Ansar al-Islam

Type: Organization
Name: Ansar al-Islam (Ansar al Islam)
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Iran helps Iraq's Kurds but Baghdad still priority

Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani (R) shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Erbil, Aug. 26, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Azad Lashkari) Author: Ali Hashem Posted August 31, 2014The Kurdish dream was never as close ... [Published AlMonitor - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islamic State

Ansar al-Islam further strengthens the extremist group conquering Syria and Iraq by adding its manpower to IS ranks. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jihadists in Syria not likely to open a new front against Israel – for now

IDF soldiers stand atop tanks in the Golan Heights near Israel's border with Syria. Photo: REUTERSAl-Qaida’s Syria wing, the Nusra Front, and other Islamist fighters took over a border crossing linking Syria to the Israeli part of the Golan Heights on ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Sudan Opposition Figure Held after Deal with Rebels

Sudanese security agents on Tuesday arrested a senior member of the opposition Umma Party after it reached a deal in Paris to cooperate with rebels, an Umma official said.Mariam al-Mahdi, deputy leader of the party led by her father Sadiq al-Mahdi, had ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Border Plans and Some Guys Named Al

In a lust for Latino votes and voters — and, oh yes, great compassion for the children of Central America, etc. — Obama seems poised to act unilaterally on immigration, granting a massive amnesty to illegal aliens while doing little or nothing about border ... [Published Pajamas Media - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official Twitter feed

Ansar al Islam's Twitter feed. Ansar al Islam (AAI), a jihadist group based in northern Iraq, claimed a string of new attacks in a series of tweets between July 13 and July 21. In one tweet, AAI implied that it had a hand in the death of Major General ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian border defects to ISIS

This image is of two juxtaposed pictures: one of Abu Yusuf al Masri pledging bayat to an ISIS commander who is thought to be Omar al Shishani (right) and the other of Abu Yusuf with a Al Nusrah Front leader named Abu Hassan al Kuwaiti (left). The ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 4 reports

Analysis: A protracted struggle ahead for Iraq

The rapid advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and its allies is the culmination of over two years of strategy by the renewed terrorist group. Previously " essentially defeated " by American, Iraqi, and Sunni Awakening forces, ISIS has since ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Ansar al Islam releases propaganda photos showing operations in Iraq

Ansar al Islam (AAI), a jihadist group founded in northern Iraq in September 2001, has released a set of photographs purportedly showing its ongoing operations. Since the latest rebel offensive against the Iraqi government began earlier this month, AAI ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Ansar al Islam claims attacks against Iraqi military, police

Ansar al Islam's Twitter feed. While the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) is the most prominent insurgency group in the offensive against the Iraqi government, it is by no means the only organization participating in the assault. Baathists ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 2 reports

Analysis: ISIS, allies reviving ‘Baghdad belts’ battle plan

Iraqi and Syrian towns and cities seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. Map created by The Long War Journal. Click to view larger map. The lightning advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and its allies from Mosul to the outskirts ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 14 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 3 reports

‘Al Qaeda in Kurdistan’ breaks ranks with ISIS over Syria

A group calling itself "al Qaeda in Kurdistan" sided with al Qaeda's emir against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham in the ongoing dispute over control of the jihad in Syria. In doing so, the group also renewed its pledge of "allegiance" to Ayman ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 01 2014]

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"Though democratically elected," as HRW said of the crackdown, "the KRG responded to these protests in much the same way as despots around the region."
In July, Bashir told other political parties that "the atmosphere of freedoms ... within the national dialogue is guaranteed and represents an irrevocable national, ethical and political commitment" the official SUNA news agency reported at the time
...The U S State Department designated AQI a foreign terrorist organization that same month. "For al-Qaeda, attaching its name to Zarqawi's activities enabled it to maintain relevance even as its core forces were destroyed [in Afghanistan] or on the run" wrote Brian Fishman, a counterterrorism fellow at the New America Foundation
Major General al Sudani was one of Iraqi prime minister Nuri al Maliki's top military leaders. Maliki released a statement saying al Sudani "met martyrdom on the battlefield as he was fighting ... terrorists" according to Reuters . Maliki also personally attended al Sudani's funeral

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Iran helps Iraq's Kurds but Baghdad still priority [Published AlMonitor - Aug 31 2014]
Iraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islam... [Published Arutz Sheva News - Aug 29 2014]
Iraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islam... [Published Israel National News - Aug 29 2014]
Jihadists in Syria not likely to open a new fro... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
Arming the Kurds could be a huge mistake for th... [Published GlobalPost - Aug 13 2014]
Evidence: Obama warned ISIS would explode [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 13 2014]
Senior Sudan Opposition Figure Held after Deal ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 12 2014]
Shock and Awe [Published Talking Points Memo - Aug 09 2014]
Evolution of the 'Islamic State' [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 08 2014]
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria [Published AINA - Aug 08 2014]
Obama’s Border Plans and Some Guys Named Al [Published Pajamas Media - Aug 07 2014]
ISIS on the Move With Baghdad Still Gridlocked [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 07 2014]
Christians Under Siege in Iraq [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 28 2014]
Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Iraq Illusions [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 18 2014]
'I arrived in Kurdistan with a chemical weapons... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
India roped in various Sunni groups including S... [Published Times of India - Jul 06 2014]
Iraq Needs Unity, Not Partition :: Jawad in Dai... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 01 2014]
ISIS Makes New Friends, Gives Hints of What's t... [Published Talkleft - Jun 26 2014]
Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian bo... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 26 2014]
Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian bo... [Published The Long War Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian bo... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 26 2014]
Analysis: A protracted struggle ahead for Iraq [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 24 2014]
Eye on Iran: Iran Arrests 3 over World Cup Video [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 24 2014]
Analysis: A protracted struggle ahead for Iraq [Published The Long War Journal - Jun 24 2014]
Analysis: A protracted struggle ahead for Iraq [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 24 2014]
Ansar al Islam releases propaganda photos showi... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam releases propaganda photos showi... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 23 2014]
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Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam's Twitter feed. Ansar al Islam (AAI), a jihadist group based in northern Iraq, claimed a string of new attacks in a series of tweets between July 13 and July 21. In one tweet, AAI implied that it had a hand in the death of Major General ...
Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam's Twitter feed. Ansar al Islam (AAI), a jihadist group based in northern Iraq, claimed a string of new attacks in a series of tweets between July 13 and July 21. In one tweet, AAI implied that it had a hand in the death of Major General ...
Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official T... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Ansar al Islam's Twitter feed. Ansar al Islam (AAI), a jihadist group based in northern Iraq, claimed a string of new attacks in a series of tweets between July 13 and July 21. In one tweet, AAI implied that it had a hand in the death of Major General ...
Iraq Illusions [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 18 2014]
Jessica T. Matthews at The New York Review of Books: The story most media accounts tell of the recent burst of violence in Iraq seems clear-cut and straightforward. In reality, what is happening is anything but. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham ...
Iraq Needs Unity, Not Partition :: Jawad in Dai... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 01 2014]
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