Tag: islamic state of iraq and syria

Syrian air raid kills 18, including ‘American jihadist’

Syrian air raid kills 18, including ‘American jihadist’

Sep 05, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday’s strike destroyed a building being used as a headquarters and a prison by IS militants in Deir Ezzor province. The death toll from a Syrian government raid on an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stronghold in eastern Syria has risen to 18, […]

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

Aug 27, – British citizens are doing the same. One is suspected in the murder of an American journalist. It is not just American citizens fighting along the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the extremist group known as ISIS. CBS News looked at how Britain became a center for terrorist recruitment. At home in […]

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
ISIS an ‘Incredible’ Fighting Force, US Special Ops Sources Say

ISIS an ‘Incredible’ Fighting Force, US Special Ops Sources Say

Aug 26, – ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has been making a “tactical withdrawal” in recent days in the face of withering U.S. airstrikes from areas around Erbil in northern Iraq and from the major dam just north of Mosul it controlled for two nail-biting weeks, according to military officials monitoring their […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More