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Syrian Kurds Struggle to Contain Islamic State Prison Riots

Islamic State militants on Monday night staged their second prison riot in 24 hours at the holding facility in Hasakah, a city in northeastern Syria controlled by Kurdish forces. Kurdish officials said they narrowly avoided a “catastrophe” and warned they are having increasing difficulty controlling the ISIS prison population. 

A fighter with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) monitors on Surveillance screens, prisoners who are accused of being affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) group, at a prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on October 26, 2019. - Kurdish sources say around 12,000 IS fighters including Syrians, Iraqis …

Gillibrand: Only ISIS Is Benefitting from Trump’s ‘Chaos’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Live,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) claimed ISIS was benefitting from President Donald Trump’s foreign policy “chaos.” When asked about Iraq’s parliamentary vote to expel American troops from the country as a response to the U.S. airstrike

DES MOINES, IOWA - APRIL 17: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks to guests during a campaign event with Drake University Democrats at Papa Keno’s restaurant on April 17, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Gillibrand has campaign stops scheduled in the state through Friday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty …