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Report: U.S.-Backed SDF Close to Defeating Last ISIS Stronghold

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 1:22 PM PT — Sat. Feb. 16, 2019

U.S.-backed forces in Syria discuss the progress in the campaign against the Islamic State, which is nearing its end after years of unrest in the country.

On Saturday, a commander with the Syrian Democratic Forces said the final push to retake the last territory held by ISIS is underway.

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters sit outside a building as fight against Islamic State militants continue in the village of Baghouz, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The announcement follows a week of intense airstrikes as the rebel-held territory has been reduced to less than one square mile.

This marks the final stages of a four year campaign to defeat the so-called caliphate, which once held a large amount of territory in Iraq and Syria.

Source: OANN Top News

V.P. Mike Pence Calls for Europe to Leave Iran Nuclear Deal, Support Guaido

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 8:24 AM PT — Sat. Feb. 16, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence urges the European Union to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal.

On Saturday, Pence delivered a speech to world leaders at the Munich Security Conference, calling for European countries to join the U.S. in pressuring the Iranian regime to give the people the peace and freedom they deserve.

United States Vice President Mike Pence delivers his speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

He also warned of the threat posed by telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei.

Pence also addressed a terrorism issue and said the U.S. will continue fighting the Islamic State.

Additionally, Pence asked the leaders in the room to support Venezuela in its struggle for democracy and recognize Juan Guaido as the only legitimate President of Venezuela.

Source: OANN Top News

V.P. Mike Pence Calls for Europe to Leave Iran Nuclear Deal, Support Guaido

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 8:24 AM PT — Sat. Feb. 16, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence urges the European Union to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal.

On Saturday, Pence delivered a speech to world leaders at the Munich Security Conference, calling for European countries to join the U.S. in pressuring the Iranian regime to give the people the peace and freedom they deserve.

United States Vice President Mike Pence delivers his speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

He also warned of the threat posed by telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei.

Pence also addressed a terrorism issue and said the U.S. will continue fighting the Islamic State.

Additionally, Pence asked the leaders in the room to support Venezuela in its struggle for democracy and recognize Juan Guaido as the only legitimate President of Venezuela.

Source: OANN Top News

V.P. Mike Pence Calls for Europe to Leave Iran Nuclear Deal, Support Guaido

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 8:24 AM PT — Sat. Feb. 16, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence urges the European Union to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal.

On Saturday, Pence delivered a speech to world leaders at the Munich Security Conference, calling for European countries to join the U.S. in pressuring the Iranian regime to give the people the peace and freedom they deserve.

United States Vice President Mike Pence delivers his speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

He also warned of the threat posed by telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei.

Pence also addressed a terrorism issue and said the U.S. will continue fighting the Islamic State.

Additionally, Pence asked the leaders in the room to support Venezuela in its struggle for democracy and recognize Juan Guaido as the only legitimate President of Venezuela.

Source: OANN Top News


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