Al-Bab (Syria)

Type: City
Name: Al-Bab (Syria)
Country: Syria
Latitude: 36.369999
Longitude: 37.529999
population: 49,763
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Showdown begins between Syrian army, Islamic State

A member loyal to the Islamic State (IS) waves an IS flag in Raqqa, June 29, 2014. (photo by REUTERS) Author: As-Safir (Lebanon) Posted July 25, 2014The Syrian crisis is entering a new phase of intense battles between the Syrian army and the Islamic ... [Published AlMonitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian Fighting Pushed to the Sidelines

Islamic State Could Challenge AssadThe war in Syria is disappearing off the news agenda behind conflict in Ukraine, neighboring Iraq, and now the Gaza Strip. Syrian activists and opposition alike greet expressions of outrage over the civilian death toll ... [Published Media Line - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State forces 30,000 to flee, crucifies nine men

Islamic State forces 30,000 to flee, crucifies nine men http://www.jihadwatch.org/2014/07/islamic-state-forces-30000-to-flee-crucifies-nine-men Robert Spencer Jul 11, 2014 at 9:04am Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , Sharia 5 Comments “ Indeed, ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian Opposition Braces For Second Battle For Aleppo, Still Hopes For US Support

Soldiers with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) clashed with rival opposition groups and the Syrian military Tuesday in the town of Akhtarin-- foreshadowing what opposition fighters in the northwestern part of the country said was an imminent ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

ISIL Crucifies 9 Men in Syria's Aleppo: NGO

Posted 2014-06-29 17:56 GMTAleppo (AFP) -- A jihadist group in Syria has publicly executed andcrucified nine men, eight of them rebels fighting both PresidentBashar al-Assad's regime and the jihadists, a monitor said on Sunday.The report comes amid fierce ... [Published Groong - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Rebels seize another Syria oil field

Islamic militants seized an eastern Syrian oil field near Iraq and inched closer to the Turkish border on Friday as they try to consolidate their control of an area along the length of the Euphrates river stretching through Syria and Iraq.The Britain-based ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

ISIL takes over towns in Syria province

The jihadist Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL) has taken over a string of towns and cities in Syria's oil-rich province of Deir Ezzor, and now also controls most of the countryside, a monitor says.The province, which abuts Iraq, forms part ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

ISIS Crucifies 8 'Moderate' Militants

(Newser)–The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—or as the group now apparently prefers to be called, just the Islamic State —sent a grisly message to other Islamist militants this weekend in Syria by crucifying eight rebel fighters it deemed too moderate, ... [Published Newser - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rebel infighting killed 7,000 in Syria: NGO

BEIRUT: Up to 7,000 people, mostly rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar Al Assad, have been killed in infighting among rival groups in Syria across opposition-held territory in the north, an activist group said in a report on Sunday.The Britain-based ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Group: ISIS 'crucifies' men in public in Syrian towns

(CNN) -- ISIS militants in Syria reportedly crucified nine men in Aleppo province recently, the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights announced Sunday.A statement from the London-based group said eight of the men were hung in the public center of Deir Hafer ... [Published CNN - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Jihadists crucify nine men

The unnamed man from al-Bab, near the Turkish border, was crucified as punishment, human rights observers said.Eight others who received the same punishment did not survive. The men, from Deir Hafer in the east of Aleppo province, were reportedly rebels ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Children abducted by ISIS may be used in suicide attacks

(ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, JUNE 18 - The Syrian Observatory forHuman Rights (SOHR) warned on Wednesday that the 145 Kurdishelementary students kidnapped on May 29 in northern Syria byjihadists were at risk of being brainwashed and used in suicideattacks.The ... [Published Ansamed - Jun 18 2014]

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...A statement from the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, whose "people’s protection units" are doing most of the fighting to defend the enclave, says "all the Kurds should head towards Kobani and participate in the resistance" . Mr Idris accuses the Turkish government of giving "logistical aid intelligence information to Isis"...
"The rebels are fortifying themselves on the edge of the city" Mohammed Wisam, a spokesman for the Aleppo Media Center told CNN, "but residents fear a siege."
“Assad’s jets are bombarding the northern cities around Aleppo every day,“ Lattif said. "They are trying seriously to take siege around the liberated areas of Aleppo.” Lattif said Syrian military jets bombed Azaz yesterday, killing five people."
East of Damascus, "fierce clashes broke out early Sunday between"

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Showdown begins between Syrian army, Islamic State [Published AlMonitor - 17 hours ago]
Syrian Fighting Pushed to the Sidelines [Published Media Line - Jul 23 2014]
Syria conflict: Isis marches further into Syria... [Published The Independent - Jul 15 2014]
Aleppo rebels caught between Islamic State and ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 11 2014]
Islamic State forces 30,000 to flee, crucifies ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 11 2014]
Syrian rebels: Al-Assad may take back Aleppo [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 09 2014]
Syrian Opposition Braces For Second Battle For ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 08 2014]
Syrian forces move to cut off Aleppo [Published Boston Globe - Jul 08 2014]
ISIL Crucifies 9 Men in Syria's Aleppo: NGO [Published Groong - Jul 06 2014]
Rebels seize another Syria oil field [Published Asian Age - Jul 05 2014]
ISIL takes over towns in Syria province [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 03 2014]
ISIS Crucifies 8 'Moderate' Militants [Published Newser - Jun 30 2014]
ISIS Crucifies Jihadis for Being 'Too Soft' [Published Breitbart.com - Jun 30 2014]
ISIS Crucifies Eight Rebel Fighters – ‘Bodies S... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 30 2014]
Rebel infighting killed 7,000 in Syria: NGO [Published The Gulf Today - Jun 30 2014]
Jihadists crucify nine men [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 29 2014]
We will stand by Isis until Maliki steps down, ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 29 2014]
Group: ISIS 'crucifies' men in public in Syrian... [Published CNN - Jun 29 2014]
Syria rebels publicly crucified by Isil [Published Gulf News - Jun 29 2014]
Syrian fighters buckling in face of jihadis [Published Frontier Post - Jun 29 2014]
Isis: What will militant group do next? [Published BBC - Jun 27 2014]
Aleppo fears new ISIS offensive [Published AlMonitor - Jun 19 2014]
Children abducted by ISIS may be used in suicid... [Published Ansamed - Jun 18 2014]
ISIS, Inc. [Published Talkleft - Jun 18 2014]
Syrian grandmother under siege in Aleppo: 'Help... [Published Telegraph - Jun 04 2014]
US 'to increase support to Syrian opposition' [Published Telegraph - May 28 2014]
European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 10 2014]
Tunisia, from hope to delivery [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 06 2014]
Syria: the jihadi town where 'brides' are snatc... [Published Telegraph - Mar 29 2014]
The Syria conflict has lethal momentum | Jonath... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
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Islamic State forces 30,000 to flee, crucifies ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 11 2014]
Islamic State forces 30,000 to flee, crucifies nine men http://www.jihadwatch.org/2014/07/islamic-state-forces-30000-to-flee-crucifies-nine-men Robert Spencer Jul 11, 2014 at 9:04am Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , Sharia 5 Comments “ Indeed, ...
European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 10 2014]
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The Syria conflict has lethal momentum | Jonath... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Bloodshed, not just refugees, is crossing the border from Syria – and the picture gets bleaker by the day The downing of a Syrian plane by Turkish aircraft on Sunday is a sharp reminder that the regional spillover from Syria's civil war is not just ...
ISIS and al-Qaeda compete for supremacy in glob... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 06 2014]
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“Does the Truce Between ISIS and Suqour al-Sham... [Published Syria Comment - Feb 08 2014]
Does the Truce Between ISIS and Suqour al-Sham Mean an End to Syria’s Inter-Rebel War? By Daniel Abdallah – twitter: @Daniel_Abdullah for Syria Comemnt, February 7, 2014 Has the newly brokered truce between rebel militias in Syria ended the ...
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