In Syria, the militants have lost much of their headquarters in Raqqa to the SDF with the help of air strikes and special forces from the US-led coalition.
Coalition forces have been battling the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh, from the east side of the Euphrates, while allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which includes Russian Federation, fight the terrorist group from the west side of the river.
In a video briefing to the Pentagon from Baghdad, Army Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, said, "We have seen the same reports" on an American being held by the SDF.
Those attacks left the 11 remaining buses of the convoy stranded in the desert for two weeks.
The American fighter, whose identity was not released, is not the first American ISIS fighter captured on the battlefield.
The Syrian government's offensive in Deir Ezzor is backed by Russian Federation. Last week, they broke an Islamic State siege of the provincial capital, Deir al-Zor city, which sits on the western bank of the river. No coalition forces were hurt, authorities said. He was turned over to US authorities and later convicted in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, of charges including conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist group.
REUTERS/STRINGERA loyal ISIS fighter runs around the streets of Syria.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi criticized the deal sharply when it was brokered in August. "Moving this number of terrorists for such a long distance through Syria is unacceptable", Abadi told reporters. "Would he have insight on whether they're sending folks away from Iraq and Syria in a systematic way?" The strike occurred as both Russian and coalition forces converged on the former ISIS stronghold of Deir Ezzor.
Conflict monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Wednesday the SDF backed by US Special Forces were flushing ISIS militants out of al-Thankanah neighborhood.
The U.S. military has detained an American who was captured in Syria while fighting for ISIS, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Thursday.
It was followed by the pilot announcing they had to evacuate on account of a " direct threat " involving the flight specifically. However, it is still unclear what the " direct threat " was that led to the whole episode.
But the North has ignored countless global reproaches previously. "We absolutely can not accept these provocations", Abe said. Security Council resolution imposing new sanctions against it for its September 3 nuclear test, its most powerful by far.
The Pokes continue their four-game home-stand with their Mountain West opener next Saturday against the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors. Junior safety Andrew Wingard recorded 14 tackles, his first double-digit tackle game of the season and the 15th of his career.
Apart from that, Bhaskar Das was also a mahant of the Naka Hanuman Gandhi temple town in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh. Mahant Bhaskar Das , the main litigant in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case , passed away in Ayodhya on September 16.
Congress must act to protect consumer privacy, along with people's ability to get a loan, to buy a vehicle or even get a new job . Richard Smith , Equifax's chief executive, apologized for the breach in an op-ed published by USA Today earlier this week.
Because it is water that powers hurricanes, hotter oceans and more evaporation should produce, in part, more intense hurricanes. Back in 2012, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert famously ridiculed North Carolina as the state that outlawed climate change .
That was followed by the International Energy Agency report in 2017 by 100,000 barrels a day (bpd) to 1.6m bpd, or 1.7%. Two weeks later, only three Gulf Coast refineries remain shut, according to the Department of Energy.
Still, the president of the Board of Trustees wouldn't say definitively Roysdon should be fired for his comment. Although he has deleted the comments on Facebook, this was not before it was screen-grabbed.
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Uzura made his fourth career start after having eight touchdowns and eight interceptions in five total games a year ago. Now, the Gophers are off next week before starting the nine-game Big Ten schedule against Maryland on September 30.
The caption read, "Three's company!" Laksshya, who is the prince of veteran actor Jeetandra's family, has bonded well with Taimur. After the stupendous success of Neerja , Sonam Kapoor has got a lot of film in her kitty.
U2 Cancel Show In St Louis
Louis Symphony Orchestra has canceled its Saturday night performance of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - In Concert". The Bono-fronted band were due to perform at The Dome stadium in the city as part of their The Joshua Tree Tour 2017.
Marawi bishop 'happy' over rescue of abducted priest
Edgar Arevalo, Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office Chief, said: "We are still validating that information". Photos showing him, a young man and a woman slumped against a wall had also circulated on the Internet.
BC government lifting provincial state of emergency
Wildfires continue to rage across B.C., the province warned, and those in affected communities should remain prepared. This means the Canadian Forces will be demobilizing members who've been working with the provincial wildfire service.
North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan
Sources have said Chinese companies shipping oil to the North will also probably be targeted by future United States sanctions . The outlandish threats look created to pull Japan into on-going tensions that have focused on the USA and China up until now.
Apple slightly tweaks next-gen iPhone 8 series
The device goes on sale on November 3, some two months after the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, which begin shipping on September 22. The home button is also gone, and users instead tap the device to wake it up.
Ozil Planning To Quit Arsenal
Ozil played under the Portuguese boss whilst the pair were at Real Madrid together between 2010 and 2013. You know he is a special character.
UEFA opens case after crowd disorder at Arsenal-Cologne
We know that we have analysed that well and we know that what we missed there and it's important that we correct it. Captain Gary Cahill will return to the starting line-up having served a three-match domestic suspension.
Fresno State vs. Washington
NOTES: Freshman TE Hunter Bryant made his first start for the Huskies in place of Drew Sample, who injured his ankle last week vs. Fresno State Bulldogs and Washington Huskies are pitted against each other in a 2017 college football encounter on Saturday.