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U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
17 September 2017, 02:09 | Devin Moran
Image A soldier returns to base with blood running down his face
Just over the frontier inside Iraq, the military said Iraqi armed forces dislodged Islamic State from the natural gas-rich Akashat region.
The officials did not give the exact location of the surrender nor the current location of the American.
On Friday, he warned the army and its allies against firing across the river, which he said they had done in recent days.
"We have notified the regime and Russian Federation that we are coming to the Euphrates riverbank, and they can see our forces advancing", he said.
De-confliction efforts were ramped up following a series of clashes several months ago between US-backed forces and forces allied to the regime which resulted in U.S. warplanes downing two drones and a Syrian jet.
Syrian troops and allied forces captured villages on the western bank of the Euphrates on Saturday, state media said. "We do not have a timeline, but we hope soon to free the entire eastern bank".
The SDF entered Raqa in early June, after months of fighting to encircle the city with support from the US-led coalition against IS.
As various fighting forces win victories against ISIS, their focus turns toward Deir Ezzor.
But "right now, we have a schedule that we're following which is the liberation of the eastern riverbanks of the Euphrates", he said. "Several SDF fighters were wounded and received medical care as a result of the strike". "The battles are continuous", he said.
The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that opposition activists said the convoy of buses was able to reach Deir Ezzour province, an ISIS-held area, after the coalition ended its aerial surveillance and airstrikes on the group.
He added, however, that as the two groups converge on the Islamic State position from opposite sides, it will get more hard to stay out of each other's way.
Then-FBI Director James Comey estimated in late 2015 that more than 200 Americans had tried to join the militants in Syria or provided support to those who joined.
Manning said that in Syria coalition military forces conducted 16 strikes against ISIS targets on September 14 near Dayr Az Zawr city and Raqqa.
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Additionally, North Korea threatened to reduce the U.S.to "ashes and darkness" and sink Japan, leaving the Nikkei in the red. USA stocks closed higher on Friday, with technology, financials, and telecommunication shares leading the way higher.
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After a second-round 68 at the weather-shortened Evian, she is in pole position to become her country's second major victor . She went into the last day of play in third place, on seven-under par , two strokes adrift of Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn.
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State investigators from the Florida Office of Attorney General were also at the scene, city officials said in a statement . New drone video out of Florida captured an aerial view of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma in the Sunshine State.
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Sources have said Chinese companies shipping oil to the North will also probably be targeted by future USA sanctions. The North wants South Korea to stop its annual drills with the United States , which it views a rehearsal for war.
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One by POLITICO/Morning Consult this week showed 73 percent national support for allowing the immigrants to stay in the country. Barletta backed the construction of the wall, cracking down on those who overstay their visas and penalizing sanctuary cities.