Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant

Type: Organization
Name: Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - 18 killed in fresh Iraq violence

18 killed in fresh Iraq violenceContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BAGHDAD, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Eighteen people were killed and 15 others wounded in separate incidents across Iraq on Wednesday, police sources said.In Anbar province, Iraqi soldiers shot dead ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

11 killed, 27 injured in Iraq bomb blast

At least eleven people have been killed after a bomb blast hit a police checkpoint south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. The incident took place during rush hour on Thursday morning, when an explosive-laden car drove into the checkpoint at one of the entrances ... [Published Press tv - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Two men in Lebanon charged with belonging to ISIS

BEIRUT - Military Court Judge Fadi Sawwan investigated two men and issued an arrest warrant against them for belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) terrorist group.Qosai Moussa and Hussein Berri were also accused of possessing weapons ... [Published NOW News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Warrants for two ISIS members over kill attempt

BEIRUT: Lebanon issued arrest warrants Thursday for two terrorist suspects accused of trying to kill Lebanese soldiers.Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan signed off on the warrants against Qossay Moussa, a Lebanese national who hails from the northern ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Syria convoy 'not extraordinary': Turkish commander

World Bulletin / News DeskMilitary reinforcement at Turkey's Suleiman Shah Tomb territory in Syria is simply a planned activity and not extraordinary, Turkey's Land Forces Commander has said.Full General Hulusi Akar made his remarks to the press as he ... [Published World Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Turkish soldiers inside Syria abducted by Islamist rebels, news reports say

Turkish troops conducting a resupply mission to a small Turkish military post inside Syrian territory were ambushed and detained Wednesday by Islamic extremists affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq…Click to Continue » ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Syria, Kidnapping, Resupply
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syria opposition seeks more Saudi aid

Syria’s foreign-backed opposition has asked Saudi Arabia to increase its support for militants fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition, Ahmad Jabra, made the request during a meeting with ... [Published Press tv - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Syria, Jabra, Saudi Arabia
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Al Qaida militia establishes base in Gaza trains Palestinians for ops in Iraq Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA -- Al Qaida’s leading militia in the Levant has claimed a presence in the Gaza Strip. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant said it established bases ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Full Control over Strategic Town in Homs

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army regained full control over a key region in Homs countryside, and said it will soon secure the region for the return of its residents.The army units took back Jeb Al-Jandali town in Homs countryside and the engineering units ... [Published Fars News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Parliamentary Elections in Iraq due next week

Parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in Iraq on 30 April 2014. The elections will decide the 328 members of the Council of Representatives, the Iraqi parliament, who will in turn elect the Iraqi President and Prime Minister. More than 9,000 ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

German rapper, joined militants in Syria, reported dead

BEIRUT – A German former rapper who joined militants fighting in Syria has been killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters, sources and a monitor said Tuesday.Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on the name ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Journalists tell of ordeal while held by Syria militants

Four French journalists kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria say they were subjected to mock executions, hunger, thirst, cold and beatings while in captivity. According to Press TV, Didier Francois, 53, a correspondent for Europe 1 radio, and ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 22 2014]

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"Assad has a long history of supporting terrorist groups and activity in the region. There have been pictures of Isis flags on buildings that have escaped shelling and reports of supposed collusion on oil and gas deals. It is not definitive - but certainly lends credibility to the suggestion."
"The consequence is that at the end of 2013, dozens of Dutch jihadists have become habituated to extreme violence and have become radicalized in their intolerant and violent ideological orientation" the agency said
...marginalization , adding that he is against lawlessness , against the "crimes of the militias " which infringe on citizens without a deterrent , " as it has the support of some of the security services "
...Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) had sent a large number of armored vehicles to the Tomb of Süleyman ?ah for deployment near ISIL bases, Erdo?an stated: "Right now, ISIL is not the issue. The job of our convoy there is to transfer aid to the Tomb of Süleyman ?ah."

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U.S. lifts ban on attack helicopters for Egypt;... [Published Washington Times - 1 hour ago]
XINHUA - 18 killed in fresh Iraq violence [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
Has Assad infiltrated rebel forces inside Syria? [Published Channel 4 - 2 hours ago]
11 killed, 27 injured in Iraq bomb blast [Published Press tv - 3 hours ago]
Assessing the Threat of Jihadists Returning Fro... [Published The Georgian Times - 6 hours ago]
Dutch Minister: Syria Militants Pose Threat to ... [Published Fars News Agency - 7 hours ago]
Two men in Lebanon charged with belonging to ISIS [Published NOW News - 7 hours ago]
Warrants for two ISIS members over kill attempt [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 7 hours ago]
U.S. Lifts Ban on Attack Helicopters for Egypt [Published Washington Free Beacon - 8 hours ago]
Rebels threaten MENA oil production: Soufan Group [Published Arabian Oil And Gas - 9 hours ago]
Nujaifi: There is demographic change in Baghdad [Published Zawya.com - 12 hours ago]
Turkish soldiers inside Syria abducted by Islam... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - 17 hours ago]
Turkey Denies Sending Troops to Confront ISIL i... [Published AINA - 18 hours ago]
Portsmouth Muslims work with police to deter yo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
Encircled and alone, Lebanese village braces fo... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 20 hours ago]
Syria convoy 'not extraordinary': Turkish comma... [Published World Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
Syria opposition seeks more Saudi aid [Published Press tv - Apr 23 2014]
18 killed in fresh Iraq violence [Published China.org.cn - Apr 23 2014]
Militants returning from Syria pose threat to E... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 23 2014]
Turkish army convoy enters Syria to reinforce base [Published World Bulletin - Apr 23 2014]
Erdogan confirms ‘aid’ to Turkish military post... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 23 2014]
Turkey Sends 300 Troops into Syria [Published Israel National News - Apr 23 2014]
Egypt and Saudi Arabia Battle the Jihadist Current [Published JCPA.org - Apr 23 2014]
Source: Syrian Army to Regain Control of More R... [Published Fars News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Syrian Opposition Asks for More Saudi Aid [Published Naharnet - Apr 23 2014]
Al Qaida militia establishes base in Gaza train... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
16 elements of ISIS killed, injured in a clash ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Militants blow up a concrete bridge links Fallu... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Parliamentary Elections in Iraq due next week [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 23 2014]
Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Full Contr... [Published Fars News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
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U.S. Lifts Ban on Attack Helicopters for Egypt [Published Washington Free Beacon - 8 hours ago]
The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ...
Dexter Filkins: all that he knows about the Mid... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 22 2014]
from a western journalist in Turkey:  "another bad article on the Middle East by Dexter Filkins: Filkins falsely claims the Americans rejected Adib and chose Maliki. In fact the Americans did not even know who Maliki was and he was chosen by Iraqis, ...
Zawahiri discusses infighting in Syria, opposit... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 21 2014]
Al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri discusses the infighting between jihadist groups in Syria and his opposition to the Egyptian government in a newly released audio interview. As Sahab, al Qaeda's propaganda arm, produced the interview, which is titled ...
Zawahiri discusses infighting in Syria, opposit... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 21 2014]
Al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri discusses the infighting between jihadist groups in Syria and his opposition to the Egyptian government in a newly released audio interview. As Sahab, al Qaeda's propaganda arm, produced the interview, which is titled ...
Zawahiri discusses infighting in Syria, opposit... [Published The Long War Journal - Apr 21 2014]
Al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri discusses the infighting between jihadist groups in Syria and his opposition to the Egyptian government in a newly released audio interview. As Sahab, al Qaeda's propaganda arm, produced the interview, which is titled ...
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Rebel vs. rebel in Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 10 2014]
Rebel vs. Rebel in Syira [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 10 2014]
Rebel fighting turns inward in Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 05 2014]
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