Saturday, 16 December 2017
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Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

Added: 16.12.2017 14:32 | 5 views | 0 comments

An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate in 2014.


ISIS ‘still exists' through brainwashed victims it CONTROLS, warns priest

Added: 16.12.2017 6:01 | 10 views | 0 comments

ISLAMIC State may have been defeated militarily but they still exist through their brainwashed victims, an Iraqi priest has warned.


UN 'Shocked and Appalled' At Mass Execution of 38 ISIS Members in Iraq

Added: 15.12.2017 19:05 | 14 views | 0 comments

The United Nations had harsh words for Iraq on Friday after the mass-hanging of 38 men at a prison, the largest number of executions in a single day for Baghdad since September, when 42 were put to death in the same prison, according to The Australian. The UN called on Baghdad to immediately halt all executions after it hung 38 jihadists that were affiliated with the Islamic State or al-Qaeda for terrorism offenses at the prison in the southern city of Nasiriyah, according to provincial authorities. "We are deeply shocked and appalled at the mass execution on Thursday," United Nations human rights office spokeswoman Liz Throssell told reporters in Geneva. Throssell warned that the hangings...

Jihadi bride facing death penalty after becoming Iraq enforcer sobs ‘I’ve ruined my life’

Added: 15.12.2017 15:28 | 9 views | 0 comments

GERMAN Jihadi bride Linda Wenzel has sobbed on TV: “I have ruined my life.”

Tags: Germany, Iraq

UN ‘appalled’ at mass hangings in Iraq

Added: 15.12.2017 13:35 | 19 views | 0 comments

The United Nations human rights office said it is "appalled" at the hanging of 38 prisoners in Iraq, a UN spokeswoman.

Tags: Prison, Iraq

New York woman charged with laundering money to help ISIS

Added: 15.12.2017 1:05 | 17 views | 0 comments

US prosecutors said Thursday (Dec 14)that they had charged a Long Island, New York woman with laundering more than US$85,000 (S$114,000)in fraudulently obtained money through Bitcoin to help Islamic State in Iraq and Syria(ISIS).


ISIS Weapons Arsenal Included Arms From US, Saudi Arabia

Added: 14.12.2017 19:43 | 15 views | 0 comments

An arms monitoring group said that arms provided by Saudi Arabia and the United States that were given to Syrian opposition groups frequently ended up in the hands of the Islamic State on Thursday, according to Reuters. Conflict Armament Research (CAR) said that most of the weapons ISIS had were looted from Iraqi and Syrian armies, but some were also provided by other countries to the Syrian opposition groups fighting forces from President Bashar al-Assad, including the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. “These findings are a stark reminder of the contradictions inherent in supplying weapons into armed conflicts in which multiple competing and overlapping non-state armed groups operate,” the group said...

How U.S. weapons helped the Islamic State fuel ‘the industrial revolution of terrorism’

Added: 14.12.2017 16:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Islamic State may stand alone in its brutality in Iraq and Syria, where it orchestrated civilian massacres and suicide bombings and salted people's homes with thousands of improvised explosives. But a new report, three years in the making, describes the group as shrewd manufacturing and logistical...


Iraq hangs 38 members of ISIS, Al-Qaeda for 'terrorism'

Added: 14.12.2017 14:45 | 5 views | 0 comments

December 14, 2017 10:45 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AFP) - Iraq hanged 38 militants belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday (Dec 14) in the southern city of Nasiriyah, provincial authorities said.


Dentistry student guilty of plotting attack on Britain

Added: 13.12.2017 16:50 | 5 views | 0 comments

A dentistry student, whose brother is believed to have been killed in an Islamic State-inspired suicide bombing in Iraq, was found guilty on Wednesday (Dec 13) of planning a terrorism attack in Britain, prosecutors said.


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