Posts Tagged ‘syria’

Cyber Caliphate ‘kill list’ includes 39 Britons, urges ISIS supporters to ‘avenge’ Muslims

(Media Release) A pro-Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) hacking group calling itself the United Cyber Caliphate has released a ‘kill list’ of 39 Britons it wants supporters to follow and avenge for Muslims. The group on Monday shared a list of 8,318 individuals from around the world, including their addresses and email contact details, on […]

Syria war: Turkey anger over US commando photos

(Media Release) Turkey has hit out at the US over images said to show US special forces in Syria wearing insignia of Kurdish militia, during joint operations against so-called Islamic State (IS). Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called the US “two-faced” and said the practice was “unacceptable”. The images appear to show a US special […]

Syria conflict: IS ‘destroyed helicopters’ at T4 base

(Media Release) New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a strategically significant airbase in central Syria used by Russian forces after an attack by so-called Islamic State (IS). Four helicopters and 20 lorries were destroyed in a series of fires inside the T4 base last week, the images from intelligence company Stratfor suggest. […]

Islamic State leader in Iraq’s Anbar killed, Pentagon says

(Media Release) A key leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq’s Anbar province has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike, the Pentagon says. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said Abu Waheeb and three others died when their vehicle was hit on 6 May near Rutba. “It is dangerous to be an Isil leader […]

Syria conflict: Air strike on refugee camp ‘could be war crime’

(Media Release) An air strike on a Syrian refugee camp that reportedly killed at least 28 people could amount to a war crime, a senior UN official has told the BBC. Stephen O’Brien, the UN humanitarian affairs chief, called for an inquiry into the attack on the Kamouna camp in the northern Idlib province. Syrian […]

Cessation of hostilities in Aleppo to be announced in coming hours – Lavrov

(Media Release) A cessation of hostilities in the Syrian city of Aleppo will be announced in the coming hours, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura. Lavrov added that the US and Russian militaries are currently holding talks on the Aleppo ceasefire. “I hope that […]

‘Violation of sovereignty’: Moscow slams Obama decision to send 250 more US troops to Syria

Are these people terrorists Mr Putin? (Media Release) Moscow has voiced concerns over the landing of 150 US soldiers in Rumeilan, northeastern Syria, without the consent of the Syrian government, calling it a “violation of the country’s sovereignty.” “Speaking from the position of the Foreign Ministry, we can’t help but be concerned about the fact […]

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