Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Iraqi spokesman confirms USA forces drawing down

Iran Russia Syria Iraq stress cooperation against ISIS Iraqi spokesman confirms USA forces drawing down
Faye Gross | 07 February, 2018, 01:30

Meanwhile, the AP news agency reported that the United States had started to reduce the number of its troops in Iraq.

"The American forces have begun reducing their numbers as victory has been achieved over Daesh", the spokesman told Reuters.

Training at building partner capacity sites is an integral part of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve's global Coalition effort to train Iraqi security forces personnel to defeat ISIS. Sixty percent of troops will eventually be withdrawn, according to an Iraqi official.

Although this airstrike marks a victory for the USA against the terror group, Jarrard cautions that ISIS continues to maintain its presence in the area.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media.

Trump also said the mandate of US troops to target terrorists in Afghanistan would be expanded and approved sending an additional 4,000 troops to the country. In August 2016, the army recaptured the Qayyara oil-producing regions south of Mosul from forces loyal to the Islamic State, cutting access to ISIS' main source of revenue in the region.

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Raymond declined to say where his unit was being redeployed because the information has not yet been made public.

The US military is starting to pull American troops from Iraq.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in December in the three-year campaign by Iraqi forces to expel IS jihadists from the vast areas north and west of Baghdad.

Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, a Somali-American, was arrested in OH previous year and charged with plotting to blow up a military medical facility in Texas.

The attack took place while the police vehicle was patrolling in the village of Al-Bomahmud in the town of Daquq, 35 kilometers (21 miles) south of Kirkuk.

Islamic State is regrouping in Syria despite being driven from its strongholds as the jihadi force exploits rivalries between its foes in an attempt to stage a comeback, Syrian opposition and regime fighters say. The terrorist group swept through Iraq in 2014, and at its height controlled a third of Iraqi territory.

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