Pentagon: US expecting more attacks

Middle East 08/27/21, 16:53

After the dual bombing outside of Kabul airport a day before, the Pentagon on Friday, August 27, said those would not be the last attacks before the U.S. fully withdraws from Afghanistan.  "We certainly are prepared and would expect future attempts," said Pentagon spokesman John Kirby in a press briefing. "We're ...

Evacuation resumes at Kabul airport after two terrorist attacks

World 08/27/21, 15:50

On Friday, August 27, the rescue mission resumed in a race against the narrow window of time left for evacuees in Afghanistan to be airlifted from Kabul airport after two terrorist attacks the day before. According to Reuters, the airport might see more attacks to come from the ISIS-K terrorist group ...

Pentagon releases stunning footage of Abu Baghdadi raid

Politics 10/30/19, 19:13

The Pentagon on Wednesday, Oct 30, released new images and video of the weekend raid that killed the ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. U.S. Central Command head Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said the mission, which he ordered to commence from Centcom headquarters in Tampa, Fla., began around 9 a.m. Eastern ...

President Trump confirms US troops also terminate al-Baghdadi successor

U.S. 10/29/19, 15:24

President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Oct. 29, confirmed the death of another ISIS leader who is the No.1 successor of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot—Now he is also Dead!” the ...

President Trump pays tribute to military dog wounded in Baghdadi raid

U.S. 10/28/19, 05:57

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, Oct. 27, that a U.S. special operation forces had bought the world's most wanted terrorist leader to justice and also paid tribute during his remarks to a brave canine that took part in the successful operation. Though there were no U.S. casualties in the Saturday ...

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead, Trump says

U.S. 10/27/19, 15:29

On Sunday President Donald Trump announced at the White House that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead following a raid by the U.S. forces in northwest Syria on Saturday. “Last night, the United States brought the world’s number one terrorist leader to justice,” Trump said in a speech delivered ...

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