IS Islamic State

Type: Organization
Name: IS Islamic State
Nationality: Iraq
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Iraqi refugees forced to live under ISIL - Middle East

Zakho, Iraq - The unfinished brick apartment buildings rise above a muddy square teeming with children and crowded with makeshift stalls selling chocolate bars and second-hand jackets. Inside, between the concrete pillars, families have strung clothing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Dozens of former Guantanamo detainees suspected of joining ISIS forces in Syria

20-30 Guantanamo detainees released since 2011 'have joined ISIS in Syria'They 'moved to war zone from African nations that accepted them from US'The allegations will ... [Published Capital Bay - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Why the US Can’t Trust Iran to Help Defeat ISIS

Suggestions have been floated that the U.S. should work with Iran to defeat the growing threat posed by the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria.  Advocates of strategic cooperation claim that Iran and the U.S. share some common ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 29 reports

Syrian rebels demand better weapons to fight ISIL

World Bulletin/News Desk“We need more sophisticated weapons to win the Kobani battle,” says a military commander of Free Syrian Army on Thursday.Nizar al-Khateeb, Army Commander of ‘Dawn of Freedom Brigade’, a section of the opposition Free Syrian Army ... [Published World Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Isis behead 30 people in Iraq

Warning: graphic image belowIsis militants have shot and then beheaded 30 men in western Iraq, an official has said.The murders, which were committed on a main street in the town of Hit, were Sunni tribal fighters allied with the government and domestic ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 16 reports

Mass grave containing 150 anti-Isis Sunni tribal fighters discovered by Iraqi officials

The bodies of 150 Sunni tribesmen who fought against Isis have allegedly been discovered in a mass grave outside Ramadi in central Iraq, just under 70 miles from the capital Baghdad. The discovery, which raises the spectre of further atrocities, comes ... [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Islamic State kills 220 Iraqis from tribe that opposed them

BAGHDAD - Islamic State militants executed at least 220 Iraqis in retaliation against a tribe's opposition to their takeover of territory west of Baghdad, security sources and witnesses said.Two mass graves were discovered on Thursday containing some ... [Published Fargo Forum - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Peshmerga fighters start reaching Kobane

Heavily armed Iraqi peshmerga forces have reached the Turkish border and a first group have entered the town of Kobane as they prepare to join fellow Kurds battling the Islamic State group.The group of 10 fighters were to co-ordinate with local Kurdish ... [Published 9News.com.au - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 45 reports

News Analysis: Peshmerga presence in Syria's Ayn al-Arab secures Turkey's interests

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.DAMASCUS, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The entry of Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to battle the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria 's predominantly Kurdish city of Ayn al-Arab aims at guaranteeing the interests of Turkey in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 48 reports

A letter from Neil Parish MP: Conflict in Iraq threatens the UK

Comments (0)THE atrocities committed by group calling itself the Islamic State (ISIL) in Iraq and Syria against women, ethnic and religious minorities and anyone else who does not fit in with their narrow, distorted version of Islam, have shocked people ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 35 reports

Senior Australian Isis member Mohammad Ali Baryalei 'killed in Syria'

The Australian government is attempting to confirm reports that a citizen who became a senior member of the Isis has been killed in Syria. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 38 reports

Peshmerga forces ready to cross into Syria to fight IS

Preparations are currently underway at the predominantly Syrian Kurdish city of Kobane for receiving Peshmerga forces who arrived in southeastern Turkey early Wednesday to fight alongside other Kurdish groups against the Islamic State (IS) militants.Preparations ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 29 2014]

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"I think the wealthy should pay their fair share," Maffei said. "I actually said last night (at the debate) in a different question that I do think the wealthy should pay more and the middle class should be paying less."
...seen a tenfold increase in reports of harassment, including racial slurs on public buses, notes left on car windshields and bullying at schools. "There are some very positive signs that we’ve noticed in the form of calls of support and examples of people resisting bigotry" said Amy Awad, the group’s human rights coordinator...
"Early this morning we found those corpses and we have been told by some Islamic State militants that 'those people are from Sahwa, who fought your brothers the Islamic State, and this is the punishment of anybody fighting Islamic State'" an eyewitness told the news agency
We swatted the hornets nest when we invaded Iraq and Afghanistan. What we did is we empowered every religious fruitcake in the world. We said, "Okay, here's your gun, go shoot somebody. We'll plant flowers." We are reaping what we sowed. What we need to do is leave them to their own devices and let them figure out what they want to do...

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The hard-up battle [Published Human Events Online - 1 hour ago]
Syrian Arab Republic: Assistant Secretary-Gener... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
'20-30' former Gitmo detainees fighting for ISI... [Published American Thinker - 1 hour ago]
Parliament speaker angry over lack of support t... [Published Turkish Daily - 1 hour ago]
Survivors of ISIS massacre tell their stories f... [Published Mashable - 1 hour ago]
In Israel, 'Chickenshit' Comments Makes Netanya... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 1 hour ago]
Repeating our Middle East mistakes [Published Howard County Times - 1 hour ago]
The New Weird is the new New Wave? [Published TeleRead - 1 hour ago]
Why the US Can’t Trust Iran to Help Defeat ISIS [Published Heritage Foundation - 1 hour ago]
Hagel: Returning U.S. Troops From Ebola Hot Spo... [Published USNI - 1 hour ago]
Isis behead 30 people in Iraq [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Isis behead 30 people in Iraq [Published Metro.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Rep. Dan Maffei, John Katko talk tax hikes, add... [Published Auburn Citizen - 1 hour ago]
Anti-Muslim bullying on rise after Canada attac... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 1 hour ago]
Mass grave containing 150 anti-Isis Sunni triba... [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
Mass grave containing 150 anti-Isis Sunni triba... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Survivors of ISIS massacre tell their stories f... [Published Mashable! - 1 hour ago]
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How to prepare for the next stock market crash [Published Resource Investor - 1 hour ago]
Bulgaria says nationals are among ISIL fighters... [Published Newstime Africa - 1 hour ago]
Prosecution cases primed for Syria trial, despi... [Published Today Online - 1 hour ago]
Anti-Muslim bullying on rise after Canada attac... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
Canada ‘will not be intimidated’ by parliament ... [Published Atinitonews.com - 1 hour ago]
Islamic State kills 220 Iraqis from tribe that ... [Published Fargo Forum - 1 hour ago]
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What Do These Midterms Mean? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 1 hour ago]
It seems safe to say that the GOP will pick up the Senate this year. No one can quite know the details yet, and the scale and extent of the wave (or not) remains again up in the air. But what this actually means – for policy and this presidency ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Assistant Secretary-Gener... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: United NationsCountry: Syrian Arab Republic Madam President, Thank you for the opportunity to deliver this monthly statement on the implementation of resolutions 2139 and 2165 on the humanitarian situation in Syria, on behalf of Under-Secretary-General ...
Survivors of ISIS massacre tell their stories f... [Published Mashable! - 1 hour ago]
A new Human Rights Watch report claims Islamic State militants committed a massacre in June outside the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The report includes the first detailed interviews with the handful of survivors, who told horrific accounts ...
IPT Exclusive: Brookings Takes Both Sides of th... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
Brookings'  partnership  with the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in conjunction with its Qatari-backed Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World , sends a mixed message for a think tank that claims to want " a more open, safe, ...
Iraq: UN Envoy Calls for Respect of Human Right... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: UN Assistance Mission for IraqCountry: Iraq Baghdad, 30 October 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, welcomes the recent liberation of the towns of Jurf al-Sakhr by ...
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Kurdish convoy arrives at Syrian border to batt... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 12 hours ago]
Iraqi peshmerga fighters approach Kobani, ready... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 29 2014]
'John Cantlie' seen in new Islamic State video [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 28 2014]
Tale of two towns in Iraq [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 24 2014]
“In the End, We Should Be Able to Defend Oursel... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
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Council conclusions on the ISIL/Da'esh crisis i... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Oct 19 2014]
Strengthening the Rule of Law in Syria [Published ILAC - International Legal Assistance Consortium - Sep 18 2014]
Crisis in Iraq: Oil and troubled water [Published Platts - News - Aug 19 2014]
Iraq’s Sinjar Crisis Pushes Number of Confirmed... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 08 2014]
CORRECTING and REPLACING -- Intersil to Present... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 14 2014]
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