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US would attack foes & friends to protect its hegemony and doesn’t shy away from using terrorists as proxies – Assad to RT

Syria became a testing ground for the US as it refines its tools to safeguard global hegemony, President Bashar Assad told RT’s Afshin Rattansi in an exclusive interview. He also explained what many Syrians are fighting for. Washington sees its former dominant role slipping away and is trying to preserve[…]

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‘Brought to justice’: Pentagon declassifies al-Baghdadi raid VIDEO & DETAILS, confirms ISIS leader’s mutilated body buried at sea

The Department of Defense has published drone footage of the US special forces raid that allegedly killed the leader the Islamic State terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as additional details of the mission. Central Command chief General Frank McKenzie described the operation at a Pentagon press briefing on[…]

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‘Disposal complete’: ISIS chief al-Baghdadi buried at sea, like bin Laden, but photo & video proof remains classified – Pentagon

The US got rid of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s body mere hours after a swift DNA test confirmed the terrorist’s identity, Pentagon officials said, adding that all evidence of the raid and his burial at sea remains classified. Following the US special forces operation in northwestern Syria, in which Washington claims[…]

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Russian MoD doubts Trump’s announcement of killing ISIS chief al-Baghdadi, rejects claims it assisted US forces in op

There’s no credible data to prove a successful American raid took place against Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The US coalition didn’t even carry out any airstrikes in Idlib recently. Earlier, Trump made a rare Sunday address from the White House informing the world that[…]

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US to deploy more troops to eastern Syria to “secure” oilfields

The United States will station additional forces in eastern Syria to protect oilfields in another policy shift that one former senior American official called a “shocking ignorance” of history and geography. The planned reinforcement will take place in coordination with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to prevent the oilfields from falling into the[…]

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US pullback from northern Syria: Key questions answered

The United States‘s decision to pull out troops from northern Syria’s border with Turkey has cleared the way for Ankara to launch a long-threatened military operation. The withdrawal is being seen by the Kurdish-spearheaded Syrian Democratic Forces in the region, which were key in a US-led campaign against ISIL, as leaving them open to[…]

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Libyan factions clash ahead of UN-backed peace talks, 8 years after NATO regime change

The feeble government in Tripoli is losing ground to General Khalifa Haftar’s forces ahead of yet another round of UN-backed talks, eight years after NATO’s “humanitarian” intervention plunged the North African country into chaos. Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) moved west and engaged “illegal” armed groups, LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari told al-Arabiya[…]

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Netanyahu’s spokesman under fire for calling niqab-clad Gaza protesters ‘ISIS women’

The Israeli PM’s spokesman has faced a fiery backlash, including accusations of racism, after he mischaracterized female flag-waving Palestine protesters, calling them “ISIS women.” Hamas is in a state of war with the ‘caliphate’. Ofir Gendelman, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Arab media spokesman, sparked a Twitter storm after he[…]

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