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New ISIS leader? What to know about the terror network’s hardline founding member

The Islamic State has named a new leader to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died in a U.S. Special Operations forces raid on a compound in northern Syria’s Idlib Province in October, reports say.

Dan Hoffman: US will stay in Iraq to fight ISIS – Trump’s order to kill Soleimani benefits both countries

America’s military involvement in Iraq and our fight against the ISIS terrorist group there is not over – despite initial concerns about U.S. troops being expelled from the country after President Trump ordered a drone strike that killed Iranian terrorist Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq Jan. 3.

Trump fires back after Iranian leader condemns him on Twitter: ‘Make Iran Great Again!’

President Trump sent a scathing indictment of Iran’s leadership on Friday when he told Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to stop killing his people and to make his country “great again.”

Former Iraqi refugee trying to unseat Ilhan Omar: She is doing ‘irreparable harm’ to the country

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is doing “irreparable” damage to the United States, Minnesota Republican U.S. congressional candidate Dalia Al-Aqidi said Friday.

Rep. Brian Mast: Politically motivated Dems tried to ‘steal’ moment of reflection for fallen soldiers

Congressional Democrats in a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday tried to “steal” a moment of reflection about fallen U.S. military members because it didn’t align with their political agenda, retired Army Ranger and double amputee Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., said Friday.

US soldiers killed in Afghanistan roadside bomb blast identified

Military officials identified the two U.S. service members supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel who were killed Saturday after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit their vehicle in southern Afghanistan.

Sen. Tom Cotton says threat of future Soleimani attacks looks different to soldiers than politicians

Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., praised President Trump’s swift action that killed Iran Gen. Qassem Soleimani, telling Mark Levin that the viewpoint of a soldier in the Middle East is different than that of a lawmaker working stateside.

Illinois service member ID’d as one of two killed in Afghanistan by IED

A 21-year-old soldier from Illinois has been identified as one of two U.S. military personnel killed Saturday in Afghanistan.

Some Saudi service members in US facing expulsion after NAS Pensacola shooting probe: reports

More than a dozen Saudi service members undergoing training at U.S. military facilities are expected to be expelled from the U.S. following an investigation into last month’s deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, according to reports.

Amb. Richard Grenell praises German diplomatic action as Trump calls for greater NATO role in Mideast conflict

Progress is being made in swaying European nations to take diplomatic action on Iran, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell said Saturday.

Lara Logan: Mainstream media forgetting Iranians who are celebrating Soleimani’s death

Fox Nation host Lara Logan said Thursday that the American media is largely failing to cover the swath of the Iranian population that is celebrating the death of terror general Qassem Soleimani in an American drone attack last week.

NYC woman who plotted terror bombing on law enforcement gets 15 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced a New York City woman to 15 years in federal prison for studying how to make bombs for a terrorist attack that prosecutors said would have targeted law enforcement in the United States.

Teenage British neo-Nazi jailed for planning terrorist attack

A British neo-Nazi teen who described himself as a “natural sadist” during his trial was sentenced Tuesday to more than six years behind bars for planning a terrorist attack, according to reports.

Kenya military base used by US, Kenyan troops attacked by al-Shabab; 4 attackers reported killed

The al-Shabab extremist group attacked a military base used by U.S. and Kenyan troops in coastal Kenya early Sunday, with U.S. aircraft and vehicles destroyed, Kenyan authorities said. Kenya’s military said the pre-dawn breach was repulsed and at least four attackers were killed.

Pence’s office hits back at media amid criticism of Soleimani-9/11 claim: ‘Making excuses for terrorists’

Vice President Mike Pence’s office ripped into the media as he faced criticism for claiming that Gen. Qassem Soleimani allowed 9/11 terrorists passage through Afghanistan.

More than 70 anti-war protests take place across US after Soleimani killing

Angry critics of President Trump’s decision to authorize the killing of Iran’s top military general protested in at least 70 locations throughout the U.S. on Saturday, including New York City’s Times Square and outside the White House.

Pompeo: Hezbollah ‘thugs’ telling Iraqi security forces to stop protecting US Embassy in Baghdad

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted Saturday that the Iranian-backed militia Kataeb Hezbollah is telling Iraqi security forces to abandon their “duty to protect” the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, and other locations where Americans work with Iraqis.

As red flags unfurl, will Iran retaliate after Soleimani killing?

As the region braced for Iran to fulfill its vows of payback, mourners — mostly men in black military fatigues — raised red flags associated with unjust bloodshed and revenge at the funeral procession this weekend through Baghdad for Iran’s top general and militant leaders who were killed in a U.S. airstrike on Thursday.