Tag: ISIL

Part of a crumbling heritage: old buildings on the waterfront in the southern Iraqi city of Basra

Iraq’s Historical Sites Ravaged by Corruption, Neglect Following Islamic State Defeats

Corruption, mismanagement, and neglect have reportedly replaced Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists as the destroyers of historical heritage sites in Iraq like the city of Basra’s “shanasheel,” finely crafted windows with intricate wooden latticework and stained glass that allows inhabitants to see outside without being seen.

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U.S.-NATO Mission Rejects Pakistan’s Claims of Eliminating All Terror Havens

Many jihadists organizations who plan attacks in Pakistan to target U.S. military troops and their allies in neighboring Afghanistan are still enjoying sanctuary in the country despite Islamabad’s claims that it has eradicated all “organized” terror havens within its borders, Breitbart News has learned.

XILINGOL, CHINA - JULY 30: The flag guard formation holding the flag of the Communist Party of China, the national flag and the flag of the PLA attends a military parade at Zhurihe military training base to mark the 90th birthday of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on July 30, …

World View: How China Would Lose a War with the United States

Contents: Massive earth fissure suddenly opens up in mid-Kenya, signaling an eventual split in all of Africa; How China would lose a war with the United States; ISIS-linked terrorists in Afghanistan kill 32 in bombing of Shia Shrine in Kabul

Gen. John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, speaks to reporters Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Bagram air base north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Nicholson spoke about prospects for peace talks with the Taliban. (AP Photos/Robert Burns)

U.S. Expands Operations to Protect Afghan Capital: ‘We Have a Lot of Work to Do’

The United States has deemed protecting the sprawling Afghan capital of Kabul the “main effort” of an intensified U.S.-backed offensive following a series of high-profile terrorist assaults at the hands of the Taliban and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), revealed the top commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan.