ISOF-2 carried out a raid near Daquq which led to the killing of 7 ISIS
The Guardian understands that the SAS and French special forces present in Northern Syria would be tasked with securing the camp perimeters if the Kurds withdrew. Any kind of SDF-Turkish handover of prisoners seems far-fetched at this point
1 year ago
Multiple German news agencies reporting authorities classify Limburg truck ramming as terror attack
Deir ez-Zor Eastern countryside: Helicopter flights of the International Coalition over the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor
Trump on European countries not taking ISIS fighters from Syria: "Unfortunately, like NATO, they take advantage."
"We're not bringing 50, 60, 70 or even 10,000 people to Guantanamo Bay," says @POTUS of ISIS prisoners
"A precipitous withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria would only benefit Russia, Iran, and the Assad government. And it would increase the risk that ISIS and other terrorist groups regroup."@senatemajldr McConnell on Syria Withdrawal
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ISEA claimed the killing of a Philippine soldier shooting in Marawi, Philippines
Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Democrat @RepEliotEngel calls @POTUS decision "a gift to Russia, Iran, and ISIS, and a staggering betrayal of the Kurdish forces who have been America's good and faithful partners"
More from Congress on @POTUS NE Syria decision: Trump ally @LindseyGrahamSC says he & Democratic Sen @ChrisVanHollen will intro "veto-proof" sanctions vs Turkey if @RTErdogan invades, warns decision to abandon the Kurds "will put every radical Islamist on steroids
"We continue to take all necessary steps at diplomatic level and activate channels of dialogue with various international parties," per SDC on what comes next in NE Syria
Here's the Syrian Democratic Council statement - reacting to the US decision to pull back from NE Syria and allow for Turkey military ops: ".the White House decision in this regard undermines all war efforts against ISIS."
At least three people were killed and 27 injured in an explosion targeting a bus in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad
Dozens of families of SDF militia members arrive in the city of Raqqa and Tabqa in conjunction with the interruption of Internet service in the areas of the city of Raqqa
Brett McGurk: Turkey has neither the intent, desire, nor capacity to manage 60k detainees in al Hol camp, which State and DoD IGs warn is the nucleus for a resurgent ISIS. Believing otherwise is a reckless gamble with our national security.
SDF: We made sacrifices of 11,000 of our troops over five years
Any Turkish attack will diminish international efforts to fight ISIS - SDF
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In an extraordinary Sunday night statement, the White House announces that the US "will no longer be in the immediate area" of Northern Syria, allow Turkey to launch an invasion in the region and give Turkey responsibility for captured ISIS fighters in the area
Activists: an unknown explosion rocks the vicinity of brigade 93 north of Raqqa
Manbij: On September 24, the counterterrorism units of MMC carried out a qualitative operation against a sleeper cell in Manbij responsible for transporting and preparing the explosive equipment, at least one terrorist were captured.
Deir ez-Zur: International Coalition with support of SDF anti-terror units carried out an air-landing operation in the city "Dhiban".
16 killed in jihadist attacks in Nigeria: sources
Multiple blasts heard in Sadr city, Baghdad
Protesters are calling the shooters "Shoot ISIS, don't shoot us" the tweet says that the Iraqi soldiers and protesters are on one side and unidentified gunmen on the other side are shooting them
Brett McGurk: Will @POTUS stand up for American personnel deployed in Syria on his orders? Or is he looking for an excuse to pull them all out? A Turkish attack will increase risks to our people, fracture the SDF, and enable ISIS’s resurgence. Clear picture.
ISIS attacking checkpoints in desert of al-Mayadeen in Deir-ez-Zur
A woman killed and a child injured in a landmine explosion by ISIS in al-Marashida village east of Deir Ezzor
Prosecutor in France: the attacker of the headquarters of the Paris police has a "radical ideology"
ISIS has claimed a roadside bomb attack which targeted a Syrian army vehicle in Badyat al-Mayadeen in Deir al-Zour countryside
Agents of the General Information Commission have arrested a 23-year-old Spaniard of Moroccan origin, whose identity corresponds to the initials A.A.A, as the author behind Muntasir Media platform threats against the judge of the National Court José de la Mata.