41 fighters executed in Syria:
A Jihadist group has executed 41 fighters from al-Qaeda’s former Syria affiliate and allied factions in infighting between the extremists in Syria’s Idlib province
ISIS claims 30+ Kurdish fighters killed in northeast Syria:
Using a VBIED (vehicle borne improvised explosive device), an Islamic State terrorist conducted a suicide attack against a group of fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the city of Al-Shaddad
21 Daesh members killed in northern Syria:
At least 21 Daesh terrorists were killed in northern Syria in the last 24 hours as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield by Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army and Turkish forces, according to a Turkish General Staff statement Saturday.
Syrian forces shelling in northeast Damascus kills 9:
At least nine people were killed on Saturday when government forces launched a barrage of rockets that hit a funeral on the edges of the Syrian capital,
Desperate IS flee as ‘crumbling’ Raqqa defences are ‘refortified’:
Islamic State group militants are fortifying their de-facto « capital » Raqqa, in northern Syria, as Kurdish-led forces advance on the city, backed by US-led coalition airstrikes.
Syria and monitoring group blast Turkey over civilian deaths:
The Syrian government and an opposition monitoring group condemned Friday what they called Turkey’s « crimes » against the Syrian people in the northern town of al-Bab that is controlled by the Islamic State group.
East Aleppo Liberation Testimonies: Hanano, Mohammed 13yrs old : Video –
13 year old Mohammed explains how he feels now that East Aleppo/Hanano is liberated from Nusra Front-led terrorist occupation. He describes life under occupation and tells us that his two brothers aged 8
Airstrike kills 62 IS members west of Mosul:
« Today, US-led coalition warplanes bombarded the General Hospital building that was used by the Islamic State as a headquarters for foreign immigrants, west of Mosul. »
U.S. coalition says Islamic State command center destroyed in Mosul;
IS says civilians killed; The militant group disputed the assertion, saying in an online statement that Friday’s strike killed 18 people, mostly women and children, and wounded 47.
15 killed in Islamic State attack west of Mosul :
At least 15 Shia pro-government fighters were killed in a Islamic State attack in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, according to a militia fighter.
Air strike on mourners at a WAKE in Yemen kills seven women and a child ;
Her face horribly burned and body pitted with shrapnel, Eman’s hands have had to be tethered to prevent her from scratching at her sickening wounds.
Palestinian, 25, dies after being shot by Israeli troops on his way to his last chemo session:
No one bothered to keep the young Palestinian’s family informed
Meet the U.S. Nonprofit That Funds the Israeli Guards Who Terrorize Palestinians:
Israeli settlements in the West Bank are illegal-but donations to the U.S. nonprofits that support them are tax-deductible
Aoun: Israeli threats to Lebanese sovereignty will meet ‘appropriate response:
Aoun’s comments also followed warnings this week by the leader of the armed Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah, a political ally of the president, against any Israeli aggression.
Algerian army kills 14 suspected extremists killed anti-extremist operation:
And the defense ministry says security forces went on the operations this week in order bring to an end these criminal groups and the plague of terrorism in our country.
‘Look, They Are Dying’:
Video Appears to Show Massacre by Congolese Soldiers;
Over dozen militants killed in Pak army attack near Afghan border;
« 15 to 20 terrorists have been killed and 10 to 12 camps of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (PPP) destroyed in the attacks launched by Pakistan army, » according to the TV.
UN condemns killing of 12 Afghans;
United Nations (UN) condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country’s volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.
The most deadly Isis attacks in weeks is the one we’ve heard least about: Video –
On Thursday night a suicide attack was made on a shrine at Sehwan, Pakistan, killing at least 75 people.
Russia’s Lavrov announces new Ukraine ceasefire;
» We have actively supported this decision and obviously expressed a conviction that this time, failure should not be allowed to take place, » Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said
Russia to recognize documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine:
The decision will enable people from the conflict-hit region to travel, work or study in Russia.
Merkel calls for joint efforts with Russia to battle Islamist terrorism:
« The joint fight against Islamic terrorism is one area where we have the same interests and we can work together, » Merkel said in a speech to the Munich Security Conference, where U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was in the audience.
Pence Contradicts Trump on Russia, Repeats Iran Threats;
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told world leaders gathered at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday that his administration will « hold Russia accountable » and that Iran is the « leading state sponsor of terrorism. »
Lavrov: NATO expansion led to tension in Europe unprecedented in last 30 years :
« We need to resume [our] military cooperation. [And yet] NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, surrounded by his deputies yesterday, couldn’t say that NATO is ready for this. It’s sad, » Lavrov said.
Top 3 lies told by Insane McCain at the Munich Security Conference:
At the Munich Security Conference, US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) used the stage to deride President Trump, tell tall tales about the Russian aggression, and declare the West’s superiority over everyone else.
Wilders vows to crack down on ‘Moroccan scum’:
Dutch anti-Muslim, anti-EU party leader Geert Wilders promised to crack down on « Moroccan scum » who he said were making the streets unsafe and urged the Dutch to « regain » their country as he launched his election campaign on Saturday.
Elections In France – CIA Spies On Political Parties, NYT Claims « Russian » Interference;
Wikileaks, February 16, 2017: CIA espionage orders for the 2012 French presidential election
Marine Le Pen ‘admits’ setting up £6000-a-month fake job in the EU parliament for her bodyguard:
It was all part of a criminal scam worth up to £300,000 to Ms Le Pen’s far-right National Front (FN) party that could now see the 48-year-old jailed
160,000 join pro-refugee protest in Barcelona:
Tens of thousands of people marched through Barcelona on Saturday urging the Spanish government to immediately meet its pledge to take in thousands of refugees.
Climate Change Is A Far Bigger Threat To Wildlife Than We Thought, Study Says:
A new global analysis finds nearly half of threatened mammals are at risk, up from just 7 percent.
Foreign-Funded NGOs in Ecuador: Trojan Horse for Intervention?
NGOs may be seen as do-gooders, but that’s not always the case. Rich in resources but export dependent, authorities are attempting to manage the many foreign hands trying to pull the country’s development in their favor.
TSA Busted In Massive $100 Million, 40,000 lb Cocaine Smuggling Conspiracy:
Twelve current and former TSA officers and airport staff were indicted for allegedly trafficking over 20 tons of cocaine – worth over $100 million – into the U.S. over an 18-years timeframe.
Why Do So Many Americans Fear Muslims?
Decades of Denial About America’s Role in the World.
Trump Proposes Checking Chinese Visitors:
Border Protection officials are proposing to ask Chinese visitors to disclose their social media ‘handles’ or other identifiers on common social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
Eight people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada:
Eight asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene.
First Flight of Cuban Deportees Arrives in Havana from US;
More than 680 migrants were deported to Cuba Friday, including 117 on a charter flight from the U.S., the first arrivals since the end of the « wet foot, dry foot » policy which guaranteed residency to almost every Cuban who reached U.S. soil.
Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies:
Some border patrol stations have been slow to carry out President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement executive order and instead have continued former President Barack Obama’s « catch-and-release » policies, according to a union official.
New U.S. travel ban to spare green card holders: Trump official:
Asked whether green card residency permit holders would be allowed in, Kelly said: « It’s a good assumption and, as far as the visas go, … if they’re in motion from some distant land to the United States, when they arrive they will be allowed in. »
Raucous crowds overwhelm Reed town hall meetings:
Huge crowds of raucous progressives and quieter conservatives overwhelmed Rep. Tom Reed’s town hall meetings in Ashville and Cherry Creek Saturday morning, with the progressives repeatedly interrupting and shouting down the congressman
Trump reportedly shouted at CIA director after hearing intel reports are being withheld: CBS:
According to previous reports, intelligence operatives were said to be holding back the information because they believe any information given to Trump will find its way to Russia.