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US special forces captured ISIS chemical weapons chief in Iraq, official reveals | Fox News

March 10, 2016 wpanews 0

U.S. special forces captured the head of the Islamic State terror group’s unit trying to develop chemical weapons in a raid last month in northern Iraq, a defense official tells Fox News. Source: US special forces captured ISIS chemical weapons chief in Iraq, official reveals | Fox News

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Jordan says raid near Syria border foiled IS attacks – Yahoo News

March 2, 2016 wpanews 0

Jordan said Wednesday that a raid near its border with Syria that killed seven suspected jihadists had foiled attacks being plotted by the Islamic State group in the kingdom. IS had planned “attacks against civilian and military sites in order to destabilise national security,” Jordan’s intelligence services said in a statement. An officer in the security forces was also killed in the raid on a building in Irbid, 80 kilometres […] READ MORE

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(washington post) – Dozens of fighters are defecting from the Islamic State. Here’s why.

September 22, 2015 wpanews 0

  A photograph taken from a video released on Jan. 4, 2014, by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows fighters marching at an undisclosed location. (Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Karla Adam LONDON — At least 58 people have gone public after defecting from the Islamic State, and their voices could help deter others from joining, according to a new report. The testimony […] READ MORE

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(BBC News) – Kayla Mueller murdered by IS, says Yazidi former sex slave

September 9, 2015 wpanews 0

US hostage Kayla Mueller was murdered by Islamic State militants, and not killed in a coalition airstrike as IS claims, a former captive has said. According to a Yazidi woman who escaped after being held as a sex slave – one of thousands of women and girls enslaved by IS. Two Yazidi eyewitnesses have also told the BBC that Ms Mueller was used by the IS leader himself as one […] READ MORE

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(financial express) – 47 dead as rebels battle IS in north Syria: monitor

September 5, 2015 wpanews 0

A battle between Islamic State group jihadists and rebels for control of an opposition stronghold in northern Syria has killed at least 47 fighters, a monitor said today. Twenty Islamist and other rebel fighters were killed in the clashes in Aleppo province throughout yesterday, along with 27 IS jihadists, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The fighting centred on the town of Marea, a key rebel bastion that […] READ MORE