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FSB DETAINED 2 ISIS TERORIRSTS PLANNING TO CARRY OUT TERRORIST ATTACKS IN RUSSIAN CAPITAL

FSB The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained two ISIS members who were planning to carry out attacks in Moscow Region on September 1, the FSB said on Thursday. According to the FSB, the terrorists were plotting to attack crowded places on Knowledge Day, the beginning of the school year in Russia. The FSB “detected and suppressed the criminal activity of two immigrants from the Central Asian region, who were plotting to carry out terrorist attack in places of mass gathering on 1 September this year.” Earlier one of the terrorists published a video in which he addressed ISIS. “In the address he gave the so-called ‘oath of loyalty to terrorists.’ After that, he planned attacks on civilians with non-firearm weapons,” the FSB said.

RUSSIA: FSA IS PLANNING TO USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN DARAA

Shabab al-Sunnah On Thursday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the Shabab al-Sunnah militant group in Daraa has of chemical weapons and is planning to use them. “We have received worrying information. According to Russia’s information, the Shabab al-Sunnah armed group has access to chemical weapons,” Zakharova said during a press conference. Shabab al-Sunnah is one of the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) groups in southern Syria. The group participated in the attack on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in Daraa city earlier this year. Furthermore, the groups is one of few FSA groups in Daraa that has received US-made TOW ATGMs. Zakharova releveled that Shabab al-Sunnah has several missiles fitted with chemical agents in its warehouse in Daraa. Furthermore, according to Zakharova, the group is planning to use this weapons against a civilian area in Daraa. Likely Shabab al-Sunnah is planning to sabotage the de-escalation agreement in southern Syria by faking a ch…

450 ISIS TERRORISTS SURRENDERED TO PESHMERGA FORCES NORTH OF TAL AFAR

Click to see the full-size image The article is provided by Islamic World News exclusively for SouthFront A high number of ISIS militants surrendered themselves to Kurdish Peshmerga forces during the Iraqi military operation in the Tal Afar area. ISIS members run away from the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) and entered the Peshmerga-held area north of Tal Afar where they surrendered themselves to Kurdish fighters. Others that were trying to escape towards Syria via the Peshmerga-held area were eliminated. According to Kurdish sources, 170 ISIS militants were killed and 450 ISIS militants surrendered. Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image

AFGHANISTAN INTELLIGENCE DENIES TALKS WITH TALIBAN

FILE IMAGE On August 31, Afghanistan Intelligence Service denied in an official statement any official talks with Taliban officials. The statement came after a report of the Associated Press (AP) released a report that officials from the Afghanistan Intelligence Service talk  with Talban officials almost on daily bases. The AP report that was published on August 30 said that Afghani officials held talks with the Taliban leadership in Pakistan and with the Taliban office in Qatar. The AP said that its report is based on official documents that describe these talks. The documents were shown to the AP by a senior Afghan security official, according to the report. In the last few years many reports claimed that negotiations were ongoing between the Afghani government and the Taliban. Some reports even said that there were negotiations between the US and the Taliban, mainly in Qatar. On August 30, the Taliban news agency Voice of Jihad claimed that Taliban fighters repelled an attack of t…