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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Iraq denies Lebanon captured wife of ISIS Leader Baghdadi despite daughter’s positive DNA test

| WTF News | There is some confusion following 24 hours of conflicting reports about the possible capture of a wife of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi. Lebanese officials announced Tuesday that the army captured the wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after crossing the border from Syria…
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Globalists Exploit ISIS Threat to Empower UN

The New American by Alex Newman Establishment forces from around the world are exploiting the threat posed by the terrorist group styling itself the “Islamic State,” often referred to as ISIS or ISIL, to advance globalism and to further empower the United Nations. Indeed, the barbaric terror organization, which Vice…
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The Islamic State (ISIS) and Imperialism: Terrorism is not a “Threat” to the West. It is a Weapon of the West

Global Research By Sam Muhho Cooperation is an essential part of maintaining a healthy and progressive international order that serves the interests of multipolarity and the people as opposed to the powers of the financial elite and imperialism. Cooperation is needed in a world increasingly affected by the machinations and…
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“Moderate” Rebels Armed by Obama Join al-Qaeda, ISIS

The New American by Alex Newman More of the Obama administration’s supposed “moderate” jihadist rebels this month defected to al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch known as Jabhat al-Nusra, which was also reportedly working with the self-styled “Islamic State.” Obama’s “moderate” rebels, armed and trained by taxpayers under the guise of fighting less-moderate…
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Twenty-six Things About the Islamic State (ISIL) that Obama Does Not Want You to Know About

Global Research By Prof Michel Chossudovsky The US led war against  the Islamic State is a big lie. Going after ” Islamic terrorists”, carrying out a worldwide pre-emptive war to “Protect the American Homeland” are used to justify a military agenda. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is…
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The US Doesn’t Want to Stop The Islamic State (ISIL) – Only Exploit them for Other Means

Global Research By Steve Chovanec Update November 16, 2014 Doubts have been raised over the alleged alignment of al-Nusra and ; Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi has reasonably argued that perhaps the western-backed FSA factions are falsifying this link as a means to justify more ;  Brandon Turbeville has also reasonably argued that this could…
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ISIS Unveils Its New Gold-Backed Currency To Remove Itself From “The Oppressors’ Money System”

Zero Hedge It appears the rumors are true. Islamic State is set to become the only 'state' to back its currency with gold (silver and copper) as it unveils the new coins that will be used in an attempt to solidify its makeshift caliphate. ISIS says the new currency will…
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The War against the Islamic State and the Boomerang Effect for Europe

Strategic Culture by Nikolai BOBKIN With regard to Islamic State (IS), America is putting pressure on its partners, seeking a broadening of the US-led coalition. At an October meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, John Kerry declared that, «no civilized country should shirk its responsibility to stand up and…
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The Endgame of the US “Islamic State” Strategy

Global Research By Nicola Nasser Dismantling what the former US President George W. Bush once described as the Syria – Iran component of the “axis of evil,” or interrupting in Iraq the geographical contiguity of what King Abdullah II of Jordan once described as the “Shiite crescent,” was and remains…
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ISIS is America’s Dream Rebel Army

New Eastern Outlook by Tony Cartalucci US policy paper reveals desire for construction of full-scale extraterritorial army to invade Syria. Such an army is being built in Iraq and Turkey and it’s called “ISIS.”   The corporate-financier funded and directed policy think tank, the Brookings Institution, has served as one…
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Iraqi state TV confirms Islamic State group leader al-Baghdadi wounded in airstrike

RT Reports of the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi being wounded in an airstrike, were confirmed by Iraqi officials and state television on Sunday. At the same time, the Pentagon said it had no such information. Speaking on condition of anonymity, two Iraqi officials told AP…
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ISIS Again Captures American High-Tech Weapons We Gave to “Moderate” Rebels

Washington's Blog Our Strategy Keeps Failing We’ve repeatedly noted that giving arms to the “moderate” Syrian rebels is idiotic … as they’ll just end up in the hands of the Islamic State. Even the CIA told Obama that this strategy wouldn’t work. So we’re shocked – shocked! – that one…
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US Destroying Syria’s Oil Infrastructure Under Guise of Fighting ISIS

New Eastern Outlook by Maram Susli The US is considering bombing pipelines in Syria, which it claims is in an attempt to cut off the huge profits being made by ISIS from captured ; The Independent quotes Julieta Valls Noyes, the deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs during a…
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ISIS: America’s Terrorist Mercenaries

New Eastern Outlook by Tony Cartalucci Generally historical revision takes place long after events unfold and the victors attempt to bury humiliating or inconvenient truths. Today, in the age of information, these would-be victors are finding it increasingly necessary to revise history in real-time through a strategy of increasingly repetitive,…
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ISIS Conveniently Develops Air Force as NATO Seeks “No-Fly Zone” Over Syria

Activist Post By Brandon Turbeville, If Wile E. Coyote were a terrorist, his name would be ISIS. At least that is what the mainstream media and Western governments intent on overthrowing the secular government of Bashar al-Assad would have you believe. According to the mainstream press, despite being highly-trained supermen…
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Nexus: “US and ISIL” – a New and Disturbing Turn in Proxy Warfare

New Eastern Outlook by Henry Kamens It has taken a bit of time, but a few journalists in the region are finally starting to connect the dots. Among these is Mehmet Ali Güller, an Aydınlık newspaper columnist, who is reflecting on some of the questions being discussed in the Turkish…
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ISIS Downs Two US Warplanes, Who’s Responsible?

New Eastern Outlook by Gordon Duff There is emerging evidence that ISIS/ISIL is coordinating military activities tied to upcoming US elections. Terrorist threats, downing of US planes and attempts to kidnap military personnel is being coordinated with political groups in the United States allied with pro-Israeli elements. There is further…
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