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August 16, 2017 3:29 PM Satellite images show Iran 'is building a secret missile factory on the Syrian coast which could be used to strike Israel'

Iran is helping to build a missile factory inside Syria that could be used to fire Scud rockets at Israel, it has been claimed. Satellite images show a building site to the east of Baniyas, on Syria's Mediterranean coast, which matches similar sites inside Iran, experts told Israel's Channel 2. Once completed the facility will likely be used to manufacture 6

August 14, 2017 6:51 AM Suspected Islamic State militant kills Turkish police officer in Istanbul

ANKARA, Aug 14 (Reuters) - A suspected Islamic State militant stabbed a Turkish police officer to death while being taken to the Istanbul police headquarters, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. The man, suspected of preparing a bomb attack, had been detained in an operation by anti-terrorism police. The wounded officer succumbed to his stab wounds 4

August 1, 2017 11:17 PM Rex Tillerson Concedes Russia Ties Are Sour

(WASHINGTON) — The top American diplomat put the onus on Russia Tuesday to take steps to repair flagging relations with the United States, even as he conceded that congressional sanctions would pose a new obstacle. Holding out hope for warmer ties, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he'd meet with his Russian counterpart within days. — Revealed the U.S. is looking 8

July 31, 2017 6:31 AM Preparations begin for militants to leave Lebanon border region -Hezbollah media unit

BEIRUT, July 31 (Reuters) - Preparations began on Monday for the transfer of militants and their relatives from Lebanon's border region to Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners, a Hezbollah media unit said. As part of a local ceasefire between Hezbollah and Nusra Front jihadists that took effect last week, about 9,000 people would leave for rebel 2

July 30, 2017 11:47 AM Inside ISIS's 'Little Britain' stronghold: Fashion student held alongside notorious British jihadi brides reveals they were 'delighted' when they appeared in the news and were bitterly jealous of their husband's sex slaves

Islam Mitat, 23, a student who loved fashion, shared a home with the 'terror twins' from Manchester, three schoolgirls who ran away to join ISIS from east London, and jihadist brides from Bristol and Glasgow. She also revealed how they were delighted at seeing their names appear in online newspaper reports. She said her two-year-old son, Abdullah, is still 3

July 29, 2017 1:53 PM Girl snipers join teen army tightening net on Isis in Raqqa

A row of half-ruined houses, filled with rubble and broken furniture, made up the front line against Isis. It was manned by a group of boys who looked barely 18, their faces white with exhaustion. Every few minutes, the sound of incoming mortars and outgoing artillery from a nearby coalition base pounded overhead. An Isis sniper, based in a nearby building 10

July 29, 2017 6:48 AM Ex-soldier Joe Robinson arrested in Turkey for battling Islamic State

The 23-year-old from Lancashire remains detained while his girlfriend and her mother have been released from custody. Joe Robinson, who used to live in Accrington, Lancashire, was detained along with his girlfriend and her mother while the trio were on holiday. While the two women have since been released, 23-year-old Mr Robinson remains in custody 17

July 24, 2017 3:35 PM This 12-Year-Old Syrian Refugee Is Aiming To Be Taekwando World Champion

Rayan Sleiman is a 12-year-old Syrian refugee who has a dream: “I would like to be a world champion. I want people to wonder how a little girl was able to discover taekwondo and defend herself,” she says. Sleiman lives in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp with her sister Zeinab, and is among dozens of Syrian children taking Taekwondo classes as part of an initiative 12

July 21, 2017 9:08 PM Britain's refugee system criticised as Syrian family's hotel stay tops £28k

BRITAIN’s refugee system was criticised last night after it was revealed that a Syrian family’s hotel stay while they fight to be allowed to remain in Britain has cost £28,000 so far. They claim their lives would be at risk if they were returned to Syria and so have been put up in a hotel for 10 months. Tory MP Peter Bone said: “If someone has the right 19

July 21, 2017 7:55 PM END OF ISIS: Syrians burn burkas and shave beards while celebrating escaping Raqqa

SYRIANS have celebrated liberation from Islamic State (ISIS) by burning their burkas and sharing their beards. Men and women who successfully fled the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa wasted no time in destroying any associations of the killer cult. During ISIS’ control of the north Syrian city, men were forced to grow long beards while women were given a strict 8