Tags: ISIS

Istanbul Nightclub Shooting: Statements, Allegations, and Lack of Verifiable Evidence

With Turkey’s media having largely been reduced to State propaganda machines, journalists too intimidated to speak on the record, officials to even speak off the record to journalists, all that there remains is to summarize the statements and allegations floated by “official” sources, while underpinning the fact that no independently verifiable evidence about the shooting…

How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». Might…

65 – 70 % of Eastern Mosul Liberated from ISIL: Lieutenant General Talib Shaghati

nsnbc : Lieutenant General Talib Shaghati, the head of Iraq’s counter-terrorism service (CTS) said Iraqi forces seized around 70 percent of eastern Mosul ISIL militants. He also praised the cooperation of residents who are aiding the forces in the advances. The operation to liberate ISIL from the city of Mosul is now in its 12th week. A renewed…

Turkey, Russia Unleash Over 100 Airstrikes On ISIS Targets After Nightclub Attack

Following the horrific New Year's Day attack on an Istanbul nightclub which left 39 people dead (which ISIS claimed responsibility for), Turkish jets have carried out a number of airstrikes against suspected ISIS group positions in Syria. Aerial footage released today showed more than 100 suspected militant targets had been hit by Turkey and Russia…

DHS: Alternative Media Pose Same Threat As ISIS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has likened alternative media outlets to terrorist groups such as ISIS.  One month after the San Bernardino attack that killed 14 civilians, the DHS security Secretary Jeh Johnson told advisors that the “alt right” posed just as much of a threat to the country as Islamic extremists. Dailycaller.com reports:…

BREAKING: Turkish and Syrian forces clash in Syria, raise tensions

As the Syrian military continues to advance deeper into eastern Aleppo, with the Iranian Fars News Agency (FNA) reporting – perhaps rather over-optimistically – that the Al-Qaeda led Jihadis in eastern Aleppo may soon be forced to surrender, the situation between Syria and Turkey is deteriorating rapidly, with reports of armed clashes on Syrian territory…

Half of the weapons that the international anti-terrorist coalition headed by the US drops from the air over Syria end up in the hands of the terrorist grouping known as the Islamic State, or Daesh, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stated.“The question of fighting terrorism needs to be asked first and foremost to the…