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US military increases weapon airdrops to Syrian opposition

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A growing number of opposition groups in Syria are getting increased weapons and ammunition supplies from the US Air Force to ‘fight ISIS’, according to US media reports citing the country’s military. The weapons are intended for opposition forces closing in on IS’s self-proclaimed capital Raqqa in Syria, USA Today …

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New ISIS commander in Iraq was trained by the US

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Just days after the news hit that ISIS’ main propaganda officer, Mohammad al-Adnani, one of the Islamic State’s most prominent leaders, the second in command of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as the unofficial spokesman of the terrorist organization, was killed (with a scandal promptly erupting between the US and Russia over …

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Man accused of being ISIS recruiter says he was an FBI informant

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A North Carolina man accused of trying to recruit people to join the Islamic State group says he had been paid by the FBI since 2009 to help identify potential terrorists. In a statement his mother delivered to The Charlotte Observer, Erick Jamal Hendricks said his code name was “Ahkie,” …

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‘Americans are the ones who created ISIS’ – Iranian General

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Thousands of rifle-wielding troops parade across the plaza in lockstep to songs played by a brass band marching in formation. Soldiers salute generals from the open hatches of tanks — and, in one case, from what appears to be a manned torpedo — as an arsenal of military hardware is …

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Iraqi civilians: ‘America is providing ISIS with weapons & food’

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The people of Iraq are increasingly blaming the United States for the spread of ISIS in their country, a Wall Street Journal report reveals. While interviewing Iraqi refugees in a tent city in Baghdad, journalist Yaroslav Trofimov discovered that a growing number of residents believe ISIS is receiving direct support from the …

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Western backed ISIS now controls half of Syria

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Islamic State is thought to be holding sway over half of Syria’s landmass after its seizure of Palmyra, where it has reportedly begun massacring a rebellious tribe and faces no opposition to sacking the city’s ancient ruins. “There are no forces to stop them [entering the ruins],” Rami Abdurrahman, director of …

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Tapped communications confirm US is supplying ISIS

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A commander of Iraq‘s popular forces disclosed that wiretapping of ISIS‘s communications has confirmed the reports that the US planes have been airdropping food and arms supplies for the Takfiri terrorists. “The wiretapped ISIL communications by Iraqi popular forces have revealed that the US planes have been dropping weapons and …

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Australian PM: freedom must be given up for security

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Australia aims to strengthen security by introducing new legislation to combat homegrown terrorism, said PM Tony Abbott. The new laws will criminalize travel to some conflict areas and grant authorities broader access to citizens’ communications. “Regrettably, for some time to come, the delicate balance between freedom and security may have …

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Russia confirms the US is supporting ISIS in Syria

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Two week after Russia released a set of satellite photos from Syria, which allegedly showed US special ops located in immediate proximity to ISIS positions, the Russian defence ministry doubled down on Wednesday and again accused the United States of supporting Islamic State jihadists, enabling them to mount counter-offensive attacks in eastern …

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Top Turkish official in charge of campaign against ISIS found dead

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By now only the most naive believe the official narrative behind Turkey’s Friday coup. We say that for two reasons: first, as even the EU commissioner dealing with Turkey’s membership bid, Johannes Hahn, said when discussing the unprecedented arrest purge in Turkey, “it looks at least as if something has been …

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ISIS selling CIA-supplied weapons online

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Once upon a time, roughly two year ago, the US would vehemently deny that any of its weapons made their way to ISIS, Al Nusra, and the various other jihadist groups operating in the middle east and which the US is, supposedly, targeting for eradication as part of the Syria …

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American Foreign Policy: CIA-backed rebels are fighting Pentagon-backed rebels

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CIA-backed Islamic rebels are fighting against Pentagon-backed Kurish rebels in Syria. Buzzfeed notes: Officials with Syrian rebel battalions that receive covert backing from one arm of the U.S. government told BuzzFeed News that they recently began fighting rival rebels supported by another arm of the U.S. government. The infighting between American proxies is the …

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US and Turkey caught covering up ISIS oil trade

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Both Ankara and Washington were obliged to inform the UN Security Council about ISIS illegally trafficking stolen oil, but didn’t, Russia’s UN envoy said in an interview, adding that this is against the UN resolution on financing terrorism. “We’ve got serious complaints about the implementation of [UN] resolution (#2199, banning …

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Rand Paul: “Look where ISIS gets its weapons from”

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Presidential candidate Rand Paul has urged voters to look to where ISIS is getting it’s weapons from to understand the monumental problem the US is facilitating in Syria and beyond. Speaking with Ed Berliner of Newsmax, paul stated “Most of these people do not have the sophistication to make arms …

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51 ISIS targets destroyed in 24 hours by Russian airstrikes

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Russian attack jets have hit 51 ISIS targets in Syria in the past 24 hours, including four command posts, six arms depots, a mortar battery, two underground bunkers, 32 field camps and six outposts. The strikes took place in the Latakia, Aleppo, Hama and Damascus provinces. The damage the Russian …

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