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US strikes Syria – A wild card Entry: What does it mean to the World?

Source: IHS Jane’s Conflict Monitor as of April 4 and The Washington Post Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM On April 04, 2017, the humanity was shamed when 86 civilians including innocent women and children succumbed to a tragic painful death, due to a chemical attack involving use of banned Sarin gas. As per US, the

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US is keeping India engaged in strategic dialogue while helping Pakistan and Afghanistan to counter terrorism

Lalit Shastri US stand and diplomacy in the Asian subcontinent, especially when it comes to the Afghanistan policy and direct engagement in that country and open support to Pakistan has continuously been under attack by experts who are duly concerned about security and peace in this region. The lopsided, myopic and short-term gain oriented US

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Iraqi forces retake Ramadi territory from ISIL

Newsroom24x7 Desk Syria : Iraqi forces have retaken a former government compound in Ramadi from where Islamic State (IS) group militants had been fighting back and strongly resisting an army offensive, according to military reports from the region under attack. The military spokesman confirmed the victory and clarified that the complex was ‘under complete control’

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US air strike destroys 238 IS oil trucks in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Syria : A US air strike has bombarded and destroyed more than 238 fuel trucks controlled by Islamic State (IS) militants in north-east Syria, according to the reports released by the US military. The trucks had been parked together, closely knit in a location, tempting the strike to take it all in one

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Two Indians detained in Syria, confirms MEA

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : War laden territory has taken a toll on two more Indian nationals who were on a migratory residential status in Sirte, Libya. With two Indians already in the custody of Islamic militants since more than month, in an earlier abduction case, the list has expanded and added two more who

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IS blows up Palmyra temple remnants at Syria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Damascus, Syria : The Islamic State (IS) placed huge amounts of explosives in the Palmyra’s ancient temple of Baalshamin and blew it away causing severe damage to the temple’s ancient remains. The inner wall was destroyed, the cellas got grounded, and columns were shattered resulting in structures collapsing to the ground. The temple was built more than

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World leaders condemn ISIL for the barbaric murder of Maaz al-Kasasbeh

Newsroom24x7 Desk World leaders have joined in condemning ISIL for the barbaric murder of Jordan’s Maaz al-Kasasbeh, who was captured by IS gunmen when his F-16 fighter jet crashed near Raqqa, their stronghold in Syria, in December. He was on a mission to support the US-led airstrikes. British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted a few

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