ISIS struggles to defend its capital in Syria

The Islamic State is struggling to mount an effective defense of the Syrian city of Raqqa, the terror group’s headquarters, where local forces are making rapid headway in ousting the militants, the U.S. military said. The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have captured 40% of the city since June 6, when the final assault into Raqqa began.  “We […]

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ISIS claims attack on traffic police officers near Moscow

The Islamic State militant group has asserted responsibility for an attack on Russian traffic police that occurred near Moscow. According to reports in the Russian media, the attack occurred Wednesday after two men were stopped at a traffic police station on Schyolkovskoye highway to the northeast of Moscow. Tass news agency reports that the two then attacked officers with guns and axes. Both the attackers were shot, Tass […]

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ISIS May Target US Military Units In South Korea

United States Forces Korea said Monday that it stepped up security at its military installations after the South Korean spy agency said the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, collected information to target USFK’s facilities in the country. South Korean military is also ready to deploy security forces at the installations to avert possible attacks. The National Intelligence Service, […]

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Democrats to Obama: Don’t Trust Putin On ISIS

Several House Democrats want President Barack Obama to reject Moscow’s overtures on fighting ISIS, arguing Russian President Vladimir Putin cannot be trusted. But whether to work more closely with Russia on striking Islamic State targets in Syria is among the most pressing issues that experts expect to top the agenda Tuesday when Obama huddles at the White House with French […]

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‘Anonymous’ Hackers Declare War on ISIS in Video Message

The hacker group Anonymous has apparently responded to the attacks on Paris by posting a video declaration of war against ISIS. In the as-yet-unverified video, posted on YouTube, a spokesperson wearing the group’s signature Guy Fawkes mask said the group of hackers would use its expertise to wage “war” on the militant group. “Expect massive cyber attacks. War is declared. […]

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