1 week ago

'End in sight' in campaign to retake Raqqa from ISIS, says top diplomat

It began on the 73rd anniversary of D-Day -- the U.S.-led Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II -- and now, less than four months later in ISIS's self-declared capital, "the end is now in sight," according to a top U.S. diplomat. read more...

2 weeks ago

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2 weeks ago

Down and out in Nahr al-Bared: Displaced are losing patience.

Byline: IRIN News.org

Summary: They look like cargo crates: long lines of prefabricated steel units, stacked two high, set on the edge of the ruined Nahr

al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in North Lebanon. Inside each airless

3 weeks ago

Ramadi Iraq reduced to rubble by ISIS and US coalition airstrikes, prompting change in air war

RAMADI, Iraq -- This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation.

A building that housed a po