The website «al-Bawaba» writes that the terrorist group «Islamic state» carried out another mass execution of captured her in the ancient city of Palmyra. On the stage of ancient theatres were killed 18 people, whom the terrorists suspected of cooperation with the regime of Bashar al-Assad. The website recalled that in recent weeks government forces trying to seize the strategic initiative.
The Lebanese newspaper Daily Star writes that in Beirut were greeted as heroes 18 military and police personnel who spent 16 months in captivity, «Dzhabhat EN-Nusra». Under the mediation of Qatar they were exchanged for 13 of the jihadists, among whom was the former wife of the Caliph of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Published in the United Arab Emirates newspaper Gulf News reports that along with Sajid al-Dulaimi was released and her seven year old daughter. The publication notes that Qatar often plays the role of intermediary in these transactions support the fighting in Syria jihadists. The Saj announced that it intends to permanently settle in Turkey.
The London newspaper «al-Sharq al-Awsat» writes that the U.S. Secretary of defense announced the dispatch to Iraq of an additional contingent of American commandos. They will conduct independent operations against Islamic state in Iraq and Syria. Still in Iraq was mainly military instructors tasked with training the Kurdish militia and the Iraqi soldiers.
Egyptian «al-Youm al-Saba» notes that the «Islamic state», whose position was cramped in Syria and Iraq, is making significant efforts to turn Libya into its new base. Only in the vicinity of Sirte has 12 training camps of the terrorist group, which educate and children. All in all, the town has about 6,000 fighters, about 800 of them are Libyans.