The report also points out that terrorists have started using less sophisticated weapons, including pistols and vehicles, against crowds of people. Moreover, extremists aim to attack soft targets such as high-profile public events, hotels, places of worship, schools, tourist sites, markets, airports, clubs and restaurants, the advisory noted. © AP Photo / Chris Jackson’We Know What She Eats, Poison It!’ Daesh Reportedly Plotting to Kill Kate MiddletonAccording to various media reports, the Nusra Front, which stands for The Support Front for the People of Syria, was created in late 2011, becoming the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda. In mid-2013, Syrian jihadists split when several groups left the Nusra Front to join what was then called the Islamic State of Iraq, or ISI, and its leader, Ibrahim Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. ISI was consequently renamed the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or Daesh in Arabic) and as it expanded further, the terrorist group started calling itself the Islamic State (IS). READ MORE: Anatomy of a Caliphate: Life under Daesh in Syria — EXCLUSIVE Reports of al-Baghdadi’s death repeatedly appear in the world media. His death was reported in June and December 2016, April 2015 and November 2014. In April 2015, he was reported dead after an injury, and in October 2016, reports emerged that al-Baghdadi was poisoned. In January 2017, media reported that al-Baghdadi suffered heavy injuries… Read full this story
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