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Islamic State Militants

Kurds Clash With ISIS In Fierce Fighting Over Syrian Border Town

Reuters | By RYAN LUCAS and LEFTERIS PITARAKIS | Posted 12.06.2014 | World

By Daren Butler MURSITPINAR, Turkey, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Street fighting raged between Kurdish defenders and Islamic State militants who advanced int...

France Launches Airstrikes In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

(Adds details on targets) PARIS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - French fighter jets struck four hangars belonging to Islamic State and containing...

Middle East Time Bomb: The Real Aim of ISIS Is to Replace the Saud Family as the New Emirs of Arabia

Alastair Crooke | Posted 11.02.2014 | World
Alastair Crooke

The real time bomb being set by ISIS is the implosion of Saudi Arabia as a foundation stone of the modern Middle East. The real target of ISIS must be the Hijaz -- the seizure of Mecca and Medina -- and the legitimacy that this will confer on ISIS as the new Emirs of Arabia. We should understand that there is really almost nothing that the West can now do about it but sit and watch.

Islamic State Threatens To Attack Americans In New Video

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2014 | World

BAGHDAD, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the en...

ISIS Militants Tell Yazidi Families To Convert Or Die

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | World

BAGHDAD, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have threatened to kill more than 300 families from Iraq's Yazidi ethnic minority unless they con...

Why Rumors Of A Massive Order By ISIS To Mutilate Women Are Probably False

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

A United Nations human rights coordinator on Thursday said that Islamic State militants had ordered Iraqi women and children in the city of Mosul to u...