Ankara Says Investigating Russian Claims That ISIS Profits From Smuggling Through Turkey - Haaretz

Russian ambassador says in letter to UN that ISIS nets $150 million to $200 million a year from smuggling; Turkish official calls Russian claims 'propaganda.' Humeyra Pamuk Apr 08, 2016 1:11 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on ...

5 facts about Jaysh al-Islam, group that used chem weapons in Syria & has delegate at UN peace talks - RT

The Islamist group Jaysh al-Islam admitted to using chemical weapons against Kurdish militias in Aleppo. It also uses human shields and publishes execution videos – yet it has a delegation at the UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva. Jaysh al-Islam ...

'Jaysh al-Islam should be eliminated from Geneva talks over Aleppo chemical attack ' - RT

The Jaysh al-Islam militant group should be excluded from Syria peace talks because a group which uses chemical warfare should not be at the table and be treated as civilized, said retired CIA and State Department official Larry Johnson. TrendsSyria ...

Turkish-backed rebels in Syria make major gains against Islamic State - Washington Post

BEIRUT — Turkish-backed rebels in northern Syria have been driving Islamic State militants out of vast areas along the frontier with Turkey, seizing a key border town from the extremist group in their latest gains. The capture overnight Thursday of ...

ISIS auctions archaeological treasures on eBay to collect $200 million - Washington Times

In this undated file photo released online in the summer of 2014 on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and ... more >. 0. Share ...

Isis nets millions selling plundered antiquities online - Stuff.co.nz

Gems looted from archaeological sites in Deir el-Zour and displayed for sale by IS in Syria. Isis is more often associated with images of antiquities being destroyed in Palmyra and Nimrud, than with cultural heritage preservation. But previous reports ...

Nusra tightens grip in Syria's Aleppo, despite civilian opposition - Middle East Eye

Aleppo, Syria - The black flags of the Nusra Front were held high as supporters paraded down the streets of the rebel-controlled eastern part of this city. Traffic ground to a halt as crowds gathered to fire Kalashnikovs in the air and chant for al ...

Turkey 'probing Russia claims on antiques' - Press TV

Archaeological artifacts are being wrapped into boxes in a museum in the Syrian capital, Damascus, to be stored safely away from the hands of Daesh, March 24, 2015. (Photo by AFP). Turkey says it is “seriously” investigating Russian allegations that ...

Syrian rebels seize Islamic State stronghold: monitor, sources - Reuters

Children play near upright buses barricading a street, which serve as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo's rebel-controlled Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood, Syria April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail.

Jaysh Al-Islam Terrorists Admit to Attacking Kurds With Chemical Weapons - Sputnik International

Jaish al-Islam (Arabic for 'Army of Islam) has confirmed the use of chemical weapons in clashes with the Kurdish People's Protection Units in the city of Aleppo, according to a statement. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Syrian Islamist militant group Jaish al ...

ISIS on the brink of defeat: Rebel forces take back stronghold from crazed jihadis - Daily Star

REBEL forces have taken back an Islamic State stronghold and called the victory “the beginning of the end” for the death cult. 0. By Charlie Peat / Published 8th April 2016. ISIS GETTY/IG. FIGHTBACK: Rebel forces take back ISIS stronghold. Fighters ...

Terrorists use chemical weapons in Syria's Aleppo - Pravda

Militants of Jaish al-Islam terrorist group used chlorine in a chemical attack in Aleppo, Syria, a Red Crescent doctor said. According to Sputnik news agency, the victims that suffered in the attack in Sheikh Maqsud have all indications of chlorine ...

Syrian rebels seize Islamic State stronghold, reports say - Times of India

AMMAN (Jordan): Syrian rebel forces on Thursday took over a town near the Turkish border that had been the main stronghold of the jihadist group Islamic State (ISIS) in the northern Aleppo countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and rebel ...

Islamic State nets millions selling plundered antiquities online - Sydney Morning Herald

New York: Islamic State is more often associated with images of antiquities being destroyed in Palmyra and Nimrud, than with cultural heritage preservation. But previous reports of the group selling looted artefacts in the Middle East are now ...

Syrian Rebels Seize Town From ISIS in Northern Aleppo - Antiwar.com

Syrian rebels from a Free Syrian Army (FSA) faction have claimed a military victory over ISIS in the northern Aleppo Province today, claiming the capture of the town of al-Rai. The group is claiming it will continue its advance until it seizes all ISIS ...

Syria war: Rebels take key northern town of al-Rai from IS - BBC News

Syrian rebels have seized control of the strategically important northern town of al-Rai from so-called Islamic State (IS). The fall of the town is a boost for the rebels as they battle to capture the divided city of Aleppo. Al-Rai's capture after ...

The Free Syrian Army Seized an ISIS Stronghold Near Aleppo - Newsweek

1203_Free Syrian Army Tactics A Free Syrian Army fighter talks on a walkie-talkie near a rocket launcher during what they said was preparations for an operation to strike at forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad located in Daraa, July 27.

Syrian Islamist group Jaysh al-Islam admits using banned weapons against Kurds in Aleppo - RT

The Jaysh al-Islam militant group fighting government forces in Syria has admitted to using “forbidden” weapons against Kurdish militia in Aleppo. The group's statement comes after reports of chemical gas being used in shelling Aleppo's Sheikh Maqsood ...

Counter-Terrorism and the Liberation of Northern Syria - Center for Research on Globalization

Reinforcements reportedly arrived to Southern Aleppo to support the Syrian Arab Army and its allies efforts to liberated the militant-controlled areas near the northeastern border of the Idlib province. According to reports, a significant number of SAA ...

The illusion of a Kurdish state in Syria - gulfnews.com

Taking advantage of the fighting between their fellow Arab Syrians; Kurdish political groups unilaterally declared an “autonomous federation” of Kurdish districts in the north of the country on March 18. The meeting for the declaration of federation ...