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Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi

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Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi is a research fellow with the Middle East Forum, where he specializes in violent non-state Islamic and Middle Eastern groups.

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The Islamic State is mostly gone from the ancient city of Mosul after what some veterans call "the toughest urban warfare since World War II."

Destroying Mosul in order to save it

The Islamic State is mostly gone from the ancient city of Mosul after what some veterans call "the toughest urban warfare since World War II."

from To the Point

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi is due at the White House on Tuesday, and it's all about the war against ISIS, the so-called Islamic State.

ISIS: Is the Caliphate Cracking?

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi is due at the White House on Tuesday, and it's all about the war against ISIS, the so-called Islamic State.

from To the Point

Iraqi forces are making headway in efforts to  re-take Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit  from ISIS. The major city of Mosul could be next.

Iran Takes the Lead… in Iraq

Iraqi forces are making headway in efforts to re-take Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from ISIS. The major city of Mosul could be next.

from To the Point

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