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ISIS paid fighters with gold & silver for taking down aircraft and launching chemical attacks

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ISIS jihadists were paid well for their service, documents belonging to the terrorist group, and obtained by RT in Iraq, reveal. Use of chemical agents was paid-for in silver, while taking down a chopper was rewarded with gold. Despite the common belief that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters were often forced to join the Read More

Cadaver dogs lead grim search for victims in California fire

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(Editor’s Note: Please be advised that this story contains details that may upset some readers) Trish Moutard, of Sacramento, searches for human remains with her cadaver dog, I.C., in a truck destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester By Terray Sylvester PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – A shaggy male Read More

How the Navy’s D-Day amphibious attack on Utah beach achieved 'tactical surprise'

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File photo – American troops supporting those already on the coast of Northern France, plunge into the surf and wade shoreward carrying equipment, on Utah Beach, Les Dunes de Madeleine, France.(Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images) Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Read More

Two dead in Gaza strikes after rockets hit Israel

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Two Palestinians have been killed and three injured by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, according to Palestinian Health officials. The Health ministry said the dead men were civilians, but the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant group claimed the fighters as their own. The airstrikes were launched in response to rocket fire from Gaza, Read More

Dozens of rebels killed in Yemeni port city

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At least 149 people have been killed in 24 hours of fighting between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s city of Hodeidah. Seven civilians were among those who died, medics and military sources said. The Red Sea port city has been controlled by Houthi rebels since 2014 and is a vital entry point for aid Read More

Thousands flee California wildfire, reports of structures burning

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(Reuters) – Tens of thousands of residents in Northern California were forced to flee a rapidly spreading wildfire on Thursday, as strong winds and dry conditions drove the blaze toward several small towns, state authorities said. There were reports of destroyed homes and buildings, but fire officials said it was too early to confirm the Read More

Kurdish militia made a swap with ISIS to get back 7 US troops – sources

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Kurdish militia made a swap with Islamic state terrorists to get back seven US soldiers captured in September, Turkish media has said. The Kurds had to withdraw from some oil wells under the swap terms. The American troops were detained during a confrontation between Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and Kurdish YPG/ PKK militias in Read More

Brawl breaks out between MPs at South African parliamentary meeting

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A national assembly meeting of South Africa’s parliament resembled a late night bar on Tuesday as it descended into two violent brawls between opposing MPs. Two separate fights broke out during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s question-and-answer session on Tuesday. The first tussle was between Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party members who clashed Read More

Islamic State left 200 mass graves in Iraq – UN

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More than 200 mass graves containing up to 12,000 victims were left behind by Islamic State in Iraq, the UN has said. The United Nations in Iraq (UNAMI) and its human rights office documented a total of 202 mass graves in parts of western and northern Iraq held by IS between 2014 and 2017. The Read More