Syria

Spotlight on Global Jihad (October 15-21, 2015)

This week, the Syrian Army, with Iranian and Russian support, continued its attack against the rebel organizations led by the Al-Nusra Front. The battles were concentrated in the rural area south and southwest of Aleppo. In view of the wave of Palestinian terrorism plaguing Israel, ISIS launched a media campaign accompanied by vicious anti-Semitic incitement.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (October 9-15, 2015)

The main event of the week was the Syrian Army’s ground attack with Iranian involvement, with the participation of Hezbollah operatives and with Russian air support. The situation of control on the ground is still unclear. According to initial information, the Syrian Army enjoyed local successes in the rural area north of Hama. The Syrian
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Brigadier General Hossein Hamedani, Senior Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Commander, Killed Near Aleppo, Syria

On October 8, 2015, Brigadier General Hossein Hamedani (Abu Wahab), a senior commander in the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), was killed in Syria.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (September 22 – October 8, 2015)

September 30, 2015, marked the beginning of a new phase in the foreign involvement in the civil war in Syria, when Russian planes began launching airstrikes in northern Syria. So far, most of the Russian airstrikes, along with the launch of cruise missiles from Russian ships in the Caspian Sea, were directed against the coalition
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Spotlight on Iran (September 13 – 24, 2015)

At events held to mark the 35th anniversary of the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq War, senior Iranian officials repeatedly stressed Iran’s commitment to continuing its support of regional countries’ “struggle against terrorism.” Iran’s deputy foreign minister paid a visit to Moscow to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria. In the meantime, senior Iranian officials continue
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ISIS Media Campaign Attacks Muslims Fleeing Westward, Especially from Its Islamic Caliphate

In response to the wave of refugees fleeing to Europe, ISIS recently initiated a media campaign strongly criticizing Muslims emigrating from Syria, Libya, and by implication Iraq as well, to the West (Europe and the United States). To wage the campaign ISIS and its operatives and clerics have used its English- and Arabic-language media.
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