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November 8, 2014



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Alleged Islamist terror plot leads to arrests in London and High Wycombe

"Four men in custody in central London police stations after joint operation by MI5 and counter-terrorism officersA man arrested on Thursday as part of a counter-terrorism operation to thwart an alleged Islamist plot had previously been suspected of wanting to travel to Syria to team up with..."


Would-be jihadis using cruise ships to get to Syria and Iraq, say police chiefs

cnn

Killing Khorasan bomb-maker a big win -- but at what cost?

Killing Khorasan bomb-maker a big win -- but at what cost?

"The United States appears to have just scored a big win in Syria in taking out a key al Qaeda bomb-maker plotting to blow up American passenger jets, but it could come at significant cost because the same strikes appear to have also killed fighters belonging to two powerful jihadist rebel groups..."


washington post

U.S. airstrikes target al-Qaeda faction in Syria

"U.S. warplanes launched airstrikes in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border early Thursday, targeting a group other than the Islamic State for only the second time since the air campaign in the country began and threatening to draw Washington deeper into Syria’s multilayered conflicts...."


the economist

Satire in the Middle East: Laughing at the humourless

"No laughing matter “IF I were a cow, I would be wearing a bra,” goes a lyric in a popular song about Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State (IS). This reference to bovine lingerie—a poke at Mr Baghdadi’s supposed umbrage at the sight of naked udders—gets cheers from the..."


voice of america

More Women Trying Perilous Mediterranean Crossing

More Women Trying Perilous Mediterranean Crossing

"The Mediterranean Sea crossing from North Africa to Europe is considered the world’s deadliest route for migrants. Amnesty International estimates a record 2,500 people died during attempted crossings from January through September. Despite the dangers, migrants continue to try to reach..."


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new: Peshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's Kobani - Reuters

"ReutersPeshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's KobaniReutersThe town is one of few areas in Syria where it can co-ordinate air strikes with operations by an effective ground force. The arrival of the Iraqi Kurd peshmerga, or "those who face death," with..."


Will Obama and Republicans get along on Iran, Syria and Russia? - CNN

Would-be jihadis using cruise ships to get to Syria and Iraq, say police chiefs - The Guardian

Coalition Against Militants In Syria Widens Its Campaign - NPR

US Hits Al-Qaida Affiliate in Syria - ABC News

syria comment

Nusra’s Offensive in Idlib & its Attempt to Destroy Washington’s Allies. November 2014

"Jabhat al-Nusra’s Offensive in Idlib province and its Attempt to Destroy Washington’s Allies. (November 2014) Posted by Joshua Landis The following information about Jabhat al-Nusra’s offensive against the Syrian Revolutionaries’ Front and Hazm Movement in the Jabal..."


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جديد: أوباما يقر إرسال 1500 جندي إضافي للعراق ويطلب دعم ميزانية "حرب داعش" بـ5.6 مليار دولار - سي ان ان العربية

"سي ان ان العربيةأوباما يقر إرسال 1500 جندي إضافي للعراق ويطلب دعم ميزانية "حرب داعش" بـ5.6 مليار دولارسي ان ان العربيةواشنطن، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)- أقر الرئيس الأمريكي، باراك أوباما، إرسال 1500 جندي إضافي إلى العراق، للمشاركة في "مهام غير قتالية"، في إطار الحرب التي تقودها الولايات المتحدة على تنظيم "الدولة..."


جديد: أمريكا والتحالف ينفذون 14 ضربة جوية على داعش بسوريا والعراق - الرياض

جديد: واشنطن: لم نقم بأي تنسيق عسكري مع إيران للتصدي لـ"داعش" - دار الحياة

زمان الوصل

جديد: الهيئة السورية للإعلام: الثوار يسيطرون على 80% من الشيخ مسكين

"أحرزت فصائل الجبهة الجنوبية تقدما جديدا على جبهة الشيخ مسكين في ريف درعا صباح اليوم الجمعة من خلال تحرير حاجز "الزفة" بعد معارك مع قوات النظام التي كانت تتمركز فيه.وأشارت الهيئة السورية للإعلام، إلى اغتنام الثوار أسلحة ثقيلة ومتوسطة من الحاجز، مؤكدة استهداف الطيران الحربي للمدينة بالبراميل المتفجرة في سعي لوقف تقدم الثوار..."


جديد: صحيفة: اوباما بعث رسالة سرية الى ايران بشأن محاربة الدولة الاسلامية

جديد: استثناء تركي.. الرفاعي من كفرسوسة إلى الفاتح

جديد: أحرار الشام تقر بمشاركة بعض عناصرها في قتال معروف

جديد: وكيف ننساكَ يا حجي قطنا ..؟ .. ناصر زين

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