The "State of the Islamic Caliphate" appears to be inscribed at the top of the purported passport. At the bottom, it says: "The holder of the passport if harmed we will deploy armies for his service."
Among supporters in the US were secretary of state Hillary Clinton, defense secretary Leon Panetta and David Petraeus, who served as head of the CIA as well as head of US central command and coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Sen. Black makes a number of notable statements about US support of terrorists in Syria, about their atrocities, about the media acceptance of State Dept reports, about the false statements of Ambassador Ford, and about the ignorance of
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria sprang from a largely self-funded, corporation-style prototype whose resilience to counterterrorism operations was proven by the time Abu Bakr al Baghdadi assumed command in 2010.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in Damascus his country "will not remain passive" as jihadists push an offensive in Syria's neighbor Iraq. "Russia will not remain passive to the attempts by some groups to spread
President Obama asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm members of the Syrian opposition, as the US struggles for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.
Syrian government aircraft bombed Sunni militant targets inside Iraq on Tuesday, further broadening the Middle Eastern crisis a day after Israeli warplanes and rockets struck targets inside Syria.
Dubbed the King of Clubs in the US Most Wanted deck of cards, Izzat Ibrahim al Douri is behind ISIS' success in northern Iraq.
The Syrian government said Monday a series of Israeli airstrikes targeting its troops in retaliation for a deadly cross-border attack killed four people and wounded nine others, in its first comment on the overnight incident.
ISIL, used the armored vehicles to capture the villages of Eksar and Maalal in Aleppo province, which borders Turkey, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
More than 50M displaced by violence, says UN
An unnamed top administration official says that President Obama, in announcing his planned military intervention in Iraq, was not ruling out airstrikes against targets inside Syria as well.
Chaos is spreading in Iraq as the militant jihadi group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and its affiliated members launch operations throughout the country, and Syria's civil is still grinding on
The group, led since 2010 by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, now controls vast swathes of land across Iraq and Syria
Jihadi extremists and Sunni tribes have commandeered north Iraq and are fighting Iran-backed Shia militiamen and volunteers within 50 miles of Baghdad.
It no longer makes sense to think of the civil conflicts in Iraq and Syria as separate events:
Nuri al-Maliki, the Bush neocon choice to run post-invasion Iraq, is offering citizens weapons to fight al-Qaeda affiliate the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).
Direct Shipments to Fighters Undermining Secular Leaders
In case you didn't hear from the presstitute media, Syrian president Assad was just re-elected with 88.7% of the vote.
Slams Syria Vote as 'Disgrace' Despite Strong Similarities to Other US-Backed Votes
Thousands of Syrians, desperate to vote for President Bashar al-Assad, mobbed the Syrian embassy in Beirut on Wednesday, struggling with Lebanese soldiers as they tried to reach four ballot boxes inside the embassy building set high on a hill overloo
In the wake of President Obama's West Point commencement address yesterday, The National Interest has published our latest piece, "A Middle East Tragedy: Obama's Syria Policy Disaster," assessing the strategic and moral bankruptcy of what passes for
As we noted yesterday, President Obama is saying he is contemplating arming and training Syrian rebels (just the 'moderates' which will be identified by their smiles).
With his address at West Point, President Obama succeeded where all his previous efforts had failed. He brought us together.
How About A Three-Front War—– Where “Rebels” Will Need Tutors To Get “Vetted” By Clueless “Screeners” Sent By Samantha Power!
At a secret base in Qatar, the US military is training rebels to raid Syrian government troops and vehicles, as well as to “finish off the soldiers still alive after an ambush,” first-hand interviews in a Frontline documentary have revealed.
With reports indicating that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad are gaining ground in that country’s brutal civil war, moderate Syrian rebels have told a visiting journalist that the United States is arranging their training in Qatar.
The Washington Post’s neocon editors have made another strident appeal for President Barack Obama to “abandon his passivity and do something to help” the rebels in Syria, complaining that they “continue to receive far too little help from the United