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Islamic State Smuggles Oil Into Turkey—With Hostages as Insurance

Islamic State Smuggles Oil Into Turkey—With Hostages as Insurance | terrorism | Scoop.it
The militants sell cheap oil to the country—and keep 49 hostages (#IslamicState Smuggles Oil Into #Turkey—With Hostages as Insurance http://t.co/QFX9ZMKyvE #ISIS #IRAQ #ISIL)...
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Al-Qaeda Tries to Control Areas Liberated by Free Syrian Army - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Al-Qaeda Tries to Control Areas Liberated by Free Syrian Army - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | terrorism | Scoop.it
Al-Qaeda has been taking over areas liberated by the Free Syrian Army to set up Islamic emirates, while some Syrian oppositionists call on the FSA to fight these al-Qaeda groups before it’s too late.

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Juan Carlos Hernandez's curator insight, July 11, 2013 10:25 AM

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Al-Qaeda has been taking over areas liberated by the Free Syrian Army to set up Islamic emirates, while some Syrian oppositionists call on the FSA to fight these al-Qaeda groups before it’s too late.

Publisher: Azzaman (Iraq) 
Original Title:
Abu Osama Al-Tunisi Sets up His Emirate in Syria on the Skulls of Those Rebelling Against al-Assad
First Published: July 8, 2013
Posted on: July 10 2013
Translated by: Rani Geha

Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/security/2013/07/al-qaeda-syria-armed-opposition-fsa.html?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=7755#ixzz2YkMkPwZR

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ISIS Declares Islamic 'Caliphate' And Calls On Groups To Pledge Allegiance - Huffington Post

ISIS Declares Islamic 'Caliphate' And Calls On Groups To Pledge Allegiance - Huffington Post | terrorism | Scoop.it
ISIS Declares Islamic 'Caliphate' And Calls On Groups To Pledge Allegiance Huffington Post The group, previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and also known as ISIS, has renamed itself "Islamic State" and proclaimed its...
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It will be interesting to see if ISIS uses the designation of a new Islamic Caliphate to encourage other likeminded Muslims into joining their ranks. I would not be surprised if any attack against ISIS would be turned into propaganda as a Western and Shia-led government attack against the new "Caliphate'.

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Yemen president vows assault on all al Qaeda bastions - The Express Tribune

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Yemen president vows assault on all al Qaeda bastions
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Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi. PHOTO: REUTERS.
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