Ahmad Massoud Still in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (FNA)- An informed source close to Ahmad Massoud said on Saturday that the Afghan opposition leader has not left Afghanistan, adding that 70% of main streets in Panjshir have been brought under control by the Taliban. “In recent days, the Taliban entered Panjshir and now 70% of the main streets and passages are under…

Documents Expose Lafarge’s Funding of ISIS in Syria

Al Mayadeen According to documents obtained by Anadolu Agency, French company Lafarge funded ISIS and other terrorist organizations – and the French intelligence services enabled and benefited from it. Lafarge, a French cement company that has stretched its tentacles in war-ridden areas like Syria and Iraq, has been reported to have funded ISIS with 13…

Complicity in Terror

Patrik Paulov In the second of a two-part series, PATRIK PAULOV examines how two court cases highlight the role of Sweden and Britain in supporting extremist groups in Syria In the  autumn of 2015, a trial in the Swedish city of Gothenburg received a lot of attention. Two men from Gothenburg were charged with terrorist…

US Military Report Warns ISIS Will Operate ‘Indefinitely’

Dave DeCamp The US justifies its presence in Iraq and Syria by inflating the threat of ISIS, but the group holds no significant territory The US military published a quarterly report on ISIS to Congress on Tuesday that said the group is a “low-level” threat but warned it could operate “indefinitely” in the remote deserts…

Sweden’s Terror Links

Patrik Paulov The stream of travellers from Sweden to terrorist organisations in Syria and Iraq had begun early. According to the Swedish Security Service a total of 300 people had travelled there from 2012 to 2019 — when Isis began to lose its territory toward the end of 2015, the number of travellers decreased dramatically….

British Government’s Dirty War on Syria

Steve Sweeney  The discovery of a £350 million British government “slush fund for jihadist groups” leaves no question that Britain is fighting a secretive dirty war against Syria. Investigative journalists from Declassified UK published the results of research last week detailing how the clandestine government Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), which appears to have…

NATO-Backed Terror: Bombs Rain Down as I Visit the Idlib Frontlines

Vanessa Beeley Children are being killed, homes are being shelled, and fields scorched, often by Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists armed with US-made weapons or by Turkish artillery. Where’s the outcry in the West against these war crimes? UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres celebrated the extension of a “humanitarian” border crossing at Bab Al Hawa on July 10…

Facts Point to Interaction between US, NATO and the Islamic State in Afghanistan

According to Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Russia is aware of unmarked helicopters conducting flights in areas, where IS militants were active. “It would have been impossible to carry out such activities unbeknownst to the US and NATO forces that had complete control of Afghanistan’s airspace,” she explained MOSCOW, July 22. /TASS/. Moscow has repeatedly…

Iraqi Security Arrests Head of ISIS in Baghdad, a Blow to the Pentagon

Syria News Iraqi National Security Services in a qualitative operation arrested the ‘governor’ of ISIS in Baghdad, the top commander of the US-sponsored terrorist group in the Iraqi capital. The security service said in a statement that it ‘managed to arrest the terrorist in a qualitative operation, the operation was based on preemptive information after monitoring and…

Weaponizing “Humanitarian Aid” to Syria: Deceitful Cover for U.S. Support of Al Qaeda and Excuse to Violate Syrian Sovereignty and UN Charter

Rick Sterling Border crossing at Bab al-Hawa between Turkey and Syria. [Source: english.enabbaladi.net] On Friday July 9 the UN Security Council unanimously agreed to a conditional one-year extension of the Turkey/Syria border crossing at Bab al Hawa. As part of the agreement, the UN Secretary General needs to report regularly on what is happening with the…