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US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit

US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived at the Baghdad International Airport on an unannounced trip. Before departing for his first trip to Baghdad as the new Defense Secretary, James Mattis told reporters, …

Aleppo: Syrian soldiers score more victories against ISIL near Deir Hafer

Aleppo: Syrian soldiers score more victories against ISIL near Deir Hafer

The army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL and entered the village of Humeimeh al-Kabireh, taking control of a large part of it after seizing the Humeimeh al-Kabireh hill. The Russian fighter jets carried out several combat …

Turkey#039s General Staff  says Al-Bab operation completed - media

Turkey's General Staff says Al-Bab operation completed - media

The operation to liberate the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from ISIS terrorists has been completed and Turkish troops are working to clear mines and explosives, the Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar said. Akar …

ISIS militants block access for Aleppo to water

ISIS militants block access for Aleppo to water

ISIS terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, said. "Armed gangs holding …

Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured in clashes during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria's al-Bab, the military said. The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for …

ISIS carrying explosives to Palmyra

ISIS carrying explosives to Palmyra

ISIS militants plan to deliver explosives to Syria’s Palmyra in order to inflict maximum damage on architectural landmarks before leaving the city, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "While the Syrian troops have been …

ISIL recruiter from Dagestan convicted in Mordovia

ISIL recruiter from Dagestan convicted in Mordovia

A native of Dagestan, already serving a sentence in Mordovia, was convicted again by the military district court. This time, he was found guilty of facilitating the terrorist activities. According to the …

Syrian army supported by Russian warplanes destroy ISIL stronghold near Al-Bab

Syrian army supported by Russian warplanes destroy ISIL stronghold near Al-Bab

The Syrian army killed over 650 terrorists and terrorists' hardware in their operation to free the town of Tadif near al-Bab, Sputnik reported. "During the fighting near the Tadif populated area, …

America#039s strategy against ISIS takes shape

America's strategy against ISIS takes shape

The world is not interested in another crusading global war on terrorism

Turkish police seizes 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep

Turkish police seizes 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep

Four ISIS suspects have been arrested after the discovery of 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep, Anadolu news agency reports. The alleged terrorists, who have now been detained in Turkey, are reported to have been planning a …

Cavusoglu names Raqqa next target of Turkish army

Cavusoglu names Raqqa next target of Turkish army

The operations to liberate the Syrian town of al-Bab had made important progress and the next target would be Raqqa, the de facto capital of ISIS, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference in the …

ISIS militants make chemical weapons in Mosul

ISIS militants make chemical weapons in Mosul

ISIS militants were making rudimentary chemical weapons at the University of Mosul, the US Department of Defense spokesperson Jeff Davis said. The Iraqis have run tests on the chemicals and these proved positive for …

Three threats to the US according to diplomat-consultant’s point of view

Three threats to the US according to diplomat-consultant’s point of view

Stanley Escudero believes the main opponents of the US are ‘jihadists', Russia and China

Turkey detains 763 people in operations against ISIS

Turkey detains 763 people in operations against ISIS

A total of 763 people were arrested in Turkey since February 5, during simultaneous operations in 29 Turkish provinces against ISIS on Sunday, Turkish police forces said. The operations were conducted as a result of long-term …

 Syrian army liberates 32 ISIS-occupied settlements in 2017

Syrian army liberates 32 ISIS-occupied settlements in 2017

The Syrian Armed Forces liberated two settlements occupied by the ISIS group over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of such settlements to 32, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The number of settlements liberated since …

The coming clash with Iran

The coming clash with Iran

By declaring that "we are officially putting Iran on notice,” Michael Flynn drew a red line for President Trump

Turkish army kills 51 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish army kills 51 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish warplanes killed 51 ISIS militants in the Euphrates Shield operations over the last 24 hours, the military said in a statement. Warplanes destroyed 85 ISIS targets in the areas of …

ISIS creates powerful system of ideological influence on youth

ISIS creates powerful system of ideological influence on youth

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The youth receives information to form their life stance on the Internet, paying no attention to teachers

Terrorist activity in Russia declining

Terrorist activity in Russia declining

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Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee summed up the results of 2016

Three suspects with ISIS links arrested in Berlin

Three suspects with ISIS links arrested in Berlin

Authorities in Berlin arrested three men suspected of links to the ISIS jihadist group in an anti-terror raid late on Tuesday. The three men, aged 21, 31 and 45, were reportedly planning to travel out to combat zones and ISIS training …

Anti-Terrorism Committee: terrorist activity in North Caucasus declining

Anti-Terrorism Committee: terrorist activity in North Caucasus declining

Russian special services have prevented more than 40 planned terrorist attacks in 2016, the Adviser to the Chairman of Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee, Andrei Przhezdomsky, told the correspondent of Vestnik …

 Will US lift anti-Russian sanctions after defeating ISIS?

Will US lift anti-Russian sanctions after defeating ISIS?

The joint fight of Washington and Moscow against ISIS is the first step towards lifting the sanctions against Russia, the White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. According to him, there is an area in which …

 ISIS terrorists killed in shoot-out in Chechnya

ISIS terrorists killed in shoot-out in Chechnya

Three Islamic insurgents and two policemen were killed in a shoot-out following an attack on police in Russia's Chechnya region, the region's head Ramzan Kadyrov said. He said jihadists attacked a police post in Chali, a …

 Kremlin: Putin and Trump phone call expected on Saturday

Kremlin: Putin and Trump phone call expected on Saturday

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump are expected to talk by telephone this Saturday, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Trump said in a Fox News …

ISIS New Year#039s Eve terror plotter sentenced to 20 years

ISIS New Year's Eve terror plotter sentenced to 20 years

An ex-convict who plotted a foiled New Year's Eve machete attack at a New York restaurant in the name of the ISIS group, Emanuel Lutchman, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.  Lutchman …

Turkey kills 17 ISIS terrorists in Syria

Turkey kills 17 ISIS terrorists in Syria

The Turkish Armed Forces hit 180 ISIS positions in northern Syria, including command control facilities, shelters, vehicles and weapons, the Turkish General Staff said. 17 ISIS terrorists were killed in northern Syria over the last …

 Pentagon: fight for Western Mosul to be tough

Pentagon: fight for Western Mosul to be tough

The fight for Western Mosul is likely to be even tougher than the Eastern side, the task force's commanding general, Stephen Townsend, said. "There is still a long way to go before ISIL is completely …

 Serial explosions kill six in Baghdad

Serial explosions kill six in Baghdad

Chain explosions have killed at least six civilians in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, leaving dozens of others injured. The casualties occurred on Tuesday in three explosions across the city, Iraq’s al-Sumariah news network …

Sean Spicer: US would work with Moscow in fighting ISIS

Sean Spicer: US would work with Moscow in fighting ISIS

Washington will cooperate with any country, including Russia, that shares its interest in defeating ISIS, US President Donald Trump’s spokesman, Sean Spicer, said.

Russia strikes ISIS targets in Syria

Russia strikes ISIS targets in Syria

Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have launched airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria's city of Deir ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "On January 23, 2017, six long-range Tu-22M3 bombers that took off from a …