Tag Archives: ISIL

AP Interview: El-Sissi ready to back anti-IS fight

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a “comprehensive strategy” to tackle the roots … read more

USA launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq

The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam. U.S. officials said that while … read more

Al-Qaeda Establishes New Branch Qaedat al-Jihad in India

 Al-Qaida has expanded into India, the leader of the terror group said in a video released Thursday, vowing that its militants would bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent and “wage jihad against its enemies.” At least three Indian … read more

Cuba`s Castro compares NATO to Nazi SS, slams US, Israel for ‘creating ISIS’

                             Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro (Reuters / Cubadebate / Handout via Reuters) Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John … read more

ISIL Has Reportedly Beheaded An American Journalist Steven Sotloff

BEIRUT (AP) — An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. The extremist group, which has claimed wide swaths of … read more

Female Kurdish Fighters Are A Big Problem For ISIS Extremists

A consortium of Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by American airstrikes, captured the Mosul Dam back from ISIS on Monday, delivering the biggest blow to the radical Sunni group yet. From the AP:   The U.S. military said U.S. forces conducted nine strikes on … read more

Iraq : The US carried out air strikes against Islamic State fighters

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi’ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon said. President Barack Obama … read more