ISIS Sleeps by the Gates of Damascus


Original Article in Arabic: Dec 27, 2014 Exclusive to Tahrir Souri, Damascus As frequent press reports during the recent weeks had anticipated the near arrival of ISIS to the south of Damascus through Utayba (Eteybeh) and Bir-Qasab, the organization had indeed grounded itself and established a rapidly growing base in Al-Hajar Al-Aswad to the south of

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IS boot camps rob Raqqa’s children of their childhood


Following its takeover of Raqqa, and the ensuing closure of schools and universities, the Islamic State has managed to enroll a large number of the city’s children in its boot camps, through a strategy that employs the carrot and stick approach. Using widespread starvation and poverty in the capital of its so-called Caliphate to its

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الجهاديّون ينظّمون رحلات سياحية في أرجاء دولة الخلافة


ترجمة: تحرير سوري بعد شهرتها بالخطف والرجم العلني والجلد والإعدام، تسعى الدولة الإسلامية لتوسيع نشاطها باتجاه السياحة، حيث تسعى لتوفير شهر العسل للجهاديين وتعريف المدنيين بالوجه الآخر للخلافة. برحلتين أسبوعيا، بين الرقّة في سوريا والأنبار في العراق، تسير حافلات الدولة الإسلامية بأعلامها السوداء المرفرفة على وقع أنغام الأغاني الجهادية طوال الرحلة. ووفقاً للناشط هادي سلامة:

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“The Daily Mail” publishes video filmed in Syria as “Smashing the grave of Prophet Jonah (Yunus) in Iraq”


The Daily Mail published a report about smashing the grave of Prophet Jonah (Arabic: Yunus) in Musol city of Iraq by ISIS, and attached a video filmed in Syria about a year ago.The Daily Mail commented on the video saying that it shows ISIS militants wearing black masks and smashing centuries-old graves in northern of

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Profile: The Rise of the Islamic State (IS)


An Overview of the Islamic State (Formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)) With the authorization of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq, Abu Muhammed Al-Golani crossed the Iraqi border to Syria to found what would b known as “Jabhat Al-Nusra”, the official affiliate of Al-Qaeda

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The fall of Mosul


     An Iraqi source close to Tahrir Souri explained to Tahrir Souri the fall of Mosul to the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The source will be nicknamed, “Mohammad.”      According to Mohammad, the state of Mosul, prior to the attack by the ISIL, was brittle. The

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ISIS advances on the rebels of Ar-Raqqa while the regime attempts to carve a path to the Tabqa airbase

الإزدحام على أحد أفران الرقة في شارع 23 شباط

     13 members of Liwa Thouwar Ar-Raqqa, and 5 members of ISIS were killed in clashes between the two in the town of Tal Abyad in Western Raqqa. A number of ISIS vehicles were seen transporting corpses and six prisoners belonging to Liwa Thouwar Ar-Raqqa. The vehicles passed through the Kfeifeh checkpoint on their

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