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UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Syria, Iraq

UNITED NATIONS — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaeda, which is much stronger in places, a United Nations report says.

Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military training exercise in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on January 19, 2015. Iran confirmed today that a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards died in an Israeli strike on Syria that also killed six members …

IDF Upgrades Security Along Southern Border, Fearing Islamic State Attacks

The IDF recently decided to invest millions of shekels in the security of the Israel-Egypt border, including purchasing new vehicles for Border Police undercover commandos patrolling the border fence, in order to close a gap opened in recent years with drug-smuggling gangs in the Sinai Peninsula.


Deportation of 62 Islamists Stalls Over Lack of Identification Papers

The German government has identified 62 dangerous Islamists that it wants to deport to their native countries but is having issues because many of them lack proper identification. Germany has been having great difficulty deporting failed asylum seekers who come mainly from


Europol: Terror Threat In Europe Will Only Increase

The European Union’s police agency Europol warns that attacks from Islamic State are only beginning, saying that the terror group will increase activity as more fighters return from Syria.

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Salafist With Pipe Bomb, ISIS Literature Deemed NOT A Terrorist

A Salafist on trial for plotting a terror attack in Germany has been found not to be a terrorist even though Islamic State literature and a pipe bomb were found in his home. The trial of Halil D., a Frankfurt Muslim man, has

In this handout image provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with soldiers October 15, 2013 in the Israeli-occupied territory of Golan Heights.

Netanyahu Says Israel Struck Hezbollah Convoys in Syria ‘Dozens of Times’

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday admitted that Israel conducted “dozens of attacks” to prevent arms from reaching Hezbollah in Syria. Speaking during a visit to reserve soldiers serving along Israel’s northern border, the prime minister’s comments,

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Jailed Palestinian Leader Barghouti Calls for ‘Comprehensive Intifada’

JERUSALEM – Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti (pictured), who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison, called on the Palestinians in a recent column to unite and turn the current wave of terror attacks into a “comprehensive intifada.” Barghouti, who

A view of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on March 31, 2016

Islamic State Planted Thousands Of Mines In Palmyra: Syrian Army

Islamic State militants retreating from Palmyra laid thousands of mines that they planned to set off simultaneously as the army moved in, a Syrian officer told Reuters in the ancient city after its recapture from the jihadist fighters. The officer