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Israel Prepares for Possible U.S. Airstrikes on Syria

TEL AVIV – Israel held top-level security meetings Wednesday to prepare itself for an assault from Iran or Syria in the case that the U.S. conducts airstrikes on the wartorn country in retaliation for the Assad regime’s chemical attack. 

This US Navy handout photo shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the "Tomcatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 as it launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to conduct flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve June 6, …

Belgium To Launch Air Strikes Against Islamic State In Syria

Belgium will extend its F-16 air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq into Syria, the government said Friday, as it grapples with the aftermath of deadly IS-claimed bomb attacks in Brussels in March. “In accordance with UN Resolution 2249,

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Report: 40 ISIS Jihadists Killed in Russian-Syrian Air Strikes

According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, as quoted by the BBC, at least 40 ISIS terrorists have been killed by either Russian or Syrian warplanes after a convoy in Hama province was bombed. The “charred bodies of fighters” were observed at the scene.

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Egyptian TV Anchor Mistakes Video Game for Russian Gun Camera Footage

It’s not easy to find anything to laugh about in Syria, but Egyptian TV host Ahmed Moussa managed to pull it off. He used a recent show to sing the praises of Russian intervention in Syria, but illustrated it with footage that came from a five-year-old video game. And not a very good video game, by the look of it.

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ISIS Calls Erdogan ‘Traitor,’ Urges Conquest of Istanbul

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) has released its first Turkish-language video, a fiery rant by an unidentified graybeard surrounded by the usual armed thugs in which the Turkish people are urged to reject democracy, overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, fight the United States, and do everything they can to assist the Islamic State and its “Caliph,” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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