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ISIS executes nearly 1,500 people in Syria in 5 months

Al Arabiya News 18 November 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed nearly 1,500 people in Syria in the five months since it declared the establishment of a "caliphate", a monitoring group

 

ISIS to annex more Arab lands into caliphate

WND 18 November 2014
By F. Michael Maloof

BEIRUT, Lebanon – ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still very much alive after premature reports of his death, announcing that a number of provinces in Arab countries have

 

War with Isis: Islamic militants have army of 200,000, claims senior Kurdish leader

The Independent 18 November 2014
By Patrick Cockburn

The Islamic State (Isis) has recruited an army hundreds of thousands strong, far larger than previous estimates by the CIA, according to a senior Kurdish leader. He said the

 

Erdog(an, Cuba and the Cuban revolution

Liberation News 18 November 2014
By Taylor Goel

Speaking at the closing meeting of the summit of Latin American Muslim leaders on November 15th, the President of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, claimed that it was Muslim sailors who

 

Islamic State beheading videos might now be backfiring

YAHOO! News 18 November 2014
By Howard LaFranchi

The latest Islamic State video, showing beheaded American aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, looked hastily done and suggests that the group has become 'carried away with its own

 

2 US Islamic groups called terrorist by UAE

Stars and Stripes 18 November 2014
By Nafeesa Syeed

The United Arab Emirates included two U.S.-based Islamic groups on a list of more than 80 terrorist movements worldwide in an action that drew swift denials from the

 

Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The Middle East Monitor 18 November 2014
By Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) expressed its surprise on Monday over the decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to include the bloc on the country's list

 

Armenian Genocide Novel Published in Turkey

Asbarez Armenian News 18 November 2014

ISTANBUL—The Armenian Cause and the 1915 Genocide have been comprehensively covered for the first time ever in Turkey in a new novel written by Vedat Turkali. The author has

 

ISIS postpones beheading of seven Lebanese soldiers

Al-Arabiya 18 November 2014

Families and relatives of seven captive Lebanese soldiers received assurances that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group will not behead their sons

 

Co-conspirator of 9/11 attacks says Saudi prince financed operation

RT USA 18 November 2014

A former self-described Al-Qaeda collaborator serving a life sentence in prison now says he wants to testify in court about what he claims to know about a Saudi Arabian prince’s

 

Bangladesh: Islamists Hack To Death Professor Who Called For Burka Ban

Breitbart News 18 November 2014
By Jordan Schachtel

A group of suspected Islamist terrorists murdered a university professor who had previously called for a ban on full-face coverings. The incident occurred in the Muslim-majority

 

Fatah official calls for blood to ‘purify’ Jerusalem of Jews

The Times of Israel 18 November 2014
By Stuart Winer

Fatah officials made repeated statements in recent weeks praising deadly terror attacks on Israelis, and calling for “blood” to “purify” Jerusalem of Jews. The calls for

 

Fighting Female Genital Mutilation

New York Times 18 November 2014
By Mona Eltahawy

CAIRO — I AM a 47-year-old Egyptian woman. And I am among the fortunate few of my countrywomen whose genitals have not been cut in the name of “purity” and the control

 

Hezbollah Smuggling Weapons to Brazilian Criminal Gangs

The Jewish Press 18 November 2014
By Anav Silverman

The prominent Brazilian newspaper, O Globo reported recently that the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist group has links with Brazil’s largest criminal gang, First Capital

 

Australia Struggles Over Role of Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic Group

Wall Street Journal 18 November 2014
By Daniel Stacey

Movement Argues for Islamic Caliphate but Only Through Peaceful Means. While Western governments worry over the potential for terror attacks by Islamic State militants in their

 

Teen tortured, buried alive by girlfriend's family in Turkey

Hurriyet Daily News 18 November 2014

A teenager has been tortured and buried alive by his lover’s family, in a new “honor killing” incident in a western province of Turkey, according to a confession given to police by

 

Palm Jumeirah in Dubai to get first Sharia-compliant hotel

The National 18 November 2014
By Sananda Sahoo

The Palm Jumeirah is set to get its first Sharia-compliant hotel. R Hotels, the hospitality arm of Ajman-based R Holding, expects to open its 259-room four-star resort

 

Over 3,000 women killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan since 2008

Pakistan Today 18 November 2014

Razia Shaikh looks up to the sky, her eyes glistening with tears and a Quran in her lap, seeking divine justice for one missing daughter and another slain by vengeful relatives

 

Islamists recruiting suicide force to 'free' Jerusalem

i24news 18 November 2014

Campaign promises $2500 each to 50 jihadists who liberate the holy city from the hands of 'filthy Jews'. Militant Islamists have launched a social media campaign to recruit

 

Al-Arabiya Chief: No Evidence Islam is Compatible w/Democracy

Frontpage Mag 17 November 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

No Western writer could have gotten away with this. But Politico surprisingly did publish this from the D.C. bureau chief of Saudi Arabia’s Al-Arabiya network; think a less