IS propagandists at Amaq have released English version of infographic re IS suicide attacks in Syria and Iraq in September (no Libya data)
ISIS, Not Russia, Is the Enemy in Syria http://buchanan.org/blog/isis-not-russia-enemy-syria-125800 … - I'm not a fan of Buchanan but he does get it right.
Turkey kills 38 ISIL militants, rebels advance in Syria http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-kills-38-isil-militants-rebels-advance-in-syria.aspx?pageID=238&nid=104776&NewsCatID=352 …
Bad news for all: rebel groups in #Syria continue to consolidate under Al Qaeda leadership.
US refuse to ask proxies to distance themselves from Jihadists= backing them. Killing few core leaders not "killing them" @kenaviba @mrymht3
#pts: Ahrar al-Sham & allied opp. groups have captured Jund al-Aqsa positions in Al-Atareb & are now advancing to its HQ in Sarmin, #Idlib.
Fighting between Ahrar al-Sham & Jund al-Aqsa continues, despite the latter’s joining JFS. So technically, Ahrar is fighting JFS. #Idlib
JFS has accepted Jund al-Aqsa [back] into its ranks after 2-3 days of fighting w. Ahrar al-Sham. A *huge* risk by JFS - won't go down well.
“Our troops are deployed and prepared & our participation is now confirmed,” Assadi explained.“The Mosul offensive will start in few days,
Isis loses a third of its territory in Syria and Iraq, analysts say - The Independent
Saudi market falls 2.2% as Iran and Iraq refuse to attend OPEC talks in Istanbul.
Watch a US coalition airstrike wipe out a factory producing ISIS' deadliest weapon in Iraq http://read.bi/2d6zItF
US forces increasing Iraq footprint ahead of Mosul operation https://goo.gl/RTNrsB
The 'highway of death' between Qayyara and Shargat is littered with burnt-out twisted remains of ISIS vehicles, destroyed by airstrikes.
Life in Afghanistan from 1950’s to 1970’s
Officials of Farah province warned Kabul about the fall of entire province 2 Taliban. Council head said they'll surrender if not reinforced.
Ghani says govt has provided facilities for import & export and an air cargo corridor between #Afghanistan & India will soon be operational
Ghani states he is aware of economic hardships in country after the draw down of troops but he is working 15 hours a day on economic plans
Ghani says the enemy does not have any plan to stabilize the country but government has plans for development and improvement #Afghanistan
Afghanistan is key to fighting extremists in the Middle East. Why the next US admin should stay the course: http://brook.gs/2dBcPO3
Afghanistan 15 years on: Obama’s sorriest legacy http://politi.co/2dCtwNc
Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman blames helicopter crash on technical problem, rejects claims it was downed - ABC
Barack Obama has relaxed the rules of engagement for NATO’s 13,000 soldiers in Afghanistan http://econ.st/2dXTme0
15 years after the invasion of Afghanistan, foreign aid is equal to 40% of the country's GDP http://econ.st/2dBaXFQ
Foreigners pledge more aid to Afghanistan as security worsens http://econ.st/2cWlKfE