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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 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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Inside Iran February 1, 2017

Main Points Via: terrorism-info.org The Astana talks on the future of Syria ended on January 24, 2017. Iran, Russia and Turkey agreed to establish a joint mechanism to oversee the Syrian ceasefire. They issued a statement at the end of the talks stressing their countries’ commitment to preserving Syria’s territorial integrity, continuing the joint struggle against ISIS and the Fateh al-Sham ...

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Obama’s Pulling His Numbers on Islam ‘Right Out of His A**,’

HBO host Bill Maher argued that “it’s not one small slice” of Muslims who hold extremist beliefs, and President Obama’s claims to the contrary are pulled “right out of his a**” on Friday’s “Real Time.” Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (D) said, “ISIS is a narrow, and far extreme sect of the wide band of the Muslim religion, the Islamic ...

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Inside the Global Jihad

Main events of the week This week was marked by a series of attacks carried out by ISIS, demonstrating the operational capabilities of the terrorist and guerrilla infrastructure that ISIS has built outside the core area of its rule in Syria and Iraq. Local ISIS branches and networks were involved in the attacks that were carried out in Turkey, Belgium, ...

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Spain to extradite man linked to ‘Jihad Jane’

The Spanish government on Friday approved the extradition to the United States of an alleged jihadist wanted by Washington for conspiring with a woman known as “Jihad Jane” to recruit people online for attacks in Europe and south Asia. Ali Charaf Damache, who holds both Algerian and Irish nationality, was detained in December in Barcelona. US officials say Damache worked ...

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