August 31, 2016

FROM ONE VICTORY TO THE NEXT:

Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent U.S. strike in Syria (Angus McDowall and Phil Stewart, 8/31/16, Reuters)

Islamic State said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas.

A U.S. defense official told Reuters the United States targeted Abu Muhammad al-Adnani in a Tuesday strike on a vehicle traveling in the Syrian town of al-Bab.

Posted by at August 31, 2016 7:54 PM

  

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