Tag: DAESH

Pentagon Confirms ISIS Leader’s Death [VIDEO]

The Pentagon on Monday confirmed the death of a top ISIS leader known as Omar β€œthe Chechen” al-Shishani in a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in northeastern Syria this month. β€œWe believe he subsequently died of his injuries,” Navy Capt Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told AFP. The confirmation comes after the monitoring group the Syrian Observatory…

Iraqi Forces Ready for Final Push Against ISIS in Ramadi [VIDEO]

Just four days after launching a major assault on Ramadi, Iraqi forces think they’re close to recapturing the city from Islamic State. Government troops have consolidated their positions here, fighting their way deep into the ISIS stronghold for a final push on this provincial capital. They’re backed by air support from an international coalition led…

ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds in Iraq

ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds in Iraq, supposedly mustard gas according to officials from the US, Germany and the Kurds themselves. 60 Peshmerga fighters had suffered breathing difficulties after an attack in the north of the country on Wednesday. Dozens of mortar shells containing poison gas had been fired during the raid near the…

Four Men Charged with Trying to Provide Support to ISIS [VIDEO]

Four of the men were arrested in Minneapolis and two in San Diego, said the top federal prosecutor in Minnesota. Authorities said there was no credible evidence that anyone in the United States was threatened. The men trying to offer material support to a foreign terror group and were charged with conspiracy. Authorities stated that…

DAESH Says it Hacked 100’s of Military Personnel Files & Posted Online

The ISIS “Hacking Department” posted a record of addresses, names and photographs of around 100 military staff which it said it’d got by hacking the Pentagon. The Pentagon denies this and says this is publicly available information. He also encouraged staff to “assess their on-line accounts” ensuring privacy settings are high to restrict the number…

DAESH ISIS Suicide Bombers Kill 137 in Yemen Mosque Attacks

BREAKING: Suicide bombers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa blew themselves up during Friday prayers at two mosques used by supporters of Shi’ite rebels, killing 137 people and wounding more than 260, sources said, in the country’s deadliest militant attack in years. DAESH, or ISIS, an al Qaeda offshoot that has seized large areas of Iraq…

U.S. Air Force Veteran, Charged With Trying to Join ISIS / DAESH

His name is Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, and he’s now charged with trying to join ISIS or DAESH. The former U.S. Air Force mechanic has been charged with attempting to go to Syria to join ISIS, authorities said. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh was indicted Monday by a grand jury in…

ISIS, DAESH, ISIL Beheads Japanese Journalist

BREAKING ISIS (DAESH, ISIL) Beheads Japanese Journalist According to Video DAESH Releases Video Purportedly Showing Beheading of Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto The Islamist terror group DAESH claims it has beheaded a Japanese journalist, a week after beheading another Japanese hostage and demanding the release of a would-be suicide bomber. A video released Saturday claimed that…