Saudi Gets 7 Years in Jail for Attempt to Join ISIS — Asharq Al-Awsat - English
Riyadh- Saudi judiciary sentenced on Wednesday a Saudi citizen to imprisonment and banned him from traveling for pledging allegiance to ISIS and seeking to join it in Syria, taking his wife and children with him. The convict admitted that he supported ISIS and traveled to Turkey to go to Syria and join the group. He also confessed that he covered up a group of people who had traveled to Syria to take part in the battle there and he also brought his children to the conflict zones. The first
Iraqi paramilitaries have cut off more of ISIS escape routes to Syria — Business Insider
Iraqi Shi'ite militia fighters demonstrate their skills during a graduation parade in Kerbala, southwest of Baghdad, October 2, 2014. ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi paramilitary units captured the northern province of Hatra on Thursday, cutting off several desert tracks used by Islamic State to move between Iraq and Syria, the military. The operations in Hatra are carried out by Popular Mobilisation, a coalition of mostly Iranian-trained militias of Shi'ite volunteers formed in 2014 after…
2 officers shot on French island of Reunion; bomb materials found at Islamist suspect's home — Fox News
A man suspected of links to radical Islam and of glorifying terrorism shot two police officers on the French island of Reunion during an arrest Thursday -- and police found bomb-making materials at his home, officials said.