The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) rapid advancement last week in the Nineveh province left thousands with broken lives who now live in U.N. refugee camps. Some of those survivors spoke with CBN's Chris Mitchell about the carnage they witnessed.
The United States trained members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Greater Syria) (ISIS) at a secret base in Jordan to combat Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces in Syria. Now, those same forces are fighting in Iraq, according to World Net Daily.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Greater Syria) (ISIS) attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery, located in Baiji in Northern Iraq, and seized the facility as security forces fled. Meanwhile, the White House is carefully weighing its options and is considering a "targeted, highly selective campaign of airstrikes" against the jihadists.
The Obama administration has been aware for two months that the al-Qaida-inspired group that has taken over two Iraqi cities and now is threatening Baghdad was training fighters in Turkey, according to a Shiite source in contact with a high official in the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.