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Posts Tagged ‘DAESH’

July 18th, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Religion

Is The Caliph Dead?

DESPITE RUSSIAN AND IRAQI SOURCES, KURDISH SECURITY SAYS CALIPH IS STILL ALIVE Even more than the fall of the supposed capital of ISIS caliphate, the death of Baghdadi, the DAESH claimant to be the Caliph, would be historic. Sources in Russia and now in Iraq said Baghdadi has now been killed.  Beca[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 7:37 am § in Foreign Affairs

IRAN BLAMES US FOR ISIS ATTACKS IN TEHRAN

Iranian official calls Tehran attacks a Saudi-Israel-US plot Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns ISIS-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran will only fuel Iranians’ hatred toward the U.S. and Saudi Arabia • Senior general says Iran’s response to attacks “bu[...]

April 11th, 2017 - 1:46 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization?

The Trump administration is  seeking to introduce legislation that would designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). Many are questioning this move. The fact is that the Muslim Brotherhood has not been directly involved in any violent terror attacks in recent decades. [...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:20 am § in Misc.

Obama’s Strategy Against ISIS in Iraq Pays Off: Mosul is falling to Iraqi Troops.

IN MOSUL, A HEAVY BUT NOT CRUSHING BLOW TO ISLAMIC STATEMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Iraqi troops have surrounded western Mosul and military leaders vow it’s only a matter of time until they crush the last major stand of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But the militants are positioning themselves[...]

November 24th, 2016 - 1:55 am § in Misc.

Turkey Day

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November 19th, 2016 - 9:20 am § in Misc.

The Battle of Mosul

IRAQI TROOPS FACE STIFF RESISTANCE FROM IS IN EASTERN MOSULMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Iraqi troops faced stiff resistance Saturday from Islamic State militants as they pushed deeper into eastern Mosul, backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led international coalition, a senior military commander said[...]

November 11th, 2016 - 11:54 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Repugnants

AFTER TRUMP: “Rejoice, he will show America’s ugly face,” ISIS TWEETS

“I am optimistic about Trump’s victory because he is a stupid, arrogant, hubristic bull who is dumber than (George W) Bush,” said another. “Trump’s vulgarity will embarrass (Arab) tyrants and enlarge the field of jihad,” one poster wrote on an Internet chat forum used by IS supporters. &[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

DAESH Mass Graves Found

IRAQI EXPERTS PROBE MASS GRAVE SITE FOUND NEAR IS-HELD MOSULBAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi investigators are probing a mass grave that was discovered the previous day by troops advancing further into Islamic State-held territory near the city of Mosul. Associated Press footage from the site shows bones [...]

November 7th, 2016 - 9:03 am § in Misc.

Leading from Behind, American allied forces advance on ISIS

CASUALTIES MOUNT AS IRAQIS PRESS DEEPER INTO IS-HELD MOSULMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Zahida Fathi sat on a military-issued cot, rocking back and forth and repeating the names of the dead – her husband and six of her children, killed when a car bomb exploded near their home as they were trying to[...]

November 6th, 2016 - 5:12 pm § in Misc.

Iraq: last town south of Mosul Falls

Iraqi forces retake last town south of Mosul 11-06 15:46 Iraqi security forces advancing northward along the Tigris River towards Mosul on Saturday recaptured the last town south of the city. Iraq launches anti-IS operation in west of Mosul[...]