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Trumps statements on Syria have evolved from candidate to president Play

Trumps statements on Syria have evolved from candidate to president

The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday, April 7 at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct US assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war. The strikes mark an evolution for President Trump who while campaigning for the seat he now holds said he would not attack Assads forces because the Syrian leader was fighting Isis. Apr 8, 2017
Trumps statements on Syria have evolved from candidate to president Play

Trumps statements on Syria have evolved from candidate to president

The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday, April 7 at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct US assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war. The strikes mark an evolution for President Trump who while campaigning for the seat he now holds said he would not attack Assads forces because the Syrian leader was fighting Isis. Apr 8, 2017
Isis claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul Play

Isis claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul

The Islamic State claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul claiming it shows the chopper shot down. Newsweek has not been able to verify independently that this video shows the crash, but the Iraqi military confirmed ISIS downed the chopper, killing two pilots . The helicopter was supporting elite Iraqi police forces fighting ISIS in Western Mosul. Its the first time that ISIS has shot down an aircraft over Mosul since Iraq launched an assault to retake the city in October 2016. Apr 7, 2017
Isis claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul Play

Isis claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul

The Islamic State claims it shot down an Iraqi helicopter in Mosul claiming it shows the chopper shot down. Newsweek has not been able to verify independently that this video shows the crash, but the Iraqi military confirmed ISIS downed the chopper, killing two pilots . The helicopter was supporting elite Iraqi police forces fighting ISIS in Western Mosul. Its the first time that ISIS has shot down an aircraft over Mosul since Iraq launched an assault to retake the city in October 2016. Apr 7, 2017
Iraqi army continues battle against Isis, nears Mosuls Old City Play

Iraqi army continues battle against Isis, nears Mosuls Old City

Iraqi forces continue their fight against Isis on the edge of the Old City in Mosul. The neighbourhood around the al-Nuri mosque is the focus of the advance. Three years ago, Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a caliphate there.Narrow streets in this densely populated area have slowed down the army’s advance. Residents say Isis militants use them as human shields. According to the UN, several hundred civilians have been killed in the past month. Apr 1, 2017
Iraqi army continues battle against Isis, nears Mosuls Old City Play

Iraqi army continues battle against Isis, nears Mosuls Old City

Iraqi forces continue their fight against Isis on the edge of the Old City in Mosul. The neighbourhood around the al-Nuri mosque is the focus of the advance. Three years ago, Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a caliphate there.Narrow streets in this densely populated area have slowed down the army’s advance. Residents say Isis militants use them as human shields. According to the UN, several hundred civilians have been killed in the past month. Apr 1, 2017
Drone footage supposedly shows Isis fighter using child as human shield Play

Drone footage supposedly shows Isis fighter using child as human shield

The Iraqi Federal Police shared a drone video on 29 March, allegedly showing an Isis fighter using a child as a human shield. Amid reports of increasing casualties in the assault of Mosul by Iraqi forces, a United Nations report cited the use of civilians as human shields by Islamic State. Although the source cannot be independently verified, the source has been providing regular accurate accounts of fighting from within the city of Mosul for a long period. Mar 30, 2017
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Bangladesh bomb blasts kill six, scores injured

The explosions in the northeastern district of Sylhet came a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near the country's main airport in an attack claimed by Islamic State. Mar 26, 2017