Video: The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 1)

youtube 26 August 2014
By VICE News

The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group has announced their intention to reestablish the caliphate and declared their leader, the shadowy Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the caliph.

 

Hamas Operative in Turkey Behind Abduction of 3 Israeli Youths

ACDemocracy 26 August 2014

Saleh Muhammad Suleiman al-Arouri is a senior Hamas operative based in Turkey. On August 20 2014, he told the participants of the fourth conference of the World Union of

 

Muslim clerics who preach hatred face deportation, Dutch minister says

Dutch News 26 August 2014

Foreign Muslim clerics who preach hatred in Dutch mosques and who glorify terrorism face deportation, social affairs minister Lodewijk Asscher says in Monday’s

 

Sisi says Qatar, Turkey, US and the Muslim Brotherhood are funding media projects to undermine Egypt's stability

The Middle East Monitor 26 August 2014

The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said that Qatar, Turkey, the United States and the Muslim Brotherhood are funding new online media projects that "aim to undermine

 

UK's Anjem Choudary Justifies Beheading of James Foley

The Islamist Watch 26 August 2014
By Ryan Mauro

British cleric Anjem Choudary told the Clarion Project that reports linking him to Abdel Majed Abdel Bary, the British rapper identified as the Islamic State terrorist who

 

Hollywood Condemns Muhammad

Answearing Muslims 26 August 2014
By David Wood

Nearly 200 people from the entertainment industry (including Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and many others) have signed a statement condemning the seventh article of the charter of Hamas as an "ideology of hatred and genocide."

 
 

Former Archbishop of Canterbury: Britons Fighting for ISIS Must Be Denied Civilized Society; Revoke British Jihadists' Passport

Christian Post 26 August 2014
By Anugrah Kumar

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, writes in an op-ed piece that the hundreds of Britons fighting for foreign terrorist groups such as ISIS in Iraq must have their

 

London’s Finsbury Park Mosque Locks Journalist In A Room

London’s Finsbury Park Mosque is still struggling to shake off its association with ‘hate preacher’ Abu Hamza – yet it does not seem to be doing itself many favors in the public-relations stakes.

 

Jimmy Carter Keynote Speaker At Muslim Brotherhood Gig In Detroit

Tundra Tabloids 26 August 2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will speak about his new book at the ISNA convention in Detroit. Enlarge The Islamic Society of North America or ISNA, the

 

Jihadists and terrorists may lose their citizenship

News In English 26 August 2014

The Norwegian government announced over the weekend that it’s considering revoking citizenship to those who take part in terrorism, or warfare outside of Norway that’s not part

 

Is Turkey Hamas' new headquarters?

Al Monitor 26 August 2014
By Pinar Tremblay

On Aug. 20, at the Association of Muslim Scholars conference in Istanbul, senior Hamas official Salach al-Aruri accepted the long-denied charges that Hamas had kidnapped the

 

Apologist: Islam 2nd-Worst Thing That's Happened to Humanity

Charisma News 26 August 2014
By Deborah Hamilton

The nation watched in horror last week as ISIS terrorists beheaded an American Christian journalist, videotaping the gruesome killing as an open threat to the world that ISIS

 

Esplora il significato del termine: 50 Italians Fighting with ISIS50 Italians Fighting with ISIS

Corriere Della Ser 26 August 2014
By Virginia Piccolillo

There are at least fifty of them, often recruited via internet. Most come from the north of Italy, especially Brescia, Turin, Ravenna, Padua and Bologna, as well as the small

 

Mosques Launch Anti-ISIS Twitter Offensive

NL Times 26 August 2014
By Maxime Zech

Dutch mosques are going to take to social media in an effort to counter the flood of muslim youths being recruited by terrorist organization IS. Young islamists are being

 

UN rights chief accuses IS jihadists of 'ethnic cleansing'

Swiss News 26 August 2014

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Monday a ruthless campaign of "ethnic and religious cleansing" by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq amounted to a crime against

 

Muslim leader 'appalled' by suspected jihadists

The Local 26 August 2014

In an interview with the Austrian national Ö1 radio on Sunday, quoted by the Austrian ÖRF television teletext, Sanac said he was shocked that, according to the interior

 

The British Connection

The National Review 26 August 2014
By Jonathan Bronitsky

For many, the British accent of the Islamist who executed American journalist James Foley was almost as shocking as the barbaric murder itself. In the days that follow, critics

 

Two Italian Women Abducted Last Week in Syria

Corriere Della Sera 26 August 2014
By Fiorenza Sarzanini

Snatched by common criminals to be sold on to an organised group. Negotiators seeking to secure their release fear this could be the fate of Vanessa Marzullo, 21, from Brembate

 

Dutch Official Calls ISIS "A Zionist Plot"

The Gatestone Institute 26 August 2014
By Evelyn Markus

The charge of "Islamophobia" is being used to silence people, so that any opposition will be neutralized before it can even start. On Tuesday last week, Yasmina Haifi, an

 

Are there more British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State than for British military?

Catholic Online 26 August 2014

Official government estimates put the number of British Islamic State fighters operating in Syria and Iraq at up to 800, although the Foreign Office cautioned that it is

 

The strange role of rappers in the Islamic State’s jihad

The Washington Post 26 August 2014
By Ishaan Tharoor

It's still unclear who the masked Islamic State jihadist depicted in video footage killing American journalist James Foley is. Over the past few days, British tabloids have

 

European Jews threatened by returning Islamic State terrorists

World Jewish Congress 26 August 2014

European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor has said Jews in Europe were under an immense threat from citizens returning from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and the

 

Complaint filed against politician for Islamophobic tweet

Swiss Info 26 August 2014

The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland has filed charges against a Swiss politician for incitement to commit a crime after he appeared to welcome the recent shooting of a

 

Turkey protest in Istanbul over Syrian refugees

BBC News 26 August 2014

Hundreds of people have clashed with Turkish police in Istanbul during a protest against the rising number of refugees from Syria. Businesses were attacked, windows broken

 

London hate preacher Anjem Choudary indoctrinates Melbourne Muslims

Herald Sun 26 August 2014
By James Dowling

A firebrand UK cleric who reportedly helped radicalise the men suspecting of beheading an American journalist has given "spiritual guidance” to several Melbourne

 

Australian Muslims feel under siege

Arab News 26 August 2014
By Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Australia is home to a sizable number of Muslims, who number about 500,000, just over two percent of Australia’s population. Fifty percent of Muslims live in the state of New

 

Bulgarian Turks face severe identity problems

World Bulletin 26 August 2014

A prominent researcher and writer in Bulgaria pointed at the internal and external migration as one of the main phenomenon threatening Turkish identity in Bulgaria. Ibrahim

 

Norwegian Muslims organize mass protest against Islamic State

Europe Online Magazine 26 August 2014

The rally was also aimed at groups in Norway that have voiced support for the Islamic State, which has spread terror and committed atrocities in Syria and Iraq.

 

The "Brad Pitt” of Muslim clerics demonstrates the principle of taqiyya (lying)

Allen B. West 26 August 2014
By Allen West


There’s a reason why UK Prime Minister David Cameron decided to cut his vacation short — he realizes there’s an Islamic jihadist problem in his country.

 
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