Mustard gas used in Syria war in August: OPCW

Mustard gas used in Syria war in August: OPCW

LHVnews: The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says chemical weapons have been used in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo in August.
Report: Failed Syrian rebel training program cost US taxpayers $2 million per fighter

Report: Failed Syrian rebel training program cost US taxpayers $2 million per fighter

Newly acquired documents show the Pentagon spent nearly $400 million, or $2 million per fighter, on its failed train-and-equip program, according to USA Today. The Pentagon claims the actual cost was $30,000 per trainee.
Russian jets destroy 263 terror targets in Syria in 2 days: Combat report

Russian jets destroy 263 terror targets in Syria in 2 days: Combat report

LHVnews: The Russian Air Force has carried out 81 sorties hitting 263 Islamic State (IS) targets in two days in Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Sheikh Salman detained arbitrarily: UN rights group

Sheikh Salman detained arbitrarily: UN rights group

LHVnews: A United Nations rights group says the prominent Bahraini Shia cleric, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been detained arbitrarily, calling on the Manama regime to release him immediately.
Daesh claims responsibility for killing of Bangladeshi policeman

Daesh claims responsibility for killing of Bangladeshi policeman

LHVnews: The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the murder of a policeman in Bangladesh.
Infighting, Afghan attacks kill dozens from Daesh

Infighting, Afghan attacks kill dozens from Daesh

LHVnews: At least 29 members of the Takfiri Daesh militant group have been killed in an operation by the Afghan army as well as infighting among the extremists in Afghanistan’s troubled Nangarhar Province.
Bomb attack leaves 12 dead in Egypt’s restive Sinai

Bomb attack leaves 12 dead in Egypt’s restive Sinai

LHVnews: At least twelve people, among them civilians, have lost their lives and 20 others sustained injuries in a car bomb explosion that targeted security personnel in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula.
Sweden expresses support for Iraqi Kurdistan region against Daesh

Sweden expresses support for Iraqi Kurdistan region against Daesh

LHVnews: The Swedish defense and foreign ministers have expressed their country's support for Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in its fight against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
ISIS claiming revenge ‘downing’ of Russian passenger jet over Sinai by publishing video

ISIS claiming revenge ‘downing’ of Russian passenger jet over Sinai by publishing video

LHVnews:A new Islamic State video shows a Russian-speaking jihadist praising his “Sinai brothers” for “taking down” a Russian passenger jet and threatening more attacks, while both Russia and Egypt say the group doesn’t possess the means to shoot down a plane.
Joint exercises by Russian, US air forces in Syria

Joint exercises by Russian, US air forces in Syria

LHVnews: Russian and US air forces have staged joint drills to practice air safety measures in the skies over Syria, according to the Russian General Staff, which also reported that its military has begun to coordinate with Syria’s moderate opposition forces.
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