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Iraq Middle East Syria United States

US Coalition Rounding Down Civilian Casualty Numbers in Iraq by Over 30%

Bagdhad (GPA) – A new report by The New York Times (NYT) adds credibility to what many people have been saying for a long time: The Pentagon is lying about civilian casualty numbers in Iraq. For the last year or so the US media (including the NYT) has been subjecting their audiences to the repeated claims of […]

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Americas Middle East North America United States

Pentagon Stands by Deal Letting ISIS Flee Raqqa

Damascus (GPA) – Several top US officials have come out in defense of the deal following outrage from NATO ally Turkey. Earlier this week, details of a deal between the US coalition, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), local tribes around Raqqa, the “Raqqa Civil Council,” and ISIS emerged and were reported on by everyone, including […]

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Africa Libya

US Forces Capture Man in Libya Allegedly Connected to Benghazi Attack

ISIS IN ACTION An attack on the ‘Tisan’ checkpoint 60km south of Ajdabiya on 25 October killed at least 3 Libyan National Army (LNA) fighters and left another two injured. The ISIS Amaq news agency released a statement taking responsibility for the attack. Survivors report that the assailants arrived in 7 vehicles and set the […]

Europe Middle East Syria UK

Syrian Kurds Ask Britain to Take Back Suspected IS Member ‘Jihadi Jack’

Rojava (MEE) – ‘Jihadi Jack’ Letts was detained by Kurdish-led YPG forces in northern Syria in May, but British foreign office says it is unable to provide support. Authorities in the Kurdish region of Syria have charged a British man with being a member of the Islamic State group and are considering handing him over to UK […]

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Africa Egypt

Ambiguous “Militants” Ambush and Kill Dozens of Egyptian Security Forces

Cairo (GPA) – A raid on a militant hideout backfired on Friday when Egyptian security forces in Giza found themselves on the wrong end of an ambush. Militants killed 54 police in what appears to be a very coordinated attack. Evidence suggests the militants may have purposely fed intelligence to counterterrorism officers to lure Egyptian […]

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Asia Philippines

Duterte Declares Marawi Liberated from Terrorists

Manilla (TeleSUR) – Filippino President Rodrigo Duterte, during a visit, declared that Marawi City was “liberated.” The head of state was making his seventh trip to the city when he stated that the region was now free from ISIS-affiliated groups. “Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorist influence that marks the beginning of […]

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Africa Libya

Libya: Agreement Reached on Families of Daesh (ISIS) Fighters

ISIS IN ACTION On 14 October, Ahmed Ben Salem, the spokesman for RADA Special Deterrence Force based in Tripoli, stated that the group has come to an agreement with Tunisian authorities regarding the extradition of woman and children Tunisian prisoners held in Mitiga Prison. The Tunisian newspaper, Al-Sabah, reported that Ben Salem said the agreement […]