September 5, 2016

ALL NEAR WAR ALL THE TIME:

Islamic State claims Syria blasts that kill dozens (Lisa Barrington, 9/05/16, Reuters)

Six explosions claimed by the Islamic State group hit government-controlled areas and a province held by a Kurdish militia in Syria on Monday, killing dozens of people, state media and a monitor said.

The blasts took place in the morning in the cities of Homs and Tartous and at the entrance to a town west of Damascus, all held by the government, and in Kurdish-held areas in Qamishli and Hasaka in northeastern Syria.


Suspected U.S. drone strike kills six Qaeda militants in Yemen (Reuters, 9/04/16)

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed six al Qaeda fighters in Yemen's central Marib province on Sunday, residents said, as Washington continues its years-long campaign against militants who have exploited an 18 month civil war in the country.


US hits IS targets with 'newly deployed' mobile rocket (AFP September 4, 2016)

US forces have hit Islamic State group targets along Syria's border with Turkey using a "newly deployed" mobile rocket system, American officials said Saturday.


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