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John Kerry to Re-Engage Assad

John Kerry to Re-Engage Assad

United States Secretary of State John Kerry, in a CBS interview televised Sunday, suggested that the only way to bring the civil war in Syria to an end may be to re-engage with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  Kerry communicated he would sit at a table with Assad, “if he’s ready to have a serious negotiation […]

British Schoolgirls Led Into Syria, Man Arrested

British Schoolgirls Led Into Syria, Man Arrested

A man has been taken into custody, following an alleged attempt to assist three British schoolgirls crossing into Syria, according to the foreign minister of Turkey. The man in question may have been working along side an intelligence group for a nation which is in union against the onslaught of Islamic state (ISIS) insurgents. Amira Abase, Shamima Begum, […]

Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey shut down two border crossings into Syria on Wednesday as a precaution while fighting in Aleppo becomes worse, according to Turkish officials. Military personnel at the border crossings at the towns of Cilvegozu and Oncupinar, in the Hatay province of Turkey, are prohibiting people and vehicles from going Syria. Although those from Turkey cannot cross […]

Boko Haram Aligns With ISIS

Boko Haram Aligns With ISIS

Nigerian-based Boko Haram pledged its allegiance to Islamic terrorist group ISIS last week. Abubakar Shekau, the group’s leader released an audio message in the style of the terrorist group. It is no surprise to some since Boko Haram had recently begun mimicking the tactics, dress and even videography-style of ISIS. Even their use of social […]

ISIS and Twitter

ISIS and Twitter

The war against ISIS is not just being fought in the Middle East but in social media as well. Once ISIS propaganda is discovered and thwarted, ISIS adapts to continue to exploit Twitter. Brookings Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World is keeping track of how ISIS uses Twitter. They call it The ISIS […]

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

The United States its coalition of Western partners have staged 14 air strikes against ISIS insurgents in Syria and Iraq since early yesterday, according to the group leading the air strikes – the Combined Joint Task Force. The attacks included six air strikes around the border town of Kobani, Syria. During the air strike, three […]

King Abdullah’s First Interview Since Death of Pilot

King Abdullah’s First Interview Since Death of Pilot

King Abdullah II of Jordan recently gave his first official interview since the death of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh. That murder led to the veritable declaration of war against ISIS. In his interview, he made certain things clear. First, King Abdullah objects to the name ISIS or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying that […]

Mohammed Emwazi Found to Be Man in ISIS Beheading Videos

Mohammed Emwazi Found to Be Man in ISIS Beheading Videos

Reports have found that the masked Islamic State fighter who appeared in several videos showing IS hostages being savagely executed and beheaded has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British citizen with a degree in computer programming. Friends and supporters of Emwazi said they believe he is a tall, thin man. Moreover, his London-accent has […]

Three London Girls Cross Border Into Syria

Three London Girls Cross Border Into Syria

Three London girls have crossed the border into Syria. They were last seen flying into Turkey and are believed to have been smuggled into Syria from there. The teens flew from Gatwick Airport in London to Istanbul, Turkey after telling their parents they were going out for the day. Shamima Begum, Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana left home on […]

ISIS Toy Soldiers

ISIS Toy Soldiers

Toy soldiers are being trained as the new generation of ISIS. A new video has been received from the Islamic militant group ISIS.  This video boasts a new generation of trained killers. Children, toy soldiers, some as young as five-years-old are learning fighting drills and learning the Koran. This video, released Monday shows 70-100 children […]

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS, or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has been described as the most well-funded organization/terrorist group. ISIS makes its money from oil and extortion. In Turkey, the price of oil is about $7 a gallon, and so the cheap oil smuggled from across the border by the terrorist group is a bargain for the […]

United Nations Targets Islamic State Funds

United Nations Targets Islamic State Funds

The United Nations Security Council met on Thursday to discuss a resolution targeting the Islamic State’s sources of funding. The 15 member panel unanimously adopted a Russian-drafted resolution that would impose economic and diplomatic penalties on anyone helping the Islamic State earn money from oil, antiquities, or hostages. The resolution will require that all 193 […]

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