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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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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

The US Department of Defense has publicly released limited footage so far, amongst them the below two videos filmed from the deck of the USS George H W Bush Aircraft Carrier, showing launch and recovery operations of F/A-18 Super Hornets during the renewed strikes in Iraq.

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: Supporters of the ISIS terror group tweeted thousands of messages on Friday bearing the hashtag #AmessagefromISIStoUS featuring gruesome photos and threats to U.S. soldiers and citizens after American airstrikes took out terrorist targets in Iraq for the first time. Some tweeted photos depict dead U.S. Army soldiers, U.S. marines hung from ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: ISIS militants have made hostages of hundreds of Yazidi women after America waded into the unfolding crisis in Iraq by dropping bombs on the extremists' artillery. But now ISIS - which calls itself the Islamic State - has struck the group again by capturing hundreds of women from Mosul, Iraq's second ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Rome, Italy, Aug 8, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest hailing from what used to be Iraq’s largest Christian city has lamented the exodus of over 100,000 Christians from the city, many of whom are fleeing on foot with no food, money or water. “Today the story of Christianity is finished in Iraq,” said ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Video released by the Pentagon Friday night shows U.S. military aircraft striking ISIS positions and assets. Pentagon: “The first attack occurred about 6:45 a.m. EDT when two F/A-18 aircraft dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Irbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region. ISIL was using this artillery to shell Kurdish forces defending ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Russian Anti-Submarine Destroyer "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" MOSCOW, August 9 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's Northern Fleet's anti-submarine forces have detected and forced out a US submarine from Russian boundary waters, a high-ranking source in Russia's Navy told RIA Novosti Saturday. "On August 7, 2014, the patrol forces of the Northern Fleet detected a foreign submarine, supposedly a US Navy ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest administrative court dissolved Saturday the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated, in the latest move against the 86-year old Islamist group. The decision against the Freedom and Justice Party comes ahead of parliamentary elections expected this year and prevents the group from trying to rejoin ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) - Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), issued a rare audio message back on January 21 in which he flatly stated his group’s intention to march on Baghdad and move into “direct confrontation” with the United States. “Our last message is to the Americans. Soon we will ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

The ONLY solution to the Christian Holocaust in Iraq is the U.S. military.

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A black flag, bearing white Arabic inscriptions similar to those flown by Jihadis, was mounted at the entrance of a housing estate in East London this week.(Reuters/Stringer) Excerpted from RT: A black flag, bearing white Arabic inscriptions similar to those flown by Jihadis, was mounted at the entrance of a housing estate in Canary Wharf’s East ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD (AP) — The spokesman for Iraq's human rights ministry says hundreds of women from the Yazidi religious minority have been taken captive by militants from the Islamic State group. Kamil Amin says the women are below the age of 35 and some are being held in schools in Iraq's second largest city, Mosul. He said ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: Mark Arabo, national spokesman for “Ending Genocide in Iraq,” spoke with CNN about the decimation of the Christian community by ISIS in Iraq. “A Christian Holocaust is in our mist. We are actually calling this a Christian genocide… Day by day, it is getting worse and worse. More children are being beheaded. ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE GATEWAY PUNDIT: The barbarity of ISIS has no bounds. ISIS posted photos this week of a crucifixion of a youth in Syria.

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if Islamic militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq. He also has announced that the military carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid Thursday to Iraqi religious minorities threatened by the extremists. "Today America is coming to help," he ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: UPDATE: Hamas has violated the cease-fire deal between the terrorist group and Israel, according to the Israeli Defense Forces. IDF said on Twitter that Hamas fired two rockets at southern Israel on Thursday. Moments ago, 2 rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel. Terrorists have violated the cease-fire.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 8, 2014 GAZA ...

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