Turkey captured the sister of dead Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, and is interrogating her husband and daughter-in-law who were also detained.
France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces
It is extremely painful news that an air strike and terrorist attack killed 50 people in Afghanistan (“Air strike, suicide bomber kill 50 civilians in Afghanistan,” Sept.20, Gulf Today). Afghanistan is the place where
A US counterterrorism official says he expects a new Daesh leader to emerge after the death of Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi and warns that the extremist group's planning of major attacks probably will go on as before.
Chased by the dogs and confronted by a dead end, Baghdadi - 'whimpering and crying and screaming,' according to Trump - ignited his suicide vest, killing himself and his children and causing the tunnel to collapse.
Two high-tech replicas of iconic Assyrian statues destroyed by the Daesh group in northern Iraq were unveiled on Thursday at the University of Mosul.
A total of 33 people were arrested in Ankara province — almost all of them Iraqi — while the others were held in Batman, Kayseri and Adana provinces. Turkey has stepped up raids on Daesh militants in recent months, and pushed to repatriate them to their countries of origin.
Two US military officials quoted by the paper said the Pentagon wanted to resume these operations in order to pick up the fight against the Daesh group. Washington began the pause on January 5 two days after the strike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani at the Baghdad airport.
Turkey has launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria, with intensive bombardment followed by a ground offensive made possible by the withdrawal of US troops.