The Pentagon on Monday acknowledged a pause in the war against Daesh a day earlier, blaming it on the SDF redirecting its militants from other fronts to Afrin, where Turkey is fighting against the YPG.
The decision comes after reports that an unknown number of Russian military contractors were killed in a US strike in Syria.
The US military says it killed more than 100 militants when it launched an air strike against Al Shabab group's camp in Somalia.
Extrajudicial killings, broad legislation and trumped up allegations of “terrorism” mean Kenya’s Muslims are increasingly under siege. This climate is ushering in a new brutal breed of US-led colonialism on the continent.
In three posts on Twitter, President Donald Trump banned transgender individuals from serving in the military in any capacity. The decision apparently caught the Pentagon unaware.
The Philippine military said the US is providing technical support to end the siege of Marawi by the so-called Maute group, which took over large parts of the city late last month. But President Duterte said he did not seek support from Washington.
The US military on Thursday dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, targeting the caves held by Daesh.
US President Donald Trump's senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is in Iraq to assess the battle against Daesh and to meet with Iraqi officials.
The Facebook group in question is reported to have nearly 30,000 followers, mostly active-duty US Marines, Marine Corps veterans and British Royal Marines.
The rape and murder of a Japanese woman by a former US marine led to protests against US military presence on Okinawa island.
US military says number of foreigners joining DAESH decrease sharply
US military started training dozens of Syrian fighters in new push against DAESH, says US Army Colonel Steve Warren
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