ISIS Fighters Escaped to Iraq, Despite U.S. Promises to Stop Them

(Washington Post) Liz Sly and Mustafa Salim - 300 Islamic State fighters in a convoy that set out from western Syria last Tuesday under a deal brokered by Hizbullah may have found their way into Iraq, despite the U.S. military's determination to stop them. On Wednesday the U.S. military blocked the convoy's path by bombing the desert road ahead of it. However, according to Syrians in the area and Iraqi officials, all or most of the fighters have gotten off the buses and made their way to Iraq using back roads.

2017-09-05 00:00:00

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