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Inside The Global Jihad October 25, 2017

The predominantly Kurdish SDF officially announced this week that the city of Al-Raqqah had been fully liberated. Following the liberation, a struggle over control and influence in the city and throughout the region ensued between the United States and the SDF on the one hand and the Syrian regime on the other. Via: terrorism-info.org The United States and the Kurds are ...

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Inside the Global Jihad September 7, 2017

Main events of the week              ISIS continues its string of setbacks: In Syria – on 1 September 2017 the SDF announced they had completed the capture of the Old City of Al-Raqqah. According to the SDF, they are now in control of 65% of the city. At the same time the Syrian regime forces and ...

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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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Inside the Global Jihad June 22, 2017

Main events of the week On the ground, the severe pressure on ISIS is mounting: In Mosul, the Iraqi army has entered the Old City, ISIS’s last stronghold in the western part of the city. In Al-Raqqah,the SDF forces have taken over several other neighborhoods in the east and west of the city. In addition, the severe erosion of ISIS’s manpower (the killing ...

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Inside the Global Jihad June 8, 2017

Main events of the week The main event of the week was a combined vehicular and stabbing attack on London Bridge, for which ISIS claimed responsibility. Seven people were killed and 48 others were wounded. The attack is part of ISIS’s efforts to carry out showcase attacks during Ramadan in various places around the world (Iraq, Egypt, the Philippines, Afghanistan (?) ...

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Inside the Global Jihad April 26, 2017

Main events of the week This week, there were no significant changes on the ground in the various fighting zones in Syria and Iraq. SDF forces continue to mop up the areas surrounding Al-Raqqah in order to tighten the encirclement of the city. According to an increasing number of reports, ISIS is evacuating operatives from its “capital” Al-Raqqah to cities ...

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InSide the Global Jihad February 23, 2017

On February 19, 2017, the Iraqi forces, with US and coalition air support, opened the offensive to liberate west Mosul. The Iraqi forces opened the attack on Mosul’s western and southern outskirts. In the city of Al-Bab, northeast of Aleppo, fighting continues. Via: terrorism-info.org Main events of the week On February 19, 2017, the Iraqi forces, with US and coalition ...

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