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 8 months | Russia says ‘highly likely’ ISIS leader was killed in airstrike

              Russia's deputy foreign minister says it is "highly likely" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group (ISIS), was killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria late last month, though there is no definitive confirmation.   

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 1 yr | ISIS militants linked to Paris attacks killed in airstrike

              Three senior commanders of the Islamic State group, including two who were allegedly involved in facilitating last year's deadly terror attacks in Paris, have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria, the U.S. military says. (more)   

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 1 yr | U.S.-led airstrike ‘kills civilians’ in Syrian city of Raqqa

              A number of civilians are believed to have been killed after a U.S.-led airstrike in the ISIS-occupied Syrian city of Raqqa, the U.S. military reports. It comes on the heels of other coalition airstrikes in which civilians are believed to have been killed. (more)   

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 2 yrs | U.S. airstrike in Syria targets ISIS hostage-killer ‘Jihadi John,’ may have been killed

              The United States has carried out a done strike in Syria targeting Mohamed Emwazi, the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" who beheaded Western hostages in a number of propaganda videos, U.S. officials say. (more)   

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 2 yrs | U.S.-led forces step up campaign against ISIS, carry out 38 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

              U.S.-led forces carried out 38 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, including eighteen airstrikes near the Islamic State's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa, the Combined Joint Task Force reports, marking the biggest assault yet in a 24-hour period. In Raqqa, the airstrikes destroyed three ISIS vehicles and 16 ISIS bridges. Details about casualties were not immediately available. The tally includes sixteen airstrikes which the task force reported on Saturday night. [full statement attached]   

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