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Iraqi PM: Trump Is ‘Prepared to Do More’ Than Obama to Fight Terror

President Donald Trump’s administration is ready “to be more engaged” and take terrorism in the Middle East head on, proclaimed the prime minister of war-ravaged Iraq when asked if the commander-in-chief’s approach to defeating the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) is different than his predecessor’s.

Iranian armed forces members march in a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces said Wednesday a $38 billion aid deal between the United States and Israel makes Iran more determined to strengthen its military. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Iran-Backed Militia Vows To Liberate Golan Heights

TEL AVIV – An Iranian-backed Shiite militia, armed with Russian tanks via the Syrian army, this week announced the formation of a dedicated brigade to “liberate the Golan Heights” from Israel, the state-controlled Fars news agency reported.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Assad: U.S. Forces In Syria Are ‘Invaders’

Syrian President Bashar Assad on Saturday commented on US troops who recently arrived in northern Syria, telling a Chinese TV station that all foreign troops on Syrian soil without invitation or consultation with the Syrian government are considered “invaders.”