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RAF ready to take war to ISIS Afghanistan

Britain prepared to use ‘all means necessary’ to combat terror group Britain’s Royal Air Force is prepared to launch airstrikes in Afghanistan, targeting the resurgent Daesh group in the country, the RAF’s chief said following rocket attacks in Kabul. “We’ve got to be able to play a global role in …

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US worried about Iraqi drone armada

The US military commander in the Middle East has issued a new warning over the threat from armed drones launched by Iran-backed militias in Iraq. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said the drones were difficult to detect and destroy, and he admitted the US was struggling to deal with them. Finding …

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Syria charges Israel with latst airstrike

A Syrian military source said that an Israeli missile attack on Syria killed two people, injured seven others and caused damage on Monday, state media reported. The state news agency SANA cited the source as saying that Syrian air defences had intercepted most of the Israeli missiles launched from the …

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Israeli helicopter strike on Syria

Israeli helicopters fired several rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on targets inside southern Syria, Syrian state media reported on Friday, the latest in what intelligence sources say is an increase of strikes against Iranian-backed militias. Opposition sources in the area said several militia posts near Quneitra were targeted in …

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Nancy Pelosi expresses gratitude for Trump recall

U.S. House of Representatives’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been “very provocative.” “A strike of that amount of collateral damage would be very provocative, and I’m glad the …

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Trump backed down from attack, says Iran

Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues. News of the message, delivered through Oman overnight, came shortly …

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