Search Results for: isis

Staged ISIS beheading video leaked

ISIS beheading video staged film set

A video purportedly released by the pro-Russian hacktivist group CyberBerkut shows an alleged staged ISIS beheading being recorded in a film studio. It seems fairly obvious that this production wasn’t the work of the Islamic State, so who’s behind it? “The clip appears to show a TV set and film …

Read More »

Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

Defeat ISIS peace to Syria

The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

Read More »

Iran claims United States is directly backing ISIS

United States backing ISIS Iran claim

A high-ranking Iranian military official claims that the U.S. directly backs the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and says he has evidence to back his allegations. Major General Mostafa Izadi, deputy chief of staff of Iran’s armed forces, announced Sunday that the nation was in possession of proof that the U.S., …

Read More »

Western media silent as Russia successfully wiping out ISIS in Syria

Russia ISIS Syria western media

The Russian air force has destroyed 20 vehicles and hundreds of ISIS fighters on their way to Deir ez-Zor in Syria, the Russian defence ministry has claimed. The strike destroyed 20 SUVs armed with large-calibre weapons and a number of armoured vehicles, including tanks. A statement from the Russian defence …

Read More »

New ISIS commander in Iraq was trained by the US

ISIS US trained Gulmurod Khalimov Iraq

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 …

Read More »

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

US weapons air drop to ISIS

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 …

Read More »

Tapped communications confirm US is supplying ISIS

ISIS aided by United States

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 …

Read More »

Western backed ISIS now controls half of Syria

ISIS terrorist group

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 …

Read More »

81% of Syrians believe the US created ISIS

US created ISIS in Syria

More than 81 percent of Syrians believe the United States and its allies are behind the creation of the Islamic State terrorist group, a recent survey found. Conducted by research firm ORB International, the survey questioned 1,365 Syrians throughout the country on matters regarding the Islamic State and the nation’s …

Read More »

United States refuses to share intel on ISIS

ISIS classified

Washington will not share intelligence data on ISIS positions in Syria and will not accept Moscow’s offer to cooperate on rooting out terrorism until Moscow changes its position on Syrian President Bashar Assad’s future, the Pentagon said. Ever since the start of the Russian campaign in Syria in late September, …

Read More »

ISIS Twitter accounts traced back to UK government

ISIS Anonymous hackers UK government

There’s no shortage of speculation about the possible role the West plays in funding, arming, and otherwise assisting Islamic State. The theories range from the outright conspiratorial (the CIA created and to this day supports the group) to the probable (the US and its allies saw the establishment of a …

Read More »

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

ISIS with flag

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 …

Read More »

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

Erick Jamal Hendricks ISIS

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,” …

Read More »

Report: US created ISIS to overthrow Syria’s President Assad

ISIS CIA creation

From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago on the world’s stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world’s terrorist bogeyman, we suggested that the “straight …

Read More »

Former UN chief: US invasion of Iraq helped create ISIS

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general, said the US-led invasion of Iraq was a mistake and helped to create the Islamist State militant group. He also blamed regional powers for making the conflict worse. “I was against this invasion and my fears have been founded. The break-up of the Iraqi …

Read More »

ISIS using weapons made in Israel

Israeli rockets ISIS

Questions about who is behind the Islamic State keep arising. Iraqi volunteer forces, known as Hashid Shaabi, discovered Israeli-made weapons at Islamic State (ISIL) positions in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Thursday, according to Al-Mayadeen television, Fars News Agency reported. Last month, it was reported that Iraqi counter-terrorism forces arrested four foreign military advisors from the …

Read More »