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U.S. troops at Taqaddum to help Iraqis plan fight for Ramadi

U.S. troops at Taqaddum to help Iraqis plan fight for Ramadi

Jun 12, – U.S. defense officials say the tasks of the troops going to Taqaddum air base will range from advising Iraqi commanders how to ensure soldiers have enough bullets to integrating air power into combat plans. President Barack Obama has said American forces being sent to a new operations center in the heart of […]

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

May 25, –In Palmyra, the Syrian air force launched strikes at buildings captured by Islamic State, whose occupation of the city has raised fears that the insurgents will destroy its famed Roman ruins. Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi on Monday as security forces and Shi’ite paramilitaries renewed efforts to retake the western Iraqi […]

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U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Dec 10, – Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in Iraq with its partner nations, according to the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force for the coalition overseeing the operation. The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, […]

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