405 articles tagged "ISIS"
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Russian siege on Raqqa, distant from US troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 27, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin acted to strengthen the military alliance he had set up with Iran and Turkey for working together in Syria - as a counterweight to President Donald Trump’s spectacular success in forging a Sunni Arab bloc during his four days in the Middle East. It was a tough call. He decided to impose a siege on ISIS-held Raqqa in the north to counterbalance US troops in the south, without provoking a clash.

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Trump to Raise Big Arab-Muslim Army against ISIS as Centerpiece of His Trip
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

Mustering yet another US-led military coalition is planned for Trump’s first foreign trip.

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Violence Plotted by Both ISIS and Iran’s Guards for Trump Visit
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

ISIS, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Hizballah are all on the warpath.

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The Sinai Tarabin Bedouin Dose ISIS with Its Own Medicine
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Their methods of warfare are no less barbaric than the infamous practices of the Islamic State.

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ISIS Upbeat after New Tactic Slows US Military Assault on Mosul
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Small units armed with dozens of bomb cars are forcing US, Iraqi troops to fall back.

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Turkish Air Blitz Shocks Syrian Kurds into Splitting from US Raqqa Offensive
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Their exit leaves US elite forces and Syrian Arab fighters high and dry against ISIS.

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Mattis leaves Israel with unanswered questions
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 22, 2017

The Syrian shells exploding on the Golan were ringing in Israel’s ears on Friday, April 21, when US Secretary of Defense James Mattis flew out after talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. 

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ISIS Opens Its Next Front in Sinai and Gulf of Aqaba
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Officers from Raqqa high command transferred to Sinai, expand terror operations.

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Raqqa Op on Hold: Trump like Putin Refuses More Troops for Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Trump like Putin is refusing to allocate more troops to Syria.

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ISIS U-Turns West to Lebanon as Next Target
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 25, 2017

Kurdish and Arab fighters dropped by American helicopters quickly captured five villages west of the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa - the opening shot of the US-led Raqqa campaign,  debkafile: Escaping ISIS fighters from Mosul and Raqqa are meanwhile heading for the first time to Lebanon.

 

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Trump Starts Working Secretly with Russia in Syria – Ahead of FBI Probe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

US and Russia set up new Syrian bases in synchronized moves.

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Electronic device ban in flight cabins is futile
DEBKAfile Special Report March 22, 2017

For Islamic terrorist groups, blowing up a passenger plane and causing hundreds of deaths is their peak achievement. But the ban on electronic devices larger than a cell phone in flight cabins won’t prevent an explosive laptop in checked luggage 

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Lebanon Is Next Target. ISIS U-Turns as Turf Threatened in Syria, Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 16, 2017

Jihadists on the run from Mosul and Raqqa are ordered to change course for Lebanon.

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Al Qaeda blows up Shiite pilgrim buses in Damascus
Before US whacks ISIS-Syria, Al Qaeda is resurgent
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2017

A new-old menace has raised its head: Al Qaeda and its Syrian affiliates have launched a fresh wave of terror in Syria. Saturday, March 11, two bomb explosions killed 74 Shiite pilgrims, most Iraqis, at an ancient cemetery in Damascus.

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Trump Deploys US Troops to Syria for War on ISIS, Offloads Russia and Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

He decides that America will go it alone with a local force – without Russia or Turkey.

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US Rangers in Syria with Striker tanks
US troops land in Syria to launch Raqqa operation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 8, 2017

EXCLUSIVE:  Elements of the US 75th Ranger Regiment have arrived in Syria for the Trump administration’s first direct military operation in Syria: the long-delayed offensive to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State. 

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Epic US, Russian, Turkish military summit on Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2017

EXCLUSIVE:  For the first time ever, the top soldiers of the United States, Russia and Turkey are holding a secret meeting in the Turkish town of Antalya for an effort to avert a clash between their three armies in N. Syria, 

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Trump’s Mid East Policy Hold-up Leaves Region and Russia up in the Air
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Putin felt let down after Trump failed to reveal his Mid East policy in speech to Congress.

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Iraqi F-16 jets strike ISIS in Abu Kemal, Syria
Iraq hits ISIS in Syria - with Russia, without US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2017

The Iraqi air force Friday, Feb. 24, conducted its first ever bombardment of the Islamic State in Syria, targeting Abu Kemal. The Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman stated the attack was coordinated with Moscow, Damascus and Tehran. 

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Netanyahu in Washington Shortly after Israeli Air Force Smashes ISIS-Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Israel’s integration in US anti-ISIS Syrian operations was discussed with Trump.

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