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We haven't got a clue where he is: Philip Hammond's frank admission on British hostage
British special forces cannot rescue aid worker Alan Henning from Islamic State fanatics because they don't know where he is, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond revealed yesterday. Intelligence officers are desperately trying to locate the 47-year-old taxi driver before the British murderer known as Jihadi John carries out his threat to kill him.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
US will be ramping up airstrikes soon _ in Iraq
12, 2014. Graphic shows possible coalition support in the fight against the Islamic State and UPDATES with news that Turkey hasna TMt officially committed; 4c x 4 1/2 inches; 195.7 mm x 114 mm; .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Syrian rebel group names new leaders after explosion killed nearly a dozen leading members
An ultraconservative Syrian rebel group named a new leader and military chief on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an explosion killed nearly a dozen of its senior figures in a potentially fatal blow to one of the most powerful factions in the country's armed opposition. The group, Ahrar al-Sham, has been among the steadiest and most effective groups fighting to oust President Bashar Assad in Syria's civil war, now in its fourth year.
Suspected bomber's brother nabbed in raids
The brother of a suspected Australian suicide bomber has been arrested for recruiting foot soldiers in the battle to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Omar Succarieh is one of two men who'll be charged with organising incursions into Syria after a series of raids in Brisbane and Logan on Wednesday, following a year-long counter-terrorism investigation.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
The Arizona Republic
Syrian terror suspect being tried in Phoenix
It led the FBI from a Chandler electronics company into a five-year international manhunt. Syrian terror suspect being tried in Phoenix the discovery started an investigation across four continents.
Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition, undertake a broader strategy on militants
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
Weyburn This Week
Fiji says Syrian insurgents agree to release 45 UN peacekeepers this week without conditions
Fiji's military chief said Wednesday that Syrian insurgents have agreed to release 45 United Nations peacekeepers later this week without conditions. Brig.
Trial opens over raid of VictoryLand casino
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has invited all adults to the Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo on Tuesday at the Montgomery County fishing ponds. This fishing rodeo is being held at the ponds, which The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has invited all adults to the Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo on Tuesday at the Montgomery County fishing ponds.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Now, Syria wages war on World Wide Web with malware
A research has revealed an entire range of malware related to Syria that make use of techniques like sophisticated social engineering tricks are infecting the computer systems of internet users. A research conducted by Kaspersky Lab showed that Syrian malware relies intensively on social engineering and leveraging trust in order to achieve rapid propagation and infection .
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Face scan system to thwart terrorists
A new ''biometric'' identification system designed to thwart the use of false passports by terrorists such as Khaled Sharrouf will be introduced to airports around the country. The rollout of the $158 million ''eGate'' departure-gate scanning system adds to recent announcements about the establishment of airport terrorism units.
Air Force Times
ISR in Syria is a mission for the Air Force
The Air Force's three aircraft uniquely suited for surveillance sorties over Syria include the RQ-170. The Air Force's three aircraft uniquely suited for surveillance sorties over Syria include the U-2.
Syrian troops recapture military base from rebels
The Syrian troops recaptured a military position from the armed militants on Saturday in the eastern countryside of the capital Damascus, the pan-Arab al- Mayadeen TV reported. The troops wrested back control over the Electronic Brigade, in northwest of the Htaitet al-Jarash town, in east of Damascus, the report said, adding that the recapture of the site came as part of the Syrian troops' ongoing battle to recapture towns and areas in the eastern outskirts of Damascus.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Canadians involved in kidnappings, torture of US journalists - report
Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra members gesture while posing on a tank on Al-Khazan frontline of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province At least three Canadian nationals, who joined an Al-Qaeda-linked militant group in Syria, were responsible for holding and brutally interrogating US journalists Theo Curtis and Matt Schrier, CBC reported. The identities of the three are not known, nor have they been captured, according to Canadian media.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Video shows beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff
ISLAMIC militants have posted a video online which claims to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Second hacking crew joins Syrian Electronic Army
PanARMENIAN.Net - A second hacking crew has weighed into the conflict in Syria on the side of embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the Register reports.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Toronto Star
Norway's 'Doomsday Vault' holds a priceless treasure: Seeds
Staff at the Syria's Icarda have been quietly moving their stores of seeds, including some species dating back to the dawn of civilization, for safekeeping at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway's High Arctic.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Financier Ziad Abdelnour: ISIS, Assad 'One and the Same'
The extremists of the Islamic State and the government of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad are a single, unified enemy, and must be fought as one on several fronts - with electronic and economic warfare, as well as military force, Wall Street financier Ziad Abdelnour told Newsmax TV on Friday.
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Mystery of the missing tanker: Ship carrying $100million in Kurdish oil vanishes from radar screens 60 miles off the coast of Texas 'Barney Fife is in charge': Obama under fire for admitting he has 'no strategy' on ISIS as he is accused of having his 'head buried in a hole on the first green' Is ISIS trying to develop biological weapons? Laptop ... (more)
The Fresno Bee
U.S. identifies citizens joining rebels in Syria
This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
James Foley: Courage in the face of dangerJames Foley: Courage in the ...
James Foley: Courage in the face of danger James Foley: Courage in the face of danger Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tQo1YF To just be sickened by the shabby and cowardly manner in which he was beheaded by the terrorist group ISIS a feels inadequate.