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US Now Admits Syrian "Rebels" Have Used Chemical Weapons
ZeroHedge | From the first moment chemical weapons were used on the Syrian battlefield, the American public was led to believe that only one side could possibly be responsible. The constant refrain in the echo chamber of US...
Trump Unleashes CIA Kill Teams In Afghanistan
SPecial Forces
DailyCaller | CIA paramilitary forces are expanding partner operations in Afghanistan to hunt and kill high level Taliban operatives, The New York Times reports. These CIA missions will reportedly include both paramilitary personnel...
More than 1,800 civilians killed overall in defeat of ISIS at Raqqa, say monitors
AirWars | US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have announced the capture of Raqqa from so called Islamic State (ISIS) fighters — and while Coalition officials say small pockets of resistance remain, it is now possible to assess...
Iraq takes disputed areas as Kurds 'withdraw to 2014 lines'
Kurds
BBC | Iraq's military says it has completed an operation to retake disputed areas held by Kurdish forces since 2014. On Monday and Tuesday troops retook the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk and its oilfields, as well as parts of...
Suspected U.S. drone strikes kill 31 on Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier
Drone Strike
Reuters | PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two suspected U.S. drone strikes on Tuesday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and...
Israel says it will intensify response to Syrian fire
Israeli Airforce
Reuters | JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Five projectiles from Syria set off air raid sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the Syrian war that...
Bill Clinton Met With Putin AT HIS HOUSE While Mueller’s FBI Knew About Bribery Scheme And Clinton Foundation Uranium Donors
Putin
iBankCoin | Two bombshell reports were published by John Solomon and Alison Spann of The Hill this week – the “boom” to Sean Hannity’s “tick tock” tweet on Monday, as well as President Trump’s statement to reporters that Uranium “...
Trump Has Killed More Civilians with Illegal Drone Strikes in 9 Months Than Obama Did in 29 Months Fighting ISIS
Drone
FreeThoughtProject | While the mainstream media focuses on anything but the current state of U.S. intervention in the Middle East, the Trump Administration is breaking records by accumulating a horrific number of civilian deaths. Former...
Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia to crush independence bid
Catalan Independence
CNN | (CNN)The Spanish government said Thursday it would begin the process to impose direct rule on Catalonia in an unprecedented move to crush the region's independence bid. In a statement from Madrid, the government of...
Kurds abandon territory in the face of Iraq government advance
Reuters | BAGHDAD/KIRKUK (Reuters) - The Baghdad government recaptured territory from Kurds across the breadth of northern Iraq on Tuesday, making startlingly rapid gains in a sudden campaign that has shifted the balance of power...
Four people are injured as gunman opens fire at busy market in Sweden - but police say it's NOT terrorism
DailyMail.co.uk | Four people have been injured after a gunman opened fire in a small town in southern Sweden - but police have ruled out the incident being terror-related. Multiple casualties have been reported after the man started...
Donald Trump summons US Generals to White House WAR ROOM over North Korea
Kim Jong Un
DailyStar | Options for preventative military strikes were discussed in the meeting led by Pentagon chief General James Mattis and the US military's top officer General Joseph Dunford. Tensions between the US and North Korea have...
Russia accuses U.S. of pretending to fight Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
Igor Konashenkov
Reuters | MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of pretending to fight Islamic State and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group’s militants to stream into Syria to slow the...
Catalan Leader Is Expected to Declare Independence
Puigdemont
NYTimes | BARCELONA, Spain — The battle between Catalan separatists and the Spanish central government headed for a showdown Tuesday evening, when Carles Puigdemont, the leader of the region, was expected to declare independence...
Senate Judiciary opens probe into Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery case
Obama Hillary
THeHill | The Senate Judiciary Committee has launched a probe into a Russian nuclear bribery case, demanding several federal agencies disclose whether they knew the FBI had uncovered the corruption before the Obama administration...
U.S. Military Sends Troops to Russian Border
Poland
NewsWeek | Russia has accused the U.S. of violating a peace treaty between Moscow and the Western military pact NATO after the Pentagon deployed a new force in the tense Baltic region. It's the latest of several Western moves seen...
Trump De-Certifies Iran Deal, Asks Congress To Impose Sanctions "Trigger Points"
ZeroHedge | Update (11:40 am ET): As expected, Trump has confirmed that the White House wants to leave the Iran deal intact - for now, at least. In its official announcement, the administration said it plans to decertify the Iran...
Afghanistan airstrikes hit highest point in years
FIghter Jet
MilitaryTimes | The number of weapons released in Afghanistan by the Air Force, other U.S. military services and allies hit the highest level in seven years in September. The coalition last month released 751 weapons against the...