The U.S. -led coalition said Saturday the strike was on a target east of the Euphrates River in Syria near Dayr Az Zawr, a position known by Russian Federation to contain SDF fighters and coalition advisors.
USA -led coalition forces had harried the convoy with constant aerial surveillance and air strikes and took out 40 vehicles and 85 fighters looking to reach it.
On Thursday, the chief spokesman for the USA military command referred all questions about the news.
But the fighter captured this week is the first American captured since President Trump took office, presenting a test of how Trump will handle US citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.
Then-FBI Director James Comey estimated in late 2015 that more than 200 Americans had tried to join the militants in Syria or provided support to those who joined.
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Six members of the Congolese security forces were killed in the clashes, Congolese army spokesman Dieudonne Kasereka said. In the wake of the killings, Burundi's Foreign Minister Alain Aimé Nyamitwe took to Twitter demanding answers.
He added, however, that as the two groups converge on the Islamic State position from opposite sides, it will get more hard to stay out of each other's way.
While a few others have defected or been captured, Hughes said this new fighter could provide valuable intelligence.
In June, a U.S. man who had traveled to Raqqa in December 2015 was convicted of helping IS.
The strikes had only hit targets in areas under the control of Islamic State, he said.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on early Sunday morning that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had phoned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday to discuss the Syria situation and how the "anti-terrorism" battle on the ground was playing out.
The American fighter, whose identity was not released, is not the first American ISIS fighter captured on the battlefield.
During his campaign, Trump opposed President Barack Obama's determination to close the Guantanamo prison; 41 prisoners remained there at the end of his term, and none have been transferred since.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack Friday night through several channels linked to the terror group. The mayor urged people to "remain calm and vigilant" in the wake of the explosion, which occurred at around 8:20 a.m.
The Saturday and Sunday games will extend that capacity to 23,000, with tickets available for both the Field Level and Loge Level. Milwaukee Brewers second/third baseman Neil Walker is not in the lineup for Saturday's home meeting versus the Miami Marlins .
But from his point of view it will be great for him to get some club football under his belt going into the worldwide games. It has been a tough week for Liverpool , who were flogged 5-0 by Manchester City a week ago before being held by Sevilla .
Sindhu got on top of the long rallies but Okuhara put up a strong resistance picking up the Sindhu's smashes easily . The Japanese star defeated Sindhu in a marathon final at World Championships just two weeks back.
The outsize move in the Nasdaq was due to the technology sector, which climbed 0.4% thanks to strength in semiconductor stocks. South Korea's Kospi index closed 0.4% higher, bouncing back from an earlier drop, as Asian markets overall finished mixed.
Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI owned about 0.07% of Morgan Stanley worth $61,031,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $85.75 billion company.
Daniil Kvyat did improve on his second run, but only by enough to take 13th ahead of the second Force India of Esteban Ocon. I will accept a little bit of defeat but I'm still confident we will get victory .
Celebrities from Bollywood were snapped leaving for London for Salman Khan's successful Da-bang tour to be held in London . In the video we see cute little Ahil about to feed Salman when he tricks him and eats it himself.
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The former champion countered with a series of kicks to the body, but Branch didn't back away from his aggressive strategy. Hall was knocked down and bloodied by Jotko in the first, stopped him with an overhand right in the second round.
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I covered him a good bit at West Point High School and saw him seem to get stronger the more carries he got as the game went on. Bryant closed the half hitting 17-of-27 passes for 238 yards and a touchdown with 12 carries for 35 yards and another score.
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Turkey condemned the latest the ballistic missile launch, saying that it would lead to further deteriorate the worldwide security. Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia also warned that there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.
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However, this defense has been vulnerable against the run, has just two sacks and has allowed five plays of 40 yards or more. However, a lot of changes have occurred for both universities as both look to become title contenders once more.
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Her husband thinks about it often, though. "It's opened up a whole world for me", he said. "You don't worry about anything". Coming to the USA was the only way they would stay healthy, so his parents successfully applied to study there.
The best signs from the 'Juggalo March' in Washington
Juggalos marched to the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, and it looks like they had that iconic Forrest Gump scene in mind. Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope take the stage in clown makeup and douse their fans with cheap Faygo-brand soda.
Your next auto might float up courtesy of Harvey
The sampled water contained E. coli many times the levels considered safe as well as lead, arsenic and other heavy metals. You should also run a vehicle's VIN through sites like Carfax and AutoCheck, though there will often be fees to do this.
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The Cats' next two offensive drives were ended by turnovers, an interception from Stephen Johnson and a fumble recovered by SC . The win means Kentucky also keeps their win streak over SC alive, which is now at four games.
Power out for 2.2 million as restoration continues
In the wake of a storm, power companies avoid saying that service has been restored to every customer location. Georgia Power at one time had almost 1 million customers without power due to Hurricane Irma's strong winds.