All posts tagged "Islamic State"

  • APTOPIX Belgium Attacks
    At least 31 dead in bombings of Brussels airport, subway

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Bombs exploded Tuesday at the Brussels airport and in the city’s subway, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. The Islamic...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • FILE - This file image taken from a militant website associated with Islamic State extremists, posted Saturday, May 23, 2015, purports to show a suicide bomber, with the Arabic bar below reading: "Urgent: The heroic martyr Abu Amer al-Najdi, the attacker of the (Shiite) temple in Qatif", which the Islamic State group's radio station claimed responsibility for. Al-Bayan, the Islamic State radio targeting potential European recruits, touts recent triumphs in the campaign to carve out a Caliphate with contrast between the smooth, Western-style production and the extremist content showing how far the hardcore Islamic propaganda machine has come since its beginnings in 2012. (Militant photo via AP, FILE)
    More Koreans may have joined Islamic State

    Various affiliates confirm having seen Korean members of the terrorist organization on SBS documentary By Lee Ji-hye More Koreans have joined the Islamic State terrorist group, according to witnesses in a documentary. On SBS Special’s episode titled,...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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  • Jordanian Air Force fighter jets fly during the funeral of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, at his home village of Ai, near Karak, Jordan, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Outrage and condemnation poured across the Middle East on Wednesday as horrified people learned of the video purportedly showing the Islamic State group burn a Jordanian pilot to death. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
    Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on IS

    MMAN, Jordan (AP) — Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State targets on Thursday, including training centers and weapons storage sites, the military said, pledging to keep up the attacks until the militants are defeated. Jordan...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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    Je Suis Charlie

    On January 7, 2015 the office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine, was attacked by two terrorists, resulting in the death of ten journalists and two police officers in Paris, France. It was deemed the largest terrorist...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • This Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 file image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, which monitors events in territory controlled by Islamic State militants with the permission of the extremist group, shows militants with a captured pilot, Mu'ath Al-Kaseasbeh, wearing a white shirt, in Raqqa, Syria.  The 26-year old Jordanian pilot is the first foreign military pilot to fall into the Islamic State group's hands since an international coalition began its aerial campaign against the group in September. He was carrying out air strikes against the militants when his F-16 went down near the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa on Dec. 24. His captors have not made any public demands for his release. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center, File)
    Missing S. Korean might have joined Islamic State: Seoul

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A South Korean teenager who recently vanished in Turkey may have crossed the border into Syria to join the Islamic State (IS), a Seoul official said Tuesday. The whereabouts of the 18-year-old Korean, identified only...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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    Facebook account of N. Korean airline hacked by Islamist group

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Facebook account of North Korea’s state-run airline was hacked Wednesday by what appeared to be the same Islamist group that has previously cyberattacked a Twitter account of the U.S. military. All of the...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Sept.19, 2014 by the French Army's video and photo department ECPAD shows two Rafale jet fighters fly over Iraq Friday. Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said. Rafale fighter jets accompanied by support planes struck the depot in northern Iraq on Friday morning, and the depot, which helped the extremist group launch operations, was “entirely destroyed,” President Francois Hollande said. (AP Photo/ECPAD)
    Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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