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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Pro-Russian gunmen guard parade dozens of captured Ukrainian soldiers during a march in mockery of the country's Independence Day celebrations in the main separatist stronghold Donetsk on August 24, 2014 (AFP Photo/Alexandr Osinskiy) Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine paraded dozens of captured soldiers before a jeering crowd on Sunday in mockery of ...

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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 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TIMES OF ISRAEL: A well known Egyptian social activist and blogger posted a photo to Facebook Saturday of herself and another unidentified women defecating and menstruating on an Islamic State flag while in the nude, in what appears to be a protest against the Islamist terror group’s recent advances in northern Iraq ...

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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Inquisitr: In a recent interview with Australian talk show host Tom Elliott, al-Shishani promised to invade Iran when the ISIS in Iraq finish their goals. He also stated that their enemy is anyone who opposes Islam: “We will fight them. We will take their women. We will take their children. They have to come ...

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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Iraq stoned a man to death in the northern city of Mosul after one of their courts sentenced him to die for the crime of adultery, a witness said on Friday. The stoning, which happened on Thursday, was the first known instance of the punishment by al Qaeda offshoot Islamic ...

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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (centre) and Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehqan (2nd right) visit Iran's defence capabilities exhibition in Tehran on August 24, 2014 (AFP Photo/HO) Tehran (AFP) - Iran on Sunday unveiled two new missiles and two new drones it said have been added to its arsenal, in a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani. The ...

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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country. "A spy drone of the Zionist regime (Israel) was brought down by a missile... This stealth drone was trying to approach the Natanz nuclear zone," the corps said ...

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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Al Arabiya: Germany’s development aid minister, Gerd Mueller, on Wednesday accused Qatar of financing the militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “A story like this always has a history,” he said in an interview with public broadcaster ZDF. “Who is financing these troops? Hint: Qatar,” he added. Vice Chancellor and Economy ...

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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Navy is sending a second aircraft carrier strike group to the Asia Pacific region amid new tensions with China over a dangerous aerial encounter between a Chinese interceptor and Navy P-8 surveillance craft. The strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson departed San Diego for the Pacific on Friday, the ...

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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The United Nations warned Saturday that a northeast Iraq town under siege by Islamic State militants since June faces risk of a "massacre," if urgent action is not taken to rescue residents. Militants have surrounded the small Shia Turkmen community of Amerli, roughly 110 miles north of Baghdad, drawing comparisons to ...

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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Bullet shells litter the ground as a member of the Islamist-linked militia of Misrata walks past following battles in the area of Tripoli's International airport, on August 21, 2014 (AFP Photo/Mahmud Turkia) Tripoli (AFP) - Islamist fighters in the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said on Saturday they have captured Tripoli's battered international airport after many ...

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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: A Canadian imam known for his pacifist sermons has warned that Islamist militant group IS was actively recruiting in Canada and said one member issued him a death threat. Syed Soharwardy, founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada (ISCC), called on Canadian and Western authorities to intensify the fight against jihadist ...

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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

A driver sets straight the flag of the Moscow region on one of the trucks of the aid convoy is parked a field about 28 km from the Ukrainian border, near Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, on Wednesday. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday the alliance had observed an alarming build-up ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - A British Muslim leader called for action on Thursday to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley, held hostage in Syria. In Washington, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the threat from Islamic State was "beyond anything we've seen" and the U.S. Justice ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - Authorities suspect around 130 people resident in Austria - most of them foreign nationals - have allied themselves with Islamist militants fighting abroad, officials in Vienna said on Friday, raising their estimate by nearly a third. Public safety director Konrad Kogler told a news conference the 130 figure included "people actively participating in combat ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE DAILY BEAST: Weeks before he was abducted, alleged members of a kidnapping network tied to ISIS were busted in London. Syrian extremists saw it as a reason to accelerate abductions. American journalist James Foley was captured in Syria in November 2012, just weeks after the British government arrested and charged three British citizens, ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Aug. 22, 2014: Hamas militants grab Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel, before executing them in Gaza City. (REUTERS) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Hamas carried out a deadly purge of suspected informants in Gaza, killing as many as 18 people suspected of providing information to the Israel Defense Forces as fighting flared anew following the collapse ...

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Aug 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Trucks of a Russian convoy carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine drive before parking at a camp near Donetsk located in Rostov Region, August 21 / Reuters DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Vice News: Mark Gregory Paslawsky, the sole American fighting on the Ukrainian side of the war in the east of the country, died from injuries sustained in battle in the town of Ilovaysk on Tuesday. Known by the codename "Franko," the 55-year-old investment banker was a Manhattan native, and had a slight limp and ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: An MIT-educated neuroscientist terrorist known as 'Lady al Qaeda' was named on a 'laundry list' of demands from ISIS captors holding James Foley named, it was revealed today. Petite mother-of-three Aafia Siddiqui is currently serving 86 years in a Texas jail after being arrested with plans for a 'mass casualty attack' in ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: James Foley was singled out for the harshest treatment by his ISIS captors after they found pictures of his brother who serves in the U.S. Air Force on his laptop computer, fellow prisoners said on Thursday. He was regularly the victim of mock executions including once when he was 'crucified ...

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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

THE HAGUE - A Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 fighter jet took to the skies twice on Thursday to escort two Russian Tu-95 bombers, the Dutch Defense Ministry said. According to the Ministry, two Russian warplanes were flying from the north accompanied by two Danish F-16 planes. A Dutch fighter jet accompanied the Tu-95s over the ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, a militant group that witnesses and officials say has executed hundreds of members of Iraq's Yazidis, has released a video that seeks to show it enlightened hundreds of members of the religious minority by converting them to Islam. The production was issued not long after the group on Tuesday released a ...

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