Turkish police have detained at least 94 people suspected of having ties to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group amid nationwide raids aimed at preventing potential acts of terror ahead of New Year’s celebrations.
The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by their Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, says it has fought off an attack by the Daesh terrorist group against an area south of the Iraqi city of Samarra.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry says a group of more than one hundred Turkish children, whose parents are being held in the Arab country for membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, are going to be repatriated from Baghdad later this month.
Militants from the Kurdish-led and so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have reportedly transferred dozens of children born to Daesh Takfiri terrorists from a refugee camp in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah to their own training camp.
US military forces have transported to safe sanctuaries hundreds of family members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorists from Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah to neighboring Iraq over the past 24 hours, a local media report says.
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.