Tag Archives: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

14Apr/17

U.S. releases video of ‘mother of all bombs’ strike in Afghanistan

The U.S. military releases video of the ‘mother of all bombs’ strike used in Afghanistan on ISIS targets, one of the largest non-nuclear devices ever unleashed in combat.

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14Apr/17

U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan

The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs,” in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading

08Dec/16

British spy chief says Islamic State plotting attacks as Russia makes ‘desert’ of Syria

In a rare speech, the head of Britain’s spy network says Islamic State are plotting attacks as Russia makes ‘desert’ of Syria.

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04Jan/16

Briton says boy from IS video is his grandson, says daughter is in Syria

London-based grandfather Sunday Dare says he recognises boy in an Islamic State video as his grandson, says his daughter in Syria has ‘let herself down’.

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08Dec/15

Blocking Muslim refugees supports terrorism – U.N.’s Guterres

Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.

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04Dec/15

News agency says Islamic State followers carried out California attacks

The Aamaq news agency, which supports Islamic State, says followers of the Islamist militant group carried out Wednesday’s attack on a social services agency in California, in which 14 people were killed.
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02Dec/15

British parliament votes to bomb Islamic State in Syria

British lawmakers vote in favour of a government motion to extend airstrikes against Islamic State to include Syria.

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28Nov/15

UK protesters march against possible Syria strikes

Thousands protest in London against the prospect of British air strikes in Syria after Prime Minister David Cameron calls for lawmakers to back military intervention against Islamic State. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading

27Nov/15

Remembering of 130 Paris attack victims

France holds an official commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks at the vast military courtyard of Les Invalides. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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26Nov/15

Britain’s Cameron says time to start bombing militants in Syria

It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.

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