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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE DAILY BEAST: As President Obama met Tuesday with the defense ministers of 21 nations to strategize against ISIS, the terror state in the making extended its murder spree with jihadis from that many countries and more. The same way that the fight for the Spanish Republic in the 1930s drew romantic idealists from all over ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: A Chechen jihadist is emerging as a key Islamic State military commander credited with a series of recent military gains in central Iraq that has left the capital of Baghdad increasingly vulnerable to attack. Abu Umar al Shishani, a former Republic of Georgia soldier turned jihadist, conducted what security analysts are calling brilliant battlefield ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Members of the 'No Surrender' biker gang are fighting against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq (AFP Photo/Olaf Kraak) The Hague (AFP) - The Dutch public prosecutor said on Tuesday that motorbike gang members who have reportedly joined Kurds battling the Islamic State group in Iraq are not necessarily committing any crime. "Joining a foreign armed force ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Small groups of Syrians are hunting down Islamic State fighters in one of their main strongholds in eastern Syria in a new guerrilla campaign that has emerged as a response to the Islamists' growing brutality. The main aim is to generate fear in Islamic State's ranks, said the head of "White Shroud" ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: A video posted on Monday shows Palestinian youth firing on Israeli police from inside Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque–the third holiest site for Muslims in the world and the center of Jerusalem’s Muslim community. Clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian youth erupted Monday morning when Palestinian protesters demonstrated against Orthodox Jews visiting the Al Aqsa Mosque ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Pamela Geller: While @BenAffleck weeps for the savages, and in between the ninth and tenth holes President Obama declares that the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam, the devout Muslim group continues to conquer swaths of the Middle East in the cause of jihad. BAGHDAD — Islamic State fighters on Monday seized control of ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon released a report Monday asserting decisively that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages. It also predicted rising demand for military disaster response as extreme weather creates more global humanitarian crises. The report lays out a road map ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Photos obtained by Middle East Review of International Affairs show Kurdish casualties with the telltale signs of chemical weapons poisoning, says a new report. (MERIA) Via FOX NEWS: Disturbing new photos of ethnic Kurds killed by Islamic State fighters are stoking fears the terrorist army may be using chemical weapons seized from Saddam Hussein’s old arsenals, according ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) said the Islamic State (IS, ISIL, or ISIS) is the “most powerful” caliphate in history, and warned that Americans are just one plane ride from a terrorist attack. McCain said America lost its gains in Iraq after the surge due to “feckless leadership” by President Barack Obama, and now “the ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

U.S. troops remove a damaged vehicle, which was hit by a suicide attack, in Kabul October 13, 2014. A suicide car bomber rammed a foreign convoy along a major road out of Afghanistan's capital Kabul early on Monday, killing at least one person, authorities said. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber rammed a NATO ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WEEKLY STANDARD: Following the lead of Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday began using the Arabic acronym "Daesh" at times when referring to the Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS). Kerry was in Egypt for a meeting with Egyptian foreign minister Shoukry, and spoke extensively about the terrorist group in remarks following ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: A Turkish official on Monday denied reports of an agreement with the United States and Arab allies on using an air base in southern Turkey for operations against the Islamic State group. An unnamed official told the Associated Press that there is no new agreement, and Turkey and the U.S. are still talking ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria says that shari’a law allows the enslavement of women from Iraq’s Yazidi minority because they are pagans, a religious class deemed even worse than “apostates” like Christians and Jews who may be given the convert-or-die option. An article in the latest edition of the terrorist group’s propaganda ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Guardian: Turkey has not reached a new agreement to let the US use its Incirlik airbase in the fight against Islamic State (Isis) militants, and talks are continuing on the subject, the Turkish prime minister’s office has said, in comments that run contrary to a statement made by US national security adviser ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group poured in reinforcements Sunday for its nearly month-long siege of Kobane as the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders kept up their high-profile resistance. IS has sustained serious losses in the battle for the town despite their superior armour, with at least 36 of its fighters killed on Saturday alone, the ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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. In Iraq however, Islamic State (IS) fighters have government forces under strong pressure, and a roadside bomb killed the police chief ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Beirut (AFP) - A Kurdish woman fighter is leading the battle against Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane, a monitoring group and activists said Sunday. "Mayssa Abdo, known by the nom-de-guerre of Narin Afrin, is commanding the YPG in Kobane along with Mahmud Barkhodan," Syrian Observatory for Human Rights head Rami Abdel ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Turkish Kurds watch over the Syrian town of Kobani as they stand on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 11, 2014. MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) - Kurdish fighters have been able to halt the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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