Tag: Raqqa

US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition against ISIS blasts the so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said here on Friday (4 August 2017) that in part of Syria and Iraq, ISIS has been kicked out of key terrain that they had held. At a special briefing, McGurk said: “When ISIS really arrived on the

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US backed coalition forces are defeating ISIL, 75% population returns to Tikrit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Counterterrorism: Coalition Efforts Against ISIL Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk said in a special briefing Friday that after Ramadi fell about 90 days ago ISIL wanted to sweep east down the Euphrates River and, again, pressure Baghdad, basically collapse the Iraqi Security Forces. After

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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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