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Anti-Isis coalition meets in Denmark to assess campaign

Key members of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday to assess the campaign’s next steps as the jihadists’ “caliphate” collapses.   Via: thelocal.dk Though officials warn that military action will continue for some time, they are generally upbeat about the progress and quickening momentum of the fight. After months of ...

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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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Christians may NEVER be able to return to Mosul as ISIS has bred NEW generation of jihadis

CHRISTIANS forced out of their homes by marauding Islamic State (ISIS) jihadis can never return as terrorists have bred a new generation of child radicals, a vicar has warned. Via: express.co.uk  More than 100,000 Christians were forced to flee Mosul in Iraq when ISIS invaded in 2014. And as the Battle for Mosul reaches its final stages some Christians have attempted ...

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Islam and Muslims Multiculturalism in France – February 2017

Children and women are being raped by human traffickers inside the Camp de la Linière, a migrant camp in the northern French city of Dunkirk; they are forced to have sex in return for blankets, food or the offer of passage to Britain. A volunteer worker referred to the children as being like “little steaks” because they were considered so ...

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Islamic State fighters surrounded in Mosul by Iraqi army

Islamic State fighters are in disarray and struggling to fend off a rapid offensive by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul and expel the militants from their last major stronghold in the country, a top US military official said. Via: AP “They’re lacking purpose, motivation and direction,” Army Major General Joseph Martin said in a phone interview from Baghdad. “I’ve never ...

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U.S. weighs deploying up to 1,000 ‘reserve’ troops for IS fight

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing a deployment of up to 1,000 American soldiers to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the fight against Islamic State as U.S.-backed fighters accelerate the offensive in Syria and Iraq, U.S. officials told Reuters. Via: reuters.com Proponents of the option, which has not been previously reported, said it would provide U.S. commanders ...

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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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ISIS Terrorist Says He Raped and Killed Hundreds of Yazidi Women

Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person. He also says he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets Via: reuters.com  Kurdish intelligence authorities gave Reuters rare access to Hussein and another Islamic State militant who were both captured during an assault ...

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Inside Iran – December 5, 2016

Main Points Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said Iranian forces were not participating in the fighting in Mosul because the Shi’ite militias in Iraq did not need Iranian fighters. He said Iran had deployed a small number of advisors to Iraq. In a speech delivered for Basij Week, he criticized those who claimed Iran ...

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Inside The Global Jihad November, 2016

Main events of the week About three weeks after the beginning of the campaign to take over the city of Mosul, the situation on the ground is as follows: Intense fighting is taking place on the eastern outskirts of Mosul. The Iraqi army has entered the city and taken over several neighborhoods but was forced to withdraw from them (or ...

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