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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Electronic

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

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; .


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Turkey, Syria, Electronic, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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.


Related Topix: Explosion, Electronic


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.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Electronic,

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Iraq, World News


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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Electronic, Ohio, Barack Obama, Fred Upton, Representative Steve Scalise

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.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Electronic, Terrorism, Israel

WSFA-TV Montgomery

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, Shorter, AL

Mon Sep 08, 2014

DNA India

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 .


Related Topix: Electronic

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.


Related Topix: Electronic

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Navy, Electronic


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.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Electronic

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Russia Taday

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, Terrorism

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.


Related Topix: Journalism, Electronic

Mon Sep 01, 2014

PanArmenian Network

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, Science / Technology, Computer Security

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.


Related Topix: Svalbard, World News, Arctic Region, Genetics, Medicine, Electronic, Agriculture, Science, 9

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, Terrorism

Daily Mail

Subway trains that know when they will break down and traffic...

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)


Related Topix: Electronic, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Immigration Reform

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)


Related Topix: Electronic, Minnesota

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.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism, Electronic, Journalism, Washington, DC, Opinion