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Kobani Crossing by Peshmerga Allowed Through Turkey

Kobani Crossing by Peshmerga Allowed Through Turkey

Ten Peshmerga, Iraqi Kurdish troops, were allowed to cross the border through Turkey into Kobani (Syria) to assist in the fight against the Islamic State (IS). The Peshmerga are joining fighters from the Free Syrian Army who have been holding the town for the last six weeks with the assistance of U.S. Airstrikes. The original […]

Baghdad Bombing Kills at Least 10 More

Baghdad Bombing Kills at Least 10 More

It is being reported via Twitter that another car bombing in Baghdad has just taken place, killing at least 10 more people just a short time after the suicide attack that left 24 dead at a military checkpoint. No details have surfaced yet about this latest bombing other that the information  in the tweet from […]

ISIS Executes Hostages After Torture

ISIS Executes Hostages After Torture

ISIS operatives in Syria and Iraq have been accused of brutally torturing their hostages before executing them, reportedly in retaliation for U.S. involvement in the region. ISIS rebels control large areas of Iraq and Syria, in their attempt to re-establish the Muslin caliphate. ISIS operatives have beheaded at least four Westerners in an attempt to limit […]

ISIL Money Making Schemes

ISIL Money Making Schemes

Kobani has been at the forefront of fighting for several weeks as ISIL continues its push to gain control of the Syrian border town. Had it not been for allied air support, Kobani would have fallen long ago and thousands of refugees in Turkey would have no hope of returning to their homes. The battle […]

Syria and Iraq Latest Happenings

Syria and Iraq Latest Happenings

The latest happenings in Syria and Iraq include around 521 militant fighters and 32 civilians who have reportedly been killed since airstrikes began.. Around 464 of those reported killed may have been Islamic State (IS) militants, while 57 may have been Nusra Front fighters, or those affiliated with al-Qaeda. Five of the 32 civilians who […]

Syrian Town of Kobane Target Rich

Syrian Town of Kobane Target Rich

  U.S. and coalition fighter jets are finding the town of Kobane in Syria to be a target rich location in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). According to Kurdish fighters on the ground battling ISIL, the air strikes are dislodging the Islamic terrorists from the town. According to […]

ISIL: Building an Air Force

ISIL: Building an Air Force

As ISIL continues its advances in Syria and Iraq, it is not only getting stronger, but it is also growing its munitions cache. Recently captured military airports have yielded three fighter planes, believed to be MiG-21 and MiG-23. The supersonic planes could be the basis for building an air force. The Syrian Observatory for Human […]

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

As ISIS militants push towards the strategic Syrian border town of Kobani, the Turkish military is massed along the border of Syria, at an impasse over just when and where they should involve themselves in this ongoing Mideast conflict. Isis controls large swaths of territory in the country of Iraq, as well as Syria, its base […]

Suicide Bombers Kill 22 in Iraq

Suicide Bombers Kill 22 in Iraq

Three suicide bombers attacked a Kurdish security compound, on Sunday, in the eastern Diyala province of Qara Tappah, which is located approximately 75 miles outside of Baghdad, Iraq. The first of the three suicide bombers detonated an explosive belt at the gate going into the Kurdish compound. Then two other bombers followed by driving cars […]

Royal Air Force Strikes Islamic State

Royal Air Force Strikes Islamic State

Tornado fighter jets from the British Royal Air Force completed their first air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) today. The military jets hit IS targets in Iraq for the first offensive blow dealt by the United Kingdom since approval for military action against the Islamic terrorist group was given by the government four days […]

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