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Mother of alleged Isis killer loses legal fight against Home Office

Judges rule decision to share evidence with US without death penalty assurances not unlawfulThe mother of an alleged hostage killer for Islamic State has lost her legal challenge against a Home Office decision to share evidence with the US without seeking assurances that her son and another suspected jihadist terrorist would not face the death penalty.El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are accused of belonging to a group of Isis members, nicknamed the Beatles because of their British accents,...
Tags: Isis, Human Rights, Law, Islamic State, US, UK News, World news, UK criminal justice, Home Office, Alexanda Kotey, El Shafee Elsheikh


Suicide blast may be a taste of what's to come as US forces leave Syria

The battle against ISIS is still raging on the frontlines near Syria's border with Iraq. And a blast that killed 4 Americans is a worrying sign as US forces begin to withdraw.
Tags: Isis, News, Iraq, US, Syria, Middle East


Iraqi Curriculum Issues Veiled Threat Against Assyrian Women

Questions persist throughout Iraq regarding whether ISIS is truly defeated or will rise again, perhaps under the banner of another terrorist organization.
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Fact Check: Has ISIS been defeated?

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at claims by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that ISIS has been defeated.
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A Favorite Restaurant in Syria Led ISIS to Americans

Some military officials say American soldiers had become complacent in a relatively peaceful spot in Syria. It was a fatal mistake.
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Terrorism, Graham, Lindsey, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, United States Defense and Military Forces, Manbij (Syria


How Strong Is The Islamic State In Syria?

ISIS has lost almost all its territory, but it claimed a suicide bombing that killed four Americans. The extremist group is still believed to have thousands of fighters who have gone underground.(Image credit: Delil Souleiman /AFP/Getty Images)
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CNN reporter goes to ISIS front line

CNN gets an exclusive look at the battle against ISIS in Syria, where the US allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) push in on the last sliver of territory under the militants control. Clarissa Ward reports from the front lines.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Syria, Cnn, Stories, Syrian Democratic Forces SDF, Clarissa Ward


US: ISIS appears to be behind 4 American deaths

The initial US assessment of the deadly bombing in Syria that killed four Americans is that ISIS was behind the attack, two US officials said Thursday.
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Initial US assessment says ISIS behind Syria bombing

The initial US assessment of the deadly bombing in Syria that killed four Americans is that ISIS was behind the bombing, two US officials said Thursday.
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After Americans Slain, Questions Arise About Trump’s Syria Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that IS had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S. forces. The attack in the strategic northeastern town of Manbij highlighted the threat posed by the Islamic State group despite Trump’s claims. It could also complicate what had already become a mess...
Tags: Isis, News, Navy, Washington, Islamic State, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Afghanistan, Gop, Nato, Capitol Hill, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence


4 Americans among those killed in Syria attack claimed by ISIS

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans and at least 10 other people in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday.
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What you see on a drive to Sryia's frontlines

The drive down to the frontlines with ISIS is long and dangerous. Our escorts from the Kurdish-led forces insisted on taking us in armored vehicles from their base in the al-Omar oilfield. There are ISIS sleeper cells all around, they explained. They come out at night to plant roadside bombs.
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Suicide blast may be a taste of what's to come as US forces leave Syria

The battle against ISIS is still raging on the frontlines near Syria's border with Iraq. And a blast that killed 4 Americans is a worrying sign as US forces begin to withdraw.
Tags: Isis, Iraq, US, Syria, Cnn


Bombing In Syria Complicates Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops

An attack claimed by ISIS killed U.S. troops in Syria. David Greene talks to Michele Flournoy, a former under secretary at the Pentagon, about how this might affect a planned troop withdrawal.
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Pentagon, Michele Flournoy, Syria David Greene


ISIS kills four Americans, injures others

On the same day we get a declaration of ISIS being defeated, while there is still 4000 active members fighting in the area, four US citizens (two service members) sadly lost their lives in Syria yesterday, several others were injured. This is the first attack in this city since it was liberated in 2016. https://thehill.com/policy/defense/o...suicide-attack Just hours later, VP Pence stated. Quote: "ISIS has been defeated." "Thanks to the leadership of this...
Tags: Isis, Obama, US, Syria, Graham, State Department, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Trump, Pence, VP Pence


Syria attack: Will the US fight back or withdraw faster?

ISIS has claimed responsiblity for a lethal attack on US troops and Syrian civilians in Manbij, Syria. Now Trump must decide what that means for his proposed withdrawal from Syria.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Syria, Middle East, Trump, Manbij Syria


ISIS Attack in Syria Kills 4 Americans, Raising New Worries About Troop Withdrawal

Critics of President Trump’s drawdown plans said his claim of victory over the Islamic State may have emboldened its fighters and encouraged the suicide bombing that killed 19 people.
Tags: Isis, News, Islamic State, Syria, Terrorism, Trump, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense and Military Forces, Manbij (Syria


ISIS Claims Responsibility For Explosion In Syria That Killed U.S. Troops

ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Syrian city of Manbij that targeted coalition troops. The Pentagon says U.S. service members suffered multiple deaths and injuries.
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Pentagon, Manbij


Clarissa Ward: Americans were targeted

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military. CNN's Clarissa Ward reports inside Syria.
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4 Americans killed in Syria attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military.
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Will a deadly Syria attack force the US to fight back, or withdraw faster?

ISIS has claimed responsiblity for a lethal attack on US troops and Syrian civilians in Manbij, Syria. Now Trump must decide what that means for his proposed withdrawal from Syria.
Tags: Isis, US, Syria, Cnn, Trump, Manbij Syria


2 US Service Members, 2 US Civilians Killed In ISIS-Claimed Syria Explosion

BEIRUT (AP) — Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war-torn country. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the morning attack, which local groups said killed 16 people in the U.S.-patrolled town of Manbij. The claim calls into questi...
Tags: Isis, News, White House, Islamic State, Iraq, Defense, US, America, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Britain, Nato, State Department, Donald Trump, Beirut


Trump was warned that ISIS was not defeated

Military commanders warned President Donald Trump on December 26 during his surprise visit to Iraq that -- despite his claims to the contrary -- ISIS was not entirely defeated in Syria.
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Mike Pence amends claim that 'ISIS has been defeated' following deadly attack on U.S. troops

The same day that ISIS fighters in Syria claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack, Vice President Mike Pence echoed the president's assessment that the group had been vanquished.
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Hours after U.S. troops killed in Syria, Pence says Islamic State defeated

Pence did not mention the attack in his address to 184 chiefs of U.S. diplomatic missions who gather annually in Washington from around the world to discuss foreign policy strategy. "The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated," Pence told the U.S. ambassadors and other senior American diplomats, referring to Islamic State. In separate statements later, both the White House and Pence condemned the attack and expressed sympathy for the deaths of the U.S. personnel.
Tags: Isis, News, Washington, White House, Islamic State, Syria, Pence


4 Americans killed in Syria attack. ISIS claims responsibility

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military.
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Four Americans killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

Two US soldiers, a defence department civilian official and contractor were killed, US Central Command confirmsA suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State has killed four Americans in north-eastern Syria, just weeks after Donald Trump said the terrorist group had been defeated and announced he was withdrawing American forces.The bomber struck on Wednesday inside a restaurant in the town of Manbij, where US troops had regularly gathered. As many as 16 people were killed in the attack, the most...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, US military, Donald Trump, US Central Command, Manbij


GOP senator: Trump statements emboldened ISIS

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he is concerned President Donald Trump's statements about Syria have emboldened ISIS and called on the President to rethink his decision to withdraw US troops from the country after the terror group claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans in the city of Manbij.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Syria, Gop, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham


Trump was warned that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Military commanders warned President Donald Trump on December 26 during his surprise visit to Iraq that -- despite his claims to the contrary -- ISIS was not entirely defeated in Syria.
Tags: Isis, News, Iraq, Syria, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


Lindsey Graham says Trump's Syria statements emboldened ISIS

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he is concerned President Donald Trump's statements about Syria have emboldened ISIS and called on the President to rethink his decision to withdraw US troops from the country after the terror group claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed US service members in the city of Manbij.
Tags: Isis, US, Syria, Cnn, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham