Iraq: 48 killed in Baghdad’s Shia Muslim areas suicide attacks
15th Oct 2014

Iraq: 48 killed in Baghdad’s Shia Muslim areas suicide attacks

    A suicide car bomb killed at least 18 people and wounded 51 others at a checkpoint entrance to the neighborhood of Kadhimiya in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police official and a medical official said. The blast happened … Continued

Iran: Khamenei said America, Zionism, and Britain created ISIS
14th Oct 2014

Iran: Khamenei said America, Zionism, and Britain created ISIS

      Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Monday blamed the United States and the “wicked” British government for creating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in his first speech since undergoing prostate surgery last month. … Continued

France: ‘Roads of Damascus': How Elysee manipulated chemical weapons reports
14th Oct 2014

France: ‘Roads of Damascus': How Elysee manipulated chemical weapons reports

  [Photo: Former French President Sarkozy and Syrian President Assad in Paris] By: Sabah Ayoub   Scandals mentioned in the French book Les Chemins de Damas (The Roads of Damascus) published a few days ago have begun to unfold, revealing … Continued

Iraq: Bomb attacks kill at least 38 across Iraq
13th Oct 2014

Iraq: Bomb attacks kill at least 38 across Iraq

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): A total of 38 people, including two senior police officers, were killed and some 141 others wounded in separate bomb attacks across Iraq on Sunday, security sources said. The deadliest attack occurred before noon in Iraq’s eastern … Continued

Iraq: Bombs rock Baghdad, executions grip Mosul
12th Oct 2014

Iraq: Bombs rock Baghdad, executions grip Mosul

  Car bombs have killed at least 35 people in Shiite parts of Baghdad and on its outskirts. The US military says it has dropped supplies to Iraqi troops in northern Iraq and made airstrikes against “Islamic State” units. An … Continued

Yemen: Roadside bomb kills two soldiers in southeastern Yemen
12th Oct 2014

Yemen: Roadside bomb kills two soldiers in southeastern Yemen

    Two Yemeni soldiers were killed on Saturday when a roadside bomb exploded in the restive southeastern province of Hadramawt, a military source, said blaming Al-Qaeda for the attack. At least three other soldiers were wounded in the bombing … Continued

Turkey: Death toll in Turkey climbs to 37
11th Oct 2014

Turkey: Death toll in Turkey climbs to 37

        [Photo: Police used tear gas and water cannon in Ankara to disperse demonstrators protesting against attacks launched by Islamic State]   Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News): Interior Minister Efkan Ala counts the cost of Turkey’s recent unrests, revealing 351 … Continued

Iraq: Nine people executed by ISIS in northern Iraq
11th Oct 2014

Iraq: Nine people executed by ISIS in northern Iraq

  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters executed nine people on Friday in two northern Iraqi towns on suspicion of ties to anti-jihadist grassroots organizations, security sources and witnesses said. In the town of Al-Zab, 90 kilometers west … Continued

Iraq: 10 killed in suicide bombing in Baquba
10th Oct 2014

Iraq: 10 killed in suicide bombing in Baquba

    A suicide car bomb blast at a police checkpoint in the Iraqi city of Baquba Thursday killed at least 10 people and wounded 11, security and medical sources said. “At least 10 people, including seven policemen, were killed … Continued

Yemen: At least 67 killed in suicide attacks
10th Oct 2014

Yemen: At least 67 killed in suicide attacks

  [Photo: A group of Yemenis tend to a wounded man following the suicide bomb attack in Tahrir]   Suicide bombers targeting Yemen’s Houthi group and an army camp killed at least 67 people in two separate attacks on Thursday, … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah, allies prevent cross border attack by extremist groups
10th Oct 2014

Lebanon: Hizbullah, allies prevent cross border attack by extremist groups

  [Militants remain active in the Qalamoun region of Syria on the Lebanese border. (Photo: Radwan Mortada)]   After four intense clashes with al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and their allies, Hezbollah and the … Continued

Syria: Conflicting reports dispute extent of ISIS control of Kobane
9th Oct 2014

Syria: Conflicting reports dispute extent of ISIS control of Kobane

    While some reports said jihadists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group withdrew from some parts of the embattled Syrian town of Kobane overnight, Turkey’s president claimed Tuesday that the town “is about to fall.” … Continued

Turkey: More than 10 killed in ISIL protests across Turkey as curfew declared in six provinces
8th Oct 2014

Turkey: More than 10 killed in ISIL protests across Turkey as curfew declared in six provinces

  [Photo: Protesters allegedly attempted to set fire to the local Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) building in Istanbul’s Bağcılar district after shots were fired from it. ] Istanbul/Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News): Protesters allegedly attempted to set fire to the local … Continued

Syria: US-led airstrikes on ISIS positions in Kobane have “little effect”: activist
8th Oct 2014

Syria: US-led airstrikes on ISIS positions in Kobane have “little effect”: activist

  [A Syrian Kurdish girl along with a child, fled from clashes between ISIS militants and pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces, in Kobane on October 1, 2014. (Photo: Anadolu – Rauf Maltaş)]   Fresh airstrikes by the US-led coalition … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah claims responsibility for bomb targeting Israeli tank in southern Lebanon
8th Oct 2014

Lebanon: Hizbullah claims responsibility for bomb targeting Israeli tank in southern Lebanon

    Lebanon’s Hizbullah claimed responsibility for detonating a bomb that targeted an Israeli tank near the Sadan Israeli military post in the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms, news channel Al-Manar reported. Hizbullah fighters “detonated an explosive device on the Shebaa hills … Continued

Syria: Kurds struggle to halt ‘Islamic State’ advance in Kobani
7th Oct 2014

Syria: Kurds struggle to halt ‘Islamic State’ advance in Kobani

    [Photo: Turkish tanks near Syrian border facing town of Kobani]   Kurdish fighters have been locked in street fighting with members of the “Islamic State.” This comes after the militant group pushed into the outskirts of the Syrian … Continued

ISIS confirms trading terrorists for Turkish hostages
7th Oct 2014

ISIS confirms trading terrorists for Turkish hostages

    [Photo: Turkish prisoners released by ISIS. Claims exchanged with terrorists prisoners]   British media on Monday reported that Turkish hostages freed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group last month may have been released as … Continued

Lebanon: Israeli forces shoot, wound Lebanese soldier near Shebaa Farms
6th Oct 2014

Lebanon: Israeli forces shoot, wound Lebanese soldier near Shebaa Farms

    Israeli forces shot and wounded a Lebanese soldier across the ceasefire line on Sunday, a Lebanese security source told AFP. The source said the soldier was hit and moderately wounded when a Lebanese army patrol came under fire … Continued

Iraq: IS video shows purported beheading of British hostage
4th Oct 2014

Iraq: IS video shows purported beheading of British hostage

    The self-proclaimed Islamic State has released a video purporting to show the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning. Prime Minister David Cameron called the video further proof of IS brutality. Islamic State militants released on Friday a video … Continued

Syria: Army clashes with rebels in Aleppo, regains full control of Handarat
4th Oct 2014

Syria: Army clashes with rebels in Aleppo, regains full control of Handarat

    The Syrian army clashed with rebels on the northern edge of Aleppo city on Friday, residents and activists said, threatening to take the last main supply route for the armed opposition groups into the city and trap opposition … Continued

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