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Iraqi Army Captures the Strategic Makhmur District

West of Kirkuk, the Iraqi Army's 5th Division, in conjunction with Peshmerga Forces from the northeast, attacked the Islamic State insurgents inside of the...

Two Lebanese Men Killed Attacking A Syrian Army Checkpoint In Aleppo

Two Lebanese nationals from the province of Tripoli were killed while attempting a suicide bombing operation in the Aleppo Governate. The men, Abdel-Rahman Al-Sheikh and...

Syrian Republican Guards Newly Formed 124th Arrives at Tabqa Airbase

As the battle for Tabqa Airbase intensifies, the Syrian Arab Army has reinforced their embattled forces with highly-trained soldiers from their newly formed 124th...

Syrian Air Force Launches Numerous Airstrikes in Ar-Raqqa

Massive air strikes have been aimed at Islamic State positions in the Syrian province of Ar-Raqqa. The Syrian Air Force conducted at least two...

UN Report Sets Death Toll in Syria to 191000

GENEVA — The number of dead in Syria’s civil war more than doubled in the past year to at least 191,000, the United Nations...

Pentagon Puts Possible Airstrikes in Syria on the Table

As US Defense Secretary Hagel escalates the threat level the ISIS/IS Islamic State pose to US interests and security at home and internationally he...

U.S. government has raised concerns about Israel’s arrest of an American...

The U.S. government has raised concerns about Israel's arrest of an American teenager whose cousin was burned to death by Israeli extremists earlier this...

200+ Islamic State Fighters Killed at Tabqa Airbase

The Islamic State suffered heavy losses over the last 48 hours near the Tabqa Airbase in the Ar-Raqqa Governate. According to a source in...

Two Popular Islamic State Fighters Killed at Tabqa Airbase

The bodies of two popular Islamic State fighters have been identified outside of Tabqa Airbase. Islamic State Spokeman - "Abu Moussa" - famous for...

How Did U.S. Journalist James Foley End Up With The Islamic...

The gruesome execution of U.S. journalist, James Foley, sent shockwaves throughout the international community, as outrage and fear spread rapidly through social media outlets....