IS Islamic State

Type: Organization
Name: IS Islamic State
Nationality: Iraq
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 16 reports

France launches airstrikes against IS in Iraq - video

Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed.France says its jets had launched strikes inside Iraq for the first time since the country promised to join military action against Islamic ... [Published Channel 4 - 11 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 35 reports

US Senate Approves $500 Million to Arm Syrian Militants

Despite loud warnings from many quarters—including foreign policy experts, the anti-war left and dissenting CIA analysts—that such a move could prove disastrous, the U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to approve $500 million in government funds ... [Published Common Dreams - 18 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 5 reports

Experts Doubt ISIS Could Launch Major Cyberattack Against the U.S.

The Islamist militants who have taken over swathes of Syria and Iraq have proven remarkably adept at using 21st century technology. In the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria’s (ISIS) drive to establish what it calls a new caliphate, the group has ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 57 mins ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 58 reports

Striking the Islamic State: A smaller misadventure in Iraq

More than a decade has passed, and the "war on terror" seems to have yielded the exact opposite of its objectives; more militancy, more chaos and less global security. President Obama won his first term on several platforms of change that he promised ... [Published Middle East Eye - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 22 reports

John Cantlie, Prince William And Harry Friend, Featured In New ISIS Video

The latest Islamic State hostage featured in a video is John Cantlie, Prince William and Harry’s friend. A new propaganda video released by ISIS features Cantlie sitting behind a desk and reading to the cameras, seemingly from a script. The video claims ... [Published Inquisitr - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 34 reports

Islamic State seizes 60 villages

Threat... Syrian Kurds cross into Turkey, fleeing Islamic State fighters who advanced into their villages, prompting warnings of massacres from Kurdish leaders. Picture: AFP Source: AFP ISLAMIC State jihadists have seized 60 Kurdish villages near the ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 13 mins ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 159 reports

France plans further air strikes against IS in Iraq: Hollande

French jet fighters would continue air strikes against militants of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq in the coming days in a bid to help restoring security in Iraq, French President Francois Hollande said Friday."This morning at 9:40 (0740 GMT) our Rafale jets ... [Published China.org.cn - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 58 reports

Obama's "no boots on the ground" pledge should get the boot: Editorial cartoon

CLEVELAND, Ohio-- The Senate voted to authorize President Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight ISIS.Praising the quick vote before Congress left for their mid-term election break, Obama declared  that "we can join with allies and partners ... [Published Cleveland.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 30 reports

Obama given green light to battle ISIS in renewed war on terrorism

Congress gave final permission Thursday for the Pentagon to train and arm Syrian rebels, approving part of President Obama’s war plans before fleeing Washington for a two-month break, leaving the White House free rein to fight a war against the Islamic ... [Published Washington Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 322 reports

Kurds call for help to fight ISIL in Syria - Middle East

Islamic State fighters have besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in neighbouring Turkey who urged followers to go and help resist the group's advance. Thursday's attack ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 134 reports

Obama hails Congress vote on Syria

font size decrease font size increase font size19 September 2014Last updated at 00:48Share this pageMr Obama made his statement moments after the Senate backed his planPresident Obama has said Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 59 reports

Kuster, Shea-Porter split on vote to arm Syrian rebels

The U.S. House voted 273-156 on Sept. 17 to give the administration authority to train and army Syrian rebels as one part of the fight against Islamic State terrorists.New Hampshire's congresswomen were split on the vote. U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster voted ... [Published Union Leader - 22 hours ago]

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France opposed the 2003 U S -led invasion and occupation in Iraq, and according to the New York Times , "analysts say the French public remains wary of sustained Western intervention in the region." Meanwhile, Hollande faces dismal approval ratings of 13 percent in a country struggling with high unemployment and poverty
"Since 1980," the narrator of the films states, "we have militarily intervened at least 35 times in more than 27 countries. We keep bombing, we continue spending trillions of dollars, but we're no safer as a result."
Last week Philip Hammond, the foreign secretary, said he hoped Iran would cooperate and "align itself broadly with the direction that the coalition is going"
Instead, they contend in an article for Project Syndicate, they are a healthy product of economic expansion, which "enlarges the range of options from which people and companies can choose when deciding where to live or establish factories and offices"

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Militant Hydra [Published World Tribune Pakistan - 31 mins ago]
Susan Rice on Islamic State, Syrian Rebel Training [Published BusinessWeek - 31 mins ago]
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Baghdadi's ISIS Terrorist Schools [Published Military.com - 32 mins ago]
Here's How The Kurdish Peshmerga's Female Fight... [Published Business Insider - 34 mins ago]
Hysterical Ranting Just Continues to Grow Worse [Published Southern Pines Pilot - 35 mins ago]
Casualty of war; Syrian children fall behind in... [Published Catholic Online - 36 mins ago]
IS uploads full length propaganda video online [Published The Times Of Israel - 38 mins ago]
JMB targets to kill high-ups [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 38 mins ago]
'They Made Us Take the Seat of Death' [Published Foreign Policy - 40 mins ago]
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'They Made Us Take the Seat of Death' [Published Foreign Policy - 40 mins ago]
Meet a man executed by the Islamic State -- whosurvived. ...
Iraq: Geographical Divide in Maternal Health fo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 46 mins ago]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Iraq, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic By Shelly Kittleson DOHUK, Iraq, Sep 19 2014 (IPS) - At the largest refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan, young Syrian mothers and pregnant women are considered relatively lucky. The ...
Anti-Islam Ads Will Soon Be Plastered On New Yo... [Published Think Progress - 1 hour ago]
One of six new ads from the American Freedom Defense Initiative that will appear on New York City buses next week. CREDIT: pamelageller.com An anti-Islam group is preparing to plaster New York City buses with advertisements that defame Islam and use ...
Iran News Round Up - September 19, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 1 hour ago]
Government officials begin policy responses to country-wide water crisis; Senior member of Iranian-backed Iraqi Shia militia gives detailed account of operations against ISIS to Iranian state media; Head of Iranian-backed Iraqi Shia political group calls ...
Al Nusrah Front threatens life of Lebanese sold... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - 1 hour ago]
In a series of tweets today, the Al Nusrah Front again threatened to kill a Lebanese soldier it is holding hostage. Al Nusrah threatened to kill him in response to operations by the Lebanese army and Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist organization ...
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Tension and tear gas as Turkey deals with Kurdi... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 4 hours ago]
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Hagel says Islamic State fight will not be brie... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 18 2014]
Islamic State seizes villages in Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 18 2014]
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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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