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ISIS’s Second-in-Command Eliminated
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ISIS’s Second-in-Command Eliminated

Islamic State (ISIS)’s second-in-command has been killed in a US-led airstrike in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar, the Iraqi Defense Ministry stated Wednesday.    Abdul Rahman Mustafa Mohammed, also known as Abu Alaa al-Afri, was in a mosque struck by US and coalition forces, they said. According to Iraqi […]

ISIS Mobilizing in Gaza
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ISIS Mobilizing in Gaza

Palestinian Authority (PA) security officials have warned that Islamic State is acting to mobilize in Gaza to serve as an extension of its activities in the Sinai Peninsula.    Journalist Gal Berger reports that the PA knows of eight extremist Salafi groups operating in Gaza in recent years with several […]

Senior Hezbollah Commander Killed in Syria
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Senior Hezbollah Commander Killed in Syria

A senior Hezbollah commander has reportedly been killed battling Syrian rebels in the Qalamoun mountains on the border with Lebanon.   Syrian opposition-affiliated sources are claiming Marwan Mughniyeh was killed along with seven other Hezbollah terrorists during fierce fighting with the Army of Conquest – a rebel alliance led in […]

Explosion Rocks Hamas Security Headquarters
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Explosion Rocks Hamas Security Headquarters

Residents of Gaza report that an explosion occurred on Monday at the Hamas general security headquarters.   According to the reports, which were cited by Yedioth Aharonoth, the blast was the work of Salafists who are demanding the release of several Salafist prisoners being held by Hamas.   The Salafist […]

Syrian Kurds are Waiting for Israel
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Syrian Kurds are Waiting for Israel

Most of Israel’s major allies in the Middle East keep their ties to the Jewish State a secret. This is standard operating procedure for countries like Saudi Arabia, or even Egypt and Jordan with whom Israel has signed treaties but whose citizens still harbor extreme anti-Semitic sentiment and anti-Israel politics. […]

ISIS Beheads Senior Hamas Operative in Syria
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ISIS Beheads Senior Hamas Operative in Syria

Among the Palestinian Arab fighters beheaded by the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) in Damascus’s Yarmouk camp was a senior Hamas figure in Syria, according to emerging reports.   On Saturday, senior Israel Arab journalist Khaled Abu Toumeh posted a graphic image which appeared to show the severed head of […]

Israeli Jet Struck Weapons Depots in Libya
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Israeli Jet Struck Weapons Depots in Libya

Arab news sources reported at week’s end that an unidentified jet believed to be Israeli destroyed warehouses in southern Libya that held weapons bought by Iran for Hamas.   According to the reports in Al Watan and other news outlets, the warehouses were completely destroyed. The weapons that were inside […]

‘Turkey is Backing ISIS’
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‘Turkey is Backing ISIS’

Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, told Arutz Sheva that Turkey has been supportive of Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, as it pursues greater influence in the Middle East.   Some experts have called it a “Neo-Ottoman” foreign policy, to regain influence in […]

ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra
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ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra

The United Nations’ cultural body on Saturday condemned the “destruction” by the Islamic State jihadist group of Hatra, a stunning Roman period ancient fortress city in the Iraqi desert, according to AFP.    The destruction of the UNESCO world heritage site was reported two days after the Iraqi antiquities ministry […]