Articles Tagged with syria

Terrorists Target Planes With ‘Human Bombs’ Sewn Inside Jihadists

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British airports have been placed on heightened security amid revelations that Al Qaeda’s top bomb maker has developed a “human bomb” that can evade scanners by being surgically placed within a human body. Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, a 32-year-old explosive expert referred to as Al Qaeda’s “evil genius,” is believed to be behind a sinister plot… Read more »

ISIS Caliphate Declares Territory Under Control An Islamic State

Has ISIS succeeded in creating the first official terrorist Islamic state?

ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) took the step of officially declaring themselves an Islamic state on Sunday — the world’s first “official” state created by an Islamic terrorist group. ISIS further declared Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, their leader, to be the region’s new Caliph, according to an Associated Press report. The dream of… Read more »

Obama: ‘American Troops Will Not Be Fighting In Iraq Again’

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Washington — President Barack Obama announced at a special meeting from the White House that he will not send military aid over the current crisis in Iraq, stating diplomatic efforts between all parties involved were the best option to ease the trail of death and destruction that has rocked the country over the last few… Read more »

Jewish Museum Shooting Suspect Captured With Weapons [VIDEO]

French authorities have detained a 29-year-old man named Mehdi Nemmouche who is believed to be connected to a shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, Belgium on May 24. Nemmouche, a radicalized Islamist who recently spent a year in Syria (according to CNN), was detained after customs officials discovered both a Kalashnikov assault rifle and… Read more »

American Suicide Bomber Killed In Syria Identified, Was Active On Facebook

FBI identifies American Suicide Bomber In Syria

Two days ago, The Inquisitr reported about an American suicide bomber, then identified as Abu Hurayra al-Amriki, blowing himself up in Syria. This was the first documented case of an American citizen participating in a suicide bombing attack in Syria, the FBI had confirmed. Following investigations, the identity of the American citizen who had taken… Read more »

Syrian Residents Return To Rubble Of Homs

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Right after Syrian rebels left the country’s most civil war-wracked city of Homs on Saturday, its residents filed back in to search for something, anything, to remind them of home. The government reached an agreement last week that led to about 2,000 rebels leaving Homs, opening the door to several thousand residents and business owners… Read more »

Massive Explosion Levels Historic Aleppo Hotel In Syria

Massive Explosion In Syria Levels Historic Aleppo Hotel

A historic Aleppo hotel in Syria was leveled as a result of an explosion, reportedly by the country’s biggest rebel group, the Islamic Front. The hotel has been identified as the Carlton Hotel, which according to ABC News was being used as a government army base in the northern city of Aleppo. The Huffington Post… Read more »

Syria Using Chemical Weapons: How Many Red Lines Can We Draw? [Video]

Syrian Chemical Attacks

Bashar al-Assad’s regime is accused of once again using chemical weapons. After a similar chemical weapons attack last year in August, the U.S. gathered enough evidence that Assad had used sarin to call for air strikes as punishment. President Obama referred to the use of chemical weapons as a red line that couldn’t be crossed… Read more »

Suicide Bombers Kill Seven In Northern Syrian Town

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Three suicide bombers have attacked a hotel building in the north eastern Syrian town of Qamishli, killing at least seven people, reports Fox News. The attackers blew themselves up in the premises of the Hadaya Hotel situated on the Al Wahded Street. Initial reports that came in from the state run news agency SANA put… Read more »

Israeli Airstrikes Slam Hezbollah Sites Near Syria, Reports Out Of Lebanon Say

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Israeli airstrikes blasted two sites near the Lebanon-Syria border Monday, apparently targeting the militant Hezbollah group, but information about the airstrikes has been difficult for news organizations to come by. The attacks were reported by the official Lebanese news agency, but Lebanon authorities have not yet confirmed the strikes. Israeli military officials have offered only… Read more »

See The Shocking War Crimes Report And Torture Evidence Against Syrian Regime

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WARNING: the images contained herein are graphic in nature and may be disturbing to some readers. A damning report made by former war crimes prosecutors, coupled with the ghastly torture photos accompanying them, is sure to exponentially raise the pressure against Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in the global community. The team behind the report,… Read more »

Syrian Civil War Bombing Death Toll 76, Rising In Aleppo

Saudi Arabia calls for U.N. to address Syrian war crimes as cease fire is broken

A bombing related to the Syrian civil war has produced a death toll of at least 76, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday. Army helicopters dropped something called “barrel bombs” on the rebel controlled city of Aleppo, impacting civilian areas of the city. Syrian President Bashar Assad uses his air force quite… Read more »

Israeli Airstrikes Blast Syrian Military Bases

Israeli Airstikes Target Syrian Missile Locations

Israeli airstrikes conducted on Wednesday were carried out on two military bases in Syria. The strikes were confirmed by U.S. officials to CBS News national security correspondent David Martin. The airstrikes both occurred near Damascus and the coastal city of Latakia. The presumed targets were missiles believed to be headed to Hezbollah militants. During the… Read more »

Syrian Airbase Attacked: Explosion Allegedly Caused By Israeli Warplanes

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A Syrian airbase was allegedly attacked by Israel. Breaking news coming from Dam Press, a state run television station in Syria, claims that an explosion occurred near an airport at the Latakia airbase. The outlet reportedly considered loyal to Bashar Assad also stated that no injuries resulted from the explosion in Syria. A Damascus target… Read more »

Syria: UN Report Confirms Chemical Weapons Use Against Civilians

UN Report On Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Confirms Details

An UN report on Syria chemical weapon use is now out after several weeks of investigations. The report says that there is absolutely no doubt about banned weapons use in Syria “on a relatively large scale.” This confirms that sarin gas was put to use in several surface-to-surface rocket attacks that took place on August… Read more »

Obama Salutes Syria Pact But Says ‘We’re Not There Yet’

President Obama Talks Russias Syrian Pact

President Obama on Sunday saluted the Russia-Syria chemical weapons pact. Obama said the pact is a good “foundation” that could lead to a political settlement of the civil war which has killed tens of thousands of people over the last two years. While Obama hailed the Syrian pact he also said the US was in… Read more »

Syria Chemical Weapons Deal Reached By US And Russia

Syria chemical Weapons Framework

A deal regarding Syria’s chemical weapons was reached by the United States and Russia on Saturday. The countries agreed to an outline for identifying and seizing the weapons. Under the agreement, Syria must provide a count of its chemical weapons arsenal within a week. The complete seizure of the weapons will happen by mid-2014. The… Read more »