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Secret world of IS training camps

Secret world of IS training camps

Hamid Ghannam’s first day at an Islamic State (IS) training camp was intense. Very early on the morning of 13 August, he picked up his packed clothes and walked quickly to the main street in his village to meet three of his cousins, reports The Guardian. As with many of IS’s young members, he...

First US troops head to Middle East to train Syrian opposition

First US troops head to Middle East to train Syrian opposition

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the first group of about 100 US troops to head to the Middle East in the next few days to establish training sites for Syrian opposition fighters battling Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Friday. Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said the troops, mostly special...

Japan condemns new video, not yet verifying it's of hostages

Japan condemns new video, not yet verifying it's of hostages

Japanese officials said Saturday they were investigating a new online message purporting to be from the extremist Islamic State group about the two Japanese hostages it holds. The purported message claimed one hostage has been killed and demanded a prisoner exchange for the other. But the post was deleted quickly, and militants on a...

Saudi King Abdullah dies at 91, new ruler Salman

Saudi King Abdullah dies at 91, new ruler Salman

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, royal officials have announced, weeks after he was admitted to hospital. King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been suffering from a lung infection. A statement early on Friday said his 79-year-old half brother, Salman, had become king. King Abdullah came to the throne in...

IS sentences musicians to 90 lashes for playing keyboard

IS sentences musicians to 90 lashes for playing keyboard

Islamic State religious police have been filmed beating musicians and destroying their instruments as punishment for playing an 'un-Islamic' keyboard. The men were pictured being hit across the back and legs with a wooden stick in a public square after IS's fanatical Islamic enforcers ruled the electric keyboard was 'offensive to Muslims', reports the...

IS threatens to kill Japan hostages

IS threatens to kill Japan hostages

The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless it receives a $200 million ransom within 72 hours, but Tokyo vowed Tuesday it would not give in to "terrorism". IS has murdered five Western hostages since August last year, but it is the first time that the jihadist group -- which has...

Israeli strike in Syria kills senior Hezbollah figures

Israeli strike in Syria kills senior Hezbollah figures

An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a commander from Lebanon's Hezbollah and the son of the group's late military leader Imad Moughniyah, Hezbollah said, in a major blow that could lead to reprisal attacks. The strike hit a convoy carrying Jihad Moughniyah and commander Mohamad Issa, known as Abu Issa, in the province...

IS boy appears to execute Russian ‘spies’

IS boy appears to execute Russian ‘spies’

A video released Tuesday by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shows the apparent execution of two men, accused of being spies for Russia, at the hands of a young boy, reports CBS News. The seven-and-a-half-minute long video was released by ISIS' multi-lingual production wing, al-Hayat, and begins with long television news-style...

Traffickers 'made $3m' on Italy ship

Traffickers 'made $3m' on Italy ship

Police in Italy believe traffickers made some $3m (£1.9m; €2.5m) from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean. The Ezadeen was towed into the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro after being found by coast guards on Friday. Most of those aboard appear to be Syrians, in the second such case...

ISIS fighters ‘have contracted Ebola’

ISIS fighters ‘have contracted Ebola’

The World Health Organisation is investigating reports that ISIS militants have been showing up at an Iraqi hospital with Ebola, repots Mail Online. According to three media outlets an undisclosed number of militants displaying signs of the disease attended a hospital in the ISIS-held city of Mosul, 250 miles north of Baghdad. While the reports,...

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