The purpose of Hancheng was to protect Suzhou from naval invasion from Qi.In 590, the city began to be called Yangzhou, which was the traditional name of what was the entire southeastern part of China then. 604–617), Yangzhou was the southern capital of China.
One of the group’s most senior commanders and propagandists was Abu Omar al-Shishani – known as “Omar the Chechen” – who was reportedly killed by an American air strike earlier this year.
There have been repeated calls by Isis leaders to attack Russia and other countries launching air strikes against its fighters in Iraq and Syria.
The propaganda messages are believed to be the motive for a string of “lone wolf” attacks in Europe, including a suicide bombing and axe attack in Germany and the killing of 84 people by a lorry driver in Nice, France.
In a video released last week, a masked Isis fighter threatened Vladimir Putin and claimed militants would “come to Russia and kill you in your homes”.
Accordingly, they are further divided into 98 township-level divisions, including 87 towns and townships, and 11 subdistricts.
), the first settlement in the Yangzhou area, was founded in the Spring and Autumn period.Isis has claimed its first terror attack on Russian soil after two supporters attempted to murder police officers near Moscow.Both of the men were killed during the assault at a traffic post on a motorway in Balashika on Wednesday, when they were armed with a gun and two axes.Russia's Investigative Committee said one of the men was shot dead while attacking the post and the other was killed when he put up “armed resistance”.Two police officers were injured in the attack, one seriously, but were expected to survive.Historically, Yangzhou was one of the wealthiest cities in China, known at various periods for its great merchant families, poets, artists, and scholars.