Death toll in IS bomb attacks in Syria reaches 142

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Death toll in IS bomb attacks in Syria reaches 142 

CAIRO, Feb. 22 — A series of bombings Sunday outside Damascus and in Homs, Syria, has killed at least 142 people, with the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Ceasefire is to be common for all parties to Syria conflict – Russian PM

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ceasefire is to be common for all parties to Syria conflict – Russian PM 

MOSCOW, Feb. 15 — Russia has insisted on taking a common decision on when to stop combat operation in Syria, otherwise it can only aggravate the conflict, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Euronews on Sunday.

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Daesh earning USD 80 M monthly with 43% coming from oil – IHS Research Center

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Daesh earning USD 80 M monthly with 43% coming from oil – IHS Research Center 

MOSCOW, Dec. 7 — The terrorist group gets 46 percent of its revenue from oil sales and 50 percent from looting.

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IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB 

SOCHI, Nov. 10 — Plans of the Islamic State, an international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, to establish a province in northern Afghanistan pose a threat to Central Asian states, Iran and China, Yevgeny Sysoyev, a deputy chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service and chief of the administration of the National Anti-terrorist Committee, said on Tuesday.

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Anti-ISIL coalition carries out 17 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-ISIL coalition carries out 17 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria 

WASHINGTON, June 24 — Three airstrikes hit Islamic State positions near the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, where the U.S.-led coalition has been providing support to a coalition of Syrian Kurdish forces of the YPG, Assyrian Christians and the Free Syrian Army group Burkan al-Firat.

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Mid-East, Europe majorities support U.S.-led war vs IS — poll

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mid-East, Europe majorities support U.S.-led war vs IS — poll 

WASHINGTON, June 24 — The U.S.-led coalition of some 60 nations has carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State positions in Iraq since August 2014, and expanded the attacks to include targets in Syria in September 2014, albeit without the approval of the Syrian government.

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UN chief urges united efforts against extremism

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN chief urges united efforts against extremism 

UNITED NATIONS, April 23 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said the world must be united against extremism to get at the roots of what fuels it.

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Secret services find confirmation to contacts between IS and North Caucasus terrorists

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Secret services find confirmation to contacts between IS and North Caucasus terrorists 

MOSCOW, March 5 — Secret services have found confirmation to the data on incipient contacts between Islamic State and the terrorists operating in North Caucasus, the secretary of Russia’s Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev told reporters on Wednesday.

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Oratio Imperata for Peace to be prayed in Pangasinan for 28 days

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Oratio Imperata for Peace to be prayed in Pangasinan for 28 days 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 23 — Archbishop Socrates Villegas of the Lingayen Dagupan archdiocese has enjoined all priests in the archdiocese to lead in praying the Oratio Imperata for Peace from March 1 to 28 as a post communion prayer in all churches and chapels of the archdiocese.

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U.S. condemns IS murders of 21 Egyptians

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. condemns IS murders of 21 Egyptians 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 — The White House on Sunday described the murder of 21 Egyptian citizens in Libya by the Islamic State as "despicable and cowardly" and urged the Libyans to reject extremist groups and all acts of terrorism.

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