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Despite recent reports that the self-appointed Caliph of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in recent fighting both in Mosul, Iraq and in Raqqa, Syria, a top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that the fundamentalist Muslim leader was alive and located south of the Syrian city …

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What do you do when your being destroyed by land, sea and air and you don’t have any way to buy heavy armor? Well if you are the terrorist government of The Islamic State, AKA ISIS, you turn to anything you can find and adapt it to fill your needs. That is exactly what the …

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A female suicide bomber in Mosul, Iraq blew herself up in an effort to kill as many Iraqi soldiers as possible.  Suicide bombers are a dime a dozen nowadays but what this woman was carrying with her makes her unique as far as I know.  She was holding her infant baby.  Radical Islamist extremists have …

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After Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from ISIS, they found documents at the university in Mosul that says that ISIS used the university to test chemical weapons including one that’s based on a rat poison and one with nicotine and other readily available chemical agents.  Since Iraq recaptured Mosul, ISIS was forced to move their chemical …

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A U.S.-supplied Iraqi Security Force M1 Abrams tank recently took out an Islamic State suicide-borne car bomb, according to a video that surfaced Saturday. The video appears to show the Yarmouk district in western Mosul where the Iraqi Security Forces are engaged in a bitter fight with ISIS. Western Mosul’s streets are much narrower than its eastern counterpart, …

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  Islamic State leaders have retreated from their de facto capital in Raqqa, leaving their men behind to die as U.S.-backed forces close in on the Syrian city. The ISIS leaders are planning to continue their fight in other friendly areas in Iraq and Syria, a defense official told the New York Times in a …

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