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March, 2016

  • 11 March

    Global Jihad March 3-9, 2016

    Main events of the week The ceasefire in Syria, which came into effect on the night of February 26-27, resulted in a significant decrease in the intensity of the clashes in the areas where it is applied.  These clashes were characterized by local incidents with no significant changes in the situation on the ground. The ceasefire was utilized to transfer ...

  • 8 March

    Saudis shocked by suicide bomber

    Image copyrightYouTube Image captionIn the video a youth throws himself out of the moving taxi as he fears being blown up by the hoax suicide bomber. Several YouTube stars have ramped up the shock value of their stunts to get clicks – but a video by a Saudi group faking an encounter with a suicide bomber has been blasted as ...

  • 8 March

    Churches Under Islam: Bombed, Burned, and Urinated On

    When Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for U.S. military efforts against ISIS, was asked about the status of Christians in Iraq soon after the monastery’s destruction, he replied “We’ve seen no specific evidence of a specific targeting toward Christians.” Kuwait lawmaker Ahmad Al-Azemi said that he and other MPs will reject an initially approved request to build churches because it “contradicts ...

  • 7 March

    ISIS plotting ENORMOUS attack on Britain targeted at ‘Western lifestyles’

    Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the National Policing Lead for Counter Terrorism at Scotland Yard, said the extremist organisation was broadening its terror campaign to attack “Western lifestyle” targets. He said: “In recent months we’ve seen a broadening of that, much more plans to attack Western lifestyle, and obviously the Paris attacks in November. “Going from that narrow focus on police ...

  • 4 March

    Global Jihad – March 3, 2016

    Main events of the week The ceasefire in Syria between the Syrian regime and the non-jihadi (so-called moderate) rebel organizations, validated by a UN Security Council resolution, came into effect on the night of February 26-27, 2016. In the following days, there was a marked decline in the intensity of the fighting in the areas where the agreement is supposed ...

  • 2 March

    Assad: Terrorists breached cessation of hostilities agreement from the very first hour

    Damascus-President Bashar Assad asserted that terrorists breached the cessation of hostilities agreement from the very first hour, while the Syrian Army has refrained from retaliating in order to give the chance for the agreement to survive. President al-Assad added in an interview given to ARD German television that every Syrian gunman should give up armament, and he shouldn’t bear weapon or ...

February, 2016

  • 28 February

    Syria’s Onetime ‘Capital of the Revolution’ Now a Ghost Town

    Two years after the last Syrian rebels left the besieged Old City of Homs, voices echo through the shells of bombed-out buildings, their upper floors tilted at odd angles as though frozen in time. “There is no danger here, because there isn’t anybody,” a soldier said as gunfire rang out in the distance. “No gunmen, not a soul, not even ...

  • 26 February

    ISIS threatens Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

    A screenshot from the video released by the radical Islamist militant group on Wednesday.ISIS MEDIA Hackers aligned with the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) threatened Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video on Wednesday, railing against the social media companies’ war on its propaganda. The 25-minute film, uncovered by deep web company Vocativ, displays ...

  • 25 February

    Al-Qaeda is taking control of a pivotal Middle East country

    REUTERS/Khaled AbdullahSanaa, Yemen The 11-month-long chaotic civil war in Yemen has reached a decisive moment. The Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni government forces are now about 30 miles from the capital, Sana’a. The city was captured in September 2014 by a coalition of Shiite Houthi rebels and elite military units loyal to the country’s former dictator, Ali Abdullah Saleh. The battle ...

  • 21 February

    Moment ISIS father sends son on death mission to kill

    A PHOTOGRAPHER with the Islamic State (ISIS) captured the horrifying moment a child suicide bomber kisses his father goodbye before ramming his truck into Syrian soldiers killing himself and them instantly. IG An ISIS child bomber kisses his father goodbye The youngster, who appears to be aged around 11, is identified as Abu ‘Imara al-‘Omri in an ISIS propaganda shot ...