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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Smoke rises during what activists said was an air raid by warplanes operated by forces of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad around al-Tabqa military base at a government-controlled airport that is surrounded by militants, west of Raqqa city, August 21, 2014. (Reuters) ISTANBUL — Islamic extremists captured a major government military airport in Raqqa, eastern Syria, on ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: A Belgian boy aged just 13 is believed to one of the youngest of the Islamic State’s foreign fighters waging jihad in Syria, an expert on radicalisation has said. Younes Abaaoud, is reported to have travelled to Syria with his 27-year-old brother, Abdelhamid, earlier this year. Shiraz Maher, senior fellow at King’s College ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Obama is considering U.S. airstrikes in Syria against militants of the Islamic State, the White House said Friday. “We’re not going to be restricted by borders,” said Ben Rhodes, a national security adviser to the president. “We’re actively considering what’s going to be necessary to deal with that threat.” The bombing of targets ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: The terrorist who threatened to raise the flag of Allah in the White House is apparently dead. “Don’t be cowards and attack us with drones,” Abu Mosa, a press person for the Islamic State, told Vice Media in an interview posted last Thursday. “Instead send your soldiers, the ones we humiliated ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from IB TIMES: According to Syrian sources who have worked previously to locate and rescue kidnapped journalists in Syria, American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic State in a video the militant group made public on Tuesday, was most likely used by another guerrilla group as a token of allegiance to ISIS. According ...

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Aug 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Al Jazeera - The Islamic State group has an army of more than 50,000 fighters in Syria, and recruited 6,000 people in the last month, a monitoring group has said. Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said on Tuesday that the group's recruitment push was gathering pace every ...

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Aug 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Daily Beast: Hillary Clinton and Congressmen alike have called on Obama to arm Syria’s rebels. But the President fumed at lawmakers in a private meeting for suggesting he should’ve done more. President Obama got angry at lawmakers who suggested in a private meeting that he should have armed the Syrian rebels, calling the ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A Kurdish People's Protection Unit tank moving in for clashes with forces loyal to the Islamic State in the Syrian-Iraqi border town of Elierbeh. – Reuters pic, August 8, 2014. Beirut (AFP) - Islamic State jihadists captured the key Brigade 93 Syrian army base in Raqa province overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE GATEWAY PUNDIT: The barbarity of ISIS has no bounds. ISIS posted photos this week of a crucifixion of a youth in Syria.

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Islamic State jihadists ruling over much of Syria and Iraq have a new icon, whose fashionably styled curly hair and black-rimmed glasses contrast strikingly with the pose in which he has been photographed: astride a horse, and waving a shining scimitar above his head. Identified by friends as a young Egyptian university ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) is seizing several facilities across regions of Syria and Iraq that are critical to public health and safety, potentially endangering hundreds of thousands of civilians, according to reports. The al Qaeda offshoot has engaged in fierce battles in recent days ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Jul 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Beirut (AFP) - Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate has released a video of a young US suicide bomber from Florida who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country. Moner Mohammad Abu Salha, alias Abu Hurayra al-Amriki, was believed to be the first American national to carry out such an attack in Syria's ...

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Jul 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Thousands of foreign fighters have bolstered the ranks of militant groups in Syria and Iraq in recent months, according to U.S. officials, driving fresh concern about potential terrorist plots aimed at the United States or its allies. The surge, as well as intelligence that Yemeni terrorists have developed a powerful ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG PEACE: Reports coming out of eastern Syria Monday revealed that several factions within the Syrian opposition force known as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have pledged services to the Islamic State, the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sources and eyewitnesses said that the FSA has ...

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Jul 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

“I don’t want to be alarmist…but I’ve spoken to many officials…and it [ISIL] is very dangerous. It has thousands of members, hundreds at least with European passports, and it is extremely ambitious. It is not simply interested in carving out a little mini state…. It has global ambitions. This is not just a regional problem, ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related - EXPOSED: Al Qaeda Leader Behind Takeover Of Iraq Released From Custody By Obama Related - ISIS Leader Released By Obama Warns America: ‘Soon We Will Be In Direct Confrontation’ Related - ISIS Leader Said Following Words When Released By Obama: ‘See You In New York’ (CNSNews.com) – As Ramadan began on Sunday, the terrorist group fighting ...

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Jun 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Related - ‘Public Beheadings, Crucifixions’: Iraq’s Christians At Mercy Of Advancing Jihadis With Syria-Style Slaughter On Their Minds Related - Al Qaeda Butchers Leave ‘Roads Lined With Decapitated Iraqi Police And Soldiers’ Related - ‘This Is Our Ball, It Is Made Of Skin’: Iraq Al Qaeda (ISIS) Jokes About Using Severed Head As A Soccer Ball ...

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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

U.S.-made Humvees enroute from Iraq to Syria via ISIL social media Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Syrian and Iraqi terrorist forces obtained significant numbers of tanks, trucks, and U.S.-origin Humvees in recent military operations in Iraq and those arms are being shipped to al Qaeda rebels in Syria, according to U.S. officials. U.S. intelligence agencies reported this ...

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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Chemical weapons inspectors who came under attack while investigating claims of chlorine gas attacks in Syria last month found information suggesting that similar chemicals had indeed been used, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical stockpile, ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

An image from jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014 allegedly shows ISIL militants as a bulldozer cuts a road through the Syrian-Iraqi border (AFP Photo/) Baghdad (AFP) - The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant posted pictures online of militants bulldozing a berm dividing Iraq and Syria, symbolising its goal of ...

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Jun 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Al Arabiya News: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won the presidential election in a landslide with 88.7 percent, the parliament speaker said. The Supreme Constitutional Court said voter turnout was 73.42 percent. Counting of votes started almost immediately after the polls closed on Wednesday evening and the official result is expected to be announced on ...

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Jun 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford told CNN Tuesday he resigned his post because he no longer felt he “could defend the American policy” there. Ford said the Obama administration had been unable to address the root causes of the Syrian conflict and pointed to the growing threat of extremism in ...

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