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U.S. Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad

U.S. Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad

Pentagon official says U.S. is flying armed drones over Baghdad, stresses airstrikes against Sunni insurgents have not been authorized.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/06/2014 02:21
ISIS Crucifies One of Its Own in Syria

ISIS Crucifies One of Its Own in Syria

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant executes and crucifies one of its own men for corruption.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/06/2014 01:20
Germany Extradites ISIS Recruiter to France

Germany Extradites ISIS Recruiter to France

Germany extradites a man suspected to have joined ISIS in Syria back to his native France, 10 days after he was arrested in Berlin.Elad Benari, 26/06/2014 04:16
U.S.: Iran Has Small Numbers of Operatives in Iraq

U.S.: Iran Has Small Numbers of Operatives in Iraq

The Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/06/2014 02:05
Cleric Calls for Attacks on American Targets

Cleric Calls for Attacks on American Targets

A Sudanese cleric called last week for attacks on American targets, should the United States launch an airstrike on ISIS jihadists in Iraq.Elad Benari, 20/06/2014 05:44
Obama to Send 300 'Advisers' to Iraq

Obama to Send 300 'Advisers' to Iraq

U.S. President announces he is sending up to 300 troops to Iraq, who will operate as “advisers” to the Iraqi forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2014 02:15
Iraqis to ISIS: Bring It On

Iraqis to ISIS: Bring It On

Watch: A group of Shiite Iraqi poets rouse the crowds in anti-ISIS rhetoric, as the Islamists move in on Baghdad.Elad Benari, 18/06/2014 05:45
Iraq Fires Senior Officers Over Islamist Rebellion

Iraq Fires Senior Officers Over Islamist Rebellion

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki dismisses senior officers for failing to halt a sweeping advance by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2014 03:46
UN: ISIS 'Almost Certainly' Committed War Crimes

UN: ISIS 'Almost Certainly' Committed War Crimes

UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay, says ISIS terrorists have almost certainly committed war crimes by executing hundreds in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2014 03:45
U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

United States beefs up security at embassy in Baghdad in wake of takeover of cities by Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2014 04:15
Iraq: Cleric Calls on Citizens to Fight ISIS

Iraq: Cleric Calls on Citizens to Fight ISIS

Iraq's most senior Shiite cleric calls on citizens who are able to bear arms to fight ISIS Islamists who are taking over cities.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/06/2014 02:19
Obama Rules Out Sending Troops to Iraq

Obama Rules Out Sending Troops to Iraq

President Obama rules out sending U.S. troops "back into combat" in Iraq despite threat from Islamists.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/06/2014 22:11
Report: Iran Sends Forces to Iraq

Report: Iran Sends Forces to Iraq

Iran has deployed Revolutionary Guards units to Iraq, according to security sources in Tehran.Elad Benari, 13/06/2014 03:46
ISIS Imposing Islamic Law on Mosul Residents

ISIS Imposing Islamic Law on Mosul Residents

After taking over Mosul, Al-Qaeda-inspired group requires women to cover their faces, demands that men participate in public worship.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 13/06/2014 02:14
Turkey Threatens Retaliation in Iraq

Turkey Threatens Retaliation in Iraq

Turkish Foreign Minister says Ankara will retaliate if any citizens and diplomats held in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul are harmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2014 03:16
Iraq: ISIS Islamists Sieze Tikrit

Iraq: ISIS Islamists Sieze Tikrit

Islamists attack Turkish embassy in Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein, as politicians blame weakened Maliki government.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 11/06/2014 19:39
Syria: Jihadist Rebels Kill 102-Year-Old

Syria: Jihadist Rebels Kill 102-Year-Old

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant kills a 102-year-old Alawite and his entire family.Elad Benari, 02/06/2014 06:16
French Jihadist Dies in Iraq Suicide Attack

French Jihadist Dies in Iraq Suicide Attack

A French jihadist who crossed over from Syria to Iraq was killed recently in a suicide attack in Mosul.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/05/2014 22:22
Syrian Jihadists Ban Mannequins in Shops

Syrian Jihadists Ban Mannequins in Shops

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant bans mannequins in shops in its stronghold of Raqa.Elad Benari, 13/05/2014 04:16
Syria: 74 Jihadists Killed in Inter-rebel Fighting

Syria: 74 Jihadists Killed in Inter-rebel Fighting

Fighting continues among rivals Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2014 05:42
Al-Qaeda Group Threatens Canada, US in Viral Video

Al-Qaeda Group Threatens Canada, US in Viral Video

Terrorist from ISIS throws passport into fire as he vows revenge on US President Barack Obama.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 16/04/2014 17:00
Syria: Jihadists Execute 22 People in Aleppo

Syria: Jihadists Execute 22 People in Aleppo

Jihadists from the ISIS execute 22 people after taking control of a town in Aleppo province.Elad Benari, 12/03/2014 04:43
Saudi Arabia Blacklists Brotherhood, Jihadists

Saudi Arabia Blacklists Brotherhood, Jihadists

Saudi Arabia blacklists the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organizations.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/03/2014 20:55
Syrian Rebel Forces Extorting Christian Population

Syrian Rebel Forces Extorting Christian Population

Document surfaces showing Al Qaeda group charging 'protection tax' for Christians stuck in war-torn Raqqa.Tova Dvorin, 02/03/2014 13:01
Syrian Jihadists Take Amputation to Social Media

Syrian Jihadists Take Amputation to Social Media

ISIS rebels amputate the arm of a thief and live-tweet it for the world to see.Elad Benari, 02/03/2014 04:42
Head of Jihadist Group Gives Rivals an Ultimatum

Head of Jihadist Group Gives Rivals an Ultimatum

Al-Nusra Front leader warns ISIS: Accept arbitration in five days or be expelled from Syria.Elad Benari, 26/02/2014 03:42
Norway Faces Danger from Syrian Jihadists

Norway Faces Danger from Syrian Jihadists

Norway’s intelligence agency says it fears an increased “terrorist threat” due to Norwegian nationals fighting in Syria.Elad Benari, 25/02/2014 05:14
Bin Laden's Associate Killed by Syrian Jihadists

Bin Laden's Associate Killed by Syrian Jihadists

Syrian rebel commander who fought alongside Al-Qaeda founder killed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).Elad Benari, 24/02/2014 03:42
Syria: Car Bombing Kills Dozens in Bloody Day

Syria: Car Bombing Kills Dozens in Bloody Day

At least 33 people killed in car bombing outside a mosque in a rebel-held village.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2014 22:38
Too Extreme: Al Qaeda Cuts Ties with ISIS

Too Extreme: Al Qaeda Cuts Ties with ISIS

Too extreme: Al Qaeda cuts ties with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the powerhouse behind clashes in Aleppo.Tova Dvorin, 04/02/2014 01:16
Al-Qaeda Head Calls for End to Syria Infighting

Al-Qaeda Head Calls for End to Syria Infighting

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri calls for an end to clashes between jihadists and Islamists fighting to oust Syria’s regime.Elad Benari, 24/01/2014 06:13
Syria: ISIS Calls for End of Rebel Infighting

Syria: ISIS Calls for End of Rebel Infighting

Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant reaches out to other rebel groups which have declared war on it.Elad Benari, 20/01/2014 04:46
Syria: ISIS Executes Members of Rival Groups

Syria: ISIS Executes Members of Rival Groups

Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant executes dozens of rival Islamists as fighting between rebels continues.Elad Benari, 13/01/2014 05:43
Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu claims that the Assad regime is collaborating with Al-Qaeda affiliate ISIS.Elad Benari, 10/01/2014 06:16
Syria: ISIS Vows to 'Crush' Other Rebel Groups

Syria: ISIS Vows to 'Crush' Other Rebel Groups

Al-Qaeda-affiliated group urges fighters to “crush” other rebel groups, as another jihadist group urges unity to fight Assad.Elad Benari, 09/01/2014 05:43
Video: Rival Syrian Rebels Exchange Insults

Video: Rival Syrian Rebels Exchange Insults

Fighting the “moderate” rebels takes precedence over fighting Jews and Christians, says ISIS fighter in two-way radio argument.Elad Benari, 08/01/2014 06:12
Syria: Rebel-Jihadist War Claims at Least 50 Lives

Syria: Rebel-Jihadist War Claims at Least 50 Lives

At least 50 Syrian rebels killed as moderate rebels take on jihadist rebels.Elad Benari, 06/01/2014 06:13
Syrian Rebels Unite to Fight Al-Qaeda-Linked Group

Syrian Rebels Unite to Fight Al-Qaeda-Linked Group

Syrian rebels unite for the purpose of launching a new “revolution” against the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.Elad Benari, 05/01/2014 06:15
Moderate Rebels: Jihadists Working with Assad

Moderate Rebels: Jihadists Working with Assad

Western-backed Syrian National Coalition accuses an Al-Qaeda-linked group of ties to the Syrian regime.Elad Benari, 02/01/2014 05:42
Syrian Jihadists Ban Singing and Dancing

Syrian Jihadists Ban Singing and Dancing

Al-Qaeda’s main branch in Syria recently raided a wedding party in the suburb of Aleppo and ordered that music and singing be stopped.Elad Benari, 10/11/2013 06:14
Turkey Fires on Jihadist Rebels in Northern Syria

Turkey Fires on Jihadist Rebels in Northern Syria

Turkey's army says it fired on Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Syria after a stray mortar bomb hit Turkish territory.Elad Benari, 17/10/2013 06:15
Syrian Jihadists Enlist the Teletubbies

Syrian Jihadists Enlist the Teletubbies

Syria’s jihadist rebels are giving away toys to children, in an attempt to win over the hearts of Syrians.Elad Benari, 14/08/2013 06:13