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  1. BLACKEAGLE

    War against ISIS

    Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes...
  2. Gasoline

    Poland Foreign Minister: Russia Is More Dangerous Than ISIS

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Russia is more dangerous than the Islamic State group, Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters Friday during a visit to Slovakia. "By all evidence, Russia's activity is a sort of existential threat because this activity can destroy countries," said...
  3. Corzhens

    Obama claims progress on Islamic State

    U.S.-backed forces have wrested territory back from the extremist group according to President Barack Obama who claimed progress in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State group. During a presidential visit to CIA headquarters, Obama said it had been "a bad few months" for the Islamic State...
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    U.S. says it killed key Isis commander

    Pentagon officials said that US Special Operations forces in eastern Syria killed a top Islamic State commander this week. The military effort against the Islamic State was gaining momentum, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in reference to al-Qaduli’s death. The plan was to seize al-Qaduli...
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    Islamic State carrying out ‘genocide’ against Christians, Shiites

    US declared that the Islamic State group is carrying out genocide against the Christian, Yazidi, and Shiite minorities on its territory in Iraq and Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry said. "Daesh is also responsible for crimes against humanity against these same groups. The US Congress voted...
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    IS chemical attacks kill child, wound 600

    Dateline Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said “the perpetrators will pay dearly.” Security and hospital officials said the attack occurred in Taza, a small town which was also struck by a barrage of rockets carrying chemicals three days earlier. Sameer Wais is a member of a Shiite...
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    Coalition bombs IS chemical sites after snaring ‘emir’

    Dateline Washington. The Pentagon said that the coalition led by US has carried out the first air strikes on Islamic State's chemical weapons sites. Peter Cook, Pentagon press secretary, said the successful bombings were the culmination of detailed intelligence from Sulayman Dawud al-Bakkar...
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    ISIS commander ‘likely killed’ in Syria air strike: US official

    A high-ranking official of ISIS, who holds the position equivalent to defense minister is believed ot have been killed by an air strike in northeastern Syria, this according to US officials. Omar al-Shishani, a Georgian fighting with the ISIS jihadists in Syria is the target of the US air...
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    Names of 22,000 ISIS members leaked to news channel

    Dateline London. Sky News reported that they have received tens of thousands of documents pertaining to jihadists who joined ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). According to the report, a disillusioned former member had saved the documents on a USB stick that came from the head of the...
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    ISIS executes 8 Dutch jihadists for wanting to leave — activists

    Dateline Lebanon. Eight Dutch members of ISIS has been executed. The jihadist group suspected the 8 of trying to leave the group or fostering mutiny. Raqa is the official ISIS capital in northern Syria according to a group of citizen journalists. The tension started when 75 Dutch members were...
  11. Diane Lane

    ISIS Supporters Threaten to Take Down Facebook and Twitter

    This threat by apparent ISIS supporters follows campaigns by both Facebook and Twitter to target accounts on each platform used by ISIS and supporters to support their terrorist activities and goals. Social media has been used for years by radicals and self-proclaimed social justice warriors...
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    Deadly blasts kill 107 in Syria, ISIS claims responsibility

    Dateline Damascus. The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the bombing that rocked Homs and Damascus on Sunday. The bombing killed 107 people mostly Alwaite minority where the ruling party of Syria belongs. That is ruling out the bias and prejudice to other sects let alone groups...
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    ISIS comes to the Philippines

    The Philippines, particularly the southern part that is inhabited by Muslims, is another target of ISIS which has officially recognized the oath of allegiance of the rebel groups (those fighting the Philippine government). It is not far fetched that a big part of the southern Philippines will be...
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    ISIS suicide bomber kills 10 in Syria

    ISIS strikes again and this time it is inside their territory. A suicide bomber struck near a police officers' club in Damascus killing 10 people and destroying properties. TV footage showed the damage caused by the blast with burned out car and other vehicles. The Islamic State claimed the...
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    UK joins Syria attacks

    The motion of Prime Minister David Cameron to send a military force to Syria was approved by the British parliament. Maybe that move was in response to the recent Paris attack that killed more than a hundred civilians. ISIS is the main agenda of the British forces in Syria. Details are in - UK...
  16. Diane Lane

    Sicilian Mafia Offers New Yorkers Protection Against ISIS

    I found this particularly interesting because I was just thinking the other night how it often seems when a criminal group is targeted and taken down, the one that takes their place is often worse. Then, I logged onto Twitter, and saw this article. Gangs of New York: Sicilian mafia offers Big...
  17. Uncle Doc J

    Physical Warfare Won't End ISIS

    Comedians Bill Maher & Stephen Colbert discussed it on Late Night with Stephen Colber (though the the news-media reporting it buried it beneath "Stephen Vs. Bill on Religion" & "The AcroCats"). Colbert & Maher concluded that ISIS keeps gaining support because 'they share ideas with the...
  18. Diane Lane

    Virginia Man Sentenced to more Than 11 Years for Providing Material Support to ISIL/ISIS

    This is a FBI press release detailing the case of a 17-year-old Virginia man who provided support to ISIL/ISIS via social media. Virginia Man Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Providing Material Support to ISIL | OPA | Department of Justice The following is an excerpt detailing his actions...
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