Middle East

Iraqi forces retake village near Mosul from Daesh

Iraqi troops have managed to retake a village south of the Daesh-held city of Mosul as their liberation operations continue in the area. The Nineveh Operations Command said in a Sunday statement that government forces, equipped with tanks and armored vehicles, recaptured the village of Kharaib Jabr on the western …

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This is the horrifying moment a jihadist for the so-called Islamic State executed his own brother after he was accused of trying to defect the extremist group. The 15-minute footage shows a man named as Abu Abdallah carrying out the punishment. The terror group is said to be in the …

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CIA chief says secret 9/11 report not evidence of Saudi complicity

WASHINGTON DC: CIA chief John Brennan said Saturday that secret findings of a 2002 congressional investigation into the 9/11 attacks should not be taken as evidence of official Saudi complicity. A decision is expected soon on whether to release the classified 28-page section of the report by the House and …

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