Defeating ISIS was one of Donald Trump’s main campaign pledges during the 2016 election race. At the time, the terror group was America’s public enemy No1 - marauding around the Middle East with apparent impunity, killing US forces and committing despicable atrocities like burning pilots alive in cages and throwing gay people off roofs. Candidate Trump repeatedly vowed to ‘bomb the hell’ out of ISIS and beat them into submission. His words resonated powerfully around the world, especially in countries like Britain and France where ISIS were carrying out appalling acts of violence on civilians. And to a large extent, President Trump kept his word. Candidate Trump repeatedly vowed to ‘bomb the hell’ out of ISIS and beat them into submission. To a large extent, President Trump kept his word. Trump is pictured October 12 in Washington DC Three days after Trump had announced the US would be pulling its small number of troops from northeast Syria, … [Read more...] about PIERS MORGAN: Congratulations, Mr President – the real winners from your dumb and dangerous betrayal of the heroic Kurds are Iran, Russia and ISIS!
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A former Uber driver and his sister have appeared in court accused of plotting a terror attack and failing to disclose information. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, is accused of accused of preparing acts of terrorism and his sister Sneha Chowdhury, 25, is accused of failing to disclose information. The pair were arrested following a vehicle stop in Luton on July 3 as part of an investigation by the Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command. A brother and sister from Luton have appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court (pictured) on terror charges this morning It is alleged that between January 12 and July 3 this year, Mohiussunnath booked a firearms training course, requested and selected a firearm and researched potential attack targets and asked another person to do the same. It is also alleged that he undertook weight and fitness training, martial arts training and purchased and trained with wooden training swords called bokkens. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Iraqi asylum … [Read more...] about Ex-Uber driver, 28, is accused of planning ISIS-inspired firearms attack on UK as he practised martial arts and sword skills while sister, 25, ‘failed to alert police to terror plot’
The little girl speaks slowly and deliberately as she describes an event of unimaginable horror. 'We were going to pack our stuff and get out... the airplane came and bombed,' she says in fluent English with just a hint of a London accent as she recounts Islamic State's last stand this spring. With her head tilted to one side, a red headscarf covering her hair, she talks of the tents her family lived in, the scarcity of food, then a bomb falling and the instructions from her father to grab their 'important stuff' and run. Amira (right) and her two siblings, sister Hiba and brother Hamza, had vanished into the Syrian desert after being among 859 set free in the chaos of Turkey's war on Kurds Exhibiting a maturity beyond her years, only once does emotion threaten to overcome the little girl in the black spotted dress with red flowers – the moment part of her family was destroyed during the Battle of Baghouz. 'So then my mum died, my littlest brother, my little brother and my … [Read more...] about ‘I’m from London’: Orphaned Briton and her helpless siblings are among 859 set free from Isis camp into desert with terrorist suspects as Turkey’s brutal border war escalates
Three orangutans caught up in devastating forest fires in Indonesia have been returned to the wild. A mother and baby, nicknamed Mama Sifa and Sifa, were among the trio released back to their natural habitat in the forest of Ketapang, West Kalimantan. The animals had to be rescued from the recent massive forest fires in Indonesia that caused a toxic haze to spread as far as Singapore and the Malaysian peninsular, seriously affecting endangered orangutans and their habitat. They were found wandering around the plantations around Tempurukan Village. Orangutan nicknamed Mama Sifa (right) and her cub Sifa being released into the forest in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, on Friday Sifa being released into the forest in Ketapang. The pair were among three orangutans released after huge forest fires devastated their natural habitat The estimated 20-year-old and eight-month-old primates were looking for food after their home in the forest was destroyed. A team from … [Read more...] about Three orangutans are released back into the wild after being rescued when their habitat was destroyed by huge forest fires in Indonesia
Democratic congressional leaders walked out of a White House meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday after they claimed he had a 'meltdown' and insulted Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi said she was praying for the president's mental health. 'We have to pray for his health - because this was a very serious meltdown,' she told reporters in the Capitol building after her return from the White House. The speaker told reporters at the White House she thought the president was shaken by a vote in the House of Representatives shortly before their meeting, where dozens of Republicans joined Democrats to condemn Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria in a 354 to 60 vote. 'The president was very shaken up by the fact that 354 - I had to make sure I had the number correct - and that means the majority, a big majority of the Republicans,' she said. ‘We couldn't continue in the meeting because he was just not relating to the … [Read more...] about ‘We have to pray for his health.’ Nancy Pelosi walks out of White House meeting with Donald Trump on Syria saying he was ‘not relating to the reality’ of both parties’ rebuke for troop pull-out as Democrats say he called ISIS ‘Communists’ and Speaker ‘thir