Thousands of ISIS fighters are to be given safe passage out of Iraq to fight in Syria, Russian military leaders claim. The jihadi army – and their families – will allegedly be let back in to Syria to battle president Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies.

The outrageous claims comes as Britain and the US face criticism for failing to stop Assad’s brutal bombing of civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Nearly a thousand US and British troops have been sent to retake Mosul – the largest city under ISIS control. The RAF and US Air Force are on standby to support any ground attack with major air strikes. FULL REPORT