Intense clashes continue in and around Deir Ezzor city. During the second phase of assault ISIS captured a number of points from SAA. 39 more words
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The Independent: The persecution of Christians in the so-called Islamic State is not justified by Prophet Mohammed’s writings, according to research.
The study into the works of the Muslim prophet written between 622 and 632 AD indicates Christians living within the “ummah” – Arabic for community – were protected and defended.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 inmates from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close. 391 more words
Heavy Fighting Near Syria's Capital -- Syrian government troops lost ground to a brutal assault by Islamic State forces -- 5.5 million in Damascus and its suburbs without water
© AFP/File / by Layal Abou Rahal | Syrian children play next to a ruined buidling in the rebel-held town of Douma on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on January 9, 2017… 682 more words
Since the early 1980s, vehicles have been used as a weapon in numerous terrorist attacks. The basic ‘model’ had vehicles delivering explosives to a target and then detonating them, causing death and injury. 1,431 more words