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Kurdish-Arab forces announce anti-ISIS offensive north of Syria’s Raqa

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The push will be supported by airstrikes from the US-led coalition bombing ISIS in Iraq and Syria

BEIRUT, Lebanon (May 24, 2016) — A Kurdish-Arab alliance on Tuesday, May 24, announced the launch of a major assault against the Islamic State (ISIS) group north of the Syrian bastion of Raqa. Continue reading Kurdish-Arab forces announce anti-ISIS offensive north of Syria’s Raqa

ISIS threatens US, tries to rally support in new audio message

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ISIS IN YEMEN. A Yemeni inspects the site of suicide car bombings targeting security checkpoints in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, March 26, 2016. File photo by EPA

The audio recording reportedly featuring ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is posted online late Saturday evening, after much fanfare by ISIS supporters on Twitter

BEIRUT, Lebanon (May 22, 2016) — The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group appeared to try to keep morale high among its supporters in a new audio message released on Saturday, May 21, which also called for attacks on the US during the holy month of Ramadan. Continue reading ISIS threatens US, tries to rally support in new audio message