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ISIS plays with big bucks in estimated billion-dollar fortune




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham captured the al Walid crossing in Iraq, opposite al Tanf in Homs. ISIS clashed with the Islamic Front and rebels in the Aleppo countryside and took over the towns of Ekthar and Ma'lan near the Turkish border; ISIS fighters were seen using American Humvees seized in Iraq. ISIS bombarded Al Enne and Al Tariq and clashed with the jihadi Shura council in Deir Izzour; regime forces bombarded parts of the ISIS-held Mouhasan city in Deir Izzour. ISIS fighters attacked near Kari Bari village and kidnapped at least 20 university students in Hasakah. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Hama and Reef Dimashq. Al Nusrah executed the commander of the Kahil Martyrs battalion, his brother, and another fighter after clashes in Deraa over a fighter's alleged "blasphemy." The Islamic Front also clashed with regime forces in Soran in Hama, in Idlib, Quneitra, and Deraa. An Israeli Arab youth was killed by an explosion south of Quneitra on the Golan Heights.




Jordan Salafist leader Abu Muhammad al Maqdisi, freed, quiet so far on ISIS-Nusrah rift




ISIS takes control of border crossings in southwestern Iraq




The reality of Syria jihad, as told by young Moroccan returnee




Iraqi militants seize 2 more border crossings




Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq: NGO




Iraq: Battle-hardened fighters return from Syria to fight ISIS at home




Iran rejects US action in Iraq as militants push east




Secret US Plan to Aid Iraq Fizzled Amid Mutual Distrust




ISIS' path of destruction drains Iraq and Syria's water supplies




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham executed three Free Syrian Army officers (the vice-leader of the military council in Deir Ezzor province and two commanders in the Al Haq group) in Deir Izzour. ISIS yesterday took over Mo Hasan and other strategic towns in eastern Deir Izzour, including the headquarters of the rebel battalions' military council. Regime airstrikes targeted Mo Hasan today, killing 13 fighters and three civilians. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Aleppo, where they were joined by the Jaysh al Mujahireen wal Ansar; and in Reef Dimashq. The Islamic Front also clashed with regime forces in Deraa and Idlib, and battled ISIS in Deir Izzour.




Sunni fighters expand offensive in western Iraq




ISIS seizes border crossing in western Anbar




ISIS and the threat to Turkey

The recent hostage crisis in Mosul is only the latest sign that Turkey's new neighbor, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, poses a serious threat to Turkey's national security.


Iraq militants take Syria-border post in drive for caliphate




Iraq's Hold on Border Crossings Weakening as at Least 34 Are Killed in Battle




Iraq Insurgents Reaping Wealth as They Advance




Three reasons Lebanon fears ISIS advance




Aleppo fears new ISIS offensive