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With Iraqi Troops at Mosul’s Gate, Baghdadi Promises Victory

By Maher Chmaytelli and Dominic Evans BAGHDAD, Nov 3  – With Iraqi troops battling inside Daesh’s Iraqi bastion of Mosul, the militants’ leader told his followers to fight to the death in what he said was a war against Shi’ite Islam, Western “crusaders” and the Sunni “apostate” countries Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Expressing confidence in

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The Battle for Mosul

Daesh’s leadership flees as the Iraqi army pushes to regain the city By Suadad Al Salhy The policy to fight militant group Daesh in Iraq and Syria was a key part of the third and last U.S. presidential debate, held in Las Vegas on October 19. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made fun of the ample public warning

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Daesh Leader’s Widow Charged in Death of American

By Julia Harte WASHINGTON, Feb 9 – The wife of a deceased Daesh leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. Nisreen Assad

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Daesh “Gets Tougher” in Face of Air Strikes

BAGHDAD, Dec 27 – A new message purporting to come from the leader of Daesh said air strikes by Russia and a U.S.-led coalition had failed to weaken the group. “Be confident that God will grant victory to those who worship him, and hear the good news that our state is doing well. The more

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