ISIS Launches New Assault on Besieged Eastern City in Syria

Islamic State militants launched a new offensive on government-held areas in the contested city of Deir el-Zour Saturday, attacking the eastern city from several sides in the most intense action in a year, the Syrian government and opposition activists said. Syrian television said three people were killed and nine were wounded in IS rocket attacks… Read More ISIS Launches New Assault on Besieged Eastern City in Syria

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Iraq: Iraqi forces ‘kill 76 Daesh members in Mosul’

Iraqi security forces have reportedly slain as many as 76 Daesh terrorists during an ongoing push to liberate the northern city of Mosul, the Takfiri terror group’s last urban stronghold in Iraq. On Tuesday, the Iraqi Federal Police said 50 of the fatalities were caused during police raids against the city’s Misaq and Shaima’ neighborhoods.… Read More Iraq: Iraqi forces ‘kill 76 Daesh members in Mosul’

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Germany: Islamic State Claims Berlin Christmas Market Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a truck attack on a crowded Berlin Christmas market that German authorities said came right out of the extremist group’s playbook, inflicting mass casualties on a soft target fraught with symbolic meaning. The Monday night attack on the popular market by the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in… Read More Germany: Islamic State Claims Berlin Christmas Market Attack

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ISIS: Islamic State fighters ‘re-enter ancient Palmyra’ in Syria

Islamic State group fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian desert city, activists say. IS held Palmyra and its nearby ruins for 10 months before it was recaptured by Syrian government forces in March. But the jihadist group launched an offensive earlier this week. Meanwhile, Russian-backed Syrian government forces are closing… Read More ISIS: Islamic State fighters ‘re-enter ancient Palmyra’ in Syria

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Wife Of ISIS Recruiter Storms Out Of Court After Refusing To Stand For Judge (Photos)

A judge has warned a Muslim woman after she refused to stand when the judicial officer entered the courtroom because ‘she won’t stand for anyone except Allah’. Moutia Elzahed – the second wife of convictedIslamic State recruiter Hamdi Alqudsi – once again appeared at the Sydney District Court on Wednesday for a civil matter. Ms… Read More Wife Of ISIS Recruiter Storms Out Of Court After Refusing To Stand For Judge (Photos)

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Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash ‘still alive’

An Australian militant thought dead is still alive and under arrest in the Middle East, according to reports. The Australian government in May said Neil Prakash, a senior recruiter for the so-called Islamic State group, had been killed in a US air strike. He died in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Attorney-General George Brandis said… Read More Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash ‘still alive’

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Europe’s Top Cop Fears Blowback From ISIS ‘Squeeze’

As military pressure on ISIS ramps up, foreign fighters who travelled to Syria and Iraq in recent years could return home to Western Europe and pose a domestic threat, the continent’s top law enforcement official said in an interview on Wednesday. Europol Director Rob Wainwright welcomed the progress made by the U.S.-led coalition against the… Read More Europe’s Top Cop Fears Blowback From ISIS ‘Squeeze’

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Syria conflict: Rebel force targets IS ‘capital’ Raqqa

A US-backed Kurdish and Arab force says it has begun an operation to capture Raqqa, so-called Islamic State’s “capital” in Syria. The Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) will be aided by US-led coalition air strikes. They have warned civilians to steer clear of areas where IS militants are present. The coalition of Kurdish and ethnic Arab… Read More Syria conflict: Rebel force targets IS ‘capital’ Raqqa

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BREAKING NEWS! ISIS executes dozens of prisoners near Mosul

Islamic State militants (ISIS) have in recent days executed dozens of prisoners taken from villages the group has been forced to abandon by an Iraqi army advance on the city of Mosul, officials in the region said on Wednesday. Most of those killed were former members of the Iraqi police and army who had lived… Read More BREAKING NEWS! ISIS executes dozens of prisoners near Mosul

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