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US raid that killed ISIS leader led to extremists’ oil targeting plan: Envoy

ISIS leader killed in May WASHINGTON _ A U.S. military raid that killed an Islamic State leader in Syria last spring yielded intelligence that allowed the U.S. to more effectively target the extremist group’s oil revenues, the State Department’s top diplomat for energy affairs said Tuesday. Amos Hochstein, a special envoy and co-ordinator for international […]

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283 ISIS oil tanker trucks destroyed by US military over the weekend

Attack on ISIS oil tankers part of broader oil targeting campaign WASHINGTON _ Accelerating its attacks on one of the Islamic State’s most important sources of income, the U.S. military said Monday it destroyed 283 tanker trucks used by the militants to transport oil from producing fields in eastern Syria to smuggling points. The attack

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