syrian border into Raqqa, it was important to consider how best to retake that city too.
We support any campaign by the Iraqi government against terrorists to drive them out from the country.
"We’re preparing for a hard fight, a long, difficult fight" in Mosul, Gen. Townsend said.
ISIS has previously released a video showing the end of the world and suggests they are planning an assassination of the pope.
Syria condemns the movement of tanks and armored vehicles from Turkey across the border toward the town of Jarablus.
Manbij will be liberated in a short while.
"According to unconfirmed reports in the French media, the IS has claimed responsibility for the attack.''
The United States committed to provide more military and financial support to the Peshmerga forces.
Militants also mined roads in the area.
he city of Fallujah has returned under the control of the Iraqi armed forces.
NATO may contribute directly to the coalition in the future, possibly by providing surveillance by NATO airborne warning and control [system] planes, the AWACS planes, to escort the coalition's air operations.
The western edge of the city has been secured, a senior commander is quoted as saying, and a fierce firefight is raging in the southern district of al-Shuhada.
The United Nations has said it has disturbing reports of men and boys fleeing the ISIL-held town of Falluja being abused by armed groups working with Iraqi security forces, Euronews reports.
"Iraqi forces entered Fallujah under air cover from the international coalition, the Iraqi air force and army aviation, and supported by artillery and tanks," said Lieutenant General Abdelwahab al-Saadi.
"Zero hour for the liberation of Fallujah has arrived. The moment of great victory has drawn near and Daesh has no choice but to flee," the Prime Minister of Iraq said.
Despite losing 30 of their own men, the Libyan troops, who are loyal to the country's new unity government, say they will shortly launch further operations to retake Sirte itself.
Police said they did not know the motive of the killing and no one had been arrested.
"While our citizens are being martyred every day by rockets fired from the other side, what will we wait for from the allies. If so, we will pull ourselves up by our bootstraps," Erdogan said.
The potential terror attack is expected to target civilians.
In February and March IS militants entered Iranian territory, two terrorists who had suicide belts were immediately liquidated by ground forces.
Approximately 250 Syrians are feared kidnapped following an alleged ISIL attack east of Damascus, Euronews reports.
His security badge which gives access to the sensitive sites of the NPP was not found after his death.
Germany has long been a potential target for the attacks.
The terrorists that carried out a series of attacks in Paris, are currently distributed in Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Denmark and Sweden. It is noted that another group of militants arrived from Turkey.
According to different sources the number of IS militants is estimated from 50 thousand to 200 thousand.
"Terrorist groups continue planning short term attacks across Europe, their goal is sport events, tourist attractions, restaurants and transport," the US Foreign Service statement says.
It should be recalled that in these days the Armenian parliamentary delegation to Euronest PA is in Brussels. In an interview with "Armedia" IAA delegation member Tevan Poghosyan said that everything is OK with them and they are continuing their work to the Parliamentary Assembly (PA) of Euronest.
We promise the crusader alliance against the Islamic State that they will have...
For crossing the bridge into Molenbeek — as it is called — you feel as though you abruptly came out of Europe and entered some seething Middle Eastern or North African ghetto.
The main reasons that women leave their houses and their secure lives and join the terrorists are their personal tragedies, or their desire to marry a jihadist.
It should be noted that the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13 killed more than 130 people, leaving another 250 badly injured.
IHS estimated that the Islamic State lost about 14 percent of the territory under its control in 2015 and a further 8 percent in the first three months of this year.
Trump said he was against the introduction of US troops in Iraq in 2003, at the same time criticizing Barack Obama for pulling US troops out of Iraq too quickly.
Nationals from at least 51 countries, including the UK, had to give up their most personal information as they joined the terror organisation.
"They go to Libya to recruit fighters from neighboring countries," he explained.
American warplanes hit an ISIS camp where foreign fighters had been engaged in special, advanced training possibly, a U.S. official said, ahead of a terror attack in Europe or somewhere else outside the North African nation.
Ash-Shaddadi is a key town for Daesh.
According to him, attacks can be carried out not only by groups but also by lone terrorists.
Six canadian fighters CF-188 Hornet, which participated in the air strikes against the Islamic state, leave the region in a phased manner in the coming weeks.
Khalid Al Attiyah said that Qatari soldiers would fight ''side by side''.
US intelligence is actively trying to to find chemical weapons or labs producing those in Syria and Iraq.
The Russians have not gone after ISIS or any of the other terrorist groups.
Stoltenberg added that the conflict was not a war between the West and the Islamic world, but rather against "extremism and terrorism."
The majority of those executed were law enforcement officers, soldiers and civil society activists.
More than 30 terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured.
Thus Moallem responded to the statement by Bahrain.
BfV chief Hans-Georg Maassen has warned that useful tips are often mixed with falsehoods.
Russia is open for cooperation in any format and with other interested parties, including the Kurdish opposition and patriotic Syrian opposition.
All of those weapons seized in the latest operations in the southeast are Russian-made.
According to the intelligence services, terrorists are planning to carry out the explosions on the same day.
Several thousand Russians are currently fighting alongside Daesh (Islamic State).
In Turkey, there is an organized system of transferring additions to the ISIL terrorist organization.
The IS militants, due to the current volatile situation in Libya could have settled in the city of Sirt.
According to Vice-Admiral Clive Johnstone, the growing influence of the IS on the coast of Libya threatens shipping in the region. Terrorists may commit attacks on commercial and tourist vessels.
18 towns and villages in the northern countryside of Latakia Province in western Syria are liberated.
"Turkey and the Turkish authorities should decide whether they want to be part of any coalition against terrorism. Now it is not so," the Minister added.
The video was uploaded to Islamic State's official Telegram channel.
Pentagon chief urged other states of the coalition to expand their involvement in the fight against the IS following the example of the US.
The Syrian Army together with popular forces have returned more Daesh-controlled territories.
The measures were introduced after IS carried out a range of attacks in Paris on 13 November.
As of December 15, the total cost of the operation here in Iraq and Syria thus far has been $5.53 billion.
Among the released were women, children under the age of 14 and men over the age of 55.
The Monastery of St. Elijah is named for the Assyrian Christian monk — St. Elijah — who built it between 582 and 590 A.C.
Those being held are predominantly women and children and come primarily from the Yezidi community, but a number are also from other ethnic and religious minority communities.
"The defeat of international terrorism is the most important condition to maintain the system of international security that developed after World War II," the head of the White House stressed.
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The head of the "Vilaet" of the "Caliphate" will be one of the leaders of the terrorist group "Abu Sayyaf" Isnilon Hapilon.
He was also a fugitive from Abu Ghraib prison and a former prisoner in Camp Bucca, a spokesman of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command, Col. Mohammed Ibrahim, told CNN.
"We condemn these organizations’ actions against humanity, and which don’t represent Islam in any way. Not only the governments of Arab countries, but also the Arab people condemn their actions."
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More than 450 civilians had been evacuated from militant...
"We are involved in almost 20% of the strikes of the coalition forces with the support of land forces, especially in the battle in Ramadi in Iraq," he said.
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"The security forces now control all the streets. There is no resistance from Daesh [Islamic State]," Ibrahim al-Fahdawi, a security official from Anbar province, was quoted as saying by AFP.
Baghdad does not need the support of Turkish troops in the liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, captured by the Islamic State militant group
The last such online public message said to be by Baghdadi was posted in May. He has been reported injured or killed several times in fighting, apparently incorrectly.
"The position of the Ministry of Defense has not changed. We do not intend to cooperate with Russia on Syria, as Moscow does not change its strategy in support of Assad and instead of it does not focus on the IS," - aif.ru quotes her words.
Representatives of the international coalition will take measures...
The Iraqi flag will be raised in Ramadi center soon...
A Sharia court is said to have found the militants guilty of ''high treason''
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Thirty members of the US Congress, representing both Republican and Democratic parties, presented a letter to State Secretary John Kerry...
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A butcher from the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli...
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The draft resolution is based on one that was first passed in 1999...
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Saudi officials say that the group will be led by Saudi Arabia, which will host a "joint operations centre to coordinate" efforts. Saudi Arabia’s Defence Minister said the military operations would be held in accordance with local laws and in cooperation with the international community.
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"I think Germany performs its task, and we should not talk about new issues related to this topic at the moment," Merkel said.
You see, esteemed comrades, that the FSB is uncovering camouflaged cells of various terrorist organizations across the country, including of the infamous IS," Putin said at a Defense Ministry Board meeting.
According to him, one of the killed militants took position of the "minister of finance".
The latest developments in Afghanistan "are connected with
The delegation includes Under Secretary of Turkey's Foreign Ministry Feridun
That’s a problem because through that corridor flows oil on the black market.
Al-Abadi appealed to the German government for help in training the Iraqi army soldiers. Currently German troops train only Kurdish soldiers in northern Iraq.
According to him, the recent IS-backed terror attacks in the US and France are an indication of the group’s changed approach.
The operations against the IS in Iraq, Britain has been carrying out since 2014 as part of the international coalition.
He also added that Iran will soon give information also about "destruction of Daesh terrorists and their defeat."
It is to be stated that for the Western media, at least for few leading agencies, it is not a secret any longer that the politics of the US in the Middle East and the resulting vacuum of power, contributed to the emergence of the extremist forces in the region. Was it a deliberate politics with precise intention? We leave this question to our readers to answer.
According to the head of the Lebanese security forces, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, the IS has held nine soldiers.
However, the document still needs to be approved by the Parliament.
"Today, few people are not aware of the role played by the United States in creating, feeding and arming "Al-Qaeda", the movement "Taliban" and their evil followers."
China will continue to promote pragmatic cooperation with Africa and at the same time will strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism
The terrorist organization in Russia named 60 countries to be their enemies. The video appeared online in four languages - English, Russian, French and Turkish.
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Most often girls and women aged 14 to 45 who wear hijabs are subjected to these attacks. The attackers are mostly local men aged 15 to 35 and a large number of such incidents occur in public places.
115 Islamophobic incidents have been recorded...
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