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Delta Force team captures ISIS operative in Iraq

BAGHDAD, March 1, 2016 – Just days after Delta Force teams launched operations against ISIS in Iraq, U.S. Special Operations captured their firs ISIS operative in Northern Iraq. U.S. forces have begun interrogating the detainee and is expected to be turned over to Iraqi officials in the next few days. The mission was carried out by the Pentagon’s expeditionary targeting force. Defense Secretary Ash Carter … Continue reading Delta Force team captures ISIS operative in Iraq

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Obama’s final SOTU ignores reality of ISIS

President Obama defended his record and attempted to downplay the threat of ISIS as he delivered his final State of the Union address on Tuesday. The remarks on ISIS are sure to rile Republican critics who say the president’s strategy for confronting the group is inadequate – particularly just hours after ISIS was blamed for another deadly attack, this time in Istanbul. He was on … Continue reading Obama’s final SOTU ignores reality of ISIS

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ISIS kills seven in Baghdad mall shooting

Four gunmen charged into a shopping mall in eastern Baghdad on Monday after a car bomb exploded outside, killing at least seven people, two police sources said. State television said security forces were surrounding the site of “a terrorist attack” in Baghdad Jadida, citing an interior ministry spokesman. Officials estimated that 50-75 people were trapped in the mall. A hospital official confirmed the death toll … Continue reading ISIS kills seven in Baghdad mall shooting

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Multiple ISIS suicide bombings kill Iraqi soldiers

ISIS suicide bombers killed three Iraqi soldiers and wounded 17 on Friday after they drove 10 vehicles packed with explosives into an Iraqi army base near Ramadi. Anbar Provincial Council leader, Sabah Al-Karhut told CNN that the attacks happened in quick succession. ISIS targeted the Iraq’s 10th Division base northeast of Ramadi. ISIS still controls 25% of the city despite Iraqi Special Forces drove ISIS fighters … Continue reading Multiple ISIS suicide bombings kill Iraqi soldiers

Germany warns of potential ISIS attack

Munich police warned of a “serious” imminent threat by ISIS suicide bombers, wanting to commit a terror attack on New Year’s Eve and requested people to stay away from the city’s main train station and a second train station in the Pasing neighborhood. Authorities on Thursday took to Facebook saying they had “serious information” that the attack had been planned for New Year’s Eve. Munich Police … Continue reading Germany warns of potential ISIS attack

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ISIS has tech needed to forge passports

U.S. report warns of ISIS creating fake passports Intelligence officials released a report to law enforcement on Friday warning that ISIS has access to passport printing machines and blank passport books. The source noted that, beyond the report, there’s concern that this capability coupled with ISIS access to government buildings in Syria that contain valid biographical data and fingerprint info on Syrian citizens give rise to … Continue reading ISIS has tech needed to forge passports

Number of ISIS related arrests skyrocket in U.S.

Law enforcement across the country have arrested more than five dozen people in the U.S. for helping to support or plot with the Islamic State, according to a study by George Washington University released on Wednesday. The Islamic State recruits defy any single profile, the study found, though they are younger than previous terrorism suspects, are drawn heavily from converts to Islam and reflect increasingly … Continue reading Number of ISIS related arrests skyrocket in U.S.

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ISIS threatening attacks against the White House and Times Square

New York officials confirmed on Thursday the release of an ISIS propaganda video that threatens attacks on New York. New York City officials have not verified the authenticity of the tape but say there are not any specific threats against the city. The video shows clips of Herald and Times Square as well suicide bombers getting ready for an attack. ISIS terrorists place the United … Continue reading ISIS threatening attacks against the White House and Times Square

Dozens of Americans are communicating secretly with ISIS

President Obama continues to invites more refugees to America  FBI Director James Comey admitted early Thursday, that dozens of Americans are secretly communicating with the ISIS terror group. Comey has been warning for months that when ISIS supporters find someone in the U.S., through messages on social media, they then employ software that encrypts their communications, making it impossible for the FBI to follow them, … Continue reading Dozens of Americans are communicating secretly with ISIS