"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Wednesday, August 24, 2016

ISIS continues advance on key city in southern Hasakah- Al-Masdar News

Al-Hasakah, Syria (6:50 A.M.) -The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) launched a large-scale offensive in the southern countryside of the Al-Hasakah Governorate on Tuesday, targeting the strategic city of Al-Shadadi, which is currently under the control of the U.S. backed “Syrian Democratic Forces.”
ISIS began the offensive by storming the Syrian Democratic Forces’ defenses south of Al-Shadadi city; this resulted in the capture of a number of sites, including four villages.
Following the capture of these four villages, the Islamic State made a major push for Al-Shadadi’s southern perimeter, capturing the town of Al-Sheikh Hilal along the way.