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Weapons storage blast fires off bombs on Baghdad, killing four

Weapons storage blast fires off bombs on Baghdad, killing four

Sep 02, – The storage belongs to one of the Shi’ite paramilitary groups of the Popular Mobilization Force (PMF), a police officer said. A blast caused by a fire at a weapons storage in eastern Baghdad on Friday set off rockets that hit neighboring districts, killing at least four residents and injuring a dozen others, […]

September 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
U.S.-backed forces advance against Islamic State in Syria

U.S.-backed forces advance against Islamic State in Syria

Jun 18, – The visit came only hours after the Syrian army and its Iranian-backed militias, which have been supported by Russian air power, lost several villages to Islamist rebels as they made significant advances in the countryside south of Aleppo. U.S.-backed Syrian forces edged closer to an Islamic State stronghold on the border with […]

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