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August 27, 2014



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No 10 rejects reports that UK is willing to join US air campaign against Isis

No 10 rejects reports that UK is willing to join US air campaign against Isis

"Downing Street says there have been no requests from Washington for UK to contribute to air strikesGovernment sources have expressed surprise over US media reports indicating that Britain is willing to take part in an air campaign alongside the US against Islamic State (Isis) fighters in Syria.Downing..."


Met chief calls for new anti-terror powers and backs 'presumption of guilt'

On terrorism, David Cameron is reading from the Blair script

cnn

new: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

What is ISIS' Achilles' heel?

"Surprise, mobility and the merciless treatment of opponents: the blueprint of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq as it has gobbled up territory in both Syria and Iraq over the past few months. But as its adversaries regroup, ISIS -- which now calls itself the Islamic State -- may begin to..."


usa today

American dies fighting for Islamic State

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in U.S.

U.S. begins surveillance flights over Syria

Report: U.S. begins surveillance flights over Syria

"The move may pave the way for airstrikes against the Islamic State.       Related StoriesObama: US to hit Russia with new sanctions - USA TODAYCourt seeks arrest warrant for captain of doomed ferry - USA TODAYSignals are 'encouraging lead' in Malaysia jet search..."


Islamic State holds U.S. woman, seeks ransom

Islamic State holds U.S. woman, seeks ransom

washington post

new: Cease-fire between Israel and Hamas holding

"GAZA CITY — An open-ended cease-fire between Hamas and Israel was holding Wednesday after seven weeks of warfare that killed more than 2,200 people. The Israeli military said early Wednesday that there had been no reports of violations since the cease-fire with Gaza went into effect Tuesday..."


voice of america

new: Islamic State Recruits Women to Support Its Fight

Islamic State Recruits Women to Support Its Fight

"A few months after the militant group Islamic State, or IS, took over the Syrian city of Raqaa and set up checkpoints, it encountered a problem: the militants' enemies were escaping the city disguised as women. Male fighters could not physically check women who were dressed in traditional..."


new: US Journalist Kidnapped in Syria Returns Home

UN: 'Countless Actors' Fighting in Syrian War

Details Emerging About American Jihadist Killed in Syria

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US rules out coordination with Syria as it spies on jihadists

US rules out coordination with Syria as it spies on jihadists

"The United States has begun reconnaissance flights over Syria to track Islamic State jihadists but insisted it has "no plans" to coordinate with Syria on targeting the militants. Numerous sources said foreign drones had been seen, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reporting..."


American fighting for IS killed in Syria

Saudi police arrest eight suspected jihadist recruiters

Obama says 'justice will be done' for Islamic State killers

Islamic State shifts war plan, US at 'tipping point'

google news

American Peter Theo Curtis, Freed By Militants in Syria, Back in US - NBCNews.com

"NBCNews.comAmerican Peter Theo Curtis, Freed By Militants in Syria, Back in USNBCNews.comAn American writer who was freed this week by an al Qaeda affiliated group that held him captive in Syria for nearly two years has arrived back in the United States, his family said in a statement. Peter..."


American Man Fighting With Islamic State Is Killed in Syria - Wall Street Journal

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria - New York Times

How US can help Syria drive out ISIS - CNN

Officials say US surveillance flights over Syria have already begun - CBC.ca

American Woman Is Being Held Hostage in Syria - ABC News

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«الإفتاء» تصدر دليلا باللغة الإنجليزية حول أفكار الجماعات الجهادية والإرهابية - الشروق

"الشروق«الإفتاء» تصدر دليلا باللغة الإنجليزية حول أفكار الجماعات الجهادية والإرهابيةالشروقأصدر ت دار الإفتاء المصرية دليلا إرشاديا عالميا باللغة الإنجليزية، للصحفيين والمراسلين الأجانب المهتمين بتغطية الأخبار الخاصة بالعالم الإسلامي وقضاياه بعنوان "تفكيك أيدلوجية منشقي القاعدة في العراق وسوريا " (ضمن إطار مبادرة..."


«داعش» يطلب 6 مليون دولار للإفراج عن رهينة أمريكية - المصري اليوم

زمان الوصل

جديد: تقارير.. تنظيم الدولة طلب 6.6 ملايين دولار والإفراج عن عالمة باكستانية لإطلاق سراح رهينة أمريكية

"قالت وسائل إعلام أمريكية إن تنظيم البغدادي طلب فدية قيمتها 6.6 مليون دولار للإفراج عن رهينة أمريكية.وذكرت محطتا "إن بي سي" و"إيه بي سي" أن الرهينة هي أمريكية تبلغ من العمر 26 عاما، وأنها كانت في سوريا في مهمة إنسانية، واختطفت مطلع آب 2013.وعلاوة على الفدية المالية، طلب التنظيم من الولايات المتحدة أيضاً الإفراج عن عالمة الأعصاب الباكستانية..."


جديد: بين كيماوي الأسد وسموم رويترز وممحاة داعش !

جديد: في رسالة مسربة.. معروف يحذر من تحركات غير صحيحة للمجلس العسكري، ويدعوه للانعقاد في الداخل

جديد: برامج معقدة تصور وجه ذابح الصحفي الأمريكي في سوريا

جديد: سفارة النظام في أبو ظبي تقول إن باب منح وتجديد الجوازات مفتوح بلا قيود، والخارجية صامتة

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