The events that have unfolded in the DA have shown that Zille has more influence than Maimane. He serves at her pleasure, writes Ralph Mathekga.
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Observers have warned that Trump's abrupt decision to remove the remaining US troops from Syria may lead to an Islamic State resurgence.
After Turkish forces fired on US positions on Friday, Turkish-backed forces advanced on the anti-ISIS base in Syria.
ISIS is regrouping in Syria, US credibility has been badly damaged on the global stage, and Russia is the biggest winner of all.
Northern Syria is descending into chaos as the Turkish invasion proceeds, with videos emerging of US allies being slaughtered by Turkish proxies.
"Well, they're going to be escaping to Europe," Trump said, referring to foreign ISIS fighters. "That's where they want to go."
A suicide bomber with a donkey killed three NATO troops in Afghanistan in 2013. Two cows were used recently, according to a New York Times report.
Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said.
An official with the US-backed force fighting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria says some 500 people, including fighters, have surrendered and evacuated the last area held by the extremists.
Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces fighting them said on Sunday, preventing hundreds of civilians from fleeing.
A US citizen of Iraqi descent has been charged in Chicago with online coordination with the Islamic State jihadist group to recruit and encourage attacks, federal authorities said.
Trump also said in the aggressive letter to Turkish President Erdogan he didn't want to be "responsible for destroying the Turkish economy".
President Donald Trump has essentially gifted one of America's strongest partnerships in the Middle East to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trump last week claimed that the US had moved some of the "most dangerous" ISIS prisoners but US officials told The New York Times that wasn't true.
When asked whether he felt his treatment of the Kurds sent a poor message to other potential US allies, Trump said, "Alliances are very easy."
Observers say Trump's move to withdraw US troops could put the US' Kurdish allies in jeopardy and pave the way for a major Turkish assault.
"I'll have no choice but to release them," Trump said Wednesday of the detained ISIS fighters. This could end up complicating the fight against ISIS.
Angry civilians evacuating from the last shred of territory held by Islamic State militants in Syria praised the extremist group and chanted 'Islamic State will remain'.
Women from Alabama and Alberta, Canada, came forward after British teenager Shamima Begum begged to return to London four years after joining ISIS.
President Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops from Syria was made without deliberation, left allies "bewildered" and has rejuvenated the Islamic State group, the official formerly in charge of fighting the jihadists said on Friday.
An American couple who’d been traveling the world on their bicycles were killed in an Isis attack.
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