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This is supposedly the latest vid of John Cantlie's lectures released by the jihadis.
South Sudan's armies gear up as fighting season approaches
With peace talks continuing, James Copnall visits rebel and government strongholds to find preparations for war
Leer is a town in waiting. Like battle-scarred rebel outposts and war weary villages throughout South Sudan’s conflict zone, residents and militia alike are gearing themselves up for a new round of fighting when the dry season begins in November – even as their leaders gather for peace talks in Tanzania. .............
Syria shoots down army jets operated by ISIL
The Syrian government has admitted that the ISIL Takfiri militants have conducted flights by three captured planes belonging to the Syrian army.
Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said the country’s forces managed to shoot down two of the three after they made trial flights over the northwestern city of Aleppo on Tuesday.
"Regarding... that terrorists control three jets in al-Jarrah military air base in Aleppo, there are three old aircraft that the terrorists were testing so the Syrian Arab Army immediately destroyed two of them on the runway as they were landing," Zoubi said.
He noted that the Syrian government is not worried about the third plane as it “cannot be used” by the militants.
The information minister added that the plane might be a pretext for the Turkish government to work for the imposition of a no-fly zone over Syria........
Suicide bomber kills 27 militiamen south of Iraqi capital
A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said.
The attacker, driving a Humvee vehicle packed with explosives and likely stolen from defeated government troops, also wounded 60 Shi'ite Muslim militiamen, who had helped government forces retake the town just south of the capital.......
The women soldiers of Novorussia.
Lebanon army clashes with militants in Tripoli for the third day in a row
Published Sunday, October 26, 2014
Updated at 3:50 pm (GMT +3): Six Lebanese soldiers and two civilians have been killed in ongoing battles between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants in the city of Tripoli in north Lebanon for the third day in a row Sunday, as the army vowed to eliminate all "terrorist cells" threatening Lebanon and its security.
According to state-run National News Agency (NNA), the security situation in Tripoli had deteriorated at dawn Sunday when heavy clashes between the army and militants erupted in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood..........
Houthis enter al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen
Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Islamist fighters pushed their rivals back.
The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under cover from Katyusha rocket fire from the Yemeni army and presidential guard.
Tribal sources said the Ansar al-Sharia fighters withdrew to another district called Bakla, some 3 kilometers (two miles) away.
The Houthis have advanced into central and western Yemen since they seized control of Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 21, taking on tribesmen and al-Qaeda militants........