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Jihadi John watchlist revealed: MI5 now monitoring 3,000 'potential terror threats'

express.co.uk 3 March 2015
By Nick Gutterridge

The secret services are now monitoring an astonishing 3,000 extremists living in Britain who they fear could become future Jihadi Johns. The figure reveals an alarming rise in

 

Advocates or Recruiters?

American Thinker 3 March 2015
By Joe Herring and Dr. Mark Christian

Which is the likelier scenario? The Islamic killer known as "Jihad John" was driven to his brutal acts by repeated harassment and oppression by British intelligence

 

ISIS Sets Sights on the Mediterranean

The Gatestone Institute 3 March 2015
By Peter Martino

The failed state of Libya has become easy prey for ISIS. The terrorist organization has announced that it is planning to use Libya as a gateway to Europe. From Sabratha and

 

Belgium sending 35 military trainers to Iraq

Swiss News 3 March 2015

Belgium is to send around 35 soldiers to Iraq to help train the Iraqi army in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group, the government said Friday. They will leave

 

Turkish President Erdogan slams Austria's controversial Islam law

Hurriyet Daily News 3 March 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized Austria on Feb. 28 for approving a controversial bill that revises the status of Muslims in the European

 

Jihadi John tried to enter SA

Times LIVE 2 March 2015
By Shaun Smillie

Mohammed Emwazi, who has been identified as Islamic State beheader Jihadi John, was arrested in 2009 while trying to board a flight to Johannesburg from Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

 

U.S. Moves To Deport 150 Bosnians For War Crimes, Many More Remain In Country

The Inquisitr News 2 March 2015

Officials are struggling with limited funds and archaic records to make sure America is not a haven for Bosnian war criminals. They’ve already identified 300 people believed to

 

In Israel’s hour of need

carolineglick.com 2 March 2015
By Caroline Glick

It is hard to get your arms around the stubborn determination of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. For most of the nine years he has served as Israel’s leader, first

 

Syria opposition praises France's anti-Assad stance

Expatica 2 March 2015

Syria's exiled opposition praised France on Sunday for maintaining its "exemplary" opposition to President Bashar al-Assad after a group of French lawmakers made a

 

Jihadi John radicalised after meeting al-Qaeda chief, Kuwaiti sources say

Telegraph.co.uk 2 March 2015
By Robert Tait, Kuwait City

Mohammed Emwazi, the British jihadist unmasked as the bloodthirsty executioner "Jihadi John", changed his faith and became more radical after meeting a one-time confidant of

 

Washington Post: Are ISIS Beheaders and Rapists Actually Victims?

FrontPage Mag 2 March 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

How terrible is this Washington Post article by Justin Moyer about ISIS? This terrible. ...Qureshi’s statement challenges popular perceptions of Westerners who join the

 

A parallel state within Turkey? How the country's democracy came under attack from two men's rivalry

Telegraph.co.uk 2 March 2015
By Raziye Akkoc

Last week, a court in Istanbul ordered 17 police officers to face trial on charges of trying to overthrow the Turkish government, joining a terrorist organisation and illegally

 

13-year-old taken from classroom to testify over Facebook post ‘insulting’ Erdogan

TODAY'S ZAMAN 2 March 2015

13-year-old U.R.E, an eighth grader at an elementary school in the Ayvalik district, was reportedly summoned to testify at the Ayvalik Cumhuriyet Prosecutor's Office for

 

Moscow denounces 'abominable' Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Expatica 2 March 2015

The head of the Russian parliament's foreign affairs committee Alexei Pushkov on Sunday denounced a cartoon published in the latest issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie

 

Jacqui Lambie receives beheading threat, ordering her to help implement Sharia law in Australia

ABC Radio Australia 2 March 2015
By Tyson Shine

A letter containing a threat to behead Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie unless she helps implement Sharia law in Australia sparks a security assessment at the outspoken

 

Hero of the Middle East: King Abdullah II of Jordan

Gatestone Institute 2 March 2015
By Bassam Tawil

King Abdullah II is not like U.S. President Barack Obama, who is afraid to fight Islamic terrorism and afraid of an Iran that aspires to be nuclear, even as it threatens all of

 

Prime Minister Tony Abbott vows to crack down on terrorism in Australia and overseas during national security address

The Daily Telegraph 2 March 2015
By SIMON BENSON

AUSTRALIANS who attempt to join up to death cult terrorist groups abroad will be stripped of their citizenship under dramatic new laws to be brought before the Parliament

 

American-Bangladeshi Secularist Hacked to Death in Dhaka

the Clarion Project 2 March 2015

A prominent American-Bangladeshi writer, known for his opposition to religious extremism, was hacked to death on the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh where he was visiting. Dr

 

KSA gives $1m in donation to Islamic Museum in Australia

ARAB NEWS 2 March 2015

The Kingdom has donated $1 million to the Islamic Museum in Australia (IMA). Presenting a check to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Joseph, Saudi Ambassador Nabil bin Mohammed

 

How Jihad Came to Brooklyn

bloombergview. 2 March 2015
By Leonid Bershidsky

The two Uzbeks and one Kazakh who were arrested this week in Brooklyn for allegedly making plans to join Islamic State found their way to the extremist group only after they