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18 October 2015 Military News

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  • Anti-ISIL Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq AFPS 18 Oct 2015 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • Coalition Airstrike Kills Khorasan Group Leader AFPS 18 Oct 2015 -- An Oct. 15 coalition airstrike in northwest Syria killed Abdul Mohsen Adballah Ibrahim al Charekh, also known as Sanafi al-Nasr, a Saudi national and the highest ranking leader of the network of veteran al-Qaida operatives sometimes called the 'Khorasan Group,' according to a Defense Department statement issued today.
  • Statement on Airstrike in Syria that Killed Sanafi al-Nasr DoD 18 Oct 2015 -- 'On Oct. 15, Coalition forces conducted an airstrike in northwest Syria that killed Abdul Mohsen Adballah Ibrahim al Charekh, aka Sanafi al-Nasr, a Saudi national and the highest ranking leader of the network of veteran al-Qaeda operatives sometimes called the 'Khorasan Group.' '
  • Pentagon: Top Khorasan Group Member Killed in Syria VOA 18 Oct 2015 -- The Pentagon has confirmed a U.S.-led coalition airstrike killed a top al-Qaida-linked militant in northwest Syria last week.
  • Taliban militants overrun district in northeastern Afghanistan Press TV 18 Oct 2015 -- The Taliban militant group has taken control of a district in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Badghis, as Afghan government forces are battling the militants at other fronts elsewhere in the war-battered country.
  • Terrorism Grew With US Troops in Afghanistan - Ex-President Karzai Sputnik 18 Oct 2015 -- The terrorism in Afghanistan gained more strength amid the presence of US troops in Afghanistan, the former leader said.

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