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Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State

Aug 28, 2014

Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State

President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the UN Security Council next month on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that another American jihadi has died in Syria fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). #White House #World #Barack Obama #Terrorism #Syria #President Obama #Jay Carney #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Drone Strikes #Jihadists #kurdish #Mosul #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq
We need more information about ISIL militants US

Aug 26, 2014

We need more information about ISIL militants US

Asked about the surveillance flights in Syria, Dempsey declined to comment, saying, "That was reported as a leak and I don't want to confirm or deny any of that." #Terrorism #Syria #TheySaidIt #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Top US intel agency builds Google-like search engine containing millions of records on citizens

Aug 26, 2014

Top US intel agency builds Google-like search engine containing millions of records on citizens

A top US intelligence agency has built its own secret "Google-like" search engine for about twodozen government agencies to search information through more than 850 billion communications records #Google #USA #Intelligence agency #NSA #Edward Snowden #General Keith Alexander #US intel #personal records #spy agencies #The Intercept #ICREACH
James Foley's execution reignites debate on paying ransoms

Aug 26, 2014

James Foley's execution reignites debate on paying ransoms

By paying ransoms, governments in the Mideast and Europe have become some of the biggest financiers of terror groups. By refusing to do likewise, the US and Great Britain are in the thankless position of putting their own citizens at a disadvantage. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

Aug 22, 2014

All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

ISIL emerged in Iraq in 2006, three years after the US-led invasion, spurred by global terror network Al-Qaeda. Initially known as the Islamic State in Iraq. #Terrorism #Syria #ListsEtc #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq