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midnight oil

A regional colloquial term for opium.
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Head of Badr Organization's Office in al-Anbar Qusai al-Anbari told the Arabic-language al-Ma'aloumeh news website on Wednesday that the US forces have been transferred from Base 70 in al-Ratbah to Ein al-Assad.
Three US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters on Monday that "multiple, credible threats" picked up by intelligence were primarily against US forces in Iraq by Iran and its proxy forces.
The architect of the cut-and-run withdrawal of US forces from Vietnam, was the then US foreign minister Henry Kissinger, even got a Nobel prize for peace.
As part of the exercise, IAF Air Defense Division combatants will operate in cooperation with forces from the UESEUCOM (United States European Command) and drill the arrival of US forces to Israel.
"US provocations have come to reveal secret information of our troops stationed at the border," said operations commander Qassim Musleh, noting that "US forces are working to take accurate and sensitive information from the security forces stationed on the Iraqi-Syrian border."
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 04 ( ANI ): At least five militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist outfit have been killed during the airstrikes of the US forces in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
He added the terrorist organization were terrifying the local people by using foreign fighters and now the US forces had destroyed their capacity which they were using against the people.
Jo-ar Herrera, the spokesperson of the Army's 1st Infantry Division, however, said none of the US Forces were involved in actual combat operation.
Army General John W Nicholson, commander of US forces in Afghanistan, said the strike was designed to minimise the risk to Afghan and US forces conducting clearing operations in the Achin area "while maximising the destruction" of IS fighters and facilities.
He said the loyalists are the terror group are targeted on daily basis both the Afghan forces and the US forces.
LAHORE -- Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's son, Ali Haider Gilani, who was rescued by Afghan and US forces in Afghanistan arrived home to a rapturous welcome in Lahore on Wednesday, three years after being kidnapped from his home town.
commander said Monday that an American airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Afghanistan over the weekend was requested by Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire, and was not sought by US forces.