Turkish air strikes hit 33 Islamic State targets in Syria’s Al-Bab – Army
12 February 2017 | 12:45 pm
Turkish air strikes hit 33 Islamic State targets in Syria's Al-Bab - Army
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Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia's military leaders targeted his troops, after he made critical remarks. The Russian Defense Ministry denies the allegations.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said five people had been killed and over two dozen wounded in the attack in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
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