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Teenager, Who Fled UK to Join ISIS, Denied Entry in Bangladesh

ISIS Bride Shamima Begum to be stripped of her British citizenship

Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old United Kingdom citizen, who fled Britain to marry an ISIS fighter in 2015, is now at the risk of losing her British citizenship. The Bangladeshi-origin British national has also been refused any claims to a Bangladeshi citizenship Earlier this month Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old British citizen, who left the country to join the ISIS four years

US President Asks European Allies to “Take Back” ISIS Fighters

US President Donald Trump calls on European allies to take back Islamic State fighters captured by the US-backed forces in Syria

United States’ President Donald Trump has called on his European allies to “take back over 800 ISIS fighters” that the US captured in Syria and “put them on trial”. This came after the US-backed Kurdish-led forces initiated a final offensive to clean out the last ISIS pocket in Syria last week US President Donald Trump has called on Germany, France, Britain

US and Kurdish Forces Launch Offensive Against ISIS in Syria

Syria’s Kurdish forces backed by the US launch offensive to defeat ISIS

Syria’s Kurdish-led and United States-backed forces launched an offensive against the ISIS on Saturday. Prior to the offensive, over twenty thousand civilians were evacuated from the ISIS-captured region in the province of Deir ez-Zor, Syria Post the evacuation of more than 20,000 civilians from the East Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, Syria’s US-backed and Kurdish-led forces launched an offensive to defeat

US Defence Secretary Resigns Over US Withdrawal of Troops from Syria

United States Secretary of Defence, James Mattis resigns after clash with US President over US withdrawal of troops from Syria

United States Secretary of Defence, James Mattis resigned on Thursday amid disagreement with the US President, Donald Trump over the withdrawal of US military forces from Syria The United States President, Donald Trump claimed victory over the ISIS in a tweet on Wednesday, soon after senior White House officials were informed about the abrupt potential withdrawal of US troops from Syria.

Syrian Democratic Forces Concerned Over US Withdrawal of Troops

President Donald Trump to withdraw over 2000 United States troops from Syria, claiming ISIS defeat

The United States President, Donald Trump abruptly announced the withdrawal of troops from Syria, claiming victory over the Islamic State (ISIS). The US ally, Syrian Democratic Forces now fears potential instability and danger for Syria On Tuesday night senior Whitehouse officials were informed about the United States President, Donald Trump’s decision to initiate an abrupt and rapid withdrawal of over two

Syria and Iran Sign New Deal for Military Cooperation

In a setback to American and Israeli efforts to stall Iranian influence in the Middle East, Syria today signed a new agreement on the subject of military cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The agreement, which comes after years of Iranian support to the Bashar Al-Assad regime in Syria, signifies a marked change in the region’s spheres of influence. Such

Syria: Islamic State Suicide Blasts Kill over 200

Islamic State militants killed more than 200 people in a coordinated assault on a government-held area of southwestern Syria on Wednesday, local officials and a war monitor said, in the group’s deadliest attack in the country for years. Jihadist fighters stormed several villages and staged suicide blasts in the provincial capital, near one of the few remote pockets still held

Lebanon’s first Election in Nine Years witnesses Low Voter Turnout

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Lebanon's first national elections in nine years were marked by a tepid turnout Sunday, reflecting voter frustration over endemic corruption and a stagnant economy. Politicians had urged citizens to vote, and security forces struggled to maintain order as fights broke out in and around polling stations. President Michel Aoun broadcast an appeal to voters to participate in a televised address an hour

500 People Poisoned in Syrian ‘Chemical Attack’, WHO Reveals

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About 500 people are believed to have been affected by a suspected chemical attack last week on the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, the World Health Organization says. The WHO also revealed that the 43 people who were killed died from ‘symptoms consistent with exposure to highly to toxic chemicals’. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma

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