The United Nations human rights agency says it has reports that hundreds of people attempting to leave rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria, have been prevented from doing so by rebel forces. It also says hundreds of men who left have gone missing after reaching regime-controlled areas and are believed to have been imprisoned or killed.
Daesh Recruits Don’t Know Much About Islam, According to Leaked Documents
Thousands of leaked Daesh documents indicate that many initiates were not well versed in Islam before joining the extremists, with records showing some British converts even purchased a Koran and Islam for Dummies from online retailer Amazon. The Associated Press conducted a probe using court […]
Iraq Forces Advance in Town South of Mosul
Iraqi forces on Wednesday closed in on the centre of Qayyarah, officials said, on the second day of an operation to recapture the town from ISIL terrorists. Qayyarah lies on the western bank of the Tigris river, about 60 kilometers (35 miles) south of Mosul, […]
US Air Force Flies B-52 Bombers in Afghanistan for First Time in Decade
US Air Force Chief of Staff General David L. Goldfein announced in a media release Tuesday that Boeing B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers have completed airstrikes against targets in Afghanistan for the first time in ten years. He stated, “We got the B-52 back in the […]