American military service members (0 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press.
Iraqi nationals with connections to ISIS were arrested in connection with threats to the US. 2 of the men were caught in Alaska and 2 were arrested in Iraq, according to NBC News.
soldiers killed in an ambush in October were taped as they died. ISIS released the 9-minute video last week.
Kurdish forces have withdrawn in the fight against ISIS to fight in a military coup in Turkey. According to Reuters, 2,400 troops have left the region.
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