Month: January 2016

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery
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Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

Satellite photos on Wednesday confirmed the reports of activists from last August, revealing that Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have demolished the nearly 1,500-year-old St. Elijah’s Monastery near Mosul to rubble.   Associated Press asked satellite imagery firm DigitalGlobe this month to photograph St. Elijah’s, the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq, […]

Israeli air force strikes Hezbollah in Qalamoun, Syria
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Israeli air force strikes Hezbollah in Qalamoun, Syria

Syrian opposition sources claim the Israeli air force conducted airstrikes against Hezbollah positions in the mountainous Qalamoun region, along the border with Lebanon.   The alleged strikes were first reported by Syrian opposition outlet 7alpress, which claimed on Twitter that “two consecutive Israeli raids” targeted Hezbollah positions outside the town […]

Islamic Jihad: The ‘occupier’ only understands force
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Islamic Jihad: The ‘occupier’ only understands force

Khaled al-Batash, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, on Saturday called for a continuation of the violence against Israel, saying history has proven that the Israeli “occupier” only understands force.   Speaking to Hamas’s Palestine newspaper, Batash called for an emergency meeting of the Palestinian leadership, which […]