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Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media
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-Land of the Free
Houston homeowner empties AK mag on masked home invaders, 3 invaders KIA, 2 WIA
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are investigating after dozens of shots were fired in east Houston.

According to a detective, the incident began as a home invasion at the 7000 block of Sherman. Authorities say the homeowner defended himself when the suspects entered the home. Following the shooting, the suspects fled from the scene.

Police have set up a perimeter stretching from Harrisburg to Sherman to Capitol, along 71st Street. At another scene, a vehicle was found about two blocks from the shooting, where a man was found dead in the backseat.

Authorities say that out of five people shot, three of them died.

A witness at the scene says he went outside when he heard the shots to make sure he wasn't dreaming. In the exclusive interview, the man added he saw two other guys in the front of the home, on the ground.

"I heard around five or six gunshots. I'm pretty sure there were more before that," he said. At some point, officers with guns drawn were seen searching a port-a-potty.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/20/2019 13:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [227 views] Top|| File under:

#1  officers with guns drawn were seen searching a port-a-potty.

"We asked ourselves, where would a piece of sh1t hide? It seemed logical"
Posted by: Frank G || 01/20/2019 14:23 Comments || Top||

#2  I've heard they've been having Amish problems lately. Hard to tell since there's no descriptions of the perps.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 01/20/2019 15:11 Comments || Top||

#3  I searched the story, discovered that the 20 year old homeowner (impressive!) was distantly acquainted with the bad guys. It is interesting that no names at all are mentioned,

There is news video of neighbours being interviewed in English and Spanish, and a few seconds of female relatives of the bad guys clinging to one another as they cry in the street over their loss — but nothing at all related to the homeowner. Very odd.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 17:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Frank wins the internet today
Posted by: Angotch Flaing8434 || 01/20/2019 18:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Following the shooting, the suspects fled from the scene.

But not very well.
Posted by: gorb || 01/20/2019 18:59 Comments || Top||

#6  It isn't a particularly nice neighborhood.
Posted by: Neville Gonque3407 || 01/20/2019 20:00 Comments || Top||

#7  It's apparently a neighbor in transition from bad to better. So while it's possible this was a raid on a dealers house, it might also be a raid on what used to be a dealer's house but is no longer. Some have speculated he knew they were coming and ambushed them. Dunno. Moredeadcriminals.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/20/2019 20:37 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
ISIS-K bomb kill Taliban local commander in Kunar province
[KhaamaPress] A local commander of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group was killed in an kaboom triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan.

The Afghan Military in the East confirmed in a statement that Mawlavi Saeedullah was killed in an kaboom in Manogi district on Friday.

The statement further added that the IED was planted was by snuffies affiliated with the ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) snuffies in Bist area.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan where both Taliban and ISIS Khurasan affiliates are active and often carry out attacks against the government and security forces while numerous reports have also emerged regarding infighting among Taliban and ISIS-K in this province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under:

#1  *sniff*
Posted by: Lumpy Unoluth || 01/20/2019 3:58 Comments || Top||


15 militants killed or wounded as A-29s pound Taliban targets in Kunduz
[KhaamaPress] At least 15 Talibs were killed or maimed during the Arclight airstrikes of the Afghan Air Force in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan military in the North in a statement said the Afghan Air Force A-29 light attack planes pounded the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
targets in Afghan Mazar Village in Qala Zal district on Friday.

The statement further added that the hideouts of Mawlavi Keramatullah and Mawlavi Muqadads were targeted in the airstrikes leaving at least 9 murderous Moslems dead.

At least 6 murderous Moslems were also maimed during the same airstrikes, the 209th Shaheen Corps said adding that two cycle of violences, an ammunitions depot, and three fighting positions of the murderous Moslems were destroyed during the operations.

Kunduz is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where Talibs are active in some of its districts and often carry out attacks against the government and security institutions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [74 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


More than 60 militants killed in Badghis, Baghlan and Nangarhar provinces
[KhaamaPress] More than sixty Lions of Islam were killed during separate operations conducted in northwestern Badghis, northern Baghlan, and eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
provinces.

According to the informed military sources, the Afghan Special Forces conducted a clearance operation of known Taliban
...Arabic for students...
staging locations in Qal’ah-e Now district of Badghis province killing 48 Taliban and destroying 9 IEDs.

The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a clearance operation of Pul-E Khumri district of Baghalan province in order to prevent attacks along Highway 1, leaving at least six Talibs dead.

A Taliban Überstürmbannführer, Gul Mohammad, was killed along with 10 Taliban fighters in Hisarak district of Nangarhar province on January 17, the sources said, adding that Gul Mohammad was responsible for planning and directing attacks against Afghan cops and civilians.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [56 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
US airstrikes kill 52 Islamic militants in Somalia (Wash Examiner take on DW article found below)
[Wash Examiner] U.S. forces killed an estimated 52 members of the militant Islamic terrorist group al Shabab in airstrikes in Jilib, Somalia, on Saturday, U.S. Africa Command reported.

Al Shabab, an organization linked to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nairobi hotel in Kenya Wednesday that left 14 dead, as well as seven attackers.

"U.S. Africa Command conducted the airstrike in response to an attack by a large group of al-Shabaab militants against Somali National Army Forces," U.S. Africa Command, the branch of the military that coordinates with allies on the continent, said in a statement. The strike was part of a broader effort to prevent the terrorist group from "taking advantage of safe havens from which they can build capacity and attack the people of Somalia."

The action brings the total number of U.S. airstrikes this year to six, and the total number of suspected militants killed to 78. Last year, the U.S. reported that it killed 323 al Shabab militants in 41 separate strikes.

The al Shabab group is centered in southern and central Somalia and is believed to be responsible Somalia’s deadliest attack, a truck bomb in Mogadishu in 2017 that killed more than 500 people in 2017. Four years before that, in 2013, its militants targeted a shopping center in Westgate, Nairobi, killing 67 people. In addition to terrorism, the group steals humanitarian aid and extorts the local population, U.S. Africa Command said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/20/2019 01:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


At least 8 Somali soldiers killed in attack on army base
[PULSE.NG] At least eight Somali soldiers were killed when the al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
jihadist group overran their military camp on the outskirts of the town of Kismayo
...a port city in the southern Lower Juba province of Somalia, at the extreme southern end of the country (assuming Somalia can be called a country). It is the commercial capital of the autonomous Jubaland region...
early Saturday, military officials and local elders said.

According to the sources, heavily-armed Shabaab bully boyz launched a dawn raid on the military camp, followed by a heavy exchange of gunfire which lasted hours.

"The faceless myrmidons attacked Bulogagdud military base using heavy weaponry and explosives. The Somali military and Jubaland forces resisted the enemy before later retreating back from the base," Mohammed Abdikarin, a Somali military official told AFP by phone,

"Six soldiers were killed during the attack and two others died after a booby-trapped vehicle exploded when the forces retook control of the base," he added.

Sources at nearby villages said the bully boyz looted the camp and took a military vehicle.

"Al-Shabaab fighters secured control of the base and looted everything. They have set fire to the arms depots and took a military vehicle, but there were two choppers which carried out air strikes during the attack," traditional elder Hassan Rashid told AFP.

The US military has stepped up Arclight airstrikes against Shabaab since 2017.

Suleyman Isse, another witness at a nearby village, said the Somali forces later regrouped after receiving reinforcement from Kismayo and returned to the base.

"The Somali forces retook control of the base with the assistance of military helicopters belonging to the US special forces which were hovering over the area even after the attack," he said.

Shabaab bully boyz grabbed credit for the attack and claimed to have killed 42 soldiers.

The incident came a day after Shabaab said it had attacked Æthiopian troops in Somalia in an ambush attack on the road between the capital and the southwest town of Baidoa.
Posted by: Fred || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Kenya police arrest wife, father of hotel suicide bomber
[PULSE.NG] Kenyan police have tossed in the slammer
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
the wife and father of a man identified as the jacket wallah in an attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source said Saturday.

The attacker, one of five al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
snuffies who stormed the complex on Tuesday, was identified as 25-year-old Mahir Khalid Riziki, who grew up in Mombasa.

"The wife of the suicide bomber is now in our custody. She will help us understand her husband's last moments and his movement, his story in latest years and his very last movements," a senior police official said on condition of anonymity.

"She was arrested in Mombasa and has been brought to Nairobi for further questioning," he added.

His father was also arrested.

"In the course of investigation of this nature, close family members of such people are crucial because they hold crucial information," the source said.

The official said Riziki was identified through mobile phone communication, and that he had communicated with one of the other attackers right before blowing himself up.

"He grew up in Mombasa and that is where he was recruited into al-Shabaab," he said, adding that he had previously been involved in attacks targeting security forces and has previously travelled to Somalia.

That attack by the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate led to a 20-hour siege at the DusitD2 hotel and office complex, which also left 28 injured while some 700 people were rescued.

The Dusit revealed it had lost six staff members while telecoms company Cellulant also lost six staff. An American and British-South African dual national were also among those killed.
Posted by: Fred || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


US airstrike in Somalia kills dozens of al-Shabab militants
[DW] The US military said on Saturday that it launched an Arclight airstrike against the bully boy group al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
in Somalia following an attack on a Somali military base.

A total of 52 al-Shabaab fighters were killed in the airstrike and no civilians were harmed, the US Africa Command said in a statement.

The airstrike was launched near the town of Jilib in the Middle Juba region in southern Somalia.

"US Africa Command conducted the airstrike in response to an attack by a large group of al-Shabaab forces of Evil against Somali National Army Forces," US military officials said in the statement.

The US statement did not say how many Somali forces were killed or maimed, although Somali General Ali Mohammed Mohamud said that seven Somali troops had died.

Al-Shabaab claimed to have killed 41 soldiers during attacks on two Somali army bases.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [70 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Over 100 African migrants feared dead in the Mediterranean
[DW] Some 170 migrants colonists are feared missing in the Mediterranean Sea after two dinghies sank in separate incidents near Libya and Morocco.

Three migrants colonists rescued by the Italian navy said 120 people had been on their dinghy when it sank on Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Most of the passengers were from West Africa, it added.

The dinghy left Gasr Garabulli in Libya on Thursday evening and began to sink about 10 to 11 hours later, IOM front man Flavio Di Giacomo said. Ten of the passengers were women and two were children, he added.
According to Al Ahram, he added that the people came mainly from west Africa.
An Italian naval patrol plane had tried to help the migrants colonists after spotting the sinking dinghy earlier on Friday, Rear Admiral Fabio Agostini told broadcaster RaiNews24. But the aircraft was forced to leave due to a lack of fuel, he said.

Libya sent a merchant ship to the area where the boat sank to find survivors, but it called the effort off after failing to find anybody.

German aid group Sea Watch said it had rescued 47 migrants colonists from an inflatable boat on Saturday, but added that it did not know if the migrants colonists belonged to the Gasr dinghy.

Fifty-three migrants colonists who left Morocco on a dinghy were also feared dead after a survivor told Caminando Fronteras, a Spanish aid organization, that the dinghy they were on had an unspecified collision in the Alboran Sea.

Italia’s anti-migrant interior minister, Matteo Salvini, said the reported deaths were "proof" that Italia's policy of barring ships carrying migrants colonists from docking in Italian ports was working.

"If you reopen the ports, more people will die," Salvini said.

Migrant arrivals to Europe
...also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
in the first 16 days of 2019 totaled 4,449, almost all by sea and more than the 2,964 people who arrived in the same period of 2018, according to the IOM.

The organization said last year, some 2,297 migrants colonists died or went missing in the Mediterranean while 116,959 people reached Europe by sea.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


Britain
Northern Ireland: Suspected car bomb explodes in Londonderry
[DW] Northern Irish police posted a picture of what appeared to be a burning car in front of a courthouse. Irish politicians have condemned what they called a terrorist attack. No one was injured by the explosion.

A suspected car bomb exploded in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry late on Saturday, police have said.

"As far as we know no one injured," police wrote on Facebook.

A photo posted by the police's Twitter account showed what appeared to be a car in flames outside of a courthouse near the city center.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/20/2019 02:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Political Wing of Irish Muslims™?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/20/2019 9:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Just what Ireland needed Frank, a 3 way religious war.
Posted by: AlanC || 01/20/2019 10:05 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media
[AlJazeera] The Syrian military has thwarted an Israeli attack, shooting down several missiles in the south of the country, state media and Russia's Ministry of Defense said.

"Our air defence systems thwarted ... an Israeli air aggression ... and prevented it from achieving any of its goals," a military source told state news agency SANA on Sunday.

Russia's Ministry of Defense said in a Twitter post that the Syrian military destroyed seven Israeli rockets near Damascus airport.

Shortly after the incident, Israel's military said its Iron Dome missile defense system shot down a rocket that had been fired at the northern part of the occupied Golan Heights on the Syria frontier on Sunday.

The military statement did not specify where the rocket had been launched from. The northern Golan is also close to Lebanese territory.

War News Update opines:
At the same time of this attack a huge explosion occurred in Damascus near an intelligence building .... Syria: 'Huge explosion'' rocks Damascus (DW). More here .... 'Huge explosion' in Syria capital causes fatalities: monitor (AFP).
Repel doesn't mean after the fact.
A palpable point, that.
Posted by: Fat Bob Glaise8594 || 01/20/2019 10:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  I’ve set this as today’s headline. Good find, Fat Bob Glaise8594! Thank you for being on top of this for us.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 11:55 Comments || Top||

#2  a rocket was fired into Israel from Syria and the Iron Dome system shotit down - actual video evidence was available and shown, unlike the Syrian "successful" shootdown of Joooo Zionist projectiles. The huge explosion and destruction was probably Syrian propaganda blowing up

*snicker*
Posted by: Frank G || 01/20/2019 12:31 Comments || Top||


Southeast Asia
Abu Sayyaf releases Indonesian captive
[BenarNews] Abu Sayyaf rebels freed an Indonesian captive after kidnapping the sailor at sea off eastern Malaysia and taking him to the southern Philippines four months ago. Samsul Saguni and another Indonesian had been seized from a fishing boat in waters off Sabah, in Malaysian Borneo, and brought to Jolo, an island in the far south of the Philippines.

Saguni was freed Tuesday and retrieved by the military and local officials somewhere on the outskirts of Maimbung, a town on Jolo island. Regional military spokesman Gerry Besana said, “He was brought to the residence of Tan, and, upon checking his health by our physicians, it turned out he is physically healthy.”

Saguni and his companion, Usman Yunos, were on a fishing vessel when Abu Sayyaf militants boarded the boat and abducted them at gunpoint on Sept. 11, 2018. Yunos managed to escape from his captors in mid-December.

Indonesian foreign ministry official Lalu Muhammad Iqbal confirmed that Saguni was the man shown in an online video that went viral earlier this month. In the video, a shirtless man, whose hands are bound behind his back, kneels in a pit and pleads for his life as gunmen stand above him.
Posted by: ryuge || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [71 views] Top|| File under: Abu Sayyaf (ISIS)


Five troops hurt by bombs, rebel killed in Thai south
[Bangkok Post] Frightened children huddled on the classroom floor amid the sound of gunfire and a helicoper as Thai security forces and insurgents clashed in a rubber plantation near their school in Narathiwat province on Friday morning. One rebel was killed. Four others escaped but left blood trails behind.

In another district of the same province, five members of a security team patroling a road alongside a railway track were injured by the second of two bombs detonated by attackers.

The first bomb was detonated about 7:30am when a soldier and five paramilitary rangers were on patrol in Sungai Padi district. The rangers were unharmed and opened fire into roadside bushes they believed were concealing the ambushers.

As they were move away from the scene of the attack, a second bomb exploded about 15 meters from the first, injuring five of them. Three were seriously wounded.

Shortly before, about 7:15am, police and paramilitary rangers raided a rubber plantation in Chanae district. They converged on a shelter where there were five armed men. The two sides exchanged gunfire for about half an hour. As the rebels retreated, a helicopter was called in to help track them.

One insurgent was found dead at the scene. He was later identified as Abdulloh Masae.

The clash occurred about two kilometers from Ban Tue Kor School, where pupils had already arrived for classes and could clearly hear the battle. Teachers had them huddle down on the floor for their safety and tried to keep them calm.
Posted by: ryuge || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under: Thai Insurgency


Two Thai policemen seriously injured by bomb in Pattani
[Bangkok Post] A bomb blast seriously hurt two policemen on teacher-protection duty in Pattani province on Friday morning.The bomb was detonated on the side of a road teachers use to travel to school in tambon Tuyong in Nong Chik district.

Security officials blamed the attack on insurgents.
Posted by: ryuge || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [100 views] Top|| File under: Thai Insurgency


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iraqi air strikes hit IS in east Syria: Monitor
[AlAhram] At least 20 Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group jihadists were killed Saturday in Iraqi air raids on their embattled enclave in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.

The raids come a day after a US-led air strike on the Euphrates Valley village of Baghouz killed six civilians, including four children, and 10 IS fighters, according to the Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

There were no immediate comments from the Iraqi army or from the US-led coalition.

Baghouz is part of an enclave of less than 15 square kilometres (less than six square miles) that is all that is left of IS territory in eastern Syria after a gruelling Kurdish-led offensive launched with coalition support.

Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP that Saturday's air strikes "carried out by Iraqi aircraft killed at least 20 IS fighters in Baghouz".

He said at the same time the Iraqi army units stationed nearby on the border with Syria fired artillery.

Abdel Rahman said the US-led coalition had stepped up its air strikes against IS since the jihadists killed 19 people, four of them Americans, in a suicide kaboom on a restaurant in the flashpoint northern town of Manbij on Wednesday.

"The strikes are continuing, and have intensified since the Manbij attack," he said on Saturday.

"Residential buildings in Barghouz were hit," he said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [62 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Fourth American killed in Manbij blast was a Syrian immigrant
[Rudaw] Ghadir Taher, who emigrated to the United States from Syria, has been identified as the fourth American killed in the Manbij suicide kaboom.

Her younger brother Ali told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday that the 27-year-old died from injuries sustained in the suicide attack on Wednesday in the northern Syrian city.

Taher worked was an Arabic interpreter for Valiant Integrated Services, a defense contractor used by the US government, The New York Times

...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

confirmed.

"Her smile lit up the room. She was kind," her brother told the Atlanta newspaper. "You could go on for hours, talking to her about your worries and about your troubles. And she would make them seem like they were hers."

ISIS claimed the attack on the restaurant that killed two US soldiers, a civilian employed by the US Department of Defense, and Taher.

"We are extremely saddened by the tragic and senseless passing of Ghadir Taher," Valiant front man Tom Becker wrote in an email to the Georgia-based newspaper. "Out of respect to her family, we will make no further comment at this time other than to say she was a talented and highly-respected colleague, loved by many, who will be dearly missed."

US President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
did not acknowledge the attack until Saturday morning when he tweeted that he would be going to Dover Air Force Base "to be with the families of four special people who bit the dust in service to our country."

Brett McGurk, the former US Special Presidential Envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition, resigned following Trump's announcement. He was appointed by former President Barack Obama
teachable moment...
He tweeted condolences and that the ISIS attack "was the first of its kind" against US forces since they began their operation in Syria in 2015.

A reported five of the local Manbij Military Council (MMC) forces and at least nine civilians were also killed in the kaboom

Local media ANHA named nine civilian victims, citing hospital sources.

They are: Yasser Ahmed Khalaf from the village of Qara al-Sakira, Fadia Abboud and her daughter Sahar Melhem from Aleppo, Mohammed al-Ahmed who worked at the restaurant that was hit in the kaboom, Hassan Hankouri from Uom Jalud village, Yasser Khali Akazi from the al-Shahba region north of Aleppo, Raad Kurdi from the village of Haj Abdeen, and Hamza Shiyar and Wiso Fares who are both from the Kobane area.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [66 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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  Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media
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  Explosions, gunfire erupt at Kenyan hotel in possible terror attack
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  Jihadists take control of Idlib province after collapse of Turkish-backed rebels
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  Turkish-backed rebels surrender last positions in southwest Idlib
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  Turkish-backed rebels issue urgent plea for help from available forces in Idlib
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  SDF troops capture ISIS stronghold east of Euphrates
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  Turkey asks US for help in fighting ISIS in Syria

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