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Iraqi troops have managed to launch a massive operation against a large number of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants and destroyed a convoy of at least 200 vehicles belonging to ISIL near city of Samarra, Al-Alam reports.
According to Al-Alam reporter, Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces backed by artillery launched a massive operation on Friday evening and completely dismissed the armed militants from Samarra.
According to report, the Iraqi elite counter-terrorism forces are on their way to Mosul to restore security alongside the road connecting Ninava - Salahaddin provinces.
According to security sources, the control of Salahaddin province has been regained totally by Iraqi security troops.
Around 1.5 million Iraqis have volunteered to join battles against the militants of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
ISIL convoy hit in Samarra, 200 vehicles destroyed: Video -
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The ISIS have routinely practised extortion, such as demanding money from truck drivers and threatening to blow up businesses. This has been one revenue stream, while robbing banks and gold shops has been another. During the battle of Mosul in June 2014, ISIS allegedly became the richest terror group in the world after looting $429 USD million from Mosul's central bank, according to the regional governor; a large quantity of gold bullion was also believed to have been stolen. That will “buy a whole lot of Jihad”, regional analyst Brown Moses wrote on Twitter, adding, “For example, with $429 million, ISIS could [recruit and] pay 60,000 fighters around $600 a month for a year." French television channel France 24 reported: "The group receives funding via private donations from the Gulf states." In an interview with France 24, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of openly funding the ISIS.
Qatar of openly funding the ISIS.
Do we have a dog in this fight?
originally posted by: Willtell
a reply to: smithjustinb
Good point! It may be that ISIL is actually making themselves vulnerable to being wiped out.
They have no official allies to protect them just massive swatches of desert.
The Iraqis, Iranians, and the US Special Forces it seems to me could wipe these barbarians out.
originally posted by: METACOMET
The District of Columbia has trained and funded both sides. All is going according to plan, obviously. The good people of America have absolutely nothing to worry about. Just don't ask any questions and keep paying your taxes. The banksters and MIC will get through this one just fine.