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U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria “Al Qaeda remains a global force with its networks and branches around the world,” Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator, said in a conference call with reporters on Wednesday after releasing the department’s …

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France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria

France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria

France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria PARIS — France on Monday brought home 10 children of French jihadists who had been stuck in sprawling detention camps in northeastern Syria since at least the collapse of the Islamic State last year. The French foreign ministry said it …

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ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria WASHINGTON — A year after American-backed forces seized the last remnant of territory under Islamic State rule in Syria, some 10,000 captured ISIS fighters in Kurdish-run wartime prisons pose “a significant risk” to the United States mission in the country’s northeast, military commanders say. …

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Syria Used Chemical Weapons 3 Times in One Week, Watchdog Says

Syria Used Chemical Weapons 3 Times in One Week, Watchdog Says

BEIRUT, Lebanon — An investigative team with the international group that monitors compliance with the chemical weapons ban accused the Syrian government on Wednesday of having launched three chemical weapons attacks on one village in northern Syria in March 2017, sickening scores of people. The team, established by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said in a report …

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U.N. Inquiry Into Syria Bombings Is Silent on Russia’s Role

U.N. Inquiry Into Syria Bombings Is Silent on Russia’s Role

A United Nations investigation into attacks on humanitarian sites in Syria concluded in a report released on Monday that the Syrian government or its allies had committed most of them — but failed to name Russia, the most important of those allies, as a perpetrator. The board of inquiry looked into just six of the hundreds of attacks on sites …

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