Terrorist sleeper cells under scrutiny
Lebanese security services received information that a number of Nusra Front military commanders sneaked into Lebanon.
by Antoine Ghattas Saab
ISIS Storms Northeast Syrian City of Hassakeh
Terror group makes advances following several setbacks.
by Associated Press

ISIS fighters dead in failed attack on Syria Alawite town: activists
“At least 19 Islamic State members were killed… along with three National Defense Force fighters…”
by Agence France Presse
Saudi-led warplanes bomb rebels across Yemen
Targets included the Iran-backed Houthis as well as troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
by Agence France Presse

NYT Wants Underwear Bomber's FBI Interviews
Underwear bomber coached by known CIA asset.
by Adam Klasfeld
Syrian Kurds victory over ISIL could stir up problems
Kurds deal with corruption from both sides.
by Lucy Kafanov

ISIS urges followers to escalate attacks during Ramadan
“Be keen to conquer in this holy month and to become exposed to martyrdom.”
by Reuters
Majority Around the World Say U.S. Torture Methods 'Not Justified'
Techniques included waterboarding, mock executions, prolonged sleep deprivation, threat of sexual abuse and threats against family members.
by Sputnik

Rebel fighters advance in Syria's Aleppo
Several factions pushed into government-held Khaldiyeh neighbourhood, sources say, but state TV denies.
by Reuters
You’ve Been Warned – Calls for Mandatory “National Service” for Americans Aged 18-28 Has Begun
The statists are coming for your kids, and the conditioning has already begun.
by Michael Krieger

Russia Develops 'Microwave Gun' Able to Deactivate Drones, Warheads
Newly-developed equipment capable of deactivating radio electronics of UAVs and warheads of precision weapons.
by Sputnik News
Islamic State targeting Germany’s homeless in worrying recruiting trend
Islamic State is targeting an ever-younger audience.
by Matthew Schofield

Boko Haram Is Winning, Say Officials
No evidence that ISIS has supplied Boko Haram with anything other than production help on social media.
by NBC News
Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Killed in US Strike in Yemen
Latest in a series of senior figures from al-Qaida’s powerful Yemeni branch eliminated by drones.
by Associated Press

Kerry ‘certain’ Assad waged chemical attacks
Obama admin still attempting to blame Assad for chemical attacks carried out by rebels.
by Daily Star
Rebel shelling kills dozens in Syria's Aleppo
At least 43 people killed,190 others injured by opposition rocket fire in city of Aleppo, monitoring group says.
by Diana Al Rifai