Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed US President Donald Trump's decision to send troops home from Syria after declaring victory over ISIL. "The fact that the US has decided to withdraw its troops is right," Putin told a press conference on Thursday. Trump announced on Wednesday that all US troops would be withdrawn from Syria … Continue reading Trump says getting U.S. troops out of Syria was no surprise
These were among the key findings in a new United Nations report into the threats posed by ISIL presented to the UN Security Council on Thursday by senior UN counter-terrorism officials The report also detailed how UN Member States and the UN system are continuing to strengthen, refine and promote the effective use of tools and measures to address … Continue reading Vladimir Voronkov: ISIL still has about 20,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq
Vladimir Voronkov has stated that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), including their affiliate terrorist organizations, have continued to present huge threats to global peace despite the resounding military campaigns and successes recorded against them. The UN Chief who serves as a top member of the United Nations counter-terrorism department reiterated that … Continue reading Vladimir Voronkov – ISIL is no longer focused on conquering and holding territory
Image: Donald Trump As the U.S. Presidential polls continue in favor of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, her Republican rival Donald Trump said Wednesday that President Obama "founded" the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), adding that Mrs Clinton should also get a fair share of the blame. Speaking at a political rally in Fort Lauderdale, … Continue reading Trump: Obama And Clinton “Founded ISIS”.
Last Monday, the Department of Defense held a press conference in which Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook disclosed to reporters that the United States military – at the request of the officially recognized governing body of Libya, the Government of National Accord (GNA) – has begun a campaign of precision airstrikes on ISIL targets inside … Continue reading Is This the Real Reason the United States Is Suddenly Bombing Libya?
The ISIL terrorist group seem to be tearing apart from the inside, as reports reveal its treasurer in the Iraqi city of Mosul has stolen all assets under his authority and escaped along with three of his assistants. Image: File Photo "After the treasurer escaped along with three of his assistants with all assets, trophies … Continue reading ISIL Treasurer Steals Cash, Assets, And Escapes With 3 Others.
Image shows Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said on Friday he was not optimistic about the future of Syria as a country. “I don’t know whether or not Syria can be put back together again,” Brennan told the annual Aspen Security Forum, Reuters reported. His direct public statement is … Continue reading CIA Chief Says ‘Syria May Not Remain A Country’.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shiite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by ISIL (also known as Daesh). ISIS is claiming responsibility for a joint suicide bombing Saturday that killed dozens of … Continue reading ISIL Claims Responsibility for Kabul Deadly Attack, 80 Dead.
The ISIL terrorist group has resorted to new savage methods of execution against its own family. Seven dissenting militants who escaped from the battlefield were arrested on orders from above, and thrown into boiling water to serve as a warning to others who might be thinking of vanishing from the camp. Desertion is against the … Continue reading ISIL boils 7 Militants on charges of desertion
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. Strikes in Syria and Iraq As of 4:59 p.m. EST Apr. 26, the U.S. and … Continue reading ISIL And Operation Inherent Resolve (Targeted Operations).