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Hezbollah commander killed during mission in Iraq

Jul 31, 2014

Hezbollah commander killed during mission in Iraq

A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Iran #Iraq #Baghdad: #Hezbollah #commander #Lebanese group #Shiite Islamist group
Syria Bomb blasts in Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters

Jul 30, 2014

Syria Bomb blasts in Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters

Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 pro-Assad fighters. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Bomb blasts #Aleppo #militants #Syrian president
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

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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 31, 2014

Suicide Bomber From U.S. Came Home Before Attack

The difficulty learning about an American suicide bomber in Syria illustrates the problems law enforcement officials face in trying to identify the Westerners believed to have been trained by Islamic militants... #Syria #Federal Bureau of Investigation
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Jul 30, 2014

West's Sanctions Playbook Faces Challenge in Russia

Recent history of U.S. and EU sanctions—including against Iran, North Korea and Syria—suggests that significantly stronger penalties could be needed to change the Kremlin's calculations on Ukraine... #Syria #Iran
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Jul 31, 2014

Suicide Bomber From U.S. Came Home Before Attack

The difficulty learning about an American suicide bomber in Syria illustrates the problems law enforcement officials face in trying to identify the Westerners believed to have been trained by Islamic militants... #Syria #Federal Bureau of Investigation