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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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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Tehran (AFP) - A commander from Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been killed in Syria, media said Saturday, a disclosure that runs counter to Tehran's insistence it is not fighting alongside President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Reports that Abdollah Eskandari died while "defending" a Shiite shrine emerged earlier this week but neither the elite military unit nor Iran's ...

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May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — An American who blew himself up in an attack in Syria on Sunday has been identified by law enforcement officials as Moner Mohammad Abusalha, a man in his early 20s who grew up in Florida and traveled to Syria late last year. The officials said they believed that Mr. Abusalha, who adopted the nom ...

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May 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Secretary of State John Kerry got testy with an interviewer Wednesday while discussing the relative merits of the agreement struck last fall to remove the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons, and the punitive military strikes which President Obama had threatened but then did not carry out. The exchange centered on arguably the administration’s most frequently ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL: Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said President Obama plans to “ramp up efforts” to assist the opposition in Syria. “Yes, he’s going to ramp up efforts with allies in concert with the fundamental support group of both Arab communities and European communities who are committed to helping to stop the ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he would 'work with Congress to ramp up support for those in the Syrian opposition who offer the best alternative to terrorists and a brutal dictator.' But the central theme of his foreign policy-heavy address was that American strength would continue to come by working ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Beirut (AFP) - A senior Hezbollah commander branded by the FBI as one of the world's most wanted terrorists was killed fighting in Syria, residents of his village in southern Lebanon told AFP Tuesday. Powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah has deployed thousands of fighters into neighbouring Syria to back President Bashar al-Assad's army as he battles insurgents ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Long War Journal: An American was one of four suicide bombers who took part in a recent coordinated assault in Syria, according to an Al Nusrah Front sharia official who is active on Twitter. On May 25, the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, announced that the joint attacks had ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: Syrian rebels told reporters that the US was arranging their training in Qatar. Part of the training includes “how to finish off soldiers still alive after an ambush.” ** Frontline will air Arming the Rebels tonight on PBS. The rebels also admit they were being armed with US weapons. PBS.org reported: With reports indicating that ...

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May 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — A report detailing the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chlorine gas against civilians has not elicited a substantive response from the U.S. government agencies to whom the medical group behind the research sent it two weeks ago. Dr. Zaher Sahloul, a Chicago-based critical care specialist and native of the Syrian city of Homs who ...

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May 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY BEAST: The number of American extremists who have flocked to Syria is higher than previously understood, American intelligence sources say. And some of the fighters are coming home. Western intelligence services have been warning that European and American jihadists have been flocking to Syria to fight. But they’ve been reluctant to say how ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: One of the militant Syrian rebel groups provided access to advanced U.S. missiles said that it is seeking “the return of all Syrian land occupied by Israel,” a stance that could potentially complicate U.S. military support to the armed rebel group. The leader of an official rebel group sanctioned by the Syrian ...

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May 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

ISTANBUL — Following its establishment in Syria, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), which has spread out over Raqqa, northern Aleppo and some of the border areas, has begun to attract young jihadists from around the world. The fighters have expropriated houses, land and cars to have the desired life in the “Islamic ...

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May 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took time off from fighting to destroy 3,000 year-old Assyrian statues in Syria. They posted photos of their handiwork on the internet. AINA reported, According to a report from the website www.apsa2011.com, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) has ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Remarkable video showing dozens of Grad rocket explosions across Nawa, parts of which are held by al Qaeda Of Iraq (aka Al Nusra), in 30 secs.

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