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US Special Operations Command has big plans for its new fleet of small attack planes

Combat controllers with the 321st Special Tactics Squadron watch an A-10 land on a highway in Estonia, August 10, 2017. (US Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Conroy) US Special Operations Command is seeking its own light aircraft to back up operators on the ground. Congress and the Air Force remain wary, but SOCOM has moved ahead, narrowing the competition to five potential aircraft. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the past few years, a low-intensity conflict has rage...
Tags: Isis, Congress, China, Iraq, Russia, Southeast Asia, Africa, US, International, Trends, Syria, Army, Clarke, Pentagon, Michigan, Estonia


‘Still going through hell’: the search for Yazidi women seven years on

As two women are rescued in Syria after being kidnapped by Isis years earlier, Yazidis renew calls for international help to find the thousands still unaccounted forFor seven years, their families waited and hoped for news. In July, they finally received it. Two young women, kidnapped by Islamic State as teenagers, had been found alive in Syria.Salma*, now 25, was located in Deir el-Zour province, in the east of the country. She had “suffered all kinds of injustice”, said the Yazidi House in the...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, Women, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Global development, Deir el Zour, Al Jazira, Rape and sexual assault, Women's rights and gender equality, Syria Salma, Yazidi House


MAGA Social Media Has An ISIS Problem

"Gettr" has had all sorts of issues since its launch last month. It's time to add jihadi propaganda to the list.
Tags: Isis, News, Gettr, MAGA Social Media


MAGA Twitter Clone Gettr Pivots From Being Filled With Porn to Being Filled With ISIS

Last month, members of Donald Trump’s insufferable inner circle launched GETTR, a half-assed and poorly built Facebook/Twitter clone that previously seemed to mostly serve as a vanity project for a far-right, fugitive Chinese billionaire with a cult-like following.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Isis, Science, Social Media, Software, Tumblr, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Sean Hannity, Facebook Twitter, Jason Miller, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Right Wing Populism In The United States


GETTR founder Jason Miller calls ISIS sympathizers on his pro-Trump social media platform 'keyboard warriors'

An ISIS militant holds the ISIS flag. Screen shot Pro-Trump social media site GETTR is now home to extremist and violent content, Politico reports. Jason Miller called ISIS members on GETTR "keyboard warriors hiding in caves and eating dirt cookies." The site has already faced problems with security breaches of user data and rampant pornography. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Miller, the founder of pro-Trump social media network GETTR, has dismissed a spike in ISIS...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Isis, Instagram, Islamic State, Isil, Iraq, Politico, Trends, Syria, Un, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Twitter Facebook


New Release Review [Cinema] - PROFILE

A freelance journalist investigates the online ISIS recruitment network by creating a fake Facebook profile as a radicalised Muslim. Danger arises when her communication with a recruiter continues for longer than expected. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Facebook, Isis, Movies, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Musanna Ahmed


Weekly Astrology Forecast August 2 – 8, 2021

Excerpt from Patreon – August 8 is the date of the New Moon in Leo. This is a time to plant seeds of intention connected to our creativity and what we want to manifest from the heart. As the New Moon opposes Saturn and squares Uranus, yes, we are experiencing a reality check right now and a shake-up. For us to loosen the bonds, we have to be prepared to embrace new perspectives, try new things, explore alternatives, experiment. We must embrace freedom where there is freedom to be had and accept ...
Tags: Isis, Orion, Astrology, Sirius, Albrecht Durer, New Moon, Astrology Forecasts, Chiron Venus, weekly Astrology Forecast, Sun Helios, Uranus Sun trine Chiron Stress


"If it's true they are saying anti-government right-wing groups or domestic extremist groups are THE greatest threat to national security, which is what Biden and the intelligence community are saying..."

"... greater than ISIS or al Qaeda or China or Russia, why do they need to manufacture a plot — and put in people's heads — the idea let's go kidnap Governor Whitmer? There should be tons of plots that they are detecting? That leads to the question people on your network and others have asked to the horror of the liberal sector of the corporate media, which is: What did the FBI know about the planning of the January 6 attack? How embedded were they in these groups? Because what happens is wh...
Tags: Isis, Law, China, Russia, Fbi, Glenn Greenwald, Biden, Jesse Watters, Ann Althouse, Whitmer, Gretchen Witmer, the Trump resistance


How ‘super-detector’ dogs are helping free Iraq from the terror of Isis mines

Branco and X-Lang are part of an elite team – four canines and their Yazidi handlers – leading a groundbreaking sniff-search for the homemade devices that litter the landOn the wide, flat plain of the Sinjar district of northern Iraq, Naif Khalaf Qassim lets his dog, an eight-year-old Belgian shepherd, range across the dry earth on a 30-metre leash until Branco stops and sits, tail wagging, looking towards his handler with enthusiasm.Branco has detected something underground and, when the mine-c...
Tags: Isis, Dogs, Animals, Islamic State, Iraq, Life and style, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Global development, Sinjar, LANG, Branco, Khalaf Qassim


New Zealand agrees to repatriate suspected Isis member who grew up in Australia

Jacinda Ardern said it was the ‘right step’ to allow return of woman and her children from TurkeyNew Zealand has agreed that a suspected member of Islamic State who grew up in Australia can be repatriated from Turkey along with her two young children, a decision prime minister Jacinda Ardern said was “not taken lightly”.The woman was a dual Australian-New Zealand citizen until Australia revoked her citizenship and refused to reverse the decision, prompting a furious response earlier this year fr...
Tags: Isis, Australia, Islamic State, World news, Australia news, Turkey, Syria, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, TurkeyNew Zealand


As the West winds down its 'war on terror,' jihadists are filling the vacuum, UN warns

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the United Nations is warning that the threat from terror groups such as ISIS and al Qaeda is not only resilient, but in many places expanding.
Tags: Isis, Cnn, West, United Nations, Un


ISIS claims responsibility for Iraq suicide attack that left dozens dead

ISIS have claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50.
Tags: Isis, News, Iraq, Middle East


ISIS claims responsibility for Iraq suicide attack that left dozens dead

ISIS have claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50.
Tags: Isis, Iraq, Cnn


ISIS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that left dozens dead

ISIS have claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing at least 27 people and wounding 32.
Tags: Isis, Iraq, Cnn


Former Trump official says the GOP is the 'number 1 national security threat' to the US, bigger than ISIS or Russia

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with President Donald Trump during an event on California water accessibility, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Bakersfield, Calif. Evan Vucci/The Associated Press An ex-Trump official said the GOP is the top national security threat to the US. "Unless my Party reforms, its extremist elements represent the leading threat to our democracy," he said. Democracy scholars have issued similar warnings about the GOP, particularly since January 6....
Tags: Europe, Politics, Isis, News, California, Democracy, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Homeland Security, Republican Party


With close military encounters on opposite sides of the world, Russia is sending a message to the West

British destroyer HMS Defender in the Black Sea port of Batumi, June 26, 2021. Seyran Baroyan/AFP via Getty Images Russia's military had close encounters with its US and European rivals in the Black Sea and the Pacific Ocean in June. The incidents and exercises were messages about Russia's military capabilities, experts told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Close encounters between Russia's military and US and European forces in June were signals from M...
Tags: UK, Isis, Putin, Navy, Russia, US, International, Trends, Syria, Ukraine, Nato, Hawaii, Crimea, Royal Navy, Switzerland, Moscow


First Trailer for Eye-Opening Doc 'Sabaya' About Sex Slaves in Syria

"You're safe now. No one's going to hurt you." MTV has released an official trailer for a documentary film titled Sabaya, which originally premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year where it won a Directing Award. It also played at CPH DOX and the Nantuck & True/False Film Fests. The film follows a group into Syria's Al-Hol, a dangerous ISIS camp, risking their lives to save a women being held as abducted sex slaves. "Led by Mahmud and Ziyad, these men and women volunteer...
Tags: Isis, Movies, Trailer, Syria, Mtv, Middle East, Documentaries, Al Hol, Mahmud, Ziyad, To Watch, Sabaya, Doc Sabaya


Activist targeted in kidnapping plot says Iran is testing the US and 'to take no action signals weakness'

Iranian operatives have been accused of trying to kidnap activist Masih Alinejad. Jemal Countess / Getty Images US journalist and activist Masih Alinejad says Iran is "trying to test the red lines" of Western countries. The Iranian-born author was the target of an attempted kidnapping by Iranian operatives, the Justice Department said. Alinejad told Insider she was disappointed by the Biden administration's intent to continue talks with Iran. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, White House, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Iran, Fbi, Brooklyn, Biden, Tehran, Kidnapping, Justice Department, Islamic Republic


Archer Season 12: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Who would have thought that Archer, a show about an obnoxious alcoholic super spy and his coterie of eccentric co-workers, would become such a long-lasting juggernaut? The animated spy comedy’s twelfth season is set to premiere next month, so now is a good time to catch up on everything we know about Archer season 12 so far. ...
Tags: TV, Isis, Movies, America, Archer, Hulu, Walter, Jon Benjamin, Jessica Walter, Matt Thompson, Krieger, Dave Willis, Stephen Tobolowsky, Adam Reed, Archer Season, Malory Archer


‘They will never let go’: Isis fighters regroup in the heart of Iraq

Iraqi special forces hunt Isis in lowlands south of Kirkuk, where the militants keep on the move, seeking to regain territorial controlA long convoy of humvees, trucks and troop carriers moved slowly through the countryside to the south of the city of Kirkuk, ferrying dozens of Iraqi special forces. Their target was a string of hideouts used by Islamic State militants in the rough terrain of hills and lowlands crisscrossed by canals and long-dried seasonal river gullies, or wadis as they are cal...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Kirkuk, Ihab Jalil


YouTube’s recommender AI still a horrorshow, finds major crowdsourced study

For years YouTube’s video-recommending algorithm has stood accused of fuelling a grab-bag of societal ills by feeding users an AI-amplified diet of hate speech, political extremism and/or conspiracy junk/disinformation for the profiteering motive of trying to keep billions of eyeballs stuck to its ad inventory. And while YouTube’s tech giant parent Google has, sporadically, responded to negative publicity flaring up around the algorithm’s antisocial recommendations — announcing a few policy twea...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Isis, Youtube, France, US, Tech, Eu, Mozilla, Commission, DSA, Brazil Germany, Guillaume Chaslot, YouTube AI Europe, Brandi Geurkink Mozilla


Camp Pendleton Marine on quest to get Afghan interpreter to U.S.

As a platoon squad leader in an area of Afghanistan known as a hotbed for Taliban fighters and drug traffickers, Tom Schueman was always positioned at the point of danger. And next to him in each mission, he said, was his Afghan interpreter, Zak. Zak, whose full name isn’t being used to protect his identity for safety, was then a 20-year-old school teacher who believed in a Taliban-free Afghanistan and had a thirst for adventure. His services were critical in assisting and protecting not only to...
Tags: Facebook, Isis, Texas, News, Nbc, Congress, White House, Virginia, Iraq, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, UPS, Afghanistan, Marine


Darkhorse Battalion Marine on quest to get Afghan interpreter to U.S.

As a platoon squad leader in an area of Afghanistan known as a hotbed for Taliban fighters and drug traffickers, Tom Schueman was always positioned at the point of danger. And next to him in each mission, he said, was his Afghan interpreter, Zak. Zak, whose full name isn’t being used to protect his identity for safety, was then a 20-year-old school teacher who believed in a Taliban-free Afghanistan and had a thirst for adventure. His services were critical in assisting and protecting not only to...
Tags: Facebook, Isis, Texas, News, Nbc, Congress, White House, Virginia, Iraq, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, UPS, Afghanistan, Marine


Biden's latest reasons for bombing Syria defy logic and the Constitution

US soldiers walk to an oil production facility to meet with its management team, in Syria, October 27, 2020. US Army/Spc. Jensen Guillory The Biden administration says its latest airstrikes in Iraq and Syria were defensive, meant to keep US troops safe. Those US forces are at risk precisely because they're still in the region, and, in the case of Syria, there illegally. Bonnie Kristian is a fellow at Defense Priorities. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden adminis...
Tags: Post, Politics, Isis, Congress, Opinion, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Atlantic, House, Pentagon, Biden


How women of Isis in Syrian camps are marrying their way to freedom

Exclusive: hundreds of al-Hawl camp detainees have been smuggled out using bribes gifted by husbands they met onlineHundreds of foreign women with links to Islamic State in Syria’s sprawling al-Hawl detention camp have “married” men they met online and several hundred have been smuggled out of the facility using cash bribes gifted by their new husbands.The camp’s inhabitants have been sent wire payments totalling upwards of $500,000 (£360,000), according to testimony from 50 women inside and out...
Tags: Europe, Isis, Islamic State, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, UK security and counter-terrorism, Idlib, Hawl, al Hawl


How women of Isis in Syrian camps are marrying way to freedom

Exclusive: hundreds of al-Hawl camp detainees have been smuggled out using bribes gifted by husbands they met onlineHundreds of foreign women with links to Islamic State in Syria’s sprawling al-Hawl detention camp have “married” men they met online and several hundred have been smuggled out of the facility using cash bribes gifted by their new husbands.The camp’s inhabitants have been sent wire payments totalling upwards of $500,000 (£360,000), according to testimony from 50 women inside and out...
Tags: Europe, Isis, Islamic State, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, UK security and counter-terrorism, Idlib, Hawl, al Hawl


Donald Rumsfeld's legacy is defined by the disastrous Iraq War and America's disgraceful use of torture

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld listens to questions during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on what military leaders knew about the combat death in Afghanistan of U.S. Army Ranger and former football star Pat Tillman, in Washington, August 1, 2007. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Donald Rumsfeld, George W. Bush's powerful defense secretary, died at 88 on Wednesday. His legacy will always be tied to the Iraq War and torture. Rumsfeld helped push the fals...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, Washington, Senate, Islamic State, Iraq, Brown University, US, International, America, Trends, Reagan, Iran, Syria, Analysis


US Navy says it will not take further action against retired Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher for his remarks on how a captured enemy fighter died

U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher (R), with wife Andrea Gallagher, leaves court after being acquitted of most of the serious charges against him during his court-martial trial at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, California , U.S., July 2, 2019. John Gastaldo / Reuters Retired Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher was cleared after being accused of murdering a prisoner of war. But in May, he said that he and other SEALs killed him by practicing medical procedures on him. The Na...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Navy, Iraq, Trends, War Crimes, Donald Trump, US Navy, Navy SEAL, San Diego California, John Gastaldo, Gallagher, R, Navy Times, Naval Base San Diego, Dan Taberski


US pushes France and UK to take Isis fighters back from Iraq and Syria

US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, says detention of former fighters in camps is untenableThe continued detention of former Islamic State fighters in Iraqi and Syrian camps is untenable, and more of them must be repatriated to their home countries, the US secretary of state said at a summit of the international coalition against Isis, held in Rome.In remarks aimed primarily at the French and British, Antony Blinken said: “This situation is simply untenable. It just can’t persist indefinitely...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, France, Islamic State, Iraq, US, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Syria, Rome, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, Antony Blinken


US carried out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups

Aerial view of the Pentagon Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images The US carried out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria early Monday morning. The Pentagon said the targets were used by Iran-backed militia groups that were conducting attacks on US facilities in Iraq. The US aimed "to send a clear and unambiguous deterrent message," a Pentagon spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Pentagon carried out airstrikes Monday morning in Iraq and Syria on facilities us...
Tags: Isis, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, United States, Pentagon, Biden, Donald Trump, Airstrikes, Iraq Syria, John Kirby, Kirby