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58 per cent of people in 12 Arab countries believe Islamic State is product of foreign intervention

The majority of respondents in 12 Arab countries – 58 per cent – say Islamic State is the product of foreign intervention and policies, according to a recent survey by the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies, based in Qatar. ______ Only 29 per cent...

Terrorists ‘fighting for Israel’ in Syria: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the bloody militancy plaguing his homeland is aimed at protecting the common interests of Israel as well as regional and global powers, stressing that the “only option” left to save the nation is “victory” against foreign-backed terrorists. ______ “You can assume...

Islamic State: U.S. being run by an idiot who doesn’t know what Syria, Iraq or Islam is

Islamic State said on Tuesday the United States was drowning and "being run by an idiot". In the first official remarks by the group referring to President Donald Trump since he assumed office, spokesman Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer said: "You (the U.S.) are bankrupt and the...

Russia on terror target

When President Vladimir Putin first ordered Russia's air campaign in Syria in late 2015, his mission was clear: to kill the terrorists living there before they were able to kill people in Russia. ______ Thousands of people from the Russian Federation, mostly from the Caucasus region,...

UK government refused to identify the forces it is training in Iraq and Syria but admits secret war fund

Official THOUSANDS of ISIS jihadis will return to Europe
Responding to questions from the Defence Committee, the government refused to identify the forces it is training in Iraq and Syria but appeared to confirm it has increased the amount of cash available for the conflict from a secretive war fund. ______ The committee asked a...

“SOON OUR Battle On Your Land”, ISIS supporters celebrating London terror attack

ISIS sympathizers are cheering the apparent deadly terror attack in London with memes and photos on social media, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility from the black-clad jihadist network. ______ Recent posts in Telegram channels linked to ISIS are filled with chatter, calling the...

Another ancient palace found under site destroyed by Islamic State group

Human Rights Watch said in a report that as many as 600 people were killed in the Badush prison massacre, which took place on the same day that Islamic State militants captured Mosul in June 2014. ______ Fighting is expected to get tougher as Iraqi troops...

About 500 ‘civilian prisoners’ killed by IS found in mass grave at Badoush prison near Mosul

A mass grave containing the remains of about 500 people has been found at Badoush prison near Mosul, Iraqi forces say. ______ The Shia-led Hashd al-Shaabi forces said the victims were "civilian prisoners" murdered by militants from so-called Islamic State (IS). IS is alleged to have killed...

US hosts 68 nations to discuss how to stop ISIS – Russia and Iran who are really fighting everyday IS will be out

A high-profile ministerial meeting of 68 US-led coalition nations fighting against ISIS will be hosted by Washington in two weeks. It will not include two prominent players in the region actively fighting ISIS – Russia and Iran. ______ US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet delegates...

Today in Iraq

An Iraqi woman lies on the ground as civilians flee Mosul while Iraqi forces advance inside the city during fighting against Islamic State group's fighters on March 8, 2017. File - Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images 

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