Posts Tagged ‘IS’

IS understand manoeuvre warfare

IS understand manoeuvre warfare as they fight back against the YPG move on Ain Issa The IS launched a bold attack on Kobane late last night that took the city’s YPG defenders by surprise. The IS forces are now in control of two districts West of Kobane. In addition, the IS forces launched another surprise attack…

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Islamic State on the run?

Islamic State on the run? The Kurdish YPG forces captured a strategic military base from the IS (Brigade 93) and are advancing towards the town of Ain Issa, about 30 miles from the IS de facto capital in al-Raqqa. The IS are redeploying significant resources to defend their capital. The YPG managed to capitalise on…

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Bahrain threatened by IS militants

Bahrain threatened by IS militants Reports have been received at SecurityMiddleEast.com that IS have made several covert and overt threats against Shia mosques in Bahrain over the past 48 hours. The Bahraini security services fear that IS might have turned its attention to Bahrain in IS’s attempts to escalate sectarian tensions within the GCC countries.…

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Threat to Judges in Egypt

Threat to Judges in Egypt The so called IS Province of Sinai issued an audio statement on May 20 threatening Egypt’s judiciary and warned judges that they would chase them into their homes and poison their foods if necessary. The threats by the IS branch in Egypt, known as the IS Province of Sinai, were…

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MENA Regional Brief

MENA Regional Brief as at 03 April 2015 Syria: Islamic State releases extremely detailed guide explaining how to travel to join the militant group in Syria Islamic State militants published an extremely detailed, 50-page e-book with explicit instructions on how to travel to join the militant group in Syria, what to bring, and – most…

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Al Qaeda to formally disband this year

In an unprecedented insight to the future of Al Qaeda, 5 Dimensions consultants based in Dubai, with direct access to information inside the command structures of Al Qaeda have released an assessment of their future based on actual discussions between key decision makers. One key finding is “Al Qaeda to formally disband this year”. Sources…

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US DoD hacked by IS

US Military servers hacked by IS and personnel data leaked Just after midnight the Global Risk Awareness team intercepted a message from a group calling themselves the Islamic State Hacking Division (ISHD). They described their target as “The US Military” and the leak as “the addresses of 100 US Military personnel”. They claim to have…

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IS Claim responsibility for Tunis attack

IS have just released a statement claiming responsibility for the attack in Tunis on Wednesday Yesterday (18th March 2015) Two suspected Islamic State members opened fire in the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital Tunis, killing at least 17 foreign tourists and 2 Tunisians. The individuals, identified to a French radio station by the Tunisian…

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Regional brief – 18th March 15

Regional brief – 18th March 15 Tunisia: Unidentified gunmen open fire at museum in Tunis At least seven foreign nationals and one Tunisian were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fatal fire inside of the Bardo museum, located next to the Parliament building in central Tunis. At time of writing, sources indicated that the gunmen had…

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IS accept Boko Haram allegiance

IS accept Boko Haram allegiance In the latest release from al-Furqan, the official media outlet for the Islamic State (IS) in an unusual 27 minute 51 second audio cast, released at 7pm GMT this evening, they present a letter from the Sheikh Adnani, an official spokesman of IS. Adnani is Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, real name:…

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