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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Horrific: The photograph shows masked former rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 23, holding the decapitated head while standing in Raqqa's central square Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: A British rapper who travelled to Syria to fight for ISIS has posted a photograph on Twitter showing himself posing with a severed head. The sickening image was taken in the city ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday he will not relinquish power until a federal court rules on what he called a "constitutional violation" by the president to replace him with a member of his own party. The embattled premier has grown increasingly isolated, with Iraqi politicians and much of the international community ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

This Monday, Aug. 11 2014 photo shows Associated Press video journalist Simone Camilli in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip. Camilli, 35, was killed in an ordnance explosion in the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 together with Palestinian translator Ali Shehda Abu Afash and three members of the Gaza police. Police said four other people ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Around 130 more U.S. troops have arrived in northern Iraq, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday, saying their mission was to “take a closer look and give a more in-depth assessment of where we can continue to help the Iraqis.” Speaking to Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif. after flying in from Australia, Hagel stressed ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) – An Iraqi Christian who fled for his life from Mosul says that his Muslim neighbors welcomed the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) and told him “this land belongs to Islam.” “We left Mosul because ISIS came to the city. The (Sunni) people of Mosul embraced ISIS, and drove the Christians out of ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Sky News: The UN says up to 35,000 refugees have escaped Iraq's Mount Sinjar and are "exhausted" and "dehydrated". The refugees, mostly from the minority Yazidi sect, managed to reach northern Iraq's Kurdistan region through Syria over the past three days. "The new arrivals are exhausted, dehydrated and many have suffered sun or heat stroke, ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Life was just as brutal for the Yazidis—a religious minority persecuted for decades in northern Iraq—under former dictator Saddam Hussein as it is now under the threat from Islamic militants, contradicting recent claims about the former Iraqi government. The plight of the Yazidis attracted international attention in recent days as thousands sought ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Washington Post: U.S. spy agencies have begun to see groups of fighters abandoning al-Qaeda affiliates in Yemen and Africa to join the rival Islamist organization that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria and been targeted in American airstrikes, U.S. officials said. The movements are seen by U.S. ­counterterrorism analysts as a worrisome ...

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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 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG: Islamic State militants who last week captured the Mosul Dam, Iraq’s largest, had one demand for workers: Keep it going. Arriving in their Toyota pickup trucks, armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and wearing a patchwork of military uniforms, robes and turbans, jubilant militants from the al-Qaeda breakaway group told workers hiding in management ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Not only is all this 100% caused by Obama's refusal to have a status of forces deal with Iraq, but now, even in the face of all this, he refuses to do what is necessary to stop this holocaust, and instead has launched a token bombing campaign to protect our own buildings, that's it. Notice ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Hamas executed dozens of diggers responsible for its extensive tunnel system in past weeks, fearing the workers would reveal the site locations to Israel, a report on the Mako website’s army blog said. There was no independent confirmation of the report (link here in Hebrew). The tunnelers, many of whom constructed the ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TRUTH REVOLT: Terrorist Khaled Sharrouf tweeted a picture of his son holding up the head of a decapitated Syrian soldier with the caption "that's my boy." The boy was raised in the suburbs of Sydney. The image was taken in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the capital of what has been declared ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Iraq's president on Monday named a new prime minister, but incumbent Nouri al-Maliki is insisting that he should remain in power, raising fears of a possible clash. Iraqi President Fouad Massoum has nominated Haider al-Abadi from the government's Shiite coalition as the country's next prime minister, according to The New York ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

“The goal in the short-term is to keep the ISIS fighters from taking over Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan in the north and to free the religious group that has been trapped in the mountains there. That seems to be working. But what is going to take a lot more work, Charlie, is to actually ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GWER, Iraq — With American strikes beginning to show clear effects on the battlefield, Kurdish forces counterattacked Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Sunday, regaining control of two strategic towns with aid from the air. The American airstrikes, carried out by drones and fighter jets, were intended to support the Kurdish forces fighting to defend Erbil, ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SYDNEY (AP) — The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday. Previously, the U.S. had insisted on only selling arms to the Iraqi government in Baghdad, but the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had been losing ground to ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Related - ISIS 'Systematically Beheading Children' in Iraq He literally wants a settlement, a peace agreement, where ISIS gets its own land, gets to keep its Caliphate, because he thinks it's better that there are "no victors and no vanquished." He doesn't want them conquered, he just wants them pushed back from the Shiite and Kurish ...

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Scary reports from Baghdad. Special Forces out in force, Green Zone shut down. Heavy military presence outside Presidential palace & ISCI HQ— Hayder al-Khoei (@Hayder_alKhoei) August 10, 2014 #BreakingNews #Maliki: Fuad Masum, will be tried on charges of conspiring against the Constitution..! #Iraq #ISIS— Rami (@RamiAlLolah) August 10, 2014 Tanks&heavy machines in most of #Baghdad Streets specially ...

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Savagery: A man is crucified in northern Syria by ISIS Thousands of Yezidis are trapped in the Sinjar mountains as they try to escape from Islamic State (IS) forces They arrived bristling with heavy weapons and waving black flags from about a dozen Humvees, seized from the Iraqi army and supplied originally by the United States. When the ...

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The New York Times: Kurdish forces on Sunday carried out counterattacks against Sunni militants in two crucial border towns, as American aircraft struck the militants in northern Iraq, witnesses and military officials said. The American airstrikes, carried out by drones and fighter jets, were intended to protect Kurdish forces near Erbil, the capital of ...

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