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  • Did Assad score an own goal?

    The first news came from Reuters, framed accusingly: “Syrian government chemical attack,” and quoting, as usual, rebel sources. The world stood by instinct against the regime in Damascus following the images of the victims of this attack, an atrocity against civilians which included many children.

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    US troops to ‘surprise’ ISIS in Syria

    Pentagon spokesman, Eric Pahon, told the Los Angeles Times that the coalition would not routinely announce nor confirm information about the capabilities, force numbers, locations or movement of forces, whether in or out of Iraq and Syria.

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    Syria threatens missile strikes on Israel if attacks continue

    The Syrian government has reportedly issued a warning to the Israeli government through a Russian mediator, cautioning them against continued airstrikes against Syrian military targets and threatening to retaliate with Scud missiles against Israeli military bases if they continue.

  • Suspected ISIS gas attack hits Iraqi forces in west Mosul

    VIDEO: ISIS chemical attack hits Iraqi forces

    MOSUL, Iraq – A mortar believed to be fired by ISIS landed near a Rudaw team embedded with Iraqi forces in Mosul, causing severe respiratory problems among the advancing Iraqi soldiers and media.