News Roundup 11/11/16

  • Obama instructs the military to target al-Nusra in Syria. Al-Nusra is a group linked to al-Qaeda. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • A US coalition airstrike outside of Raqqa kills 20 civilians. The airstrike was supporting US-backed forces offensive against the ISIS Syrian capital city. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The US Cental Command now admits that 119 civilians have been killed in US operations in Iraq and Syria since 2014. This new number is double the initial report, but still well below estimates from humanitarian organizations. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • At least four have been killed in a Taliban attack on a German Consulate in Afghanistan. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Claims of Iran violating the nuclear deal continue to be mostly mythical. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • A universal health care ballot measure was defeated in Colorado by an 80-20 margin. [Link] Healthcare Fyle

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