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Iraqi Gov’t Recovers Fallujah from Islamic State Control, Coalition Forces Continue Manbij Operations

Iraqi troops have recovered control over the city of Fallujah from control of the Islamic State militant organization through the country’s security forces and the multinational coalition, DoD News reported Monday. Cheryl Pellerin writes U.S. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, Pentagon spokesman, told reporters the coalition will continue to provide strikes, intelligence, advice and assistance to …

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Ashton Carter, Saudi Counterpart Discuss Security Matters at Pentagon Meeting

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman met with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday at the Pentagon to discuss military and security issues, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes the bilateral meeting covered events in Yemen, Saudi Arabia’s defense capability modernization effort and the fight against al-Qaeda and Islamic …

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