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Syrian War Daily – 19th of August 2018

Hello and welcome to the 521st installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 786 more words

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Iraq 2004: Back to School

As our convoy slowly pulls up in front of the Iraqi school; the young children, boys dressed in shirts and slacks or shirt and jumpers for the girls, see us and start to get excited; smiling, shouting and running around.   807 more words

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Trump Regime Continues Supporting ISIS

By Stephen LENDMAN | August 18, 2018

US support for ISIS is an open dirty secret – undiscussed by media scoundrels, pretending it’s not so.

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Laser Beam Attacks Bedevil U.S. Military Pilots in Mideast

Lasing is a growing and dangerous problem, officials say

In this image from the U.S. Department of Defense, C-130 pilots prepare to land at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan in March.  1,003 more words

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Syrian War Daily – 18th of August 2018

Hello and welcome to the 520th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 892 more words

Military Updates

ISIS given ‘breathing space’ in parts of Syria under US-backed forces' control

© Aboud Hamam / Reuters
RT | August 18, 2018

Islamic State managed to regain access to Syrian oil fields and make profits from selling oil, a new UN report reveals.

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Outstanding diplomat Kofi Annan passed away

Kofi Annan passed away on August 18 at the age of 80, the UN Migration Agency confirmed. Annan, a former diplomat from Ghana, led the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. 60 more words

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