Islamic State

  • U.S. consulate in Turkey targeted as wave of attacks kills nine

    Police armed with automatic rifles cordoned off streets around the U.S. consulate in the Sariyer district on the European side of Istanbul, following the gun attack there - THEFrontliner.net...
  • Journalists Killed at High Rate in 2014

    International journalists killed at high rate in 2014; Middle East deadliest region! An unusually high proportion of journalists killed in relation to their work in 2014 were international journalists, as correspondents crossed borders to cover conflict and dangerous situations in the Middle East, Ukraine, and Afghanistan, the Committee to...
  • CASES THAT MARKED 2014

    The murders are becoming more and more barbaric and the number of abductions is growing rapidly! Aside from a slight fall in the number of journalists killed in connection with their work, the Reporters Without Borders round-up for 2014 highlights an evolution in the nature of violence against journalists...
  • Putin may witness his empire’s death knell in 2015

    The year ahead could see the outbreak of the third Chechen war, which, in turn, could be the death knell of the Russian Federation in its current borders.  If, as is imaginable, Russia dismembers itself later this century — the way the Soviet Union did in 1991 — it...
  • The Last Days of Kobani: A Decisive Battle in the Fight against Islamic State

    Turkey stands by doing nothing while US bombs have been unable to slow down Islamic State fighters: The battle for Kobani has revealed the West’s helplessness in the face of radical jihad. Worries of a massacre are growing. By SPIEGEL Staff — October 13, 2014 | Hamburg, Germany   It’s an eerie...
  • Steven Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS, Becoming 70th Journalist Killed Covering Syria Conflic

    The militant group Islamic State has released a video which appears to show the second beheading of a U.S. journalist in as many weeks. Steven Sotloff is seen wearing an orange jumpsuit similar to those worn by foreign prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. He kneels in the same position as...
  • Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

      Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they said depended on how the United States acts in Iraq. The video, titled “A Message To America,” presented President Barack Obama with bleak options that could...
  • Dutch Gov. official Claims 'IS' Militant Group is 'Zionist plan'

    A SENIOR official from the Dutch government claimed that militant group Islamic State (IS) was created by Zionists in order to discredit Islam. Yasmina Haifi, who works for the Dutch Justice Ministry’s National Cyber Security Centre, made the controversial statement on Twitter last week, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported....