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Report: Trump Took Saudi Arabia Cash

Donald Trump reportedly sold the 45th floor of Trump World Tower to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for $4.5 million in June 2001 and the apartments later became part of the Saudi Mission to the United Nations. This comes after Trump has repeatedly hammered Hillary Clinton for accepting money from the country through the Clinton…

U.S. ISIS Recruit Tries to Blame Girl [VIDEO]

The American ISIS defector who has been described as a β€œgold mine” of intelligence says he followed a young woman to join the militant group, β€œwasn’t thinking straight,” and immediately regretted his decision. β€œOn the way there I regrettedβ€”I wanted to go back,” said Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 26. β€œI made a bad decision to go…

Kurds Captured Sinjar From ISIS [VIDEO]

According to local officials, the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar has been seized from militants of the so-called Islamic State after a Kurdish-led offensive, backed by U.S. airstrikes. β€œThe liberation of Sinjar will have a big impact on liberating Mosul,” regional president Massoud Barzani told the press, reportedly while overlooking the town from a mountain.…

Kurds Launch Assault to Retake Sinjar [VIDEO]

Kurdish Iraqi fighters, with the help of at least 20 U.S.-led airstrikes, launched an offensive early Thursday to reclaim the ISIS-held town of Sinjar. More than 7,500 Peshmerga fighters began an assault on the mountain town as part of an effort to retake it and cut off a strategic supply route for ISIS militants between…

U.S. Soldier Killed in Iraq [VIDEO]

U.S. soldier was killed in Iraq on Thursday during a rescue mission that freed 70 Kurds from ISIS captivity. The circumstances of the soldier’s death have not yet been disclosed. The New York Times reported earlier that a special-operations raid was launched near Hawija, Iraq, with Kurdish troops to liberate the ISIS prison. Several ISIS…