INTERNATIONAL

Another U.S. Proxy Force Defeated By Islamic State in Syria – Incompetent Training or Intent?

Moon of Alabama - The military has again failed in one of the training programs it runs in support of fighting the Islamic State in Syria. Earlier training missions had failed to create competent and willing forces. Supplies for supported forces ended on the black markets or directly in the…
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Islamic State

Islamic State Claims Libya Police Center Bombing, 47 Killed, 100 Wounded

REUTERS Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide truck bombing on a Libyan police training center on Thursday that killed at least 47 people, in the worst such attack since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Islamic State fighters have expanded their presence in the North African state,…
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Islamic State

ISIS Leader Baghdadi Threatens Israel In New Audio Clip, Claims Russia Is Ineffective

ZERO HEDGE Although ISIS releases nearly 40 pieces of propaganda each and every day via the group’s sprawling network of production units located in at least a dozen countries, one person you don’t hear from very often is TIME magazine’s runner-up for “person of the year”, Bakr ; The ISIS…
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INTERNATIONAL

Turkey Refuses To Withdraw Troops From Iraq, Threatens Sanctions On Russia

ZERO HEDGE Last Friday, Turkey invaded Iraq. That sounds more dramatic than it actually was. Turkey sent around 150 soldiers and two dozens tanks to Bashiqa, just northeast of Mosul in what Ankara described as an effort to replace an existing contingent of around 90 troops that have supposedly been…
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INTERNATIONAL

PBS Uses Video of Russian Airstrikes on Islamic State Oil Trucks To Claim U.S. Airstrike Success

MOON OF ALABAMA media can no agree with itself if Russia is giving ISIS an airforce or if Russia pounds ISIS with the biggest bomber raid in decades. Such confusion occurs when propaganda fantasies collide with the observable reality. To bridge such divide requires some fudging. So when the claims…
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Islamic State

ISIS Trolled: Video of Daesh-bags Trying to Shoot Down Fighter Jet With Pickup Truck Machine Gun

ZERO HEDGE The thing about ISIS is that for every time they do something absolutely horrific like say, massacre 50 people in the streets of Paris before gunning down another 80 in a concert hall, or blowing up a passenger jet, or say, drowning “confessed spies” in a cage, they…
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Trans-Pacific Partnership

TPP Hell: Full Text of Trans Pacific Partnership Released

WTF NEWS The full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership was released Thursday after the secretive negotiating process lasting more the seven years. The Office of the United States Trade Representative has published the entire text of the final agreement between the 12 member nations on its website for download…
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Islamic State

Air “Mines”: ISIS Tries To Blow Up Russian Planes Over Syria With Flying Condom Bombs

ZERO HEDGE If you’re a black flag-waving, sword-wielding, desert bandit in white basketball shoes, you’ve got a lot of options when it comes to terrorizing the locals on the way to racking up territorial gains. After all, indiscriminately killing civilians and conducting brutal executions can exert a powerful psychological effect…
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Trans-Pacific Partnership

TPP Hell: Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Be Released in November

COMMON DREAMS After being shrouded in secrecy for years, the full contents of the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) will soon be brought into the sunlight. According to Kevin Collier at Daily Dot, Trade Representative Michael Froman has said the text will be made available to the public at large in…
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INTERNATIONAL

Syria: Islamic State cancels Friday prayers in Raqqa, IS capital, because of Russian airstrikes

WTF NEWS Reports out of Syria are confirming that the Islamic State cancelled Friday prayers at multiple locations in Raqqa, the Islamic State capital, because of the danger from Russian airstrikes. The news began to spread Friday morning as more airstrikes targeted the Islamic State, as confirmed by Russian authorities.…
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia destroys ISIS command center, training camp in airstrikes against Islamic State (VIDEO)

On Thursday, Russian warplanes stationed in Syria attacked a terrorist training camp and a command center, taking it out with a precision strike launched form an altitude of over 5,000 meters, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. The airstrike was one of a dozen conducted by Russia in Syria on Thursday…
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INTERNATIONAL

Syria: Goverment carries out rare attacks on ISIS capital

NEW YORK POST Syrian warplanes carried out a wave of airstrikes in the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, activists said, in rare attacks that coincided with a visit by a UN envoy to Damascus on Thursday. In the country’s south, helicopters dropped barrel bombs that struck a busy marketplace, killing…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS Captures Last Syrian Oil Field Under Regime Control

REUTERS Islamic State fighters have seized the last major oilfield under Syrian government control during battles over a vast central desert zone, a group monitoring the conflict said on Monday. The Jazal field was now shut down and clashes were ongoing east of Homs, with casualties reported on both sides,…
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INTERNATIONAL

Syria: ISIS edges towards the ‘heart’ of Damascus

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants battled Syrian rebel forces in a Damascus neighbourhood on Monday, bringing the jihadists closer than ever to the centre of the capital, a monitoring group said. ISIS militants fought street battles against Islamist rebels in Asali, part of the capital’s southern Qadam…
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian Military, Jets Arrive In Syria, Set Forward Operating Base Near Damascus

While military direct intervention by US, Turkish, and Gulf forces over Syrian soil escalates with every passing day, even as Islamic State forces capture increasingly more sovereign territory, in the central part of the country, the Nusra Front dominant in the northwestern region province of Idlib and the official "rebel"…
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INTERNATIONAL

Turkey Joins U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

ASSOCIATED PRESS Turkey announced Saturday that its fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement said the jets began attacking IS targets late Friday across the border in Syria that were deemed to be…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS Seizes Territory Intended for US-Turkey ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria

ANTIWAR ISIS gains are mounting in the Aleppo Province of Syria, with reports of heavy fighting overnight in which they routed the Free Syrian Army (FSA), seizing several villages and approaching the strategically important town of Marea, which is now a key base for FSA forces. The capture is doubly…
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Islamic State

Officials Admit ISIS, Like Al-Qaeda, Was A Creation Of US Foreign Policy

LIBERTY BLITZKRIEG Telling Hasan that he had read the document himself, Flynn said that it was among a range of intelligence being circulated throughout the US intelligence community that had led him to attempt to dissuade the White House from supporting these groups, albeit without success.   Despite this, Flynn’s…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS executes Libyan militias after locals revolt, 200 dead

Islamic State jihadists in Libya have carried out a show execution of four fighters from a rival group that stirred up a revolt earlier this week aimed at toppling the militants’ regime in the city of Sirte. Earlier this week, Libya’s Islamic State affiliate suppressed an uprising staged by a…
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INTERNATIONAL

Islamic State kills 39 Syrian soldiers in fierce battles in northern airbase

Editor's Note: 33 ISIS fighters reported killed also XINHUA At least 39 Syrian military personnel were killed during raging battles with the Islamic State (IS) group at a besieged northern airbase, a monitor group reported Wednesday. A total of 39 army men, including 31 officers, have so far been killed…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS suspected in attack on Turkish town near Syria’s Kobani, at least 30 killed, 100 injured

At least 30 people have been killed and over 100 injured in an explosion that struck a cultural center in the town of Suruc, southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, in what the authorities called a “terrorist attack.” ----- Two senior Turkish officials told Reuters they have received evidence saying…
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Uighur Muslims Sold As “Cannon Fodder” to Islamic State in Syria, Others

BANGKOK POST Uighurs from China's Xinjiang are being given Turkish identity papers in Southeast Asia by Turkish diplomats and then taken to Turkey where some are sold to fight for groups like Islamic State as "cannon fodder", a senior Chinese official said. Beijing says the Turkic language-speaking Uighur minority are…
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INTERNATIONAL

TPP Hell: House approves fast-track for Trans-Pacific Partnership, sending bill to Senate

THE HILL The House on Thursday took the first step toward resuscitating the White House’s trade agenda by passing legislation granting President Obama fast-track authority. The bill now goes to the Senate, where the White House and GOP leaders are seeking to strike a deal with pro-trade Democrats. The House…
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INTERNATIONAL

Islamic Fake: Pentagon Report Shows US “Created” ISIS As A “Tool” To Overthrow Syria’s President Assad

ZERO HEDGE From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago, on the world's stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world's terrorist bogeyman, we suggested that…
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Economic Collapse

WTF is going on at Walmart? “There Are No Stores in Denver Metro Open Past Midnight” – Employees

(Flickr) | WTF News | **UPDATE**: Closed California Walmart Built On Former Military Industrial Complex Site In the context of the controversy over strange Walmart related events, a curious tip was sent to WTF News. Denver metro area Wal-Marts are "no longer open past Midnight" as part of "a test…
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#PoliceState

Taco Hell: Orwell would be proud of the 1984-style police state society commercial by Taco Bell

| WTF News | Taco Bell is running an ad campaign themed "Breakfast Defectors" in a sarcastic attempt at trolling the rest of the fast food industry's lack of creativity when it comes to breakfast sandwiches. The campaign is an updated version of the Apple commercial modeled after the dystopian…
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INTERNATIONAL

Israel PM Netanyahu goes full conspiracy theory, says ‘worldwide effort’ against his government

| WTF News | Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went full conspiracy theory saying there is a “worldwide effort” to remove him and his Likud government from power on Tuesday while speaking to party supporters. The statement came as polls suggested that he faces defeat in Israel’s upcoming election on…
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Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader now supports ISIS, Sudan President claims both are CIA, Mossad creations

| WTF News | An audio message reportedly from Nigeria's Boko Haram claims the group has pledged their allegiance to the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to a tweet published Saturday on the group's suspended Twitter account. The recording features a man claiming to be…
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INTERNATIONAL

Conspiracy Fact: Photos show Israeli soldiers with Syria’s Al Qaeda “rebels” in Golan Heights

| WTF News | Press TV has released photos showing al-Qaeda-linked militants standing with Israeli soldiers in Syria's occupied Golan Heights. The new photos further prove Israel’s support for al-Qaeda-linked militants, especially al-Nusra Front, who are destroying Syria with their ongoing proxy war. The images show Israeli soldiers talking face-to-face…
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Al Qaeda

Highlighting Failed Policy in Syria, US-Armed Militia Falls to Al-Qaeda Affiliate

Common Dreams A militia in Syria, touted by the Obama administration as a trusted "moderate" group and armed with American anti-tank missiles, is reportedly dissolving following a series of defeats by al-Qaeda aligned Jabhat al-Nusra—leaving the war on ISIS in further disarray. The combatant group, Harakat al-Hazm, had been engaged…
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INTERNATIONAL

UN Chief: Israel may have purposely targeted UN base in Lebanon, killing Spanish soldier – VIDEO

| WTF News | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon suggested that Israeli Defense Forces deliberately targeted a base for the 's peacekeeping forces near Lebanon’s southern border last month. The attack on January 28 killed in which a peacekeeper from Spain, Cpl. Francisco Javier Soria Toledo. “The incident happened…
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INTERNATIONAL

White House still ignores murder of American reporter Serena Shim who filmed western aid to ISIS

| WTF News | Baran Hines Anonymous has launched #OpSerenaShim in memory of American reporter Serena Shim who was murdered near Turkey-Syria border on October 19, 2014 while covering the proxy war in Syria. Shim was killed in a car crash 2 days after announcing live on Iran's Press TV…
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#PoliceState

Chicago Police Caught Disappearing People Into Secret CIA-Style Detention Center

(ANTIMEDIA) CHICAGO, IL — The Guardian has reported that Chicago Police are operating a secret detention facility that mirrors the CIA’s “black sites.” From violations of due process to torture, the revelations raise serious concerns about the deteriorating state of freedom and justice in the United States. According the the…
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Corporate

#FightFastTrack: Coalition Takes Aim at Lawmakers over Corporate-Friendly TPP ‘Trade’ Agreement

Common Dreams Environmental, labor, and community groups are organizing rallies, public forums, and creative direct actions this week urging their congressional representatives to say "no" to a renewed bid to rush through the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership "trade" deal by passing "fast track" legislation. "Senate Finance Committe Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT)…
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Focus H

AP Exclusive: Israeli airstrikes on Palestinian HOMES killed 800, more than 100 children

At least 844 Palestinians were killed as a result of airstrikes on homes during Israel's summer attack on Gaza, an Associated Press exclusive analysis has revealed. The review published Friday found that 508 of the dead—just over 60 percent—were children, women, and older men, all presumed to be civilians. "Hamas…
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Agenda 21

Major Scientists Conclude GeoEngineering is Not A Solution for Reducing Carbon Emissions

An international committee of scientists have released a report stating that GeoEngineering techniques are not a viable alternative to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to combat the effects of climate change. The committee report called for further research and understanding of various GeoEngineering techniques including carbon dioxide removal schemes, and solar-radiation…
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Focus C

Obama Sends Congress Request for Military Force Against ISIS

AP President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, asking lawmakers to "show the world we are united in our resolve" to defeat militants who have overrun parts of the Middle East and threaten attacks on the United States. In urging Congress to…
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Austerity

Tsipras Rejects EU Ultimatum, Demands Bridge Deal: “Greeks Can’t Take More Disappointment”

Zerohedge Speaking defiant tone on Sunday evening, Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed no signs of backing away from the commitments and pledges he and his party made to the Greek people (and that so many staunch status-quo huggers believe he will back down from). Raging that Greece "won't…
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Austerity

Eurogroup Gives Greece 10 Day Ultimatum: Apply For Bailout Or Grexit

Zero Hedge Update: And now this: "Moody's places Greece's Caa1 government bond rating on review for downgrade" The key driver for the review for downgrade is the high level of uncertainty over the outcome of the negotiations between Greece and its official creditors over the terms of Greece's support programmer.…
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INTERNATIONAL

UN Alarmed By Pictures Of ISIS Logos On Its Syria Food Aid

Huffington Post The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has declared itself "extremely concerned" by photographs showing its food parcels being handed out in Syria with Islamic State logos on them. Images circulating on social media show food being distributed from cardboard boxes with "Islamic State in Syria" labels pasted…
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INTERNATIONAL

Conspiracy Fact: The Entire Oil Collapse Is All About Crushing Russian Control Over Syria

Zero Hedge While the markets are still debating whether the price of oil is more impacted by the excess pumping of crude here, or the lack of demand there, or if it is all just a mechanical squeeze by momentum-chasing HFT algos who also know to buy in the milliseconds…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS burns alive Jordanian pilot it kept hostage

The Islamic State has released a video, purportedly showing Moath al-Kasasbeh, the Jordanian pilot captured in December, being burned alive. The Jordanian government had pleaded with IS to release the hostage in exchange for a captured terrorist. A member of al-Kasasbeh's family has been informed by the head of the…
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INTERNATIONAL

Chechen President Says IS Boss Works for CIA

Calls for al-Baghdadi to "declare he is a CIA agent" and "disband his gang" Infowars Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov believes the mysterious leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State and former Camp Bucca inmate Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a CIA operative. “Baghdadi should take off his mask and declare loudly and…
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After Crying “Conspiracy Theory,” CNN Touts North American Union

The New American Just a few years ago, it was all a baseless “conspiracy theory.” Now, promotion of a European Union-style merger between the United States, Mexico, and Canada is being shouted from the rooftops — by taxpayer-funded globalists writing in the very same media outlet, CNN, that tried to…
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If Rand Paul Is So Pro Sovereignty, Why Does He Want to Prioritize the Globalists’ TPP?

The Daily Sheeple This is a question for those among us who still believe that America can be “saved” by voting. If you’ve already figured out a long time ago that both sides of the aisle are thoroughly corrupt, bought out puppets for banks and megacorporations, then you don’t even…
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ISIS Mercenary Admits Getting Funds from US

New Eastern Outlook The Express Tribune, an affiliate of the New York Times, recently reported in an article titled, “Startling revelations: IS operative confesses to getting funds via US,” that another “coincidence” appears to be contributing to the so-called “Islamic State’s” (ISIS) resilience and vast resources. A recent investigation being conducted by…
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Hegelian Dialect

Ukraine President Poroshenko Met With George Soros

President Poroshenko has expressed gratitude to George Soros for his support of Ukraine, particularly for urging the international society to increase the level of support to Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko and George Soros have discussed international instruments and opportunities of increasing the economic assistance for Ukraine. In this context, George Soros…
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