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US military kills 18 coalition forces in misdirected airstrike in Syria

US military kills 18 coalition forces in misdirected airstrike in Syria

The airstrike hit members of the Syrian Democratic Forces south of the city of Tabqa the Pentagon said this afternoon. ‘The strike was requested by the partnered forces, who had identified the target location as an Isis fighting position,’ they said in a statement. ‘The target location was actually a forward Syrian Democratic Forces fighting […]

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Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Sep 07, – US President Barack Obama outlined the plan at a NATO summit on Friday, calling for a broad coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group which led an offensive that overran chunks of five Iraqi provinces in June and holds significant territory in neighbouring Syria. Iraq welcomed Obama’s plan for an […]

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UN asks for record $5.2 bn in aid to Syria

UN asks for record $5.2 bn in aid to Syria

In a response plan released on Friday, the United Nations outlined a proposal to distribute assistance to Syrians in dire need of aid, as the country’s civil war enters its 27th month. Citing skyrocketing figures for internally displaced persons and refugees, the report indicated that at least $5.2 billion (3.92 billion euros) would be needed […]

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