The Fall of Mosul: How ISIS Managed to Take the City

By |2018-01-05T15:16:25+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When the jihadists advanced towards Mosul on 6th June 2014 their aim was just to take a neighborhood for a couple of hours. They did not expected that all the government apparatus in the city would collapsed like a house of cards“.

(by Nino Orto) Lieutenant General Mahdi Gharawi, responsible for Mosul’s security, knew the […]

Associated Press: Up to 11,000 Civilians Were Killed in Mosul

By |2017-12-22T13:16:01+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to the Associated Press Report between 9,000 and 11,000 people were killed in the nine-month battle against Islamic State: a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than has been previously reported

(By Osservatorio) When the Syrian government and Russian forces  heavily bombarded East Aleppo at the end of 2016 a […]

Terror Attack in Spain: What we know so far

By |2017-08-28T18:08:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , |

As remarked by F. Reinares, various elements (e.g. the complexity of the plot, as well as trips abroad by members of the cell, especially the imam Es Satty) suggest there could be an international dimension

(By Silvia CarenziLast week, the Spanish region of Catalonia witnessed various terror-related incidents, including a vehicle ramming at Las Ramblas, […]

The Children of the Caliphate

By |2017-04-15T11:18:05+00:00April 15th, 2017|Categories: jihad watch|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The stories reveal an organised and structured military training which aims to cultivate an army of loyal warriors who are ideologically pure for the future Caliphate.”

(By Nino Orto)You can find them in the front row during public beheadings and crucifixions held in Raqqa and in all the cities […]