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Jan 24, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Denver, Colorado (CNN) - A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast. Shannon Maureen Conley is one of the first Americans to be sentenced ...

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Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Jan 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) - Attacking Islamic State jihadists met firm Kurdish resistance in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane, as neighbouring Turkey heeded pressure to intervene and handed the US access to its air bases. n Iraq however, Islamic State (IS) fighters have government forces under strong pressure, and a roadside bomb killed the police chief ...

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Jan 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 29 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in a 24-hour period, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday. Sixteen strikes around seven Iraqi cities destroyed vehicles, buildings, equipment and fighting positions, as well as hitting units belonging to Islamic State, ...

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Jan 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Support forces could be more than the main element so this could be close to 1,000. Excerpted form Defense One: The Pentagon will deploy more than 400 U.S. military trainers and hundreds more supporting personnel to four training sites in three countries as early as March as part of a long-awaited plan to help rebel forces ...

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Jan 11, 2015 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Mirror: Britain's top cop has revealed officers have seized four young girls heading off to fight for Islamic fanatics overseas in recent weeks. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe made his revelation as he urged parents to raise the alarm if they fear their child could be heading abroad to join Islamist fighters. One ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Washington Post: Last month in Syria, Siddhartha Dhar stood in front of a banged-up yellow pickup truck, holding an assault rifle in his right hand and cradling his newborn son with his left. Dhar’s first four children had been born in London, his native city, but his new baby, wrapped in a fuzzy ...

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Islamic State (IS) is stepping up its recruitment and indoctrination of children, who are seen as “central” to the terror group’s strategy to dominate the Middle East and breed a new generation of radical fighters, according to terrorism experts and regional watchdog groups. IS (also known as ISIL or ISIS) ...

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Dec 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Galveston Daily News: A local plumber is being flooded with phone calls — and some threats — after a picture of one of his old company vehicles being used by Islamist militants in Syria was posted on Twitter. The picture was posted online by the Islamic extremist brigade Ansar al-Deen Front, according to a ...

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Nov 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: American, British and Canadian media organizations said Thursday they had been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a hacking group supporting the Syrian government. The attack appeared to be part of a coordinated, worldwide effort to infiltrate sites using popular third-party comment platform Gigya, according to multiple reports. Visitors to these sites ...

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Nov 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Catherine Herridge, Pamela Browne: A leading Republican wants to expand the House investigation into the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack by adding a Senate probe, as a new House Intelligence Committee report Friday concluded that the initial CIA assessment found no demonstrations prior to the assault and a primary purpose of the CIA operation in eastern ...

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NY POST: A young boy is being hailed a Syrian superhero after he was caught on film appearing to dodge a swarm of bullets in order to save a little girl pinned down by a sniper. Harrowing video footage posted to YouTube on Monday by the activist Shaam News Network channel shows the boy, no older ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

(Reuters) - Gunmen killed five nuclear engineers, four of them Syrian and one Iranian, on the outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, a monitoring group said on Monday. The engineers were shot dead as they were traveling in a small convoy to a research center near the northeastern district of Barzeh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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Nov 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Via CNS News: U.S. Central Command is using its Youtube channel to great effect.

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Nov 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Al Qaeda-tied fighters reportedly overran Western-backed Syrian rebels in key strongholds over the weekend and threatened to advance deeper into their territory on Monday, dealing a blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to train and equip moderate opposition forces. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest insisted Monday that the mission to prop up a ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces arrive at Iraqi-Turkish border carrying heavy weapons requested by the Kurdish militia. Excerpted from The Guardian: The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The British-based monitoring group said 10 fighters moved ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Fighters linked to al Qaeda have seized territory from a moderate Syrian rebel group in a three-day campaign that has expanded their control into one of the few areas of northern Syria not held by hardline Islamists. Syrian opposition activist and a military commander said the Nusra Front had taken several villages in ...

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Oct 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WaPo: The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory, rather than to seize it back from the Islamic State, according to senior U.S. and allied officials, some of whom are concerned that the approach is flawed. Although moderate Syrian fighters are deemed essential ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 20, 2014. (AFP Photo / Bulent Kilic) BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian air force carried out more than 200 air strikes around the ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Iraqi Kurds recently released a musical parody mocking the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The video aired on a Kurdish TV channel, according to The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), which obtained and translated the parody. The video features bearded men dressed as ISIS fighters playing air guitar on their rifles, pretend ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) - Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to support the fight. In an apparent bid to cut Kobane off from Turkey, two suicide car bombings struck the north of the town facing ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ERBIL, Iraq -- CBS News correspondent Holly Williams was escorted into Syria on Sunday by Kurdish fighters engaged in a brutal war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Kurds are out-gunned and out-manned, but Williams discovered that one of the fighters who has joined their ranks is an American volunteer. "I figured if ...

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Fox/AP: The U.S. military said late Sunday that it had dropped weapons, ammunition, and medical supplies to Kurdish forces battling to hold the Syrian border town of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani. Earlier Sunday, U.S. ...

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) – Turkey’s president on Sunday rejected U.S. proposals to arm Syrian Kurds fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) near the Turkish border, shortly after the White House said he and President Obama had pledged to “strengthen cooperation” against the jihadists. “It would be wrong for the United States, with whom we ...

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON – The fight between Islamic State and Western allies for the Syrian border city of Kobani intensified over the weekend, as Islamic State forces bore down on three sides and shelled Kurdish strongholds within. Eye witness reports indicate that municipality buildings, as well as a market place, were targeted. The group fired 44 shells, some ...

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