Ethan Radford

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“This is our Call of Duty”: How ISIS is using video games

“Grand Theft Auto: Salil al-Sawarem” joins the well-trafficked genre of games that exploit the Middle East conflict<p><i>“Your games which are producing from you,</i> <i><br>we do the same actions in the battlefields !!”</i> <i><br>—Grand Theft Auto: Salil al-Sawarem</i><p>Thanks to ISIS, the successful video game franchise Grand …

US launches 22 air strikes on Isis strongholds in Iraq

Areas near Mosul dam and cities of Fallujah and Bayji targeted Isis artillery piece near Syrian town of Kobani also destroyed<p>First US death in Iraq Isis campaign announced Kobani doctor fears Isis used chemical weapon<p>A day after the Department of Defense announced the first US death in the campaign …

US investigate claims Islamic State used chemical weapons

Islamic State jihadists reportedly used chlorine gas in an attack on a town north of Baghdad, sparking an investigation to be led by US officials<p>American security officials are examining claims by Iraqi doctors and police officers that Isil jihadists used chemical weapons in a town north of Baghdad.<p>…

This UK Newspaper's Front Cover Is A Moving Statement Against ISIS Propaganda

Instead of any photos of Henning or clips from the propaganda video of his death released by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), the Independent chose a black background with a simple message:<p>"On Friday a decent, caring human being was murdered in cold blood. Our thoughts are …

Islam

Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak

One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.<p>The latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 128 more West Africans have contracted Ebola since Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,975, including 1,069 …

Air strikes on Isil are not enough, Syria's Kurds say

Refugees feeing to Turkey from northern Syria call for stronger military force to defeat jihadist group<p>If the fleeing and beleaguered Kurds of northern Syria derived any joy from this week's American-led air strikes against their jihadist tormentors, it has been painfully short lived.<p>Instead of …

Saudi pilots receive online death threats after air strikes on Isis

Eight airmen involved in US-led operation, including the crown prince’s son, threatened on Twitter after photographs released<p>• Live blog: Wednesday’s developments on air strikes in Syria<p>Saudi pilots who conducted air strikes on jihadis in Syria have received online death threats after photos were …

US, Arab allies launch first wave of strikes in Syria

The United States, joined by five Arab allies, launched an intense campaign of airstrikes, bombings and cruise-missile attacks against the Islamic State and another militant group in Syria Monday night – marking the first U.S. military intervention in Syria since the start of that country’s civil …

U.S. Airstrikes Against ISIS Expand to Syria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>UPDATE</b>: President Obama announced the beginning of U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria as part of his …

Middle East

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time

American jets began bombing ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday, raising U.S. involvement in the war-torn country and sending a forceful message to the terror group.<p>The airstrikes focused on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, a U.S. official told CNN, though other locations were hit as well.<p>At least 20 …

Islamic State: 'You are not even safe in your bedrooms'

Jihadists in Iraq and Syria warn western civilians and the military will be targeted as the US builds support for air strikes against Isil<p>The Islamic State issued a rallying call yesterday for Muslims to attack and kill European and American citizens wherever they could be found and warned the West …

Middle East

Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily

ISIS execution videos strikingly similar

Three brutal executions. Three horrifyingly similar scripts.<p>The video fades in. A Western captive dressed in an orange prison-style jumpsuit is seen kneeling in the desert, juxtaposed against a bright blue sky.<p>A masked "executioner" lords over him, wielding a large knife.<p>The victim's last words are …