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September 30, 2014

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new: Family tell of shock over missing Bristol girl believed to be heading for Syria

Family tell of shock over missing Bristol girl believed to be heading for Syria

"Friends say 15-year-old who disappeared last Wednesday is A-grade student who wanted to be dentistThe family and friends of a 15-year-old schoolgirl from Bristol who is suspected of flying from Britain to join Islamist fighters in Syria have spoken of their shock and confusion.Police revealed..."

Schoolgirl jihadis: the female Islamists leaving home to join Isis fighters

washington post

Residents of Kobane, Syria, flee to Turkish border after Islamic State attacks

"BEIRUT — Supplies of medicine and other goods are drying up in Kobane, a Syrian border city under siege by militants from the Islamic State. The city has been under attack since Sept. 15, and 80 percent of its residents have fled to the Turkish border as fighters remain behind trying to..."

voice of america

new: Hesitant Turkey Seeks Mandate for Military Action Against IS

Hesitant Turkey Seeks Mandate for Military Action Against IS

"Turkey is likely to gain parliamentary approval for cross-border military operations in Syria and Iraq this week as Islamic State insurgents threaten its territory, but will be hesitant to send in troops without an internationally-enforced no-fly zone. Turkish tanks and armored vehicles took..."

Australian Counter-terrorism Police Raid Melbourne Properties


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yahoo news

Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

"By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater..."

Qatar's foreign minister denies paying ransoms to militant groups

Australian counter-terrorism police raid Melbourne properties

Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

Turkey deploys tanks to border as lawmakers to consider anti-IS action

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new: July 30th, 2014 · 2 min read - Syria Deeply

"Telegraph.co.ukJuly 30th, 2014 · 2 min readSyria DeeplyThe AP reports that militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are closing in on Kobani, the majority-Kurdish city on Syria's border with Turkey – an advance the wire says is thus far "unhindered" by U.S.-led..."

new: AP INTERVIEW: US Should Hit All Militants in Syria - ABC News

Bristol teen girl 'may be attempting to make her way to Syria' - ITV News

Opposition in Syria Is Skeptical of US Airstrikes on ISIS - New York Times

Missing Bristol girl, 15, 'may be heading to Syria' - BBC News

US-led strikes across Syria kill civilians, group says - Al Jazeera America

ISIS threat: Syrian town fears massacre; Obama admits underestimating rise ... - CNN

Asians Chase Syrian Apocalypse, Become Time Bombs Back Home - Bloomberg

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Bay’ah to Baghdadi: Foreign Support for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and the Islamic State (Part 2)

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi Introduction In a post for Jihadology in August 2013, I documented examples of foreign support for what was then the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Signs of such support included anonymous placards and other gestures from ‘Bilad al-Haramain’..."


جديد: 4100 طلعة جوية للتحالف الاميركي ضد "داعش" - موقع العالم الاخباري

"موقع العالم الاخباري4100 طلعة جوية للتحالف الاميركي ضد "داعش"موقع العالم الاخباريأعلنت مصادر عسكرية اميركية تنفيذ 4100 طلعة جوية منذ 8 من آب/اغسطس تاريخ بدء الضربات التي يشنها التحالف الاميركي ضد عناصر "داعش" في العراق وسوريا. ويشمل هذا العدد طلعات المراقبة والامداد، تضاف اليها 40 طلعة جوية قامت بها مقاتلات تابعة لخمس..."

جديد: قطر تدافع عن علاقاتها بالجماعات الإسلامية المتشددة - دويتشه فيله

جديد: القوات الكردية تشن هجوماً على ثلاث جبهات في شمال العراق - جريدة الأخبار

جديد: التحالف يقصف قريتين يتمركز بهما مقاتلون لتنظيم "الدولة الإسلامية" قرب عين العرب - FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiya

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جديد: الطليعة المقاتلة وأزمة الانتماء..الإخوان خذلوها والإسلامية اشترطت تغيير الاسم للدعم

"ترقب السوريون تشكيل فصائل مسلحة قوية وخاصة من كوادر حركة الإخوان المسلمين التي خاضت تجربة كبيرة في ثمانينات القرن الماضي، عقب تحول الثورة السورية السلمية إلى مسلحة بعد قتل قوات النظام للمتظاهرين في الشوارع، لدفعهم إلى حمل السلاح وتحقيق ادعاءاته بوجود تنظيمات "إرهابية"، هي من يقتل المتظاهرين وتهاجم القرى، فتشكلت مجموعات من..."

جديد: حِمص في ثوب إشبيلية.. هل يحقّ الرثاء؟.. منى عبد الفتاح*

جديد: بعد مليار السعودية.. إيران تقدم منحة للجيش اللبناني

جديد: دبابات تركية على الحدود السورية

جديد: النظام يمنع الأطباء من مغادرة البلاد إلا بإذن أمني خاص