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ISIS Confirms al-Baghdadi’s Death, Names Abu Ibrahim al-Qurayshi New Leader

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 4:00pm 10/31/2019 at 4:00pm
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ISIS confirmed the deaths of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and spokesman Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir in an audio message.

The terrorist group also named Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as its new leader.

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Trump: American Troops ‘Terminated’ al-Baghdadi’s ‘Number One Replacement’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/29/2019 at 1:00pm
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President Donald Trump tweeted that American troops have taken out dead ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s “number one replacement.”

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Trump on why Pelosi, Schiff Not Informed of al-Baghdadi Raid: “Adam Schiff is the biggest leaker in Washington”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 28, 2019 at 11:20am 10/28/2019 at 11:20am
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Sunday, Trump confirmed ISIS terrorist and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by US Special Forces in Syria.
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Pence Announces Turkey Agreed to a Ceasefire in Syria so U.S., Kurdish Forces Can Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 1:57pm 10/17/2019 at 1:57pm
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Vice President Mike Pence announced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria.

The two men, along with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met for over five hours to discuss the situation.

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German Mosques Pray for Erdogan’s Military Offensive Against Kurds: ‘Allah, Lead Our Glorious Army to Victory’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 9:00am 10/15/2019 at 9:00am
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Mosques in Germany are praying for the Turkish army’s success as it wages a fierce military offensive against the U.S.-allied Kurdish forces and civilians in neighboring Syria, German newspaper Die Welt reported.

The worshippers pray the victory verse: “Allah, Lead Our Glorious Army to Victory.”

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Trump Announces Removal of Troops From Northern Syria, Paves Way for Turkish Offensive

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/7/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump received major backlash on Monday morning after the White House announced late Sunday night it will remove troops in northern Syria. This will allow Turkey to start its offensive, effectively leaving the Kurds unprotected.

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After 37 years, body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/14/2019 at 2:00pm
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Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War.

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Trump signs Proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/25/2019 at 1:00pm
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A week ago Trump tweeted that It’s time “to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights”.

Now it is official.

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Trump: It’s time “to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 9:00pm 3/21/2019 at 9:00pm

There were news reports recently that during Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to D.C., during which he will meet with Trump, the United States would recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

The Heights had only been Syrian territory since 1948, after the end of the French Mandate, Syrian independence, and the Arab...

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00am 2/6/2019 at 11:00am

The Senate passed a bill that denounces the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement 77-23 on Tuesday. The bill “allows state and local governments to boycott companies that boycott the country of Israel.”

The bill also contains a resolution that opposes President Donald Trump’s vow to withdraw American soldiers from Syria...

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Saudi Arabia and UAE sending troops to help Kurds in Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/23/2018 at 12:00pm
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There have been some intriguing developments related to Syria that are now being reported in the wake of President Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops.

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U.S. Prepares to Fully Remove Troops From Northeastern Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 11:00am 12/19/2018 at 11:00am
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The Wall Street Journal has reported that the US military has started preparations to remove all of its forces from northeastern Syria:

U.S. officials began informing partners in northeastern Syria of their plans to begin immediately pulling American forces out of the region where they have been trying to wrap up the...

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Turkey to Launch Military Offensive Against US-Backed Syrian Kurds

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:04pm 12/13/2018 at 4:04pm
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Turkey is preparing a military offensive against the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds, Turkish state-run media sources say. “We will start our operation in a few days to liberate areas east of the Euphrates River from terrorist organizations,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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US Sanctions Russia-Iran Oil Network Funding Hezbollah, Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/22/2018 at 3:00pm

The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned an illicit Iranian-Russian network supplying oil to the Syrian regime. The elaborate oil scheme was used to finance the Islamic terror groups Hamas and Hezbollah, a department press release said Tuesday.

The covert shipment of Iranian oil was run by the aid of the Russian state-owned company Promsyrioimport. The network...

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45 years ago – Yom Kippur War launched against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 5:40pm 10/6/2018 at 5:40pm

Today is the 45th Anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

We have covered the war in several prior posts, including in an extensive post in 2015, Yom Kippur War – October 6, 1973:

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons and missile scientist assassinated

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Dr. Aziz Asbar (Azbar) was assassinated in Hama, Syria, when his car exploded.

Dr. Asbar was no simple Dr., as The Jerusalem Post reports:

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Trump Tells Putin: ‘We have great opportunities together as two countries’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00am 7/16/2018 at 9:00am
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President Donald Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, this morning around 6:30 AM ET.

Trump told CBS News that he had “low expectations” going into the meeting.

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