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Aqsa Mahmood branded a ‘disgrace’ by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East

The British woman previously travelled to Syria to marry an Isis fighter JON STONE Sunday 22 February 2015 The family of a British woman living with Isis fighters in Syriahas…

UK worries how to stop teenage girls travelling to Syria

 AFP | Feb 22, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES Abase Hussen, father of 15-year old British girl Amira Abase, holds a bear that Amira gave to her mother, during an interview…

Shah Suleyman: The truly Byzantine origins of Turkey’s operation to rescue a long-dead body from the ‘Islamic Caliphate’

BY ROBERT FISK, THE INDEPENDENT The 13th-century fall of an obscure king into the river Euphrates, the pride of the Ottoman empire and modern Turkey and a humiliating French retreat…

Turkey enters Syria to remove precious Suleyman Shah tomb

  Turkey enters Syria to remove precious Suleyman Shah tomb Hundreds of Turkish forces in armoured vehicles have entered war-torn northern Syria to evacuate troops guarding a historic tomb, demolishing…

Musketeers of empty talk

The Daily Star The latest episode in the long-running U.N.-produced soap opera “peacemaking in Syria” emerged this week when envoy Staffan de Mistura informed the Security Council about the regime’s…

Fools confuse religion and criminality

Rami G. Khouri| The Daily Star If I read one more article or hear one more speech by a Western politician telling us that we are experiencing a war within…

The region crumbles and Lebanon trembles

Michael Young| The Daily Star As prospects for the emergence of new sectarian and ethnic entities rise in the Middle East to replace illegitimate, authoritarian states, it is necessary to…

The Syrian crisis risks creating a lost generation

The humanitarian catastrophe that has resulted from the conflict could be a breeding ground for extremism By Khalid Bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, foreign minister of Qatar As we mark the fourth…

Watch incredible moment brave elderly woman ‘confronts Islamic State militants and brands them devils’

This is the moment a frail woman apparently confronted Islamic State militants in an extraordinary act of bravery. The remarkable footage appears to show the woman branding the men “devils”…

U.N. envoy says Assad part of solution for easing Syria violence

CREDIT: REUTERS/SANA/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS (Reuters) – The U.N. envoy for Syria said on Friday that President Bashar al-Assad must be part of the solution for easing violence in Syria, and…

Kobane: Assessing the devastation

Kurdish militia fighters took back control of the town from the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) on 26 January. Hundreds of Kurds died in the fighting and more than 1,000…

Why Bashar Assad appears so smug

by Michael Young, The Daily Star, Lebanon Summary Today, even Arab countries opposed to Assad have made the campaign against ISIS a priority, undermining the primacy of the struggle against…

Text of Obama’s proposal to authorize military force against ISIS

Summary Associated Press / Daily Star Lebanon Full text of Obama’s proposed resolution to formally authorize military force against ISIS: To authorize the limited use of the United States Armed…

“Without any checks on my vehicle, which was loaded with arms, we were taken to the border with a military escort.”

An Islamic State fighter currently under trial in a Turkish high criminal court has implicated Turkey’s state intelligence service in the willful transfer of weapons and military hardware to the…

Rare Islamic State visit reveals ‘brutal and strong’ force

By Caroline Hawley and James Longman World Affairs Unit, BBC News, 23rd December 2014 A German author given rare access to territory run by Islamic State has told the BBC…

Rare Islamic State visit reveals ‘brutal and strong’ force

by Caroline Hawley and James LongmanWorld Affairs Unit, BBC News   (23rd December 2014) A German author given rare access to territory run by Islamic State has told the BBC…

KEEPING THE PEACE :Red Cross leader seeks dialogue with Islamic State fighters

For the Swiss-based International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), dialogue with Islamic State (IS) fighters is key to keeping aid workers safe, and the NGO is working to establish…

ISIS– Largest, Richest $2Billion Terror-Based Enterprise

Source:bizshift-trends.com ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ) is the world’s largest, richest terrorist organizations, ever. It’s a self-sustaining enterprise that runs mainly on extortion and crime networks,…

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