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The Collapse of the Islamic State? What Comes Next?

On June 29, 2014, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. In the summer of 2014, at the height of its expansion, the Islamic State’s territory covered about a third of Iraq and between a quarter and a third of Syria Via: terrorism-info.org That large expanse, from the outskirts ...

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Inside The Global Jihad July 9, 2017

Main events of the week    The campaign for the takeover of Mosul is coming to its end. This week, the Iraqi prime minister announced “the elimination of the imaginary state of ISIS.”  However, the end of the campaign is being delayed due to the persistent fighting in the Old City by ISIS operatives, even in view of their desperate ...

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Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that the use of chemical weapons in Syria would be a “red line” that would draw an “immediate response” from France. Macron accuses Russia of following a ‘hybrid strategy combining military intimidation and an information war’   Via: AFP “A very clear red line exists on our side, the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” Macron said ...

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Inside Iran May 21, 2017

A commander of an IRGC brigade spoke in an interview about the IRGC’s activities in Syria. He said Iran was operating with three regional headquarters in Syria. He claimed Iran did not provide financial support for Syrian fighters but only vital military advice for Syrian army operations. He also said the widespread rumors of the alleged death of Qasem Soleimani, ...

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Uzbekistan Claim They Warned Sweden About #StockholmAttack

The government of Uzbekistan is claiming they previously flagged to Swedish authorities that the Uzbek national behind the Stockholm terror attack was an Islamic State recruit Via: Chris Tomlinson Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Friday that Uzbek security services had told Swedish authorities 39-year-old terrorist Rakhmat Akilov had links to Islamic State well before the attack that claimed the lives of four people. ...

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At least 68 children among 126 killed’ in bus bombing in Syria

At least 68 children were among 126 people killed in Saturday’s bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns, activists say. Via: bbc.com A vehicle filled with explosives hit the convoy near Aleppo. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 109 evacuees from government-held towns were killed, along with aid workers and rebel soldiers. ...

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Two Russian warships are escorted through English Channel by Royal Navy

Two Russian warships were spotted sailing through the North Sea this morning, Ministry of Defence confirms They will continue through the English Channel but it is not clear what their final destination will be Top military officer warned that there is now more Russian naval activity in Europe than in the Cold War Tensions between Britain and Russia are severely ...

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U.S. backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime

                 29 January 2013 Leaked emails have allegedly proved that the White House gave the green light to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that could be blamed on Assad’s regime and in turn, spur international military action in the devastated country. Via: dailymail.co.uk  A report released on Monday contains an email exchange between ...

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Syria’s civil war the bloodiest conflicts in the world today

Syria’s civil war is not only one of the bloodiest conflicts in the world today, it’s also one of the most complicated. Via: Brünnhilde  It started out as an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, but now it’s a free-for-all.  ISIS controls a big chunk of the country, but they are under attack from all sides. The Kurdish YPG and its allies ...

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Meet the key players in the war

On Thursday, following the publication of gruesome images of the victims of an apparent chemical attack on civilians, reports surfaced that President Donald Trump ordered a missile attack on a base in Syria. Via: breitbart.com The reports follows a week in which President Trump responded to an alleged chemical weapons attack by dictator Bashar al-Assad by noting it “crossed many red lines” ...

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