Islamic State claims to have destroyed 2 bulldozers and killed 6 Syrian #SAA soldiers during fighting in #HajarAlAswad #Damascus #Syria
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While pro-Assad forces claim advances SE. of Hajr Aswad, important reinforcements reached S. Damascus today. ISIS claims destruction of a BMP, 2 bulldozers and 30 KIA.
One Hashd al-Shaabi fighter killed, five others wounded in an ISIS attack southwest of Kirkuk Province.
Syrian Army enter Joura district in Al-Qadam and control several ruling buildings
Concerns about ISIS resurgence remain on West side of Euphrates River, "areas we are not supporting the SDF," per @OIRSpox "Primarily areas that have been captured by the pro-government forces backed by their Russia|n counterparts"
France's @EmmanuelMacron says US, France and @CJTFOIR must remain in Syria vs ISIS "until victory" "In the long run we need to win peace," per Macron
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Trump mentions "ISIS killers in Syria," says a major topic during his talks with Macron was. [checks notes].. getting Middle Eastern countries to increase military spending
Also, some SDF returning to Middle Euphrates River Valley, resuming fight vs ISIS, per Col Dillon
Trump: After ISIS expelled from Syria, we must increase our efforts to stop Iran from supporting terrorism
Iran cannot be allowed to profit from the anti-ISIS effort, says @POTUS.
In areas supported by @CJTFOIR, ISIS only holding some ground in Dashisha, along Iraq-Syria border and town north of AbuKamal, per Colonel Dillon
Three suicide attacks rock city of Quetta, killing six, wounding 15: Pakistani officials
Lebanon Zgharta - IS commander detained in Lebanon after crossing from Syria
Two suicide bombers killed in Quetta: Pakistani army
3 suicide bombers launch two separate attacks in Pakistani city of Quetta. Two killed by security forces trying to target FC post - a third bomber targeted a police van as a result of which 5 policemen were killed and 7 injured
Follow up on the house explosion in Nabeul, Tunisia on 13 April. Per the MOI, the home owner had been preparing an IED and planned to target security forces in the area. At least 8 other individuals are reported to have been involved.
Artillery shelling by pro-Assad forces on Baghoz and Sousa in the eastern rural areas of DeirEzzor.
SDF will resume military operations in eastern Deir-Ez-Zor against ISIS militants.
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Continuing shelling on areas in Southern Damascus under ISIS control
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Syrian army helicopters dropping leaflets on Southern Damascus, urging ISIS fighters to surrender
13 hour ago
NATO and Australia stand side-by-side in the fight against terrorism: in Afghanistan and as part of the Global @Coalition to Defeat ISIS - @jensstoltenberg
Indonesia is investigating reports from Islamic State supporters that the most senior Southeast Asian commander of the militant group was killed by U.S. air strikes in eastern Syria last week, counter-terrorism officials said
Insurgency grows bolder in west Anbar and across northern Iraq. ISIS moving freely among villages, shopping for supplies, and using threats to enforce local compliance. In many areas, there's simply a complete lack of capable security.
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Tunnel found by Iraqi Forces near Qa'im. It was destroyed shortly after.
Mattis asked to comment on French President Macron's comments on @FoxNewsSunday about potentially turning Syria over to Iranians if U.S. pulls out too quickly, defense chief sidesteps: "We continue the campaign against ISIS" with 70-nation 'defeat ISIS' coalition, Mattis says
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S. Damascus: scene of a (failed) attempt to remove armours taken out on N. front of Yarmouk Camp (1st defense line of HTS) was partly filmed. It ended up in destruction of T-72, BREM taken out while fate of T-72 Shafrah (in field) unclear.
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S. Damascus: short video showing T-72 Shafrah destroyed by ISIS.
US, Pentagon "strongly condemn" bombing on voter registration center claimed by ISIS in Afghanistan, says DoD spox Colonel Rob Manning. "The UnitedStates along with our int'l partners are committed to destroying ISIS in Afghanistan" added Manning
"This attack (in Kabul) on this polling station reaffirms our commitment, reaffirms our commitment to our Afghan partners" says US Col Manning "reaffirms the reason we have to focus on rooting out violent extremism"
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Death toll from Kabul attack soars to 69