News of airstrikes by the U.S. and five Arab countries on Islamic State targets inside Syria also included word of a separate action by the U.S. against a group whose name has not been dominating headlines as has ISIS – the jihadist group known as Khorasan.
The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.
A Twitter account associated with the terror group ISIS has been shut down by the social network after tweets were posted calling for the assassination of Twitter employees, seemingly in response to Twitter clamping down on accounts associated with the jihadist group.
ISIS, a growing terrorist group, claimed responsibility Tuesday for the beheading of another American journalist. Meanwhile, East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is visiting capitals in the Middle East to put together an international alliance to defeat the group.
“It’s like a punch in the gut,” is how one Bay Area Iraq War veteran describes news today that Mosul, Tikrit, Ninevah, and so many other Iraqi cities have now fallen to the terrorist army known as ISIS.