More than 615 members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have surrendered to the government forces in Afghanistan in the past two weeks due to a ramp-up in the army’s anti-terror operations in the Asian country, the Afghan military says.
Turkey on Monday deported a US citizen who fought for the Daesh terror group as the government began a new push to send back captured foreign terrorists to their home countries, a Turkish official said.
A top security official in Afghanistan says the Daesh terrorist group has been “defeated” in one of the key eastern provinces of the country, amid an ongoing offensive by the Kabul government against the terrorists operating across the troubled region.
Turkey reiterates that it will surely send captured members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group back to their countries of origin even if those countries have stripped them of their citizenship, lambasting the approach adopted by European countries on the issue.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the fuss over the purported killing of the ringleader of the Daesh terrorist group as part of the US president’s attempts for re-election, saying the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would not put an end to the group and its ideology.
US President Donald Trump has suggested the impeachment probe launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives contributed to his decision to not inform congressional leaders about Saturday’s raid against Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Daesh Takfiri terrorists have killed a distinguished security official in Iraq’s north-central province of Salahuddin as army troopers, backed by pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, are trying to flush the last remnants of the extremist outfit out of the crisis-hit Arab country.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American troops out of Syria seems to be linked to the escape of Daesh elements from jails in the north of the Arab country, which can finally result in the regrouping of the notorious Takfiri terrorist outfit, a media report says.
Fears are growing that thousands of Daesh terrorists may escape from Syrian jails, as Kurdish prison guards are reportedly leaving their posts to gear up for fighting back the Turkish military that has started an operation against Kurds in northern Syria.