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Sahel Coalition: G5 and France agree new joint command, will prioritize fight against Islamic State

France and the G5 Sahel will form a military coalition under joint command and focus counter-insurgency efforts against ISIS

More than 50 ‘terrorists’ killed in French commando operations in Mali

Supported by helicopters, jets and armed Reaper drones, commandoes deployed to Operation Barkhane conducted three helicopter-borne assaults in Mali

‘Draft’ letter saying US forces to leave Iraq was sent by ‘mistake,’ Milley says

Troops from US-led Coalition against ISIS are preparing to leave Iraq in the wake of an airstrike that killed an…

Iran Quds Force commander Qassam Soleimani killed in US airstrike near Baghdad

Iran Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and Kataib Hezbollah leader Abul Mahdi al-Muhandis were killed in a US airstrike at…

Iraqi PMU leader vows retaliation for US airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah

Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a senior Iraqi militia official with ties to Iran, vowed retaliation for US airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah…

Bahrain IEDs share components used by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, report says

A new report found that IEDs recovered in Bahrain share some of the same Iran-made components used in bombs made…

Fearing conscription into Assad’s army, Syrian Kurds flee to Iraq

Syrian Kurdish men in Iraq say they fled not only Turkey's military offensive but the possibility of conscription into Assad's…

Russian troops enter Syria’s Raqqa, filling void of withdrawing US forces

The Russian military moved into ISIS's former capital at Raqqa in northeast Syria following an agreement with the SDF

Coalition drives to build Iraqi Kurdistan’s Peshmerga into a self-sustaining force

Personnel from seven European Coalition nations will soon transition from direct training to mentoring the Kurdistan region’s iconic Peshmerga force

Contempt and violence spiral in al-Hol camp, where ISIS women dread regime’s return

With winter approaching and tensions in Syria's al-Hol camp at a boiling point, some ISIS-affiliated women said they intend to…