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ISIS’ Manpower Abating; Children and Elderly Being Sent on Suicide Missions

The lack of manpower for ISIS has become increasingly desperate as they now only send elderly men and children to conduct suicide missions. At the height of the so-called “Caliphate”, ISIS would proudly upload videos to their social media accounts of men at peak age and fighting condition going on ...

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Iraq Kurds capture northeast town from ISIS

Iraqi Kurdish forces and allied militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, removing a key stronghold they have held for over 11 weeks, officials said. “Sulaiman Bek is under the control of the combined forces,” but there is still danger from bombs the militants may have ...

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Iraqi forces break ISIS siege of Amerli

Iraqi forces on Sunday broke through to the town of Amerli, which was besieged by ISIS, where thousands of people have been trapped for over two months with dwindling food and water. “Our forces entered Amerli and broke the siege,” security spokesman Lieutenant General Qassem Atta told AFP. Iraqi security ...

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ISIS threatens to attack Saudi Arabia

Takfiri ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says. According to Syria Alaan news website, ISIL militants will begin an armed operation in Saudi Arabia after being supplied with arms and ...

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US trained ISIS at secret Jordan base

Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, were trained in 2012 by U.S. instructors working at a secret base in Jordan, according to informed Jordanian officials. The officials said dozens of ISIS members were trained at the time as part of covert aid to the ...

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Over dozen killed in twin bomb blasts in Baghdad

More than a dozen people have been killed in twin bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. At least fifteen people lost their lives in the bomb explosions in a busy commercial district in northern Baghdad on Monday. More than twenty other Iraqi people were also injured in the deadly ...

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Why ISIS has no sympathy for Hamas

Most of today’s Salafist jihadist movements have no interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for the time being regarding it as irrelevant. Instead, their call is to engage in intense, bloody confrontations involving bombings, executions, and suicide attacks against governments headed by Muslims and against Muslim civilians. Al-Qaeda has followed this ...

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The Saudi Lobby

Dr. As’ad Abu Khalil on the Saudi Lobby Usually one speaks comically of the Arab lobby in Washington, D.C.. Since the oil boom in the 1970s, various Arab-American businesspeople and crooks traveled to the Middle East offering their services to Gulf regimes and promising—in return for large sums of money—to ...

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