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Aus issues arrest warrants for citizens fighting for ISIL in Syria

Jul 29, 2014

Aus issues arrest warrants for citizens fighting for ISIL in Syria

Australia has raised the alarm about the number of its citizens believed to be fighting alongside insurgents overseas, including an Australian suicide bomber who killed three people in Baghdad this month. #Terrorism #Syria #Australia #NewsTracker #Arrest warrant #ISIL #Australians fighting in Syria #severed heads
Islamic State militants open office for potential wives - monitor

Jul 29, 2014

Islamic State militants open office for potential wives - monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents have opened an office in northern Syria where single women and widows can register to marry fighters from the radical al Qaeda offshoot, a monitoring group said on Monday. The office in al-Bab, a town northeast of Aleppo city, records the names and addresses of the women so that Islamic State militants can go to their families and make a formal offer of marriage, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said #United States #China #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment
China says it may have citizens fighting for ISIL in Iraq

Jul 28, 2014

China says it may have citizens fighting for ISIL in Iraq

China has repeatedly expressed concern about the upsurge in violence in Iraq and the march of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which has seized much of the north of the country as Baghdad's forces there collapsed. #World #China #Terrorism #US #Syria #Jihad #UN #TheySaidIt #Iraq #Mosul #Uighur muslims #ethnic tensions #ISIL
ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

Jul 25, 2014

ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

The emergence of the al Qaeda offshoot, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has so far allowed President Bashar al-Assad to present himself to the world as a bulwark against Sunni Islamist radicals #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #ConnectTheDots #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

Jul 25, 2014

Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

The Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), took over large swathes of the country last month and has begun imposing its extreme Salafist interpretation of Islam. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

May 29, 2012

Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

For the UK to suggest they might ban some officials from Syria connected with recent attrocities is a brilliant contrast to their refusal to ban Dow from the Olympic stadium for their Bhopal connections. #ThatsJustWrong #Syria #Bhopal #United Kingdom #Nick Clegg #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Jul 28, 2014

More than 2,000 dead in Syria in 2 weeks as jihadis consolidate

More than 2,000 Syrians -- almost half of them pro-government forces -- have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday...
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Jul 27, 2014

Al Qaeda-linked Syria fighters release video purporting to show American suicide bomber

An Al Qaeda-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven... #Syria #Al-Qaeda
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Jul 25, 2014

Video reportedly shows Lebanese soldier who defected to militants

A Lebanese soldier has defected to an Al Qaeda-affiliated rebel faction in neighboring Syria, denouncing the army as a "tool" of the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah, according to a video uploaded to social media this week... #Syria #Hezbollah #Al-Qaeda
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