President Obama said an extra 200 US troops are being deployed to Iraq to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad as well as its support facilities and the international airport. A federal court in California sentenced US national Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen a.k.a. Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum to 13 years in prison plus 10 years’ […]
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The Pakistani military continues to claim no civilians have been killed in its offensive in North Waziristan. No Haqqani Network or Hafiz Gul Bahadar Group commanders or fighters have been identified as killed or captured.
The Islamic State (formerly ISIS) killed Jaysh al Islam fighters in a car bombing in Ghouta, executed seven Jaysh al Islam fighters in Mid’a, and arrested 25 more. The IS also arrested three people in Raqqah for not fasting; clashed with Kurdish YPG fighters at a checkpoint in Hasakah; bombarded villages near Ektrin and fought […]
The Free Sunnis of Baalbek Brigade, which has claimed several terror attacks in Lebanon, including last week’s suicide blast at the Duroy Hotel in Beirut, pledged its allegiance to the newly named Islamic State and its caliph, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. Syrian state media claimed that three explosives-packed cars, including two with Lebanese license plates, […]