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US military downs UAV, strikes militias in Syria

9th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US military downs UAV, strikes militias in Syria

Bill Roggio

The US military shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that attacked coalition forces in the At Tanf area in southeastern Syria yesterday. more...

Analysis & Commentary

20th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces an ‘important and blessed phenomenon,’ Khamenei says

Amir Toumaj

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al Abadi arrived in Tehran today to meet with senior Iranian government officials. more...

17th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

State Department designates ‘coordinator’ of Islamic State attacks in Europe, 2 others

Thomas Joscelyn

The US State Department announced the terrorist designations of three Islamic State operatives on June 15. more...

12th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US designates 2 Islamic State leaders tied to chemical weapons

Thomas Joscelyn

The US government has designated two Islamic State figures involved in the group’s chemical weapons program. more...

12th June 2017 – Quoted Thomas Seibert - The Arab Weekly

As pressure on IS grows, Western officials see terror threat ‘metastasizing’

As forces of an interna­tional coalition squeeze the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, West­ern officials said they are bracing for a heightened terror threat by battle-hardened foreign fighters returning home amid the demolition of the IS caliphate. more...