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Egyptian Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'




Islamic State fighters assault last Syrian stronghold in Raqqah

Islamic State fighters are reported to be in control of large areas of the Tabqa military airport, the last major stronghold for the Syrian military in Raqqah province.


Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists




Pro-ISIS leaflets target London shoppers




The Islamic State clashed with regime forces in Deir Izzour; Homs; and in Raqqah, where the IS executed a man and regime forces have killed some 70 IS fighters near Al Tabaqa. The IS also battled Kurdish YPG forces in Hasakah, and sought to repel an Islamic Front advance in Aleppo. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front clashed with regime forces in Damascus; Hama; and Aleppo; where two Lebanese fighters carried out an Al Nusrah suicide bombing. The Islamic Front also battled regime forces in Reef Dimashq, Deraa, Hama, Idlib, Latakia, and Quneitra.




US hostage rescuers dropped from night sky, Syria activist says




Islamic State seeks women




Idlib prepares for war between factions and Al Nusrah Front




Hostage-Taking Central to Islamic State Strategy in Syria




Treasury designates 2 'key' al Qaeda financiers

The Long War Journal first exposed one of the two, a jihadist known as Sanafi al Nasr, as a senior al Qaeda operative in March. Al Nasr is a senior al Qaeda leader who relocated from Pakistan to Syria last year. Treasury reveals that he previously served as the head of al Qaeda's Iran-based network.


Net closes on 'Jihadi John' as London pair probed




Foley's Parents Release Email From Captors




General Dempsey: 'It is possible to contain' the Islamic State




Al Nusrah Front attempts to thwart Islamic State's advances north of Aleppo

A video released by the Al Nusrah Front features three fighters shortly before they head off to fight the Islamic State's jihadists, who have advanced on rebel positions north of Aleppo.


Fighters listed as 'terrorists' help US in battle against ISIS in Iraq




Slain Hamas commanders among Israel's most wanted




Ex-General Says US Must 'Destroy' Jihadists in Iraq, Syria




No end in sight for Islamic State's attack on Iraq




Pentagon leaves door open to strikes in Syria to curb Islamic State




Foley Abduction Linked to British Jihadi Kidnapping Ring