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October 26, 2014

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Isis exploits tribal fault lines to control its territory

"As the jihadi group sends new recruits to face air strikes, its leaders plant ever deeper roots in areas it occupiesOn one recent Thursday, Abu Jassim received a text message from a provincial leader of the Islamic State (Isis). Abu Jassim, from a tribal area in eastern Syria, was asked to..."

Isis threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to come home

US launches 22 air strikes on Isis strongholds in Iraq

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Smugglers Offer Cheap Passage From Turkey to Syria

Smugglers Offer Cheap Passage From Turkey to Syria

"Smugglers in Turkey offer a relatively cheap passage across the border into Syria. Ankara has stepped up efforts to stem the flow of foreign fighters who want to join Islamic State militants fighting for control of the Syrian border city of Kobani. But porous borders and border guards who..."

Outside Kobani, Cheap Passage from Turkey


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The Fate of 23 Hostages in Syria - New York Times

Portsmouth private school jihadi killed in Syria -

" private school jihadi killed in, a former pupil at St John's College in Southsea, who went by the 'battle name' Abu Dujana, had travelled to Syria with his four friends on October 8 last year. There they met another member of..."

ISIS fight: Women battling militants on the front lines in Syria, Iraq -

West waging a 'CNN war' in Syria as Isil makes gains in Iraq -

Thousands Of Women Fighting ISIS On Front Lines In Syria And Iraq - Huffington Post

Latest Britons dead in Syria are an aid worker and a jihadi from Portsmouth - Daily Mail

Indian takeaway driver killed in Syria not a terrorist, say family -

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Jabhat Ansar al-Din: Analysis and Interview

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi Logo of Jabhat Ansar al-Din Jabhat Ansar al-Din [Supporters/Partisans of the Religion Front] is a coalition of four groups originally set up in July of this year, comprising Harakat Sham al-Islam, Jaysh al-Muhajireen wa al-Ansar, The Green Battalion and Harakat Fajr..."


جديد: معارك حلب تحتدم.. والجيش الحر يصد تقدم قوات النظام - الشرق الاوسط

"الشرق الاوسطمعارك حلب تحتدم.. والجيش الحر يصد تقدم قوات النظامالشرق الاوسطقال مقاتلو المعارضة السورية، أمس، إنّهم صدوا هجمات شنتها قوات نظام الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد، حاولت إطباق الحصار على مدينة حلب، شمال سوريا، مما أدّى لمقتل عشرات العناصر من الطرفين. فيما وثّق ناشطون مقتل وإصابة عشرات آخرين جراء قصف الطيران بصواريخ فراغية..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: حملها كاملة.. محمد وأحمد يتصدران قائمة بخمسة آلاف مطلوب في اللاذقية

"حصلت "زمان الوصل" على لائحة مطلوبين لمخابرات نظام الأسد تضم نحو 5 آلاف مطلوب في محافظة اللاذقية وحدها. وتكشف اللائحة المعممة بتاريخ عام  2013، حسب العناوين المرفقة بجانب الأسماء، أن معظم المطلوبين من الأحياء والمناطق المناهضة للنظام التي شهدت حراكا سلميا بداية الثورة، لا سيما "مشروع صليبة والرمل الجنوبي وقنينيص، وبلدات..."

جديد: سواتر ودشم في مداخل الشوارع .. طرابلس لبنان على صفيح ساخن

جديد: قتيل و9 جرحى لبنانيين واعتقال 15 سورياً في طرابلس