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69 were killed yesterday including 13 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and 23 others

In Homs Province 8 citizens were killed, including 4 fighters of the rebel and Islamic Factions, they were killed in shelling and clashes against the regime forces in the northern countryside of Homs, and 2 citizen were killed bombing by warplanes on areas in the besieged neighborhood of al-Wa’er, and 2 persons were killed in the fall of shells on …

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Al Qaeda deputy Abu al-Khayr al-Masri killed in CIA drone strike

A top al Qaeda official was killed over the weekend in a CIA drone strike, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin confirms. Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, al Qaeda’s second-in-command and once a close associate of Osama bin Laden, was killed in Syria’s war-torn Idlib province. News of al-Masri’s death was first reported by CNN. Posts circulating on jihadi social media accounts …

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Turkey to target YPG-held Manbij in Syria

Turkey’s next target in its ongoing military operations in Syria will be SDF-held Manbij, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. “Manbij belongs to Arabs, not to the PYD or YPG. This is not their place to stay,” Erdogan said. The YPG is the armed wing of the Kurdish PYD — the Syrian affiliate of the PKK — which is recognised as a terrorist organisation by …

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Syrian forces reach outskirts of IS-held Palmyra

Syrian pro-government forces have reached the outskirts of Palmyra in their push to drive Islamic State militants from the ancient town, according to activists. It is their second such offensive this year. Syrian forces and their allies from the Lebanese Shiite militant Hezbollah group and Iranian advisers are at the town’s western gateway, located about five kilometres (three miles) from …

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US airstrike kills top Al Qaeda leader in Syria

A top al-Qaeda official was killed in a US drone strike in Idlib, northwest Syria on Sunday, according to reports that emerged on Monday. Abdullah Muhammad Rajab Abdulrahman, known more widely by his nom de guerre Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, was killed after a missile fired from a drone hit the vehicle he was travelling in, according to SITE Intelligence Group, which cited reports …

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Syria: Zawahiri Deputy Killed in a Raid

Al-Qaeda deputy leader Abu Khayr al-Masri was killed in a drone strike along with other jihadists near the city of Idlib – extremists mourned him on the social media websites. “Abu Khayr Masri is Abdullah Muhammad Rajab Abdulrahman and is considered the number two man in Qaeda – his name is also on the terrorism list of 2005 issued by …

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ISIS ‘Cubs’… a Ticking Time-Bomb

ISIS Terrorist group released a video earlier this month featuring two recruited Yazidi kids before they launched a suicide operation. The video sheds the light on ISIS‘s ongoing children recruitment policy, which saw a major rise since the operations to liberate Mosul kicked off. In the video, the two Yazidi children explained how they joined Islam and spoke about the …

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Al-Qaeda’s deputy leader ‘killed in Syria’

Al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, who goes by the name of Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, has been killed in a drone strike in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group says. ‘The sheikh is the deputy of Ayman al-Zawhiri,’ Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told DPA. A US drone is believed to have carried out the strike near a military …

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Al-Qaeda’s second in command killed in US drone strike in Syria

A senior al-Qaeda leader is thought to have been killed by a US drone strike in Syria‘s Idlib province. The SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist groups, said Abdullah Muhammad Rajab Abdulrahman, who had been deputy to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, was thought to have been killed last night in an attack on a car. Egyptian-born Abdulrahman, known by his nom …

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Syria al-Qaeda leader ‘targeted in strike on car’

The deputy leader of al-Qaeda was the target of an air strike in the Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, according to unconfirmed reports. It is not clear whether Abu al-Khayr al-Masri survived the attack. The Egyptian is second-in-command to overall al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Syrian opposition activists, the Local Co-ordination Committees, posted photographs showing a car in which two …

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