Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

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Mohamed Nazzal
After a string of suicide bombings, life in Dahiyeh is not the same as before. Some people have built barricades in front of their stores, afraid of...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Radwan Mortada
The Islamic State of Iraq, which later became the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was never really a subordinate of al-Qaeda. The groups’...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces (ISF) have circulated a warning that Prime Minister Najib Mikati has been named as a possible target for...
Saturday, February 1, 2014
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Radwan Mortada
In certain Salafi-jihadi circles, a so-called strategic plan of al-Qaeda is being circulated. Al-Qaeda has ostensibly been working to implement this...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Radwan Mortada
Three al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadi groups have declared war on Lebanon. In a single day, the trio delivered the opening salvo of their Lebanese...
Monday, January 27, 2014
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Radwan Mortada
The jihadi expansion into Lebanon is the main feature of a new phase to begin soon, ushering in a paradigm shift in terror attacks in the country.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
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Firas al-Hakkar
Life is gradually returning to the "State of Raqqa." Local council bulldozers are beginning to remove the remnants of battles from the streets....
Thursday, January 23, 2014
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Radwan Mortada
Christians in the Levant are facing dire options: convert to Islam, pay a tribute to the Muslim rulers, or leave the land. These options stem from a...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Suhaib Anjarini
The story of Wanis and Minas Livonian, two Syrian-Armenians from the north Syrian city of Aleppo, seems almost out of this world. They were killed by...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
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