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U.S. Kills ISIS Leader, Captures His Wife in Syria

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U.S. Kills ISIS Leader, Captures His Wife in Syria

The U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in a statement Saturday that U.S. special operations forces conducted an operation in Syria on Friday to capture a senior leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist organization. “Last night, at the direction of the Commander in Chief, I ordered U.S. [...]

U.S. Begins Combat Training for Syrian Forces

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U.S. Begins Combat Training for Syrian Forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that it’s not a goal of the U.S. program to have the new Syrian forces engage the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Although ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIL) seems to be losing its momentum as its operations are restricted to only a few towns, U.S. [...]

UN Envoy to Kick Off Syria Talks in Geneva

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UN Envoy to Kick Off Syria Talks in Geneva

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Syria will begin a series of consultations with Syrian stakeholders and other regional and international actors. The idea is to take stock of their views on reopening peace talks based on the 2012 Geneva Communiqué, a spokesperson for the Organization has announced. It is estimated that Syria [...]

Islamic State Executed 2154 People in Syria

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Islamic State Executed 2154 People in Syria

By Rakesh Raman The terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed 2,154 people since the declaration of its so-called “Caliphate.” Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a human rights group that reports on the conflict in Syria, said today it has documented ISIS executions in Syria during the 10-month period since [...]

Syrian Kurds Launch Fresh Offensive on ISIS

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Syrian Kurds Launch Fresh Offensive on ISIS

The People’s Defense Units (a.k.a. Yekîneyên Parastina Gel or YPG), which is the national army of Syrian Kurdistan, launched new military campaign Monday to liberate all the ISIS terrorist-occupied villages in Syria’s Kobanê countryside. Paving the way for new operations, this campaign on three fronts of Kobanê so far has been productively carried out, said [...]

Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

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Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

By Rakesh Raman About 2,000 people including men, women, and children have been killed and many others wounded in the past six months of airstrikes carried out by the U.S.-led coalition forces. Currently, America’s armed forces are working with over 60 nations to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL), a [...]

Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

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Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

World leaders must put their differences aside and work to bring about meaningful change in Syria, where the country’s ongoing brutal conflict is preparing to enter its fifth year, senior United Nations (UN) officials have urged. “We have expressed our horror, our outrage, our frustration as we have watched the tragedy unfold,” the UN’s senior [...]

New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

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New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

A new video shows that the life is perfectly normal in the areas controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). By Rakesh Raman Most would have seen only the cruel side of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as the ISIS militants keep releasing videos of beheading and burning of [...]

Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

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Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the violence. The reality is that more than 3 million Syrian refugees now make up the largest refugee population in the world. That’s like the entire city of Chicago [...]

U.S. Plans New Steps to Fight and Defeat ISIS

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U.S. Plans New Steps to Fight and Defeat ISIS

ISIS fighters say that God will help them conquer all the countries of the world including the U.S. and they were planning to enter Europe. By Rakesh Raman President Barack Obama’s proposed authorization to use military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) [...]

Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

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Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

By Rakesh Raman According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a human rights group that reports on the conflict in Syria, about 95 people escaped from an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) prison in the city of al-Bab in the northeast of Aleppo, the largest city in Syria. The prisoners include at [...]

ISIS Kidnaps Over 200 Assyrian Christians, Burns Churches

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ISIS Kidnaps Over 200 Assyrian Christians, Burns Churches

Christianity is now the primary target for ISIS, as the terrorist outfit believes that it’s largely a fight between Christian crusaders and Muslims belonging to Islam. By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have kidnapped over 200 Assyrian Christians from different parts of Syria. The number of Assyrian civilians who [...]

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