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American Warren Christopher Clark, a former substitute teacher from Texas, says he has no regrets about entering ISIS territory, where he tried unsuccessfully to teach English. Clark, a Muslim convert who was captured earlier this month in Syria by U.S.-backed forces, said he witnessed executions and crucifixions during the more than three years he spent with the terrorist group. He reportedly […]

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Two men who claim to be U.S. citizens,Warren Christopher Clark, 34, and Zaid Abed al-Hamid, 35, were recently captured fighting for ISIS in Syria, according to the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. Clark, aka Abu Mohammad al-Ameriki, is a former school teacher from Texas. He and al-Hamid, aka Abu Zaid al-Ameriki, were reportedly captured with three other men who […]

Trump tweeted that we defeated ISIS and then decided to pull the troops out of Syria. Why did he think that was a good idea? This man is “letting his tweets write checks that our country can’t cash!” He’s just getting reckless and Huggy says it seems like, “the closer Muler gets the more Trump […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a decision on new economic sanctions against Russia will be made soon — not committing to an announcement Monday that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had said to expect. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “We are considering additional sanctions on Russia and a […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place “very soon or not so soon at all!” The president made the statement in a tweet Thursday morning. Trump on Wednesday had warned Russia to “get ready” for a missile attack on its ally Syria, suggesting imminent retaliation for […]

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BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared […]

There's mixed reaction to Trump's missile strike on Syria.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week’s gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians, U.S. officials said. It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump’s most dramatic military order since becoming president. The surprise […]

BEIRUT (AP) — The father cradled his 9-month-old twins, Aya and Ahmed, each in an arm. He stroked their hair and choked back tears, mumbling, “Say goodbye, baby, say goodbye” to their lifeless bodies. Abdel Hameed Alyousef lost his two children, his wife and other relatives in the suspected chemical attack Tuesday in the northern […]

  BEIRUT (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Iran, military allies of Syria’s president, talked Monday about joining forces to reach a quick political settlement in Syria, as the country’s largest city, Aleppo, was poised to return to full government control. Syrian state TV said it expected the evacuation of thousands of civilians and […]

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria’s largest city. The U.N.’s humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien told the Security Council that the conditions in eastern Aleppo, which is besieged and assaulted by all sides […]