Army of Islam

Syrian Rebels Use Caged Hostages as Human Shields to Deter Airstrikes

Caged prisoners believed to be former army officers from dictator Bashar al-Assad’s Alawite sect were paraded through streets of a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, apparently used as human shields to deter further bombardments in the area, according to video clips and images posted on social media.

Sham News via YouTube

Report: Gaza Jihadist Group Pledges to ISIS

The Gaza-based terrorist group Jaysh al Islam [Army of Islam] has reportedly pledged its services to the Islamic State terror group’s branch in the Sinai Peninsula, according to a message that circulated jihadist Internet networks this week.

Anadolu Agency/AFP