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ISIS kidnaps dozens of women, girls in deadly Syria raids
https://www.cbsnews.com ^ | 7/30/18

Posted on 08/04/2018 8:38:58 PM PDT by BBell

A war monitoring group says Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters seized 36 women and children during simultaneous attacks on the southeastern province of Sweida last week. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday that 20 women and 16 children were seized from al-Shobki village in Sweida during the Wednesday attacks.

The ambush by suspected ISIS militants left at least 221 people dead. Reports on social media suggest ISIS has sent photos of some of the kidnapped women, most of them from the minority Druze sect prevalent in Sweida, to their families in via WhatsApp.

The suspected ISIS kidnappers have purportedly made demands for the women and children's release, but the families have not said what they're demanding.

Syrian warplanes carried out a number of airstrikes targeting ISIS positions in the northern and eastern countryside of Sweida at dawn on Monday. The strikes targeted the Kara'a area, which is considered a major ISIS stronghold in the desert of Sweida province.

Sweida, which is mainly government-held and populated with members of Syria's Druze minority, had been largely insulated from the conflict raging in the rest of the country since 2011, but on Wednesday, a string of suicide blasts and shootings claimed by ISIS shattered the peace in the provincial capital and nearby villages, most of them civilians.

The ISIS jihadists abducted the women and children from al-Shobki village, according to the Syrian Observatory, which said four women had since managed to escape while another two had died. That left 14 women and 16 children in ISIS captivity, said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman. Another 17 men were unaccounted for, but it was unclear if they were also kidnapped.

ISIS has not claimed the kidnappings and no details on them could be found on its propaganda channels.

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TOPICS: Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alawiteshatethedruze; druze; failedstate; girls; isil; isis; islam; islamic; kidnaps; muslim; muslims; syria; women
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I wish we could just kill these cockroaches off. Like cockroaches, they keep coming back.

Thanks 0bama! The "JV" team is at it again and again and again.....

1 posted on 08/04/2018 8:38:58 PM PDT by BBell
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In all the years obama brennan clinton/ kerry armed and supported ISIS
I do not remember ever hearing about one single US military raid to free kidnapped women and children held as sex slaves, even when there were public markets

None

So much for “ children in cages”


2 posted on 08/04/2018 8:42:52 PM PDT by silverleaf (A man who kneels for the national anthem doesn't stand for much of anything)
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That area is mostly Druze and Christian so, no big deal. /Sarc
3 posted on 08/04/2018 8:52:04 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory !!)
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To: BBell

Among other things, Islamic Jihadists are sexual perverts taking after their leader, child abuser, Mohammed.


4 posted on 08/04/2018 8:52:51 PM PDT by Jim 0216 (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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Use special forces to find them, interrogate them, and kill them all, including their families.


5 posted on 08/04/2018 8:55:18 PM PDT by WMarshal (Because we're America, Bitches!)
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To: BBell

This was 8 days ago, IIRC. ISIS is demanding ransom money, and says if it is not paid, they will be burned alive.

Some of the girls look to be ten or eleven in pictures I have seen of them.


6 posted on 08/04/2018 9:03:08 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I am an America First, not Israel First FReeper.)
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To: BBell

ISIS is just celebrating Diverity and enriching other cultures. This is what they do, and who are we to judge? This is the cowardly Liberals way of crawling in their belly and licking boots.

My way is hunt them like animals, then Kill them slowly. And repeat until they are extinct; and the fear they have of being obliterated is greater than their zeal to impose their will on others.

We must speak the language they understand


7 posted on 08/04/2018 9:05:19 PM PDT by Hodar (A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.- Burroughs)
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*** Use special forces to find them, interrogate them, and kill them all, including their families. ***

ISIS approached Sweida from the direction of Al Tanf. I don’t think Special Forces, if you mean US Special Forces would be of much help since they failed to notice close to 31 ISIS vehicles driving past the US Military installation at Al Tanf.


8 posted on 08/04/2018 9:08:13 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I am an America First, not Israel First FReeper.)
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Of course they did. Israel just said Assad has a handle on things and there may be peace for a few months. Can't have peace with a death cult religion of peace.
9 posted on 08/04/2018 9:08:47 PM PDT by Karliner (Jeremiah29:11,Romans8:28 Isa 17, Damascus has fallen)
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To: sockmonkey

I’m surprised I had not seen or heard of it. News blackout?


10 posted on 08/04/2018 9:10:17 PM PDT by BBell
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To: Rashputin

That explains why it is not really news.


11 posted on 08/04/2018 9:11:12 PM PDT by BBell
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To: sockmonkey

Whatever it takes, the people that support terrorism need to pay big time.


12 posted on 08/04/2018 9:14:58 PM PDT by WMarshal (Because we're America, Bitches!)
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“I wish we could just kill these cockroaches off.”

If the US was acting in its’ best interests it would support Assad in gaining control over all of Syria, from border to border.

Assad is perfectly willing and able, but for any assistance required he just has to call his buddy Vladimir.

That’s a pretty low cost clean-up job.


13 posted on 08/04/2018 9:15:38 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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sounds like a win-win to me. At this point it’s better than sending our troops in.


14 posted on 08/04/2018 9:20:19 PM PDT by BBell
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*** I’m surprised I had not seen or heard of it. News blackout? ***

Only in the US. Has the US news shown the 221 coffins of those killed by ISIS in the Sweida attack?


15 posted on 08/04/2018 9:39:31 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I am an America First, not Israel First FReeper.)
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Kidnapping women? These people sound like they are from the days of Aladdin. Can we just either kill them all, or let the savages have at each other.


16 posted on 08/04/2018 9:46:54 PM PDT by Vermont Lt
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To: BBell

Why is Assad a bad guy again?


17 posted on 08/04/2018 9:59:44 PM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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To: BBell

“Uh, well, the heart wants what it wants.”

18 posted on 08/04/2018 10:06:35 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: sockmonkey

Now that one I remember. I got rid of my cable so I lost OAN. They are better at reporting events around the world.


19 posted on 08/04/2018 10:44:23 PM PDT by BBell
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To: bray

Because Barry and the Hildabeast said he was.


20 posted on 08/04/2018 10:45:48 PM PDT by BBell
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