Contents tagged with isis

  • ISIS oil smuggled though Turkey is consumed in Israel

    An Israel Business portal, Globe, reported that Israel is one of the biggest consumers of ISIS oil.According to Globes, Kurdish and Turkish smugglers buy oil from the Islamic State, transport it through Iraq and Syria and then re-sell to the third countries. Globe confirmed that Israel is one of the main consumers. Jihadists’ oil is extracted from fields in the Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr and oil regions of northwestern Iraq. The fuel is transported through the Kurdish town, Zaha, which is …

  • What Makes Islamic State Different From Other Terrorists?

    The Islamic State is a terrorist movement aimed at the creation of the theocratic Caliphate. Western media began to report about the new terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in the summer of 2013. Early reports were of mass killings and public executions. In June 2014, terrorists established the Caliphate and started to call themselves Islamic State.

    Videos began to appear on the Internet that featured ISIS terrorists beheading journalists and employees of charity …

  • Ukraine Joins the List of ISIS Enemies

    The terrorist group Islamic State posted a recent video on the Internet in which it listed Ukraine together with 60 other countries as enemies – reported Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza.

    ISIS militants added to the list countries that have no connection to the conflict in Syria. Among them are Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, and Lithuania among others. The Polish Edition wrote that the video, which was eventually deleted from YouTube and Vimeo, shows a list of countries who are alleged members of …

  • France shrugs off Russian objections over air strikes on ISIS oil facilities

    France denied the accusations of Russia, which blamed Paris claiming that the French Air Forces bombed the oil infrastructure of Islamic State on Syria’s territory. French authorities called the aerial attacks relevant and necessary retaliatory strikes on ISIS militants’ positions – reported Reuters. Paris intends to cut off the extremists’ main source of income.

    Russia explained its criticism by saying that the West has no right to attack ISIS without official permission of Damascus. At the …

  • Russia hits ISIS with missiles launched from a submarine

    Russia has brought in submarines to the military operations in Syria.Russian submarine, Rostov-on-Don, fired cruise missiles at Al-Raqqah, the stronghold of ISIS – reports Russian RBK referring to a sources in the Russian Ministry of Defence. The submarine, transitioning from the Russian Northern Fleet to Novorossiysk, launched Kalibr cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean. Russian commandment currently analyse the results of the strike using aerial and space surveillance.

    According to …

  • How France became the principal enemy of ISIS

    On November 13 a series of terrorist acts hit Paris. Several explosions happened near the Stade de France stadium during the match between France and Germany. The President of France, François Hollande was there, he was not hurt. Other attacks took place in one of the restaurants in the 10th arrondissement of Paris and the Bataclan concert hall in the 11th arrondissement. 129 people were killed during these horrific attacks.

    Why terrorists chose Paris and how France has become one of the …

  • SITE Intelligence Group: Jihadists on Twitter Celebrate Attacks in Paris, Speculate Who Planned them

    According to SITE intelligence group, Jihadist-affiliated Twitter accounts celebrated the November 13, 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, France, and speculated which jihadi group might be behind them.

    Many users expressed the belief that IS was behind the attack.Jihadi supporters celebrated the attack with Arabic-language hashtags translating to “#Paris_On_Fire,” as well as the more widely used hashtag “#FranceUnderAttack.” Islamic State (IS) supporters, in particular, used Arabic hashtags …

  • The latest from the Middle East

    ISIS Leader killed

    ISIS has confirmed the death of one of its prominent leaders. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in Iraq when his convoy was hit by an air strike.

    United States disclosed this information as early as August 21 but the official confirmation from ISIS appeared only now. 

    Russian air strikes

    During the last day Russian planes conducted as many as 90 air mission over Syria.  Russia says that the main targets of these missions were the fortified positions of ISIS over Latakia, …

  • U.S. to put more pressure on ISIS in Syria.

    According to U.S. military and administration officials, the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS has begun preparing to open a major front in northeastern Syria, aiming to put pressure on Raqqa, the terrorist group’s de facto capital.Two important steps were approved last week by President Obama to set the offensive in motion, officials said. Mr. Obama ordered the Pentagon, for the first time, to directly provide ammunition and perhaps some weapons to Syrian opposition forces on the ground.He also …